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15 February, 2014
The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
2014-02-15
Photo: Luke McKernan
Beeld en Geluid

The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (Dutch: Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid, commonly abreviated as Beeld en Geluid) is an audiovisual archive museum located in Hilversum, Netherlands. It's a cultural and historical institution that takes care of the collection, storage, preservation, documentation, presentation, delivery, study and interpretation of Dutch audiovisual heritage. In total it manages (according to their own statements in 2008) more than 800,000 hours of audiovisual equipment, including radio and television programs, educational and scientific films, government and corporate films, documentaries, web videos and music. The facade of the building is a screen of colored glass showing famous images from Dutch television, a composition developed by graphic designer Jaap Drupsteen.

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