OUR SERVICES AND ACTIONS

  • Mediakunst.net: five decades of media art accessible online

    Discover the new online catalogue bringing together the media art collections of Frans Hals Museum, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Van Abbemuseum, the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands and LIMA.

  • Artwork Documentation Tool

    Artwork Documentation tool
    The Artwork Documentation Tool is developed in order to support artists in archiving their own work. This tool is suitable for all artists working in the realm of born-digital art, in particular those building complex, software-based installations, and is the first tool of the project which is freely accessible through the LIMA website, see http://li-ma.nl/adt/.
     
  • Artists Talking Back To The Media

    Still relevant after thirty years: LIMA researches, revisits and presents Artists Talking Back To The Media 1985 - 2015

    Events, workshops, exhibitions and more coming up in 2016!

Distribution

LIMA manages an extensive collection of media art that we would like to make available to a large audience. Works on video, installations and websites are being seen at exhibitions and festivals thanks to our active distribution of the collection.

Preservation

The storage, archiving and preservation of media art present some challenges that require a medium specific approach. LIMA is among the global pioneers in the field. We are committed to the preservation of media art and are constantly updating transitioning towards the most current techniques and technologies.

Preservation: Storage

Does your institution house a collection of digital or analogue works of media art? LIMA can preserve and sustain these works. Our conservation specialists store your born-digital material and ensure it can be exhibited now and in the future.

Research

Media art struggles to stay ahead of obsolescence. Every day some bits of knowledge disappear and equipment and formats become obsolete. LIMA is continuously investigating new methods for the preservation and distribution of media art. In doing so, LIMA fulfills a key role in the field on both a national and international level.

About LIMA

Founded by experts from the former NIMk, LIMA is the international platform for sustainable access to media art. With knowledge and passion for both art and technology, these experts are insuring that video, digital and performance artworks can and will be presented now and in the future. Through (online) distribution of our own collection, we keep abreast of technical issues and advances. With our storage and digitisation services we are additionally able to provide support to museums, galleries and individual artists.

SELECTED

  • The Digital Mass Ornament: ARTIST TALK AND FILM SCREENING NATALIE BOOKCHIN 28 June, 19.00-21.00, Lab 111 On June 28 the internationally acclaimed American artist Natalie Bookchin will give a talk about her work, followed by a screening of her latest...Read more
  • Performances, books and screens. Wednesday, July 4, 6.30 PM. perform doc​ in conversation with Gaby Wijers (LIMA), Gabriella Giannachi, Katja Kwastek, Annet Dekker, and Nell Donkers.Read more
  • On Tuesday the 19th of June, Van Abbemuseum, Frans Hals Museum, the Cultural Heritage Agency of The Netherlands, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and LIMA will launch the online catalogue Mediakunst.net, a digital catalogue that unites the media art...Read more
  • Cultural Matter: Constant Dullaart in conversation with Geert Lovink (Pt.II) Wednesday, June 13, 9 PM About the artist Constant Dullaart (NL, 1979) is a former resident of the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam, and lives and works in Berlin. His works are...Read more
  • Is the filmic space a place of isolation or contact? Loneliness or communication? In the 70s, art historian Rosalind E. Krauss famously argued that the medium of video art is characterised by an ‘aesthetic of narcissism’, a psychological situation...Read more
  • LIMA 16 May 2018 7 - 9 pm Non-linear: Man Made Man Way Featuring works by Moyra Davey, Morgan Knibbe, belit sag and Margaret Salmon. Curated by Shama Khanna with a response shared by Natasha marie Llorens. These four recent works by belit sağ,...Read more

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