A Million Pictures

Publications about “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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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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Article: Toverlantaarn-les (“Magic lantern lesson”)

Issue 03/2017 of the Tijdschrift van het Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed (“Journal of the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands”) features an article on the A Million Pictures research on lantern slides. The Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (RCE) issues this journal three times a year. It shares news about Cultural Heritage and…

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Television: Exhibition ‘Light!’ on Catalan television

The exhibition ‘Light!’ at the Cinema Museum Girona was featured as news item in the Catalan television Televisió 3. Director Jordi Pons explains the historical used of the magic lantern. Some slides of the collection are also shown in movement – an excellent case of dissemination! Watch the clip La llanterna màgica: el cinema abans…

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Article: Cedeixen cinc plaques de llanterna màgica

The daily newspaper “El Punt Avui” reported on 1 December 2016 about the discoveries of educational lantern slides in the former archives of a high school in Girona. The researchers from the research team Girona discovered five movable slides that were used in education by the local high school. Read the online version of the…

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Article: Videokunstenares brengt toverlantaarn weer tot leven

The edition of 2 November 2016 of the Gazette van Antwerpen, featured an article about the Exhibition Schijnvis / Showfish / Poisson Brillant at Antwerp Museum for Contemporary Arts (M HKA). Sarah Vanagt created this installation as part of the activities of the Research Team Antwerp. Read the online version of the article or the…

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A Million Pictures on visual-history.de

The webportal www.visual-history.de is an online reference resource for historical visual research. As a reference resource for historical visual research, Visual History wishes to improve networking between historians and presents current research projects in its blog. The bilingual portal (German / English) lists research projects in the field of visual history, mostly within the the…

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