Bergis is an archivist interested in developing solutions for building capacity and achieving sustainability in community-based cultural heritage organisations that focus on documenting the lives of marginalised people. He is also passionate about incorporating ethics into how we collect and preserve digital content from the web and social media. He is the Project Director and Community Lead on the Documenting the Now project, which seeks to develop tools and practices that support the ethical collection, use, and access to web and social media archival content. Bergis received a Masters in Library and Information Science and a Masters in African American and African Diaspora Studies from Indiana University. He is currently enrolled in a PhD program in Public History at the University of California, Riverside where he studies the development of web archiving practice in the United States.
Architecting Sustainable Futures Report: https://architectingsustainablefutures.org/