A Million Pictures


Exhibition Light! in the media

The exhibition Light. The magic lantern and digital imaging is still open until end of January at Museu del Cinema in Girona. Local, regional and national press has covered the exhibition or events related to it. El Punt Diari published a full page article about life models. There has been also some on-line international articles…

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Article: Spectral Illusions. Ghostly Presence in Phantasmagoria Shows

Nele Wynants from the research team Antwerp has published the essay “Spectral Illusions. Ghostly Presence in Phantasmagoria Shows” in Framing Immersive Theatre and Performance. The Politics and Pragmatics of Participatory Performance, edited by James Frieze, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, pp. 207-220. For more information, visit the publisher’s website: http://www.palgrave.com/de/book/9781137366030

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Reclameplaatje van Santen

Blog post: Reclame vereeuwigd op glas

Jeroen Splinter, intern at A Million Pictures, wrote a piece about his discoveries when working with the lantern slide collections held at the film related collections at EYE Filminstitute, The Netherlands. Jeroen Splinter digitised advertising lantern slides that were shown in cinemas before the film screening started. Often, these slides advertised local bars and restaurants….

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DVD: Magic Lantern Heritage Today. Examples of Creative Re-Use.

Integral part of the A Million Pictures project is the collaboration between researchers, archivists, curators and artists. This DVD documents various forms of artistic engagement with lantern slide heritage that emerged from collaboration between the research teams and artists: animation film, peep show performance, educative film, live video art, art installation, development of an app,…

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