Cultural Matter: Amalia Ulman
In 2014, Amalia Ulman created an international furore with her (secret) Instagram performance Excellences and Perfections about a girl trying to make it in Los Angeles. Instagram followers watched Ulman's story unfold until it culminated in a (fake) breast augmentation and a public apology. After a period of five months, when she had amassed almost 90,000 followers, Ulman announced that it had been a performance all along. The last post...Read more
During the closure of our exhibitions and restrictions on events due to COVID-19, we are moving more of our program online. From April 1 on we will host programme's with online content, live talks or digital tours. Please follow us on Facebook or Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel for updates.
We are very excited to announce LIMA's very own podcast channel where we will publish monthly audio recordings of our Cultural Matter programme, interviews with artists and researchers and exclusive conversations, discussions and lectures on media art, it's history, preservation and presentation.
You can find our podcast on our Soundcloud.
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The ArtHost project (LIMA in cooperation with DullTech) examines how to deal with contemporary works of art that depend on dynamic, digital technology, in particular web-based artworks. Central to this research is the question of how these works can be stored, documented and accessible for the longer term. The development of a method for the preservation of net art is still in its infancy. With this research, LIMA wants to contribute to the development of guidelines for conservation and...Read more
Over 2019 and 2020, LIMA is exploring the current state and future of digital art distribution. The project aims to map the state of digital art distribution on an international level, investigating, analysing and assessing models: their basic (technological) modes of distribution but also the financial business models attached that are being used for video art, software-based installations, net art and live performance, now and those that might arrive in the future. This, for example,...Read more
From January 23 until February 3, 2019, LIMA will be present in Rotterdam at IFFR. The following list of works are part of the LIMA distribution collection and participate in different programs at the festival. The full programme of IFFR 2018 is now online.
Zeno van den Broek, Paranon (NL, 2019, 15 min).
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In 2017 artist and researcher Julie Thorez Boschat was invited by LIMA to research the work Chinese Gold by UBERMORGEN as a casestudy within the framework of the LIMA project and public programme Cultural Matter. At the same time, LIMA was in the process of developing the project Arthost, a research into methodologies, requirements and architecture for the preservation of digital art. While the casestudy research by Thorez Boschat progressed, it also contributed to the elaboration of...Read more