The Borderland Foundation, leaders of are pleased to announce that they have a new digital archive available.
This collection contains books, journals, iconographic documents (old postcards and photos), audio and video material. For example, you can find there the digitised books in pdf format dedicated to Borderland Foundation by Tomas Venclova, the collection of Czesław Miłosz, as well as the collection of the former Commonwealth Heritage Collection.
It’s a fantastic resource. View it here…
In particular you’ll find a great deal of historical material relating to the geographic area that the Atlantis project has been focusing on, the borderlands between the Białostocko-Suwalski subregion (Sejny and Krasnogruda), the Kaunas region (Kėdainiai), and Kaliningrad Oblast (Kaliningrad, Chistye Prudy, Baltisk) in the Russian Federation.
The collection presents the records of conversations, speeches and meetings with writers, scientists, people of culture, who has visited the Borderland or participated in programs carried out in Central and Eastern Europe. It is the choice of materials from the 1990s, usually created by members of the Borderland.
The film material comes from the Laboratory of Audiovisual Borderland, documenting the cultural projects implemented since 1990 by the Borderland Foundation and the Centre Borderland – of arts, cultures, nations.
The archive has been digitised with financial support from: Ministra Kultury i Dziedzictwa Narodowego.