New book: Amateur Media and Participatory Cultures
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New book: Amateur Media and Participatory Cultures

Project member Susan Aasman has written together with Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes the book Amateur Media and Participatory Cultures: Film, Video, and Digital Media, published by Routledge. Description of the book “Amateur Media and Participatory Cultures aims to delineate the boundary line between today’s amateur media practice and the canons of professional media and film practice. Identifying various feasible … Continue reading

New book: Materializing Memories
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New book: Materializing Memories

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 moments with family, friends, and even strangers. Memory practices such as home movies, which originated … Continue reading

Tim van der Heijden interviewed about current ‘retro-trend’
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Tim van der Heijden interviewed about current ‘retro-trend’

Project member Tim van der Heijden 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. Read the interview (in German) here: https://www.sn.at/kultur/allgemein/ein-trend-spult-die-zeit-zurueck-28301230 Continue reading

EUscreen blog post: ‘Historicizing Home Movie Practices’
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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 practices. You can read the full blog post here: http://blog.euscreen.eu/2018/05/historicizing-home-movie-practices-two-complementary-perspectives/   Continue reading

PhD defence Tom Slootweg
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PhD defence Tom Slootweg

Resistance, Disruption and Belonging: Electronic Video in Three Amateur Modes Date: Monday, April 9, 2018, 16:15 Venue: Aula of the Academy Building (University of Groningen), Broerstraat 5, Groningen Promoters: Prof. H.B.M. Wijfjes and Dr. S.I. Aasman On Monday April 9, 2018 at 16:15, Tom Slootweg will defend his doctoral thesis Resistance, Disruption and Belonging. The thesis returns to … Continue reading