School of Media Studies faculty member, Jem Cohen was commissioned by the Criterion Channel to create a new film, Makeshift for Mekas, and assist in programming in homage to filmmaker Jonas Mekas. It will be available on the Criterion Channel starting this fall.
Christiane Paul Featured in Issue of American Book Review, in New Documentary, and Moderates Upcoming Panel
A conversation between Christiane Paul and Paolo Cirio on “Sociality and Technology for Social Manipulation” is featured in the print and online issue of the American Book Review Vol. 40. Christiane is also interviewed in the new documentary Marcel Duchamp: Art of the Possible and is moderating a panel at CODASummit 2019: Art, Technology +
The Italian American Film Forum has awarded Professor John Peter Didato a prestigious grant for a documentary that profiles Italian Americans who have contributed to the production of Sesame Street. Spearheaded by directors Anthony and Joe Russo (The Avengers: Infinity War & The Avengers: Endgame)
SMS Faculty Member Tony Anemone Presented a Lecture at Tromso University: The Arctic University of Norway
In January, Tony Anemone presented a lecture entitled “2001: A Space Odyssey and Solaris: Visual Surfaces and Philosophical Depths” at Tromso University: The Arctic University of Norway, and in June 2019 he presented a chapter of his book-in-progress on the Soviet-Georgian film director Mikhail Kalatozov
SMS Faculty Member Shari Kessler was Awarded in the 12th Annual Julia Margaret Cameron and Pollux Photography Exhibitions
Associate Professor of Media Studies, Shari Kessler, who is also a professional photographer, was an awardee in the 12th Annual Julia Margaret Cameron and Pollux Photography Exhibitions, held in Barcelona, Spain, this past May. Eighteen of Shari’s digital photo collages were selected for exhibition. Photographers
SMS Faculty Member Brian McCormick receives Arts Connection Linda LeRoy Janklow Teaching Artist Award
Brian McCormick received the 2019 Arts Connection Linda LeRoy Janklow Teaching Artist award for his work with the teen programs of Arts Connection. Since 2003, he has taught for ArtsConnection’s Teen Reviewers and Critics (TRaC) program. He also leads the afterschool program at Baryshnikov Arts
School of Media Studies Faculty Member, Lana Lin will showcase her film, The Cancer Journals Revisited, at BAMcinemaFest 2019 on June 16th at 2pm. The event will be held in the Peter Jay Sharp Building at BAM Rose Cinemas and will be followed by a Q&A with the director. The Cancer
Faculty Lana Lin to give a keynote address at the Poetics + Politics 4 Documentary Research Symposium at UC Santa Cruz
POETICS AND POLITICS 4: AGAINST STORY UC SANTA CRUZ, May 16-19, 2019 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: KIRSTEN JOHNSON & LANA LIN & FEATURING BEYOND STORY, A COMMUNITY-BASED MANIFESTO BY ALEXANDRA JUHASZ AND ALISA LEBOW Poetics and Politics of Documentary is a practice-led research symposium exploring the interconnections between art and knowledge
Asaro, P. (2019) “AI Ethics in Predictive Policing: From Models of Threat to an Ethics of Care,” IEEE Technology & Society Magazine, (forthcoming). Asaro, P. (2019) “Algorithms of Violence: Critical Social Perspectives on Autonomous Weapons,” Special Issue on Algorithms, Social Research, (forthcoming). Asaro, P. (2019) “What is
SMS faculty member Christiane Paul recently gave keynote on Lives of Net Art at Tate Modern in London. Her exhibition “Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies, 1965-2018” and its centerpiece by Nam June Paik were covered by The New York Times. WNYC’s Science Friday also featured
Faculty Member David Bychov has Review Published in Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Journal
Faculty Member David Bychov’s review article, “Wearable Devices for Precision Medicine and Health State Monitoring” was just published in IEEE: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8470151?arnumber=8470151&source=authoralert
Facuty member Joel Neville Anderson’s article “Home Birth, World Cinema: Kawase Naomi’s Personal Filmmaking in Circulation” will be included in the upcoming special issue of Studies in Documentary Film, “First Person Documentary Practices in East and Southeast Asia: Performing Subjectivity, Memory Construction, and Social Intervention”
On March 30, 2019, Media Studies faculty Jean Oliver-Cretara performed in Amsterdam at the Right About Now Festival in Sye Elaine Spence’s multimedia experimental theatre piece “More”. She was also honored by the Noel Pointer Foundation for excellence in teaching and service to the community
Lana Lin will be presenting a survey of her work at Central Saint Martins – University of the Arts, London, and will be showing a preview of her feature film as part of a year-long initiative at Whitechapel Gallery, Not Just Me but You Too: Cinemas
TNS Media Management, Visiting Professor and Producer, Neyda Martinez, Garners Funding from Mayor’s Office Inaugural “Made in NY” Women’s Film, TV & Theatre Fund Awarded to Documentary Filmmaker and TNS Alum, Luz Marina Zamora On Tuesday, February 28th, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen and the Mayor’s Office
SMS Faculty Member Peter Asaro at Recent Panel for American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
SMS faculty member Peter Asaro was featured at a recent panel for AAAS. Go through these for coverage on the panel as well as direct quotes by faculty member Asaro himself. 1 2 3 4
Click here to read and learn more about SMS faculty member Michelle Materre’s accomplished works and experiences in junction with film and pedagogy.
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,
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.
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
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