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C.V.

Education

PhD Archival and Information Studies, 2016
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
Thesis: The Archival Trustworthiness of Digital Photographs in Social Media Platforms

Master in Archival Science, 2005
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
Thesis: Born-digital Images as Reliable and Authentic Records

Photography & Printmaking, 1995-96
Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, Halifax, Canada.

Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, 1992
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Professional Experience

1998 – present
CaJe Creative Group <www.cajecreative.com>
Design, Photography and Archives Consulting
July2016 – May2017
United Nations climate change secretariat, Bonn, Germany
Archivist/Curator
2016F – 2017W
Instructor, Continuing Studies, University of Victoria
AHVS 488U: Managing Archival Collections
2014S – 2016W
Sessional Lecturer, iSchool @ UBC
ARST 556G: Archival Description using Open source Software
ARST 550: Management of Audiovisual & Non-textual Archives
ARST 575F/LIBR 579K: The Digital Photographic Record
2011 – 2014
Artefactual Systems Inc. <www.artefactual.com>
Open source software AtoM and Archivematica
2011S
Adjunct Professor, iSchool @ UBC
ARST 556G: Archival Description using Open source Software
2009W – 2010W
Adjunct Professor, iSchool @ UBC
ARST 500: Information Technology and Archives
ARST 575F: The Digital Photographic Record
ARST 550: Management of Audiovisual & Non-textual Archives
ARST 556D: Archives and the Web
2006 – 2010
Digitization Head, Museum of Anthropology, UBC

Grants, Awards & Fellowships

2014/16
Doctoral Award
Social Sciences Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
2015
SSHRC Storytellers Top 25 Finalist
2015
Arts Graduate Student Research Award
University of British Columbia
2014/16
Four Year Fellowship
University of British Columbia
2014
David W. Strangway Fellowship
University of British Columbia
2014
Kathleen Simpson Memorial Graduate Scholarship
University of British Columbia
2014
Anne and George Piternick Student Research Award
University of British Columbia
2014
SLAIS Graduate Travel Award
University of British Columbia
2014
Graduate Travel Award
University of British Columbia
2013
Faculty of Arts Graduate Award
University of British Columbia
2013
SLAIS Graduate Travel Award
University of British Columbia
2002
Dept. of Foreign Affairs & International Trade of Canada Arts Grant
Government of Canada
2002
Visual Arts Creation Grant
Canada Council for the Arts

Selected Refereed Publications

Bushey, J. (2016) “Social Media Platforms as Default Archives: Unintended Consequences.” In Louise Wolthers and Niclas Östlind eds., Order and Collapse: The Lives of Archives. Gothenburg, Sweden: Art & Theory Publishing.

Bushey, J. (2015). “Investigating Sites of Power: Audiovisual Archives and Social Media Platforms.”In Photographic Powers. Edited by Mika Elo and Marko Karo, 264-286. Helsinki, Finland: Aalto University Press. Available at: http://helsinkiphotomedia.aalto.fi/files/Photographic_Powers_Helsinki_Photomedia2014.pdf

Bushey, J., M. Demoulin, and R. McLelland. (2015). “Cloud Service Contracts: An Issue of Trust.” Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science 39, no. 2: 128-153.

Bushey, J. (2014). “La fotographia en las redes sociales: archivos personales o materiales effemeros?” Tabula 17, pp.107-122.

Bushey, J. (2014). “Convergence, Connectivity, Ephemeral and the Performed: New Characteristics of Digital Photographs.” Archives & Manuscripts 42, no. 1: 33-47.

Bushey, J. (2014). “Trustworthy Images in the Cloud: Early Findings of the Records in the Cloud Project.” In J.N. Gathegi, Y. Tonta, S. Kurbanoglu, U. Al & S. Taskin, eds. Challenges of Information Management Beyond the Cloud, Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol. 423, pp. 43-53.

Bushey, J. (2013). “Web Albums: Preserving the Contemporary Photographic Album.” In G. Farnell ed., 196-229. The Photograph and the Collection. Edinburgh: MuseumsEtc.

Bushey, J. (2012). “ICA-AtoM: Open-source Software for Archival Description.” Archivi & Computer no.1: 10-25.

Bushey, J. (2008). “He Shoots, He Stores: New Photographic Practice in the Digital Age.” Archivaria 65: 125-149.

Selected Refereed Conference Presentations, Proceedings and Published Reviews

Bushey, J. 2016. “The Loss of Materiality: Impact on Digital Estates and Archives.” Paper presentation at Helsinki Photomedia 2016 Photography Research Conference, Helsinki, Finland. 30 March – 01 April.

Bushey, J. 2015. “Digital Traces as Evidence and Societal Memory.” Poster Presentation at Archives: Evidence, Security & Civil Rights, International Council on Archives 3rd Annual Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland. 28-29 September.

Bushey, J. 2015. “Artists, Social Media and Platform Providers: Rules of Engagement.” Lecture at Iceland Academy of the Arts (Listaháskóli Íslands), Reykjavik, Iceland. 25 September.

Bushey, J. 2015. “How Online Sociality and Free Terabytes are Shaping Personal Digital Archives.” Presentation at Personal Digital Archiving Conference (PDA), New York University, NY. 24-26 April.

Bushey, J. 2015. “Trustworthy Citizen-generated Images and Videos on Social Media Platforms.” Paper presentation at 48th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS), Kauai, Hawaii. 5-8 January. Available at: doi.10.1109/HICSS.2015.189

Bushey, J. 2014. “Information Systems for Archival Management and Access.” Paper presentation at 5th International Symposium Electronic Records Management Research Center of Renmin University, Beijing, China. 29-30 November.

Bushey, J. 2014. “Digital Photographs in Social Media Platforms: Preliminary Findings.” Paper presentation at 2nd International Conference on Cloud Security Management (ICCSM), The Cedars University of Reading, UK. 23-24 October.

Bushey, J. 2014. “Exploring Social Media Platforms as Archives: Unintended Consequences.” Presentation at Order and Collapse: The Lives of Archives Symposium, Hasselblad Foundation and Valand Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. 15-16 October.

Bushey, J. 2014. “Speaking to Memory: Images and Voices from St. Michael’s Residential School.” Exhibition review of Speaking to Memory: Images and Voices from St. Michael’s Residential School, at the Museum of Anthropology, UBC. Archivaria 78, no.2: 209-213.

Bushey, J. 2014. “Trustworthy Digital Photographs Accessed and Stored in Social Media Platforms.” Paper presentation at Archival Education Research Institute (AERI), University of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences, Pittsburgh. 14-18 July.

Bushey, J. 2014. “Records in the Cloud.” Poster presentation at the Association of Canadian Archivists 38th Annual Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba. 13-15 June.

Bushey, J. 2014. “Digital Curation of Images and Video in Social Media Platforms.” Paper presentation at, AV Archives: Why They Matter, Southeast Asia-Pacific Audiovisual Archive Association (SEAPAVAA) 18th Conference. Vientiane, Laos. 26-27 May.

Bushey, J. 2014. “Investigating Sites of Power: Online Image ‘Archives’.” Paper presentation at the Helsinki Photography Research Conference (Photomedia), Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture. Helsinki, Finland, 26-28 March.

Bushey, J., Borglund, E., and E. Shaffer. 2013. “Records in the Cloud: A Collaborative Research Project.” Panel Session at the Information Management in a Changing World (IMCW) International Symposium. Limerick, IRL, 4-6 September.

Bushey, J. 2012. “Born digital Images: Creation to Preservation.” UNESCO Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation Conference proceedings, L.Duranti & E. Shaffer, eds. Vancouver, B.C., 26-28 September. Available at: http://www.ciscra.org/docs/UNESCO_MOW2012_Proceedings_FINAL_ENG_Compressed.pdf

Bushey, J. 2008. “Martha Langford, Scissors, Paper, Stone: Expressions of Memory in Contemporary Photographic Art.” Review of Rock, Paper, Stone: Expressions of Memory in Contemporary Photographic Art, by Martha Langford. Archivaria 66: 125-129.

Bushey, J. 2008. “Vancouver Art Gallery, Fred Herzog: Vancouver Photographs.” Exhibition review of Fred Herzog: Vancouver Photographs. Archivaria 65: 97-105.

Exhibitions

2017
Declarations, Back Gallery Project, Vancouver, BC
2014
Through the Trapdoor, Group exhibition curated by Paul Wong, Gallery 1965, Vancouver, BC
2011 – 2012
Rogues Gallery, Public art commission, InTransit, Vancouver, BC
2011
Vancouver/Vancouver, Group exhibition curated by Michael Turner, Gallery 1965, Vancouver, BC

Research

2013-2016
Graduate Research Assistant – InterPARES Trust
Principal Investigator: Professor Luciana Duranti, SLAIS, UBC
2012-2016
Principal Investigator: Professor Tony Sheppard, Faculty of Law, UBC
2012-2015
Graduate Research Assistant – Records in the Cloud Project
Principal Investigator: Professor Luciana Duranti, SLAIS, UBC

Service to the Profession

2015 – 2016
MAS Advisory Committee, PhD Student Representative, University of British Columbia
2015
Programme Committee (Reviewer) for Digital Preservation for the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (DPASSH) Conference, Dublin, Ireland
2014 – 2016
Reviewing for Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies (JCAS)
2013 – 2015
SLAIS Doctoral Studies Committee, PhD Student Representative, University of British Columbia
2012 – 2016

Professional Memberships

International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives
Association of Canadian Archivists
Society of American Archivists
Canadian Association for Information Science