Matthieu Vlaminck

A seated dark-haired young man
Year of birth, place
1991, France
lives and works in
Avignon, France
Institute / Department
Wissen – Collections, Archives and Research
At the ZKM
  • 2017 to 2018

    Archivists in Residence


Matthieu Vlaminck is a senior digital and media conservator at ZKM. He graduated from the Ecole Supérieure d'Art d'Avignon in Visual Arts. He also holds a diploma in programming/network and in music (cello).

One of his many specializations specializations is the preservation of digital data and restoration of 3-D computer-generated cinema models, especially Star Trek ships.

As an Archivist in Residence (2017–2018), Vlaminck's research focused on the preservation of digital art, notably on commercial products as part of artworks (maintenance/adaptation of historical and obsolete commercial software/API for the sake of art preservation), and the archiving of artworks using 3-D visualization.