Mona Jiménez

Mona (Cross-cutting subjects)

Educator, scholar, and artist who is expert in the collection management, conservation, and preservation of cultural heritage existing as video, digital media and multimedia. Associate Director in the Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program in the Department of Cinema Studies at New York University from 2003-2017. She led the development of MIAP's laboratories and curriculum in video and new media, teaching these and other core courses. She has worked extensively with museums, libraries and archives holding media collections. She founded Audiovisual Preservation Exchange (APEX). She also developed a model for Community Archiving Workshops that has been used extensively in the US, and she has led these workshops in Mexico, Japan and the Philippines. She is the co-editor, with Kathy High and Sherry Miller Hocking of The Emergence of Video Processing Tools: Television Becoming Unglued (Intellect Books, 2013).

Last update of this profile: 2021