Maintainers Spotlight

An Interview With a Maintainer: Vincent Lai

SUMMARY KEYWORDS repair, fix, maintenance, laptop, lamps, broken, hard drive, screens, repair shop   On October 13, 2023,¬† Lauren interviewed Vincent Lai, a longtime Fixer Collective leader for the past decade and a dedicated member of the maintenance and repair … More →

An Interview with a Maintainer: Aaliyah Bailey

This interview was conducted on June 15, 2023, between maintainer Aaliyah Sweet P. Bailey and The Maintainers’ community outreach and engagement coordinator, Liliana. “An Interview with a Maintainer” is a part of the Maintainers Spotlight series, blog posts focused on … More →

Maintainers Spotlight: The Custodian Project, an interview with Evalynn Fae Taganna Romano

Maintainers Spotlight: The Custodian Project, an interview with Evalynn Fae Taganna Romano By Madison Snider¬† I first met Evalynn Fae Taganna Romano while recruiting participants for my dissertation research. I wanted to know how increasingly datafied built environments were impacting … More →

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#MaintainersSpotlight The Maintainers is a global research network interested in the concepts of maintenance, infrastructure, repair, and the myriad forms of labor and expertise that sustain our human-built world. Our members come from a variety of backgrounds, including engineers, business … More →