Transformation Digital Art Symposium 2020 aims to show and discuss excising and new strategies for the documentation, transmission, and preservation of digital art for and by artists, curators and conservators. Read more

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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LIMA is proud to announce the dates for Transformation Digital Art Symposium 2019 on March 21 and 22, 2019. Transformation Digital Art symposium is designed as an opportunity to share best practices concerning both artist-led and institutional strategies geared towards the future presentation of born-digital and software-based art. Read more

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

On the occasion of the solo-exhibition of Juha van Ingen centered around his work AS Long As Possible (ASLAP) (2017) a digital publication has been made with text contributions by Cécile Dazord, Sanneke Huisman, Juha van Ingen, Pontus Kyander, Jan Robert Leegte, Alexandre Michaan, Gaby Wijers and Kari Yli-Annala.

As Long As Possible publication (PDF)

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Are you an artist, designer, coder, developer, or activist interested in digital culture? We are looking for people like you with skills in scraping, account making, working with proxys, setting up remote servers, and SEO tactics, in order to bring a new exciting art project to life.

As part of the Cultural Matter series, LIMA and Creative Coding Utrecht are collaborating host meetups and workshops, and support the production of a new work will be directed by Dutch media artist...Read more


In 2017 LIMA launched the new public programme Cultural Matter as a platform for discussing an exhibiting works by...Read more