PhD defence Tim van der Heijden
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PhD defence Tim van der Heijden

Hybrid Histories: Technologies of Memory and the Cultural Dyamics of Home Movies, 1895-2005 Date: Thursday, 18 January, 2018, 16:00 Venue: Aula of Maastricht University, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht Promoters: Prof. M.J.H. Meijer, Prof. A. Fickers and Dr. J.C.M. Wachelder On Thursday 18 January 2018 at 16:00h, project member Tim van der Heijden will defend his PhD dissertation Hybrid Histories: Technologies … Continue reading

Exhibition ‘A century of home cinema: from projector to smartphone’ (visual report)
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Exhibition ‘A century of home cinema: from projector to smartphone’ (visual report)

A Century of Home Cinema: from Projector to Smartphone (visual report) 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 … Continue reading

Exhibition ‘Homeless Movies’ in Ghent
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Exhibition ‘Homeless Movies’ in Ghent

Homeless Movies 26 June-15 January, 2016 House of Alijn, Museum of Everyday Life, Ghent, Belgium HOMELESS MOVIES brings an ode to home movies, once recorded in a private family sphere meant to built a family memory. Both inside and outside of museum House of Alijn, Museum of Everyday Life in Ghent, Belgium the experience of watching home movies … 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

Report conference ‘Changing Platforms of Memory Practices’
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Report conference ‘Changing Platforms of Memory Practices’

Report conference ‘Changing Platforms of Memory Practices’ As the home movies project draws to a close, the final formal activity of our research group has taken shape in the international conference “Changing Platforms of Memory Practices”, held from 10 to 12 September 2015 at the Van Swinderenhuys in Groningen. With a selection of papers from … Continue reading

Conference registration NOW OPEN!
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Conference registration NOW OPEN!

                Dear participants of the conference “Changing Platforms of Memory Practices”, It is now time to register for our conference in September 10 – 12 September. We believe it will be an exciting conference. Keynotes Roger Odin, “Amateur technologies of memory, dispositifs and spaces of communication” ( Université … Continue reading