Professor Christiane Paul is interviewed about her Programmed exhibition at the Whitney on WNYC’s Science Friday in a segment called How Artists Made Code Their Paintbrush. Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies in Art, 1965–2018 establishes connections between works of art based on instructions, spanning over fifty years of conceptual,
Click here to read and learn more about SMS faculty member Michelle Materre’s accomplished works and experiences in junction with film and pedagogy.
SMS Faculty Member Kathy Brew will be serving as a guest curator for her third year at MoMa’s Doc Fortnight 2019! The MoMa will be hosting Doc Fortnight 2019, their Festival of International Nonfiction Film and Media from February 21-28. The eight day series will
MAYA MONTANEZ SMUKLER’s new book, Liberating Hollywood: Women Directors & the Feminist Reform (Rutgers Univ. Press), celebrates women filmmakers working in and around Hollywood during the 1970s at the unique moment when second wave feminism challenged the film industry’s enduring culture of sexism. UCLA Film
KATHLEEN RUGH’S new film “Winter’s First Moons” was recently completed. It will be screening in a couple of festivals in February and March 2019, including Revolutions per Minute Festival in Boston, FLEX The Florida Experimental Film & Video Festival in Tampa, Artifact Film Festival in
CHRISTIANE PAUL‘S interview with Morehshin Allahyari as part of the Liverpool Biennial’s Stages #8 journal was published in January 2019.
Faculty Member Ernesto Klar’s artwork “Invisible Disparities” is currently exhibited as part of “Queens International 2018: Volumes”
ERNESTO KLAR’s artwork “Invisible Disparities” is currently exhibited as part of “Queens International 2018: Volumes”, a biennial exhibition at the Queens Museum in New York City.
SMS Faculty Member Joel Schlemowitz has recently come out with a new book publication called, Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera. Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera is an introductory guide for practicing artists and filmmakers, ideal for students as well. For more information
SMS Faculty Member Christiane Paul quoted in ‘The Guardian’ Article & Exhibition ‘Programmed’ at the Whitney Museum
Christiane Paul is quoted in The Guardian’s article Memes, technology and sci-fi: what to expect from art in the US in 2019, discussing exhibitions in the next 12 months that plan to share a wide selection of tech-related artwork, from Instagram inspired pieces to a history
The 2018 Art of Nonfiction Grantee highlights filmmaker/photographer/multi-media artist JEM COHEN. The Art of Nonfiction Fund provides grants to artists developing work at an early stage that takes an inventive cinematic approach. Once granted, artists have access to a range of Sundance Institute programs and opportunities, as
The “Refugee Stories” project was created to bring a lens to the humanity of the refugee crisis. Each refugee story and experience is different; collectively, they show the resiliency and strength of the human spirit. With these interviews we are celebrating and memorializing these individual stories.
The documentary “A Call for Peace“ was screen at the UN on December 4th. It was edited by SMS Faculty Rafael Parra. Through a series of in-depth interviews with leading global peace negotiators, Foreign Ministers and world-renowned diplomats, the documentary uncovers the importance of human respect
Faculty member Shannon Mattern published a new article in The Atlantic. “A Map That Tracks Everything” examines new startups that aim to build blockchain-based cartographic systems that, they propose, would allow for myriad new “spatial verification” applications and perhaps even circumvent GPS.
Eugene Thacker, SMS Faculty, discusses the historical trajectory of pessimism, getting in touch with the shimmering failure of our meaningless existence, and why we keep teaching despite it all in a conversation with Meredith Graves in the Creative Independent.
Tim Marshall, Provost Students, faculty, and staff are invited to nominate outstanding teachers for the Distinguished Teaching Award and for the Award for Outstanding Achievements in Social Justice Teaching. The Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes faculty across the university for excellence in teaching. The New School particularly values
Faculty member Shannon Mattern published a new essay, “Maintenance and Care,” in Places Journal. The essay examines the rise of interest in maintenance, repair, and care across scales of practice — from civil engineering and building maintenance, to appliance repair and data curation. In addition, she’ll be the
Jun Oshima, SMS Adjunct Faculty, worked this summer on the One Film One Cam Project with The New School students. Each student was given the simple camcorder and encouraged to produce a short film. Through this project, the students had another opportunity to discuss their works with
GIDEST Seminar Radhika Subramaniam LOOKING FOR ABU’L ABBAS Friday, November 9, 12-1:30 p.m. GIDEST Lab, Room 411, 63 Fifth Avenue Please join us tomorrow on Friday, November 9, for a discussion with curator, editor and writer Radhika Subramaniam of her project, “Looking for Abu’l Abbas.” Seminar
Media Studies faculty member Shannon Mattern has published two new pieces. Her “Furnishing Intelligence” article — about the coded architectures of airports and libraries, and the work of artist Simon Denny — appears in the new “Medium” issue of Perspecta, published by the Yale School of
Faculty Member Michelle Materre hosted workshop, discussions, film series, and served as panelist in October
Michelle Materre hosted a Writing Documentary Grant Proposals Workshop on October 3rd. The workshop examined how to work effectively with the Documentary Core Application, create a Look Book, and gave tips on how to make a proposal stand out from the hundreds submitted to every
Associate Professor and Interim Director of Documentary Studies, Amir Husak; will be moderating the following panel at DOC NYC festival, at Cinepolis Chelsea, Sunday Nov 11: THE INVISIBLE CINEMATOGRAPHER PARADOX 3:30-4:30PM Cinematographer Rudy Valdez (The Sentence), Laela Kilbourn (This Is Home: A Refugee Story), Ryan Scafuro (Phantom Cowboys) and others discuss objectivity and subjectivity
Faculty Member Shannon Mattern will be giving two invited talks in Montreal this week. On November 1 she’ll be presenting “Machines, Ecologies, Operating Systems, and Parasites,” a talk on metaphors of urban intelligence, as part of the “What Can You Do With the Smart City” panel at
Christiane Paul participates in a panel at the Chicago New Media Symposium in connection with the exhibition CHICAGO NEW MEDIA 1973 1992 on November 1 and gives a talk at the Print Screen Festival in Tel Aviv on November 3.
On October 24, Carol Wilder’s Political Media class paid a call to WABC-TV for a tour of the station led by Parsons alum and ABC reporter Heather Harkins. The class observed several live newscasts and met with reporters including news anchor and New School alum
Associate Professor at the School of Media Studies: Deirdre Boyle is speaking at The Living Need Light, The Dead Need Music by The Propeller Group; hosted by The Film Society Lincoln Center. Free and open to the public! Monday, October 29, 2018 7pm-8:30pm at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film
Sumita Chakravarty’s migration project, https://www.m2lab.net website was awarded honors by two different design organizations. Awwwards Honorable Mention CSS Design Awards Special Kudos These organizations judge websites around the world for various criteria like overall design, usability, creativity, and content.
Deirdre Boyle has a contribution in Unframing Archives: Essays on Cinema and the Visual Arts, edited by Eugenia Vilela, Filipe Martins and Né Bartos for the Family Film Project. Her text is a conversation with Hungarian filmmaker Pêter Forgács that occurred in one of her Media Studies
Media Studies faculty member Shannon Mattern has published a new short essay on the Kavanaugh-Blasey Ford hearing and its telegenic furnishings: desks, chairs, and hideous sconces. You’ll find “Testimonial Tables” in Avery Shorts, an email-based short-form publication from the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and
Amir Husak, Assistant Professor and Interim Director of Documentary Studies, has just been published in the latest issue of Alphaville Journal of Film and Screen Studies (Issue No. 15: “I-Docs as Intervention: The Poetics and Politics of Polyphony”). Check it out, here.
CALL FOR TEACHING AWARD NOMINATIONS Students, faculty, and staff are invited to nominate outstanding teachers for the Distinguished Teaching Award and for the Award for Outstanding Achievements in Social Justice Teaching. The Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes faculty across the university for excellence in teaching. The New School particularly values faculty