Doing Artworks. An Ethnographic Account of the Acquisition and Conservation of No Ghost Just a Shell

Vivian van Saaze

Biography

Vivian van Saaze

Vivian van Saaze holds a Master’s degree in Arts and Social Sciences from Maastricht University. Since 2001 she has participated in several research projects concerning the presentation and preservation of contemporary art carried out by the Foundation for the Conservation of Modern and Contemporary Art, the Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage, and the Netherlands Media Art Institute/Montevideo. Her PhD research, a collaboration between the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Maastricht University and the Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage (ICN) is an ethnographic study into the working practices of contemporary art museums involved with the presentation and preservation of installation artworks.