TRACKS is designed like a suitcase that contains the tools artists and arts organisations need for the preservation of their own archive and/or collection(s).
In the spotlight
Archive Ugo Dehaes classified and repacked.
In the context of a work placement at Het Firmament (now CEMPER) for the Postgraduate course in Archiving: Heritage Management and Modern Document Management at the VUB in Brussels, a study was carr...Read more
Caring for scenery models in De Munt/ La Monnaie
In 2010 the De Munt archive included around 50 scenery models and is still growing today. As a result, the De Munt archive unit developed a clear procedure for creating (with the aim of proper prese...Read more
Cleaning up an archive with Tristero
This practical example illustrates how a clean-up day was organised for the physical archive at the Brussels theatre company Tristero, in order to make it more accessible and more user-friendly, and ...Read more
Capturing data from 3.5-inch diskettes for House for Electronics Arts (HeK)
In May 2018, HeK (House for Electronic Arts) asked PACKED vzw to capture data from its 3.5-inch diskettes. This data was the digital art works Raoul A. Pictor cherche son style (1993) by Hervé...Read more
Capturing data from Opera Ballet Vlaanderen’s outdated carriers
In the summer of 2017, PACKED vzw attempted to retrieve data from Opera Ballet Vlaanderen’s collection of outdated carriers: CD-Rs, CD-RWs, Zip drives, SyQuests and magneto-optical drives. Read here...Read more