All physical details and images refer to the exact objects held within the Cabinet. Further descriptions of each media were written by a variety of contributors, including students of Dr Hanna Hölling’s postgraduate module Intermedia: Art and Materiality in the 1960s and 1970s taught at the Department of History of Art, University College London. Each author is credited by their initials at the end of their text.

Links to references and further resources can be found at the end of each media descriptions. To peruse an extensive collection of information on obsolete media formats and a variety of additional resources, visit The Museum of Obsolete Technology.

For those interested in the conservation practices and issues involving time-based media, Tate’s conservation department is an excellent resource for contemporary research, discussions and projects.