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Exhibition ‘A century of home cinema: from projector to smartphone’
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Exhibition ‘A century of home cinema: from projector to smartphone’

A century of home cinema: from projector to smartphone 27 May-30 October, 2016 Limburgs Museum, Venlo From the first home movies to vlogs on YouTube: since the advent of portable movie cameras (from 1910 onwards) people have tended to film the first steps and stumbles of a baby, parties, holidays and everyday family gatherings. In … Continue reading

Upcoming: two exhibitions on ‘home movies’
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Upcoming: two exhibitions on ‘home movies’

This year, two museum exhibitions will be organized around the theme of ‘home movies’ in the Netherlands and Belgium. From May 27 till October 30, 2016 the Limburgs Museum, based in Venlo, organizes an exhibition on a century of ‘home cinema: from projector to smartphone’. The House of Alijn, the Flanders Museum of Everyday Life based … 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

Exposing the Film Apparatus
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Exposing the Film Apparatus

International seminar to celebrate the launch of Exposing the Film Apparatus – The Film Archive as a Research Laboratory. Edited by Giovanna Fossati and Annie van den Oever, this volume offers a range of essays on historical and contemporary film apparatus and media technologies. The volume contains essays by 32 international contributors, including collection specialists, curators, … Continue reading

Hands On History: Exploring New Methodologies for Media History Research
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Hands On History: Exploring New Methodologies for Media History Research

8-10 February 2016 Geological Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD “Media Scholars and Amateurs of All Countries and Disciplines, Hands-on!” * Recent years have witnessed a growing turn to experimental historical research in the history of media technologies. In addition to archival investigation and oral history interviews, historians and enthusiasts are increasingly uncovering histories of … Continue reading