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Stay up to speed with the latest in research and development at Sound and Vision. Learn about projects, trends, best practices, and relevant events in the heritage field, directly from our experts.

The Emergence of the Dutch Game Ecosystem

The game industry has had a bigger impact on the media system of the Netherlands than you may think. This blog reports on research performed by Erasmus University Rotterdam researcher, Annie Heslinga. In it she explores how pioneering Dutch...

Rewire 2019: Instrumental Shifts

For the past four years, the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision’s RE:VIVE initiative has partnered with The Hague’s Rewire Festival to explore new presentations of re-used cultural heritage in the electronic music community. This ye...

Instrumental Shifts Symposium

World Radio Day: 100 years of radio

Hans Henricus Schotanus à Steringa Idzerda begon de radio omroep in 1919

The importance of radio is yearly celebrated on the World Radio Day on February 13. The mission of UNESCO is to stress the importance of the medium in the way it informs us, changes us and brings us together. In the Netherlands 2019 is the...

Winter School 2019

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)...