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Historicizing Home Movie Practices: Two Complementary Perspectives

May 10, 2018

Recently, two doctoral dissertations on the home movie as a twentieth-century cultural practice saw the light of day. Tim van der Heijden defended his dissertation Hybrid Histories: Technologies of Memory and the Cultural Dynamics of Home Movies, 1895-2005 at Maastricht University in January. Tom Slootweg followed suit in April, when he defended his dissertation Resistance, Disruption and Belonging: Electronic Video in Three Amateur Modesat the University of Groningen.