Nitin Swahney has been invited to speak at this NYU conference on Democratizing Data: Grassroots Strategies to Advance Human Rights organized by the Bernstein Institute for Human Rights, Vanderbilt Hall, NYU School of Law, April 17-18, 2019. Panel on Pushing Boundaries: Data as Art and Evidence Thursday, April 18,
One of Media Studies Faculty Kathleen Sweeney’s photographs, “Target”, taken at the 2018 NYC March for Our Lives, was published on April 15th at The OppArt Project at The Nation. https://www.thenation.com/article/target/ Several more of her photographs will be published through this project in May. In addition, a
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
Professor Greg Takoudes’ new book, The Collaborative Director: A Department-by-Department Guide to Filmmaking will be published in May 2019. A Routledge Press publication, the book examines the directing process through the lens of collaboration. Each chapter explores a different film department, uses case studies of directors such as Robert Altman, Kelly
CONTESTATIONAL DESIGN: HOW AGONISM TRANSFORMS PARTICIPATORY DESIGN Participatory design for some often implies common purpose, stakes and equitable dispositions among participants engaging in a consensual process towards amenable design outcomes. Much has been written about the nature of participation, power relations, and the socio-political challenges of ensuring co-determination,
New Chaco Culture Artist in Residence Dawnja Burris Arrives in April NYC-based Media Scholar and Visual Artist long drawn to the ancient presences of the Chacoan Culture and landscape. (SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO) This April, the National Parks Arts Foundation in cooperation with the National
For coverage on Peter Asaro’s recent panel as well as quotes, follow to these links: 1 2 In Fall 2018, Asaro did a PBS Program that was released on Sirius XM Radio which is now available as a podcast to stream
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
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,
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
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 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.
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
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
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
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
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.
Professor Shannon Mattern’s article on Silicon Valley furnishings and the environments of digital labor, which was published last year in e-flux, was translated into Italian and published in Progetto Grafico, a leading design culture magazine. Meanwhile, her recent article on hardware stores as social infrastructures and sites of world-making has been translated in
Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies in Art, 1965–2018 Sep 28, 2018–Apr 14, 2019 Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies in Art, 1965–2018 establishes connections between works of art based on instructions, spanning over fifty years of conceptual, video, and computational art. The pieces in the exhibition are
Mario-Enrique Paoli will be performing at a private concert of experimental electronica. Hosted by GI Design Studio: Architecture/Interior Design at the Company Headquarters in Woodland Park, NJ. Friday, September 28, 8PM By invitation only– The event will be streamed live on Facebook and YouTube @
Hi everyone! Don’t forget today at 6:15 we will be having our second meeting of the Media Studies Council! We will be screening the Coca-Cola Regal Films contest webinar, aspiring filmmakers should be sure to check it out. We will meet on the 16th floor
Faculty member Shannon Mattern has published a new article, “All Eyes on the Border,” about border technology and the politics of recognition, in Places Journal. Her essay is based on a keynote address she shared at a conference at Oxford University this past June.