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"Revolution or Bersiap?" Negotiating social debates and language shift in archives

In the project Polyvocal Interpretations of Contested Colonial Heritage (PICCH), we investigate what audiovisual archives do with media produced in colonial contexts. As a postdoctoral researcher on this project, the recent controversy arou...

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"Revolution or Bersiap?" Negotiating social debates and language shift in archives

Sukarno verklaard onafhankelijkheid Indonesiƫ.

In the project Polyvocal Interpretations of Contested Colonial Heritage (PICCH), we investigate what audiovisual archives do with media produced in colonial contexts. As a postdoctoral researcher on this project, the recent controversy arou...

Girl tracked by cameras, you see her avatar on a computer screen

Museum of the future: Social Virtual Reality to unlock shared cultural heritage experiences

At Sound & Vision, we believe in the power of cultural heritage to bring people together. With a renovation of our museum experience in full swing, we wondered what role Virtual Reality (VR) could play in creating shared experiences around...

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Museum of the future: Social Virtual Reality to unlock shared cultural heritage experiences

Girl tracked by cameras, you see her avatar on a computer screen

At Sound & Vision, we believe in the power of cultural heritage to bring people together. With a renovation of our museum experience in full swing, we wondered what role Virtual Reality (VR) could play in creating shared experiences around...

Panel tijdens NFF

Looking at AV archives through the lens of AI at the Netherlands Film Festival

Our relationship with audiovisual media is changing faster than ever before. In the past few decades cameras have become pervasive, we record and share more visual media than ever before and all this material comes to us increasingly under...

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Looking at AV archives through the lens of AI at the Netherlands Film Festival

Panel tijdens NFF

Our relationship with audiovisual media is changing faster than ever before. In the past few decades cameras have become pervasive, we record and share more visual media than ever before and all this material comes to us increasingly under...

Thumbnail 'A demonstrative deepfake video of Obama made by Buzzfeed in 2018. Source: Buzzfeedvideo/YouTube'

Deepfakes & Misinformation: How dangerous are deepfakes?

Ever since the first circulation of deepfake videos, many publications have been made that mainly portrayed deepfakes as a harmful type of technological product that could threaten society and harm individuals. However, are deepfakes truly...

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Deepfakes & Misinformation: How dangerous are deepfakes?

Thumbnail 'A demonstrative deepfake video of Obama made by Buzzfeed in 2018. Source: Buzzfeedvideo/YouTube'

Ever since the first circulation of deepfake videos, many publications have been made that mainly portrayed deepfakes as a harmful type of technological product that could threaten society and harm individuals. However, are deepfakes truly...

Deepfake of Tom Cruise

Deepfakes & Film

Deepfake technologies are become increasingly accessible and easier to use over time. In what ways can deepfakes be used for entertainment content? What opportunities could deepfake provide for the movie industry? And what legal or moral is...

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Deepfakes & Film

Deepfake of Tom Cruise

Deepfake technologies are become increasingly accessible and easier to use over time. In what ways can deepfakes be used for entertainment content? What opportunities could deepfake provide for the movie industry? And what legal or moral is...

A scene of Black Mirror's episode Be Right Back portraying the the android version of Ash (left) and Martha (right)/Photograph: Netflix.

Deepfakes & Mental Health: Using Artificial Intelligence for Good

In what ways can synthetic media support your mental wellness? How can deepfakes be used in therapy? And what ethical risks should be taken into account when using these new technologies for mental health reasons? This is the second blog of...

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Deepfakes & Mental Health: Using Artificial Intelligence for Good

A scene of Black Mirror's episode Be Right Back portraying the the android version of Ash (left) and Martha (right)/Photograph: Netflix.

In what ways can synthetic media support your mental wellness? How can deepfakes be used in therapy? And what ethical risks should be taken into account when using these new technologies for mental health reasons? This is the second blog of...

Shot from David France, director of Welcome to Chechnya, discussing the rotoscope technique.

Deepfakes: Identity Threat or Identity Protection?

Master student Rebecca Haselhoff is currently doing a research internship at Beeld & Geluid, focusing on deepfake technologies by reflecting on the different ways in which deepfakes can be used and what impacts they can have on society. Thi...

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Deepfakes: Identity Threat or Identity Protection?

Shot from David France, director of Welcome to Chechnya, discussing the rotoscope technique.

Master student Rebecca Haselhoff is currently doing a research internship at Beeld & Geluid, focusing on deepfake technologies by reflecting on the different ways in which deepfakes can be used and what impacts they can have on society. Thi...

Photo: The Netherlands Institute for Sound & Vision

Bringing AI into the Audiovisual Archive

This blog post attempts to clarify some of the key considerations that audiovisual archives are encountering when embarking on AI projects. It explores aspects related to the institutional context, including how different types of archives...

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Bringing AI into the Audiovisual Archive

Photo: The Netherlands Institute for Sound & Vision

This blog post attempts to clarify some of the key considerations that audiovisual archives are encountering when embarking on AI projects. It explores aspects related to the institutional context, including how different types of archives...

Visualisation of keypoint detection on a still from the Desmet collection

AI in Audiovisual Archives: What Kinds of Analysis Are Possible?

AI tools are entering the world of audiovisual archives in great variety, serving different needs and reflecting different approaches. This blog post looks primarily at the AI tools being used for metadata creation. It includes a basic ove...

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AI in Audiovisual Archives: What Kinds of Analysis Are Possible?

Visualisation of keypoint detection on a still from the Desmet collection

AI tools are entering the world of audiovisual archives in great variety, serving different needs and reflecting different approaches. This blog post looks primarily at the AI tools being used for metadata creation. It includes a basic ove...