WuWD@ DOK Leipzig 2021 - Jihan El Tahri - “Jihan & Toni Talk Archives”
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During this conversation, I speak with the filmmaker, archivist, and the artistic director of Dox Box, Jihan El Tahri about the manifesto, “Liberate the Image.” The manifesto was a call to action to make archives more accessible to content creators living in the Global South. During the conversation we discussed: Archival preservation of assets of those who are part of the Global Majority Who gets to monetize archives and when does monetization make access to historical assets prohibitive The role archivists play in the preservation of history and limitations due to limited staff, storage capacity, and adequate facilities. Access to non-commercial archives such as museums, community organizations, and individuals Licensing struggles across the borders
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