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The Daniel Langlois Foundation Collection

The Vasulkas in their Buffalo studio, 1977
Pepsi-Cola Pavilion, Expo 70, Osaka Alfons Schilling shooting Alex Hay's performance Grass Field Sonia Sheridan, The Magic Finger (Self Portrait with Pointing Finger), 1970

The Foundation's documentation collection covers the major trends and practices that have emerged in electronic and media arts from the early sixties to today. The collection includes a vast array of documents from several sources. Support material for projects submitted to the Foundation as part of its annual calls for projects, as well as documents supplied by recipients of the Foundation’s financial assistance. The documentation collection includes traditional printed matter (books, catalogues), periodicals, CD-ROMs and other digital material, audio CDs, videotapes, films and slides. Also available are many background files on individuals and groups working in electronic and media arts. These files contain such material as press releases, invitations, leaflets and resumés.

The documentation collection includes also holdings and archives from groups and individuals concerned with the history and practice of electronic, digital and media arts:

+ + Sonia Landy Sheridan fonds
+ + 9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering fonds
+ + Latin American Electroacoustic Music collection
+ + Collection of Documents Published by E.A.T.
+ + Steina and Woody Vasulka fonds
+ + Ghana's Highlife Music collection
+ + Images du Futur collection
+ + Collection of Films on Frank J. Malina
+ + Jean-Pierre Boyer collection

Access to the collection

In October 2011, the Cinémathèque québécoise and the Daniel Langlois Foundation arrange to ensure the conservation and accessibility of the Foundation’s collection. Public access is now possible through the Cinémathèque québécoise:
Cinémathèque québécoise
Médiathèque Guy-L.-Coté
335 de Maisonneuve Blvd East
Montréal (QC) H2X 1K1
mediatheque @

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