Contemporary Lynx spoke to Vesna, a media artist and a professor, whose work explores how communication technologies can affect collective behaviour in relation to scientific innovation.
Annet Dekker is Assistant Professor Media Studies: Archival and Information Studies at the University of Amsterdam and Visiting Professor and co-director of the Centre for the Study of the Networked Image at London South Bank University. She has previously been Researcher Digital Preservation at Tate, London, core tutor at Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam and Fellow at Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam. She also worked as web curator for SKOR (Foundation for Art and Public Domain 2010-12), was programme manager at Virtueel Platform (2008-10) and curator/head of exhibitions, education and artists in residence at the Netherlands Media Art institute (1999-2008). She has published in numerous collections and journals and is the editor of several volumes, among others, Lost and Living [in] Archives. Collectively Shaping New Memories (Valiz 2017) and Speculative Scenarios, or What Will Happen to Digital Art in the (Near) Future? (Baltan Laboratories/Virtueel Platform 2013). Her recent monograph, Collecting and Conserving Net Art (Routledge 2018) is a seminal work in the field of new media conservation.
— Source: Dekker's website