Maandagmiddag 23 juni organiseert de Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed in Amersfoort in samenwerking met de Museumvereniging een studiemiddag rond het thema Kennis en inspiratie, waaraan LIMA meewerkt. Gaby Wijers (directeur LIMA) zal samen met Simone Vermaat (RCE) de casestudie Jeffrey Shaw’s ‘Revolution’ – Interactie met installatiekunst, bespreken.
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Gaby Wijers, Vivian van Saaze en Annet Dekker participeerden in 2008-2010 in het onderzoeksproject Inside Movement Knowledge (IMK), waarin zij de verschillen en overeenkomsten tussen documentatie voor heruitvoering van dans en beeldende kunst onderzochten. Voortkomend uit Inside Movement Knowledge wordt onder meer de NOTATION series door het International Choreographic Arts Centre (ICKamsterdam)...Read more
Cinema revisited: form follows fiction in three chapters:
Found footage, staged reality and Disney’s claim to reality
Op dinsdag 3 juni opent Bart Rutten (conservator bij het Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam) 'De LIMA Collectie', een avondprogramma waarin curatoren lijnen trekken door zowel onze collectie als de geschiedenis van mediakunst.
Mediakunst, en videokunst in het...Read more
Still from the Talking Back to the Media broadcast on Kabeltelevisie Amsterdam, 10 november 1985
David Garcia: The basis of the experiment was: Can you produce an event for a city where all the basic platforms of mass media are combined so that the artist's media-presence has an equivalent impact to corporate and state media?'
As one of the initiators and together with Raul Marroquin the co-creator of the concept, David...Read more
Poster made by Klaus Staeck commisioned by Talking Back to the Media, 1985
In December 2013, Rob Perrée, author and art historian, visits de Appel Arts Centre to talk with us about his experiences with Talking Back to the Media. Talking Back to the Media was a manifestation that took place in Amsterdam during november 1985. It focussed on the media and its influence and how artist reacted to this influence. Rob Perrée helped organising the...Read more
From September to November 2013, we have searched the archives of de Appel arts centre and LIMA for material of Talking Back to the Media. At LIMA, we found a box with about ten video tapes from U-matic and VHS to Hi8, with most of the hours of the local cable television broadcasts. At de Appel we found the press release and everything what was contained in the press kit: a lot of information about the artists and the program, correspondence of the organisation with the participating...Read more
In the context of our research on Talking Back to the Media, we - Camie and Brigitte - visited Raul Marroquin in his house in Amsterdam. In turned out to be fragmented talk, with an enthusiastic but messy Raul – who managed to talk, show archival material, prepare lunch and smoke herbal cigarettes at the same time.
Raul Marroquin: 'I must confess I don't remember many things from 1985. When you called me I looked back in the magazine from TBTTM which I didn't see for twenty years....Read more
Almost a year ago LIMA, the international platform for media, was founded. It has been an eventful year in which we have taken our position in the changing landscape of media art and digital culture. Aside from a number of new projects we are working on, our new website – including a new catalogue – is about to be launched. We are hereby inviting you on Tuesday December 17 to celebrate our one year anniversary and the launching of the...Read more
As of January 6, 2014, the workshop Preservation and Restoration of New Media Art will be held in the Sustainability Lab of LIMA, Arie Biemondstraat 111, Amsterdam. Students and professionals research three case studies led by LIMA (Gaby Wijers, Ivo van Stiphout, Wiel Seuskens) and Ellen Jansen, Lecturer in Conservation and Restoration of Modern and Contemporary Art. During a month, the students will document all the aspects of the artworks, and will research the technological,...Read more