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Interview about Home Movies for Dutch newspaper

Interview about Home Movies for Dutch newspaper

Together with Susan Aasman I was interviewed about Home Movie Day and our research on the cultural and historical value of home movies and amateur film and video for the Dutch newspaper Trouw. The newspaper article (written in Dutch) is called…

Home Movie Day 2018

Home Movie Day 2018

Home Movie Day at Eye Filmmuseum is an international tribute to the amateur film. This year, Home Movie Day highlights the history of amateur film which spans more than 100 years: from film strips to selfies. How has the making and…

New book: Materializing Memories

New book: Materializing Memories

Home movie project members Susan Aasman, Andreas Fickers and Joseph Wachelder have edited the book Materializing Memories: Dispositifs, Generations, Amateurs, published by Bloomsbury Academics. About Materializing Memories “A multitude of devices and technological tools now exist to make, share, and store memories and…

Interview about ‘retro-trend’ for Austrian newspaper

Interview about ‘retro-trend’ for Austrian newspaper

Last week, I was interviewed by journalist Clemens Panagl for the Austrian newspaper Salzburger Nachrichten about the current ‘retor-trend’, in which Vinyl, cassette tapes, photo filter-apps with ‘nostalgic’ 1970s look have become increasingly popular. You can read the interview (in German) here: https://www.sn.at/kultur/allgemein/ein-trend-spult-die-zeit-zurueck-28301230

EUscreen blog post: ‘Historicizing Home Movie Practices’

EUscreen blog post: ‘Historicizing Home Movie Practices’

Project members Tim van der Heijden and Tom Slootweg recently published a blog post on the EUscreen blog. In the post, they explore how their recently finished dissertations provide a complementary perspective on studying and historicizing home movies as family memory…

PhD defence: 18 January 2018

PhD defence: 18 January 2018

Hybrid Histories: Technologies of Memory and the Cultural Dynamics of Home Movies, 1895–2005 Date: Thursday 18 January 2018, 16:00h Venue: Aula of Maastricht University, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht Promoters: Prof.dr. Maaike Meijer, Prof.dr. Andreas Fickers, Dr. Jo Wachelder On Thursday 18…