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The making of 15 years of popular chat show in data

Making of 15 years of popular chat show in data

When it was announced that the popular talk show ‘De Wereld Draait Door’ was going to stop, there was a wave of interest in both mainstream and social media that wasn’t even dammed by the start of the corona crisis. As Sound and Vision is i...

Visualizing a radio of the past using technology of the future

Visualizing a radio of the past using technology of the future

A researcher from the Virtual Interiors Project, Hugo Huurdeman, was embedded at Sound and Vision for several months, working on a concept for an interactive 3D experience of historical radios. Take a look at how this exploratory project sh...

The Stories of AV Archives podcast No.3 - "AV archives for inspiration & creativity"

In a music studio | Photo by Maksym Kaharlytskyi on Unsplash

The third episode of the Stories of Audiovisual Archives Podcast is here! This podcast is brought to you by the Audiovisual Think Tank (AVTT), a group of people working with audiovisual archives around the world, exploring challenges and se...

From the Acclimatized Vaults to the Fingertips

Rizki Lazuardi

Rizki Lazuardi participates in Sound and Vision's Artistic Research in Residence programme. Our institute has a long tradition of opening its archives to residencies with researchers and scholars, and now also artists, by giving access to i...

Delving through data to find hidden stories

Sound and Vision possesses amongst other physical objects, such as puppets from the Fabeltjeskrant

Each clip in the Sound and Vision archive tells its own story. However, there are many more stories that are hidden to the casual eye. These are the tales told by the archive metadata, information attached to each clip. Sound and Vision dat...

First ‘Netherlands Central Film Archive’ was established 100 years ago

On the 27th of October, Heritage institutions around the globe celebrate UNESCO's World Day for Audiovisual Heritage. It’s a good occasion to open the oldest part of the audio visual archive. A unique collection of films is made available t...

Digital Humanities Conference: Towards future synergies

The largest Digital Humanities Conference thus far took place in Utrecht from July 8 to 12, 2019. Read the blogpost by Liliana Melgar in which she gives an overview of audiovisual-related projects at the Digital Humanities Conference (DH201...

Do YouTube comments have archival value?

Jack O’Carroll is a student in Archival Sciences at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). During his internship at Sound and Vision he researched the use of YouTube comments as archival records.

The "stories of AV Archives" podcast episode 2

We are excited to announce that the second episode of the Stories of Audiovisual Archives Podcast is finally up. This podcast is brought to you by the Audiovisual Think Tank (AVTT), a group of people working with audiovisual archives around...