New Yorker Profiles Conservation and Preservation Efforts Using Digitally Reproduced Copies of Original Works

November 23rd, 2016

An article in the New Yorker profiles efforts by conservationists to create digitally scanned facsimiles of archaeological sites and art works in an effort to drive more effective preservation efforts.   “It’s verisimilitude, not falsity,” says Adam Lowe, who runs a “digital mediation” workshop designated to this project. “What we’re trying to do is to actually study something close enough that we can remake it.”

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