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A Million Pictures

Creative Re-Use

A Million Pictures encourages contemporary artists and the creative industries to experiment with lantern slides or digitised images. This site presents the documentation of artistic and creative re-uses of cultural heritage from the collections of our Associated Partners (see also our section in “Events”) and includes examples of creative re-use from related projects

Animation: Slide of Life

Students from the University of the Arts Utrecht (NL) create an animation film based on digitized lantern slides in the collection of EYE Filmmuseum and Utrecht University Museum. “After seeing the…

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The Raree Man’s Peep Show

Tony Lidington and his troupe ‘Promenade Promotions’ have put on a peepshow based on magic lantern slides digitised from our Partner Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) in Exeter. Glorying in…

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Video: Magic Lantern Horror Show

The 25-minute video documentation of the National Portrait Gallery Magic Lantern Horror Show at Australia, performed with members of the National Portrait Gallery and the Australian National University –  School…

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