Archives for April2015

CFP for the Tourism Visuality and Memory conference

Tourism, visuality and memory CFP – conference to be held at Plymouth University, 3 – 5 August 2015.

Please note “Possible themes include film and TV tourism, including documentaries and films about tourism; the ways in which the visual informs tourist behaviour; the use of personal photographs, home movies and videos; the use of digital images in travel blogs; using photography and video as a research method; analysing photo and film archives and tourism history; analysing postcards and visual memorabilia such as travel posters and other ephemera….”

Vivian Maier’s home movies

See The Maloof Collection for preliminary information about Vivian Maier’s “hundreds of rolls of film, home movies”.

See also Artsy’s Vivian Maier page

Italian amateur film collection makes the news

36 cans of 16mm amateur films made in Italy between 1928-1937 have been recently identified  – see ‘Italia Ebraica‘ news (n.4 / 2015)

“I streamed a stream”

Amateur media & smartphones: “Live video: I streamed a stream

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