Verhalen Uit Het Hart (Stories from the Heart): A visual representation of the COVID-19 Crisis

The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision set up a project entitled ‘Verhalen uit het hart’ (stories from the heart) that aims to create a collection of documents that represent the everyday effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Anyone can contribute to this collection by uploading a video that exemplifies the effect of the pandemic on […]

UvA Open Alumni Festival Presentation

(The UvA Open Studio. Photo by Geert Snoeijer with permission)  On the 3rd of June 2021 the team of the Covid19 Communities Archive project was asked to give a presentation at the University of Amsterdam’s alumni festival: UvA Open. This festival, which is organized every year, is intended to give alumni of the university an insight into what is and has been […]

Dagboek Corona geeft nieuwe inkijkjes

Servaas (3 maart 2020): “Soms zijn er van die onderwerpen die zich zo aan je opdringen, dat je geen zin hebt om erover te schrijven. Hypes. Massahysterie. Van die onderwerpen die niet te vermijden zijn in de media, maar waarvan je denkt: ‘Waar gááát het nu helemaal over?” Dit is een fragment uit de verzameling […]

Archiving Covid-19 Communities

Julia Noordegraaf, Wednesday 24 June 2020 On 13 March 2020, a day after our MP Mark Rutte announced the first COVID-19 lockdown measures for the Netherlands, I flew to Helsinki for what would be my last trip abroad for the months to come. I was invited by the Academy of Finland to give the keynote […]

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