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We are a consultancy providing services to support the collection, exhibition, preservation, and storage of time-based media art.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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What We Do

 


WE OFFER THE FULL SUITE OF SERVICES REQUIRED FOR THE STEWARDSHIP OF TIME-BASED MEDIA ART

Condition Assessment
Conservation Treatment
Technical Documentation
Facilitation of Acquisitions
Digital Preservation Consulting
Digital Repository Management
Digitization and Format Migration

 
 
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Our Clients


WE ARE PROUD TO WORK WITH THE FINEST INSTITUTIONS IN THE WORLD

We take our client relationships seriously, offering meaningful collaboration – and a connoisseurship of the materials and artworks we document and protect.

 
 

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Our Team


MEET THE FRIENDLY FACES OF SMALL DATA INDUSTRIES

When you work with us, we assemble the perfect team to match your needs. Our international network of collaborators includes leaders in time-based media conservation, digital preservation, audiovisual engineering, and collections management.

 
 
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Ben
Fino-Radin

FOUNDER
LEAD CONSERVATOR

Ben founded Small Data Industries out of a desire to bring the expertise and capabilities of the world’s best museums to the broader art world ecosystem.


 
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Erin
Barsan

OPERATIONS
ASSOCIATE

Erin is a digital archivist passionate about art conservation, and works closely with our clients to provide key operational support to everything that our team does.


 
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Rachel
Ward

RESEARCH
ASSOCIATE

Rachel comes to us from the NDSR-Art program, and is a Ph.D. candidate focused on late-career time-based media artists, and their transition from production to archive.


 
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Jonathan
Dahan

TECHNICAL
CONSULTANT

Jonathan is a highly skilled technician with expertise in very contemporary as well as very obsolete technologies and languages – his relationship with creative hacker communities is an important asset for our work.

 
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