Johan Oomen

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Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
Audiovisual; semantic web; archive; video
Johan Oomen is head of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision R&D Department and researcher at the Web and Media group of the VU University Amsterdam. Oomen and his group are working on research projects (Horizon 2020, ICT-PSP, national) that focus on providing durable access to digital heritage on the Web. Oomen holds an BA in Information Science and an MA in Media Studies. He is elected board member of the Europeana Association, of the EUscreen Foundation and of CLICKNL, the innovation catalyst for the Dutch Creative Industries. His PhD research focusses on the relation between participatory culture and institutional policy.