100 Years of Media History Conference

Apr 27, 2023 - Apr 29, 2023

The Radio Preservation Task Force of the Library of Congress is pleased to announce a major conference to be held April 27-30 on Capitol Hill at the Madison Building of the Library of Congress, and at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C.

The conference is titled “A Century of Broadcasting: Preservation and Renewal” and features talks and panels with more than 350 archivists, radio and television historians, artists, information scientists, journalists, curators, sound studies scholars, broadcasters and others highlighting how preservation contributes to the history and creation of mass media at community, local, national and international levels.

Wave Farm is pleased to present two programs for the Conference:

Wave Farm’s Radio Art Fellowship and Archive
Saturday April 29, 9:15 - 10:45 a.m.. Library of Congress Montpelier Room

A conversation moderated by fellowship mentor Anna Friz, with Wave Farm's 2022 and 2023 Radio Art Fellows: Iru Ekpunobi, Andy Stuhl, José Alejandro Rivera, Tyler Maxin. Introduced by Galen Joseph-Hunter, Wave Farm Executive Director.

Special Event: Wave Farm Radio Art Presentation
Saturday April 29, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Library of Congress Montpelier Room

Live radio artwork premiere by Iru Ekpunobi, live performance by José Alejandro Rivera, and presentations from Andy Stuhl and Tyler Maxin. Introduced by Tom Roe, Wave Farm Artistic Director.