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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 +

SMS Faculty Member Peter Asaro Spring 2019 Highlights

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

Christine Paul interviewed about her exhibition Programmed at the Whitney

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,

Faculty Highlight: Maya Montanez Smukler

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

Faculty Highlight: Kathleen Rugh

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

SMS Faculty Member Joel Schlemowitz with New Book Publication

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

2019 Sundance Art of Nonfiction Grantee: Jem Cohen

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

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REFUGEE STORIES PROJECT, Produced by Deanna Kamiel.

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.

Sumita Chakravarty Awarded Honors for Migration Project Website

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.