Bernd Eichhorn - Working on collections, premortem bequests and bequests
I am offering the following services
- Reworking, sorting and archiving collections, primarily containing paper material and photographs, also in accordance with specified standards;
- Basic preserving work (cleaning, smoothing, de-ironing);
- Setting up exportable, collection-related databases;
- Entering collection-related information into the database created for the collection or into another (database) system;
- Digitising documents, photographs and objects for documentation, digital processing and/or artwork;
- Organising and monitoring microfilming of documents for long-term archiving;
- Organising and monitoring film digitisation, such as Super-8 films;
- Processing analog and digital footage for direct use (e.g. on DVD), including basic editing;
- Conceptual design for securing and storing digital data;
- Continuous support service of a collection over a longer period of time;
- Creating finding aids;
- Creating basic, collection-related websites;
- Conceptual collaboration with projects such as exhibitions and publications on a collection I worked with.
Thorough working methods and careful handling of the material entrusted to me are as self-evident as discretion about the work and the content of texts, pictures and movies.