A new online archive project on media art has started at m-cult. The project is based on the concept and platform developed for the Kallio Archive, and extends its functionality towards interview-type video.
Since 2003, m-cult has engaged with Finnish media artists via video interviews and documentation of new work. The interviews made for the Rajapinnalla documentary in 2003 and later in the series Media Artist of the Month will provide the basis for the new online archive, where users can explore themes, genres and techniques of media art.
The development is made possible by the Ministry of Culture grant to promote open access to digital materials on culture and the arts, and the archive is scheduled to open in summer / early autumn 2014.