CO.LABORATIONS | Partnerships in Media and Culture


Report workshop “Critical Making of Frictional Urban Interfaces”

On March 6 and 7 2018, the workshop “Critical Making of Frictional Urban Interfaces” took place. The workshop was a collaboration between Utrecht University’s Media & Culture Studies department (research group [urban interfaces] + research master program Media, Arts & Performance), and Creative Coding Utrecht, artists Ruben van de Ven ( & Cristina Cochior (, in…

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A Million Pictures: Magic Lantern Slide Heritage as Artefacts in the Common European History of Learning

The magic lantern was the most important visual entertainment and means of instruction across nineteenth‐century Europe. However, despite its pervasiveness across multiple scientific, educational and popular contexts, magic lantern slides remain under‐researched. Although many libraries and museums across Europe hold tens of thousands of lantern slides in their collections, a lack of standards for documentation

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