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).

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In the spotlight

Sharpen your thinking with the webinar series 'To imagine otherwise: future archives'

The digital transformation of our society has an enormous impact on the nature and form of information. Art, too, is increasingly taking on non-tangible forms. The preservation of art is a major cha...

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Drawing up installation plans for the sculptures of Bern Lohaus

How do you ensure that objects, works (of art or other) or sets are correctly installed in the future without always having to personally oversee the process? The aim of this pilot project was to fin...

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Safeguarding Opera Ballet Vlaanderen’s films and magnetic tapes affected by vinegar syndrome

After making an inventory of audiovisual and digital archives in the performing arts sector, we came across a box containing film stock with a vinegar-like odour in the archive at Opera Ballet Vlaand...

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A knowledge securement project at Netwerk

By tapping into Artistic Director Paul Lagring’s memory, Netwerk checked whether any essential information was missing from its archive. Interviews were conducted, and the conclusions drawn from them...

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Organising your storage area

The saying ‘prevention is better than cure’ also holds true for your archives and collections. They are usually kept in a safe storage area with enough room and easy access, but you need to be aware ...

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TRACKS is a collaboration between these partners: