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Next 5 minutes

Video and Documentation Collection

This is a guide to the collection of videotapes and related material collected at the Next 5 Minutes conferences on tactical media 1 (Amsterdam 1993), 2 (Amsterdam 1996) and 3 (Amsterdam 1999), kept at the IISH.

The collection consists of material shown at the Next 5 Minutes conferences, productions by people and groups present at the conferences, tapes sent to the organization by independent video groups and activists, and related material, mainly documentation on the tapes and their makers.

The collection is catalogued in two separate databases that can be consulted on-line:

Next 5 Minutes 1 and 2
  (1993 and 1996, 555 items, extensive geographical and name indexes)
Next 5 Minutes 3
  (1999, ca 250 items)

See also:
Database of addresses of directors, producers, distributors, etc. involved in the first and second Next 5 Minutes conferences (1993 and 1996)
A context for collecting the new media, text from the 1993 'Next 5 Minutes Video Catalogue'

The tapes can be consulted at the IISH by appointment. Access to the tapes is free and unlimited, permission is needed for use and/or duplication of material.
For more information on the collection, contact Huub Sanders.

14 July 2015