Walter Forsberg (b. Saskatchewan, CANADA) works with film & time-based media as a creator and conservator.
Walter is an Adjunct Professor at New York University. From 2014-2018, he founded the Media Conservation and Digitization unit at the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture and its groundbreaking home movie program. Alumnus of NYU's Moving Image Archive and Preservation department, Walter was previously the technical architect of the New Museum of Contemporary Art's XFR STN exhibition, winner of the 2014 Innovation Award for digital stewardship from the Library of Congress.
Walter's recent writing on film appears in BlackFlash magazine, the Strange Currencies: Art & Action in Mexico City, 1990-2000 exhibition catalog, and in the INCITE Journal of Experimental Media where he is a contributing editor.