CD-ROM artwork The Second. Comparison test of emulated version and version on original equipment

A new report, “CD-ROM archiving: Archiving and distribution of CD-ROM artworks, a study of the Emulation as a Service (EaaS) tool and other proposals”, is now available online (PDF). It was researched and drawn up by LIMA with support from the Digital Heritage Network. Please find here also the Dutch...Read more

Rafaël Rozendaal, Fill This Up .com
Sanneke Huisman30/03/2016Preservation

LIMA beheert de mediakunstwerken van diverse musea, academies, particulieren en bedrijven en ondersteunt en adviseert hen bij de opslag, digitalisering en presentatie van videokunst en digitale werken. Welke collecties zijn dit, en hoe ziet deze samenwerking eruit? LIMA gaat met conserveringspartners in gesprek om meer inzicht te geven in Nederlandse mediakunstcollecties – en de dagelijkse praktijk op het gebied van verzamelen, beheren en presenteren.

In deze editie van 'Vijf vragen...Read more


LIMA is proud to announce its first collaboration with Mark IJzerman.

Mark IJzerman is a sound artist, composer & performer working with interactive and procedural sound. In his performances he works a lot with tape-recorders and self-built instruments, both analogue and digital. His works carry a strong organic quality. At LIMA, he will play a piece in which the visuals react to its sonic counterpart. With music created using field recordings and resonances recorded while...Read more

Rafaël Rozendaal, Into Time, Museu da Imagem e do Sol, Sao Paulo, 2012
LIMA 18/02/2016 to 19/02/2016Preservation
Preservation of born-digital/software based art Digital artworks form a separate group in museum collections. How to keep digital born artworks accessible in the future? Read more
Artists Talking Back To the Media

November 1985-2015: Thirty Years Since Artists Talking Back to the Media

Thirty years ago this month, Amsterdam hosted a festival of international significance to media art, bringing the whole scope of electronic and mass media into conversation and commissioning the production of some important works of pastiche and found-footage. In an effort to poke fun at (and have fun with) the increasingly dominant presence...Read more

Sanneke Huisman04/11/2015Distribution

The Double is het meest recente werk dat Roy Villevoye maakte in samenwerking met Jan Dietvorst, en zal in 2016 worden opgenomen in de LIMA collectie. Het werk borduurt voort op Voice-Over, dat in 2015 in distributie ging. Een groot deel van Villevoye's vroegere werken worden reeds door LIMA gedistribueerd. Tijd voor een overzicht van het werk van deze veelzijdige kunstenaar.

Na een succesvolle carrière als schilder, verandert Villevoye in de jaren negentig zijn...Read more


Our ambition and history articulated by Edo Dijksterhuis in De Filmkrant (in Dutch)

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On June 23, Gaby Wijers (LIMA) participated in TRACKS, a research day centered around the managment and archiving of collections.
Within this frameworks, she talked with Nino Goyvaerts (Angelos) about these matters in regard to the collection of the visual artist Jan Fabre.

The report is now online (in Dutch) on the website of TRACKS.

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Sanneke Huisman21/07/2015Distribution

Johan Rijpma (1984) is one of the new young artists whose work has recently been added to the LIMA collection. Rijpma earned his Master's degree at the HKU, direction Image and media technology.

In his process-oriented films, animations and music videos, Rijpma proceeds as a sculptor. Fascinated by artistic processes like unpredictability, he creates complex images out of simple actions, with very playful work as a result. In Division (2012) the repeatedly manually...Read more

Sanneke Huisman25/09/2015Preservation

On the initiative of Gaby Wijers (LIMA), GAMA will organise a round table as part of the conference Video Matters at the Ludwig Forum Aachen

Update and Future of the Gateway to Archives of Media Art
The GAMA portal provided access to a wealth of information about the works of both well-known and emerging European and non-European media artists. The material on media art initially came from eight European media art archives and could be searched and browsed on this...Read more