THE LIMA COLLECTION 2016: MEDIA ACTIVISM
A white flag, a burning television. How do media artists from the seventies and today deal with mass media? How do they create or criticise a media event? And what is their position within society?
For this second edition of THE LIMA COLLECTION, video artist Douwe Dijkstra selected old and new works revolving around the theme media activism. With the same humour that characterises his own work, but also with a critical eye, he will present work by, among others, Ant Farm,...
THE LIMA COLLECTION 2016: NEW WORK #1
On Wednesday, March 9, LIMA will open her 2016 screening series with a celebration of the new! A selection of new works by young and renowened artists from the LIMA collection will be screened in the presence of the artists. Next to al this, sound artist Mark IJzerman will perform live!
Mark IJzerman is a sound artist, composer & performer working with interactive and procedural sound. In his performances he works a lot...
Transformation Digital Art 2016 - International symposium on the preservation of born-digital art
Transformation Digital Art - 2 Day International symposium about born digital artworks / software based artworks and their preservation for the future by selling, buying,presenting, emulation, re-enactment, re-installation, re-interpretation and documentation.
Jonas Lund 24 hours at LIMA
LIMA and the artist Jonas Lund are proud to present For Preview Only, a 24-hour piece based on the collection of LIMA. The 'For Preview Only'-files of 2336 works and 463,8 hours of art have been appropriated by the artist and brought together in a 24-hour (online) piece.
The launch and screening of the work For Preview Only will take place on Wednesday, February 3 from 3 PM at LIMA/LAB111 in the presence of the artist, followed by a day and night full of media art...
THE LIMA COLLECTION: NEW WORK
After a series of thematic nights focused on activism, performance, cinema and medium specificity, it's time to combine it all. To present the actuallity of both the themes and the LIMA collection, and to conclude the 2015 series of THE LIMA COLLECTION, we will present a diverse selection of new works and live performances.
Tuesday, December 1
LIMA, Arie Biemondstraat 111, Amsterdam
8:30 - 10:30 PM
7.5 / 5 euro...
International Symposium: Preservation and Access to Born-digital Culture
In the continuation of their collaborative program on Cultural Heritage in the Digital Age which started beginning of 2015, iMAL and Packed organise the first international symposium in Brussels on the issues of preservation of born-digital art and culture and their public access. LIMA's director Gaby Wijers will be giving a lecture on the second day of this symposium.
World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
On October 27, LIMA celebrates the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, initiated by UNESCO. This year's slogan: Archives at Risk: Protecting the World's Identities.
THE LIMA COLLECTION: MEDIUM SPECIFIC
Medium specificity: from the electromagnetic space to the Internet
Video camera, digital camera, computer, laptop: the apparatus is an important element of media art. Artists not only use their devices to capture the world around them, they also research the medium itself. Every technical device has its own technical specificities, its look and feel, its technical possibilities, its image errors. The artist Jan...
TechFocus III: Caring for Software-based Art
Symposium & Workshop "TechFocus III: Caring for Software-based Art", Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Sept. 25-26, 2015 Software-based artworks have been gradually entering collections over the past three decades. However, the preservation of works created in this medium has proved challenging for collection caretakers due to its relative scarcity and...