Cultural Matter: Klaas Kuitenbrouwer on Olia Lialina (Pt. ll)

Klaas Kuitenbrouwer (Het Nieuwe Instituut), will take the work of Olia Lialina as a starting point for a talk and screening programme. The influence of technological developments on our culture as well as society will be his main focus. What does the internet mean to the arts and visa versa? Is the internet ephemeral, or is it matter, actual material you can work with?

On the speaker
Kuitenbrouwer is an expert in the field of interactive media. He teaches, writes and...

Symposium Entfalten

Symposium Entfalten at IMA

On December 18, IMA (Institut für Medienarchäologie) organises the symposium Entfalten—Entfaltet.
A cooperation with LIMA and Medienwerkstatt Wien, where the event will take place.
Initiating the research programme UNFOLD, LIMA director Gaby Wijers will be one of the speakers, talking about...

International Digital Preservation Day (IDPD17)

30 november: aandacht voor ons digitale geheugen
Op 30 november is het International Digital Preservation Day. Op deze dag staan wereldwijd vele archieven, bibliotheken, culturele en wetenschappelijke instellingen stil bij de belangrijke taak die zij samen hebben: het toegankelijk houden van ons digitale geheugen, voor nu en voor komende generaties. Ook LIMA neemt deel aan dit initiatief. Houd deze dag de LIMA website en Facebook pagina in de gaten!...

Cultural Matter: Olia Lialina in conversation with Karen Archey + opening exhibition

Olia Lialina’s online browser-based artwork Summer (2013) is the work in focus for the second exhibition of LIMA’s Cultural Matter programme. In this animated piece by Lialina, we see the artist swinging back and forth, infinitely looped, basking in bright sunlight. Cut out against a gradient background of blue and white, the swing is hung from the location bar of the browser. The animation’s 18 still images are located on 26 different websites, with each site redirecting

16/11/2017 to 17/11/2017

LIMA @Over and Over and Over Again, ICI Berlin


LIMA director Gaby Wijers will present the UNFOLD project at ICI Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry during the Symposium: Over and Over and Over Again: Re-Enactment Strategies in Contemporary Arts and Theory. Fellow UNFOLD-participants Vera Sofia Mota and Fransien van der Putt will also present their UNFOLD project regarding the Nan Hoover Archive, and Serena Cangiano will talk about re-enactment as method.  For the full programme, click...


Cultural Matter: Willem van Weelden on UBERMORGEN

On Friday, November 3, Willem van Weelden will give a lecture within the framework of Cultural Matter. UBERMORGEN's work and exhibition Chinese Gold, will be the starting point. Van Weelden will dig into the (hidden) histories of the artist duo. Can the work be analysed from an art historical perspective? Or does that do more harm than good? Van


Cultural Matter: A conversation with UBERMORGEN

Within the framework of Cultural Matter, LIMA's new public programme, LIMA collaborated with the artist duo UBERMORGEN to research the documentation of complex research-based artworks, their distribution and their (re)presentation to an audience.
UBERMORGEN’s Chinese Gold will be the work in focus. This project revolves around a partly fictive research into the...

LIMA as keynote speaker at Museums and Immaterial Art


On Spetember 8, LIMA director Gaby Wijers is one of the keynote speakers at the symposium 'Museums and Immaterial Art' which will take place at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark. It is an interdisciplinary symposium that will focus on the intersecting fields of conservation, research and education and learning in the museums’ work with temporal and ephemeral works.

24/07/2017 to 06/08/2017

LIMA summer break


Tropical temperatures make us dream of sandy beaches. LIMA will take a short summer break from Monday July 24th until August 6th. During this period the LIMA office will be closed.

From Monday August 7th we are back at the office to distribute, research and help you preserve the finest of media art.

LIMA wishes you a wonderful summer!

26/04/2017 to 14/06/2017

Liquid Cooled: new works by Emile Zile


LIMA is proud to present its first exhibition of new works by the Australian artist Emile Zile. Liquid Cooled: new works by Emile Zile presents prints, video works and a performance by the artist who currently has a residency at the Rijksakademie voor Beeldende Kunsten. 

Exhibition: Liquid Cooled: new works by Emile Zile
April 26 - June 14, every day 6 - 11 PM
Entrance: free
You'll find the exhibition space downstairs, next to cinema room Lab 2