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…
I am a postdoctoral researcher in the collaborative research project “Digital History & Hermeneutics” of the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (University of Luxembourg). My PhD dissertation, entitled Hybrid Histories: Technologies of Memory and the Cultural Dynamics of Home Movies, 1895-2005, was written at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of Maastricht University, the Netherlands.
amateur film, cultural memory, media history, media archaeology, dispositif, media generations, user typologies, hybridity, materiality of media technologies, digital history, digital hermeneutics.
tim.vanderheijden [at] uni.lu
Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History University of Luxembourg
11, Porte des Sciences
University of Luxembourg