Founding of the Netherlands Media Art Institute

The Netherlands Media Art Institute is founded in 1978. The distribution collection comprises more than 2,000 works at present, varying from the earliest experiments through recent productions by well-known Dutch and international artists and rising talents. Apart from these media artworks, the Institute’s online archive contains over thirty years of media art: 1,000 media artworks and unique documentation of events and projects realized and presented by NIMk. Additionally, an important reference collection of more than 6,500 titles can be consulted in the mediatheque. In addition to its own collection, the Institute also manages the video collections of the De Appel Foundation, the Lijnbaan Center in Rotterdam, and the Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage (ICN).