Nico de Klerk
Nico de Klerk is a film historical researcher, archivist, and curator. He received his archival, on-the-job training at the Nederlands Filmmuseum (now Eye). During his tenure as a collection researcher he focused on the ‘uncharted territories’ of film archiving and historiography (e.g. early nonfiction, colonial cinema, amateur film, the program format, moving image advertising). Besides appraisal, research and its presentations (e.g. the acclaimed Amsterdam Workshops), he also curated programs for both professional and non-professional publics. He regularly contributes as author and/or editor to peer reviewed as well as more widely targeted books, journals, and magazines. He has recently finished his PhD, at Utrecht University, on the public activities of film heritage institutes. He is currently co-editing a book on the history of moving image advertising. He is on the editorial board of the archival journal The Moving Image.