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Shannon Mattern Published “Closet Archive”

Faculty member Shannon Mattern published “Closet Archive” (Places Journal), an essay on the history of the closet, where, for centuries, we’ve stored our dead media; made new media; incubated epiphanies, dreams, fears; and negotiated identities. The Paris Review featured the essay in its recommended reading.

Eugene Thacker Featured In The New Yorker

Scholarly Advice for Dark Times Professor Eugene Thacker teaches students at the New School the philosophy of pessimism. Some people look to the stock market to read the national mood. Eugene Thacker, a philosopher at the New School, can look to the enrollment numbers in

Faculty member Nitin Sahwney’s work recognized in GIDEST

NITIN SAWHNEY is Assistant Professor of Media Studies at The New School. His research, teaching and creative practice engages the critical role of technology, civic media, and artistic interventions in contested spaces. He examines social movements and crisis contexts through forms of creative urban tactics, participatory

Shannon Mattern Presents at eyeo, Penn, Princeton, Oxford

Media Studies faculty member Shannon Mattern was invited to speak at eyeo, the high-profile art, data, and creative technology festival held annually in Minneapolis. She shared new research on hardware stores as social infrastructure and sites of vernacular organization; this work will later be published in Places Journal, where Shannon

Faculty Member Deirdre Boyle Moderates Program at UnionDocs

The Women’s Film Preservation Fund (WFPF) and UnionDocs (UNDO) are currently offering a film series– From the Vault: Women’s Advocacy on Film–that features restored documentary films by women filmmakers who were movers and shakers in the first wave of women’s movement media. Media Studies faculty member Deirdre Boyle will moderate the

Faculty Member Shannon Mattern Leads Roundtable and Talk

Faculty member Shannon Mattern recently served on the opening roundtable at the “Supply and Command: Encoding Logistics, Labor, and the Mediation of Making” symposium at NYU. Shannon was also invited to speak about the history of product sound design (from the chug of our washing machines,

Faculty Member Shannon Mattern in the news

Faculty Member Shannon Mattern joined Kate Eichhorn, Miriam Posner, Craig Robertson, Jonathan Sterne, and Haidee Wasson in a workshop on the “History of Information” at the 2018 Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference in Toronto. She then visited MIT to take part in an invitational

Faculty Member Mario Paoli Performing At NYU Waverly Labs

“ab uno pluribus” – from one to many – (Phase II) March 2018 session NOW IN THE 5th YEAR! On Saturday, 3/24/2018 at 8pm, in #collaboration with NYU Waverly Labs for Music and Computing, we will present #experimental #electro–#acoustic#live #music in 8.1 channel #surround #sound and #dance/#movement by: – L’ARTISTE ORDINAIRE [gated benjolin & trombone] – ENRIQUE

SMS Faculty Member Kathleen Sweeney Collaborates as Communications Consultant with Director Helen Whitney on Her Latest PBS Documentary, “Into The Night”

SMS Faculty Member Kathleen Sweeney Collaborates as Communications Consultant with Director Helen Whitney on Her Latest PBS Documentary, “Into The Night” a  lyrical exploration of mortality. Through the lens of astrophysics, art, cryonics, near death experiences and green burials, nine individuals from all walks of

Faculty member Shannon Mattern Presents at SVA and Columbia

Faculty member Shannon Mattern will be talking about her new book at the School of Visual Arts’ Department of Design Research, Writing and Criticism on February 20. She’ll also be presenting her research on media furniture at Columbia University on February 22. About the event: Cabinet Logics: An Intellectual History of