Kyle Parry is a doctoral student in Film and Visual Studies and Critical Media Practice at Harvard. He is also a researcher with metaLAB (at) Harvard. He should have a thesis topic to add to his bio in the next month. Let's hold him to that.
What kind of archive emerges during an event? What kind of archive seeks to gather items largely already indexed by web crawlers and already accessible—or theoretically accessible—to millions? And what kind of archive includes holdings that may suddenly vanish?