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Kelani Nichole is a technologist, collector and founder of TRANSFER, an experimental gallery focused on simulation in contemporary art since 2013. In addition to founding and running a leading digital art gallery, Kelani has worked in the tech industry for 15 years with a specialty in UX and product development. In 2018 she invented a new model for distributed cultural infrastructure with The Current, a non-profit museum collection rethinking patronage and access for Time-based Media Art. Her work over the past ten years has focused on expanding an understanding of conservation and preservation through applied research and experiments with a global community of artists and institutions.