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…
I am a postdoctoral researcher in the research project “Doing Experimental Media Archaeology” (DEMA) 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, early cinema, dispositif, media generations, user typologies, hybridity, materiality of media technologies, technostalgia, 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