Workshop Bonn: ‘How to keep your audio-visual memories safe’

Workshop Bonn: ‘How to keep your audio-visual memories safe’

On May 2-3 in Bonn 2013, a workshop on the question “How to keep your audiovisuaol memories safe?” was organized in the Institut für Landeskunde und Regionalgeschichte, Bonn. The workshop explored different perspectives offered by film archivist, scholars and film makers…

Exhibition in the making: MARBLE-workshops

Exhibition in the making: MARBLE-workshops

Although it will take some years before the planned exhibitions in the Limburgs Museum (Venlo) and theHuis van Alijn (Ghent) will be realized, its preparations have already begun. Last weeks, each of the two participating museums hosted and co-organized a…

Interview: Andreas Fickers

Interview: Andreas Fickers

Home movies project coordinator Prof. dr. Andreas Fickers was interviewed on the societal impact of our NWO-research project “Changing Platforms of Ritualized Memory Practices. The Cultural Dynamics of Home Movies”. Watch the video: For more information about the Faculty of…

De Familiefilm als Cultuurhistorische Bron

De Familiefilm als Cultuurhistorische Bron

Door Tim van der Heijden & Tom Slootweg Het gebruik van amateurbeelden en ‘found footage’ in documentaires en televisieprogramma’s, zoals Andere Tijden neemt de laatste jaren een enorme vlucht. Ook verschijnen er steeds meer wetenschappelijke publicaties over amateurfilm en er zijn recent samenwerkingsverbanden…

Symposium: The Film Archive as a Research Laboratory

Symposium: The Film Archive as a Research Laboratory

On February 15th, the Groningen Film Archive and the department of Arts, Culture and Media of the Faculty of Arts (University of Groningen) in close collaboration with EYE Film Institute Netherlands and several other partners hosted a symposium on the…

Vertical Video Syndrome

Vertical Video Syndrome

Ever heard of VVS? It refers to ‘Vertical Video Syndrome’, possibly one of the serious ‘problems’ we encounter in contemporary memory practices. Nowadays, a lot of home movies have been recorded by mobile smart phone devices which have a video…

'Kijk ons nou' (NCRV)

‘Kijk ons nou’ (NCRV)

Vanaf maandag 10 december wordt bij de NCRV het programma ‘Kijk ons nou‘ uitgezonden op Nederland 1. In dit programma halen bekende Nederlanders jeugdherinneringen op aan de hand van thema’s als de eerste schooldag, de zomervakantie en Sinterklaas. Het programma…

Exhibition: ‘En avant, marche!’

Exhibition: ‘En avant, marche!’

Until September 2013, the museum of the culture of everyday life in Belgium (Huis van Alijn, Ghent) holds a special exhibition on the cultural life of fanfares and harmonies. In today’s Belgium, more than thousand fanfares and harmonies operate. Each…

Amateurfilm festival: Tijdsbeeld

Amateurfilm festival: Tijdsbeeld

Het Limburgs Museum, de Limburgse Organisatie van Audiovisuele Amateurs (LOVA) en het Huis voor de Kunsten Limburg organiseren op zondag 9 december 2012 in het Limburgs Museum in Venlo de eerste editie van het tweejaarlijkse Filmfestival Tijdsbeeld. Het thema van het…

Exhibition ‘Beyond the Analogue World’

Exhibition ‘Beyond the Analogue World’

For some years, the library of Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (RUG) holds an extensive film archive. It preserves around 2800 films from the year of 1907, particularly 16mm reels, but also ones on 8mm and 35mm. Besides films, the archive also stores…