• LI-MA Presents: New Art on Screen

    LI-MA presents the latest in its series of new video works, including works by Patricia Werneck Ribas, Natalia Jordanova, Gabriel Lester, and Arno Coenen & Rodger Werkhoven.

  • Part Three of Many Parts: Trick or Tree!

    LI-MA teams up with West, Den Haag for an exhibition of video works, this time focused on video's ability to change and construct meaning: from image manipulation to worldbuilding.

  • Transformation Digital Art 2024

    Register now for LI-MA's annual international symposium on the preservation of digital art. This year it takes place over two days, at two different locations: Day 1 on Thursday 21 March at Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam and Day 2 on Friday 22 March at LI-MA, Amsterdam.

  • REBOOT. Pioneering Digital Art

    LI-MA and Nieuwe Instituut are proud and pleased to have opened REBOOT. Pioneering Digital Art, on Saturday, 7 October, 2023. The exhibition celebrates the pioneering history of digital art and culture in the Netherlands and is open until 12 May, 2024. 

  • Digital Canon?!

    On 22 March, LIMA launched a Digital Canon (1960–2000) of the Netherlands. Experts from the field of digital culture selected twenty of the most prominent and influential works made on Dutch soil by artists who lived or worked here over a long period of time. The works and their makers are not all equally well known, yet this does not detract from their lasting influence on digital art and culture. Each of the works makes use of or responds to digital culture’s increasing impact on art and society. Discover these exceptional works of art on 

NEW In Distribution

Explore a wide range of new media artworks. Preview the newest works available for distribution and browse through over three thousand media artworks ranging from the early experimentalists to well-known international artists and emerging young talents in the field of video art and new media art. LIMA’s collection is open to museums, galleries, curators, researchers, events and festivals for programs, presentations and exhibitions. Preview the works online and please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are happy to assist you in any way we can

Read more

Preservation services

LIMA is supporting artists, museums, producers, collections and collectors in sustaining their media artworks and offering knowledge, digitalisation- and other services for all types of media artworks. We take care of thousands of video art- and software based artworks for the main contemporary art collections and artists in the Netherlands to ensure their future presentation. Check out our services and research and feel free to contact our technical specialists. We are happy to help you in any way we can to sustain your media artworks. 

Programmes and projects

LIMA organizes and facilitates research projects, knowledge exchange, workshops and a public programme with various events and activities. Our (online) programmes are attended by researchers, students, experts, curators, art lovers, archivists and conservators from all over the world. We collaborate with national and international institutes, festivals and symposiums. LIMA aims to stimulate critical discussion and reflection and joins the ongoing discourse that contributes to the development of preservation, archiving curatorial presentation and distribution of media art.

Read more