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Archiving the Unarchivable

Us archivists are constantly thinking about long-term preservation. But what should or shouldn’t we do when faced with things meant to be experienced in the here and now, in the fleeting moment, rather than persist in the long run? On 22-24...

Join the creation of a GIF Collection

On the 27th of October, heritage institutions around the globe celebrate UNESCO's World Day for Audiovisual Heritage. What better occasion than this to start a new project - a GIF collection at Sound and Vision. And we need your help to mak...

The “Stories of AV Archives” Podcast

In honour of the 2018 Unesco World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, the AV Think Tank - an international group of experts from the audiovisual and sound archiving community and digital culture professionals initiated by the Netherlands Institu...

Preserving interactives & IPRES2018

Digital preservation is Sound and Vision’s bread and butter. To mirror the sentiment William Kilbride expressed last week in Boston at an anniversary panel celebrating 15 years of the International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES)...

GIF-tastic! Let's revive the archive!

We might not always agree on how to pronounce it, but we do take GIFs very seriously. A Graphics Interchange Format, or a GIF, is such an unassuming yet very powerful format spreading virally across all digital communication channels. Its r...

The future of a community: EuropeanaTech 2018

On May 15-16th delegates from the global cultural heritage sector joined for the 3rd international EuropenaTech Conference. EuropeanaTech is the research and development branch of the Europeana Network and Foundation that focuses on topics...

Transforming the preservation of digital art

On the 22nd and 23rd of March LIMA hosted Transformation Digital Art Symposium to discuss the ins and outs of media art preservation. Within the last couple of years, LIMA has established itself as a platform of international experts who sp...

Announcement: EuropeanaTech 2018 Conference

The third international EuropeanaTech conference will take place in Rotterdam, Netherlands May 15-16 as part of the European Union Year of Cultural Heritage. Since the tremendous success of the EuropeanaTech 2015 conference it has become in...

RE:VIVE rewires Rewire with Antenes

For the third year in a row, Sound and Vision’s RE:VIVE initiative and Rewire will collaborate on a world premiere that brings together radio and telegraphy heritage as never heard before. RE:VIVE has invited Antenes (Lori Napoleon) to expa...