Netherlands Media Art Institute - Montevideo/Time Based Arts

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Netherlands Media Art Institute - Montevideo/Time Based Arts
Keizersgracht 264
1016 EV Amsterdam
Venue Type: Museum

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+31 (0) 20 6237101
+31 (0) 20 6244423
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Please note! As of 1 January 2013, NIMk is closed. We no longer organise, present or host exhibitions and events

The last NIMk exhibition running up to the end of 2012, was organised in cooperation with SMART Project Space.

The presentation department focuses on showing media art. Among other tasks, this division organizes exhibitions in the Institute's own gallery space. The long-running group and theme shows, such as solo exhibitions, retrospectives or shows in cooperation with other institutions, are museal presentations. They afford insight into an oeuvre or theme in a clear manner. Between the longer-running exhibitions there is room for more experimental presentations such as short exhibitions, symposia, screenings, live performances in image and sound, or test installations by artists and students. Activities are also organized outside our premises. This happens both on our own initiative and in collaboration with other organizations and art institutions.

Since the founding of the Netherlands Media Art Institute in 1978 an extensive collection of video and media art has been assembled, to which new works are continually being added. At present the collection comprises more than 1500 works, ranging from early experiments by artists now famous in The Netherlands and internationally to recent productions by up-and-coming talents. Almost all works, including the installations, are available for exhibitions and presentation both in The Netherlands and in other countries.

In order to promote a wide public knowledge of media art, the Netherlands Media Art Institute carries on an active distribution policy. Video works and media installations from the collection are to be seen at Dutch and international festivals, events and exhibitions, in galleries, museums and other art institutions.

The Netherlands Media Art Institute supports research by artists into the use of new media in the visual arts. Artists can be brought into contact with one another, collaborate, experiment, and create new work.

Since 1992 the Netherlands Media Art Institute has developed into a center of expertise for the conservation of media art. The Institute develops and performs research into models and theories in this field. Furthermore, it performs services in restoration and conservation for other public and private video collections.

The Netherlands Media Art Institute performs a wide range of services: post-production, conservation and ICT, and provides advice to artists on technical questions.

The Netherlands Media Art Institute has developed structural educational programs to accompany all of its core tasks. These provide a varied selection for various target audiences, including the general public, secondary schools, art academies and specialized groups such as artists, art historians and conservators.

NIMk tentoonstellingen zijn gestopt met ingang van 1 januari 2013.

De laatste NIMk tentoonstelling werd georganiseerd in samenwerking met SMART Project Space.

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