Brigitte Bélanger14/02/2014Preservation

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

Sanneke Huisman27/11/2013Catalogue

On November 30th and December 1st, the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten Amsterdam opens its doors to the public. During one weekend a year, people can have a look at the work and studio's of the current residents. The collection of LIMA contains a large number of works by former residents of the post graduate institute, of which we would like...Read more

Camie Karstanje27/11/2013General

In september 2013 LIMA and de Appel Arts Centre started with the archiving and conservation of the '85 manifest Talking Back to the Media.

Talking Back to the Media was a concept by David Garcia and Raul Marroquin and took place in Amsterdam in november 1985. The aim of Talking Back tot the Media was to show...Read more

Nina van Doren09/10/2013General

Recently shown at the IKONO video festival (6-29 september 2013) and on view in the LIMA catalogue is the work GRID 3 from the Dutch artist Peter Struycken. Computer-generated images are common now, making it difficult to imagine how innovative Struycken was when he...Read more


The Witteveen+Bos Art+Technology Award 2013 will be presented to Driessens & Verstappen, an Amsterdam-based duo of artists. Driessens & Verstappen are at the forefront of the field of ‘generative art’, in the Netherlands as well as internationally. They will receive the Art+Technology Award for their entire, highly distinctive body of work. The award ceremony will be held on Thursday 7 November 2013 at the Bergkerk Church in Deventer, where Driessens & Verstappen will also...Read more


Artworks from the LIMA collection are being shown worldwide. In the past six months, they were on view in eighteen countries on five continents. Amongst the places of screening you'll find museums, small initiatives and big festivals, from the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam to VideoEX in Zurich, and from Bologna to Saint Petersburg.

The work of Nan Hoover, for instance, was exhibited in Moscow, Russia, and that of Marina Abramovic in Seoul, South Korea. The large number of Dutch artists...Read more


LIMA proudly presents seventeen new works that have recently been added to the LIMA distribution collection. This selection - like the rest of the collection - consists of works by established artists and emerging talent. Among these works are Rituals (2012) by Julika Rudelius, Edison Bay (2013) by Michiel van Bakel, The shores of an island I only skirted by Sander Breure & Witte van Hulzen (2012) and Nicholas Provost's recent work Tokyo Giants (2012). We...Read more


LIMA has currently settled a procedure for archiving and preserving its collection of interactive CD-ROM artworks and emulated the majority of CD-ROMs works of the LIMA collection.

The main work that has been researched by LIMA in the collection, and holding a central position in this preservation plan, is Stansfield and Hooykaas’ first interactive work on CD-ROM realized at the Artlab of Montevideo/TBA in 1998, « Person to Person ». This work is...Read more