About CAMVA

The Central American and Mexican Video Archive (CAMVA) Project is a four-year Technological Innovation and Cooperation for Foreign Information Access (TICFIA) grant that will allow Indiana University to create a digital archive, making accessible hundreds of hours of raw footage, videos, and films that are currently preserved in a precarious state. The archive will annotate, index and deliver the footage in such a way that it might be used in college and high school classrooms throughout the US, Mexico, and Central America. More on CAMVA»

Center for Research and Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology

The Audiovisual Lab (LAV) of the Center for Research and Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS) was established in 2006 with three goals: first, to create a digital archive of rough-cut as well as professionally produced film; second, to strengthen the link between the social sciences and audiovisual resources both in terms of research methodologies and in sharing results; and thirdly, to increase the presence of CIESAS in national and international events that use audiovisuals in anthropological investigation.

Museum of the Word and the Image

The Museum of the Word and the Image (MUPI) has collections of manuscripts, photographs, audio, cinema, video, posters, objects and publications donated to the museum through its collaborations with the El Salvadoran people. The donations are a response to the call to "resist the chaos of forgetting." The MUPI is located in San Salvador and mounts exhibits about identity, culture and historical memory in San Salvador and throughout the country. It also produces books, audiovisual material and numerous educational and cultural activities.

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