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Archive Everything: Mapping the Everyday

Gabriella Giannachi


This book traces the evolution of the archive across the centuries by looking at primitive, Medieval, Renaissance, Victorian and contemporary archives. Crucially, the book evidences the fluidity and potential inter-changeability between libraries, archives and museums. A number of case studies offer an insight into the operation of a variety of different types of archives, including cabinets of curiosity, archival artforms, architectures, performances, road-shows, time capsules, social media documentation practices, databases, and a variety of museological web-based heritage platforms. The arc ... More

Keywords: Archive, social memory, apparatus, digital economy, knowledge, mapping, heritage, art, social media, internet of things

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780262035293
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262035293.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gabriella Giannachi, author
University of Exeter