Moving Image as a Means of Documenting and Promoting Byzantine and Medieval Culture
Byzantine Institute / Film

Moving Image as a Means of Documenting and Promoting Byzantine and Medieval Culture

Written by Fani Gargova, Byzantine Research Associate, and Rona Razon, Archivist
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New Online Exhibit from ICFA: “A Truthful Record: The Byzantine Institute Films”
Byzantine Institute / Film / Mosaic / Online Exhibit

New Online Exhibit from ICFA: “A Truthful Record: The Byzantine Institute Films”

The Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives (ICFA) presents a new online exhibit entitled “A Truthful Record: The Byzantine Institute Films”: http://www.doaks.org/icfa/truthful-record. This exhibit aims to reveal the context of the films created by the Byzantine Institute between the 1930s and 1940s by combining them with archival records from the collection The Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton … Continue reading

The Chrysanthemum is Ready for Her Close-Up
Dumbarton Oaks / Film / Gardens

The Chrysanthemum is Ready for Her Close-Up

This is a guest post from Dr. Robin Veder, Associate Professor of Humanities and Art History/Visual Culture at Penn State Harrisburg and a former Fellow in Garden and Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks. She recently published “Walking through Dumbarton Oaks: Early Twentieth-Century Bourgeois Bodily Techniques and Kinesthetic Experience of Landscape” in the Journal of the … Continue reading

Introducing ICFA’s 16mm Film Collection
Byzantine Institute / Digitization / Dumbarton Oaks / Film / Gardens / Hagia Sophia / Kariye Camii / Preservation

Introducing ICFA’s 16mm Film Collection

Written by Fani Gargova, Byzantine Research Associate Edited by Rona Razon, Archivist The Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives (ICFA) proudly presents the first online release of fourteen (14) moving images from its film collection, which have not been available to an audience outside of Dumbarton Oaks for the past 60 years. First, ICFA holds unique … Continue reading

Dumbarton Oaks Gardens Film
Digitization / Dumbarton Oaks / Film / Gardens / Preservation

Dumbarton Oaks Gardens Film

To all our followers, thank you for supporting the Robert Van Nice Collection blog and our dear colleague Clare Moran.  We hope that through her work at the Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives (ICFA), you gained an understanding about archival processing and an appreciation on the life and amazing work of one of our protagonists, … Continue reading