Special issue on ‘Video History’ edited by Susan Aasman and Tom Slootweg
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Special issue on ‘Video History’ edited by Susan Aasman and Tom Slootweg

Project members Susan Aasman and Tom Slootweg (University of Groningen) edited a special ‘video dossier’ for TMG—Journal for Media History. In the editorial to the video dossier, ‘A very short video history,’ the authors invite Dutch media historians to delve deeper into the history of video. Whereas media historians abroad tend to acknowledge its multifaceted … Continue reading

New publication: ‘Regeneration’
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New publication: ‘Regeneration’

Project coordinator Jo Wachelder published his article ‘Regeneration: Generations Remediated’ in the recent issue of Time & Society. Abstract This paper proposes a model for a dynamic and constructivist perspective on generations. To study synchronous, contemporary interrelations between technology, media and generations, many different methodologies are available. Yet many historical, diachronic studies are marred by flaws and … Continue reading

New publication: ‘The Introduction of Ciné-Kodak’
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New publication: ‘The Introduction of Ciné-Kodak’

Project member Susan Aasman (Groningen University) published her article “The Introduction of Ciné-Kodak: ‘The Long-Awaited Answer’” in the volume Exposing the Film Apparatus: The Film Archive as Research Laboratory, edited by Giovanna Fossati & Annie van den Oever, published by Amsterdam University press & EYE Filmmuseum. Abstract This essay charts the introduction of the early Ciné-Kodak 16mm equipment … Continue reading

New publication: ‘Imagining the User of Portapak’
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New publication: ‘Imagining the User of Portapak’

Project member Tom Slootweg (Groningen University) published his article ‘Imagining the User of Portapak: Countercultural Agency For Everyone!’ in the volume Exposing the Film Apparatus: The Film Archive as Research Laboratory, edited by Giovanna Fossati & Annie van den Oever, published by Amsterdam University press & EYE Filmmuseum. Abstract In this contribution the author offers a … Continue reading

New publication: ‘Technostalgia of the Present’
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New publication: ‘Technostalgia of the Present’

Project member Tim van der Heijden published his article ‘Technostalgia of the Present: From Technologies of Memory to a Memory of Technologies’ in the ‘Vintage’ special issue of NECSUS European Journal of Media Studies. Abstract This article reflects on today’s ‘technostalgic’ trend in media culture by examining the various ways in which Super 8 film … Continue reading