On behalf of the School of Media Studies here at The New School, we’d like to welcome our new faculty member, Fabiola Hanna, who joins us this semester as Assistant Professor of Emerging Media. Fabiola will be teaching Media Practices: Design and Designing Methods for
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 +
On behalf of the School of Media Studies here at The New School, we’d like to welcome our new faculty member, Josh Scannell, who joins us this fall as Assistant Professor of Media Studies. Josh will be teaching Media Theory and Media Criticism during the
Christiane Paul presented at the 2019 Media Art Histories conference at Aalborg University, Denmark (August 19-23) and leads a panel at CODAsummit: The Intersection of Art, Technology and Place in El Paso, TX on October 3.
SPE’s Executive Dean Mary Watson has proposed a version of her Human Rights in Global Fashion course for this year’s South by Southwest! The SXSW PanelPicker launched in 2007 to formalize an input process that has always been a vital part of the event. Over the years,
Christiane Paul interviews pioneering digital artists for the Women in Technology Series of the TECHNYCAL podcast and gives talks on “Art in the Age of Ambient Intelligence” at Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art (June 10) and at Christie’s Art + Technology Summit: The AI Revolution (June 25).
Please join us for series of features, presented at “Through Her Eyes: The Personal Is Political” featuring the new documentary feature by our own Media Studies part-time faculty member, Savanna Washington “Playing Frisbee in North Korea” See details below! FIND TICKETS HERE
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 David Lieberman has analysis/critique of CEO compensation on Variety’s annual money issue
David Lieberman has recent analysis/critique of CEO compensation at major media companies ran this week in Variety’s annual Money issue. It’s available online here
Chiz Schultz’s two-hour documentary on Lorraine Hansberry for PBS’ American Masters series that was broadcast this year just won a Peabody Award.
Marina Shron’s fiction feature film project The Fruit of Our Womb has been selected for the 3rd annual New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment Finance Lab. The MOME Finance Lab aims to cultivate films in New York City made by, about, and
Lana Lin will be presenting a survey of her work at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London; showing a preview of her feature film, The Cancer Journals Revisited, as part of a year-long series of women and gender non-binary filmmakers at Whitechapel Gallery,
Eugene Thacker’s book In the Dust of This Planet has been translated into German (Matthes & Seitz), Italian (Nero Editions), and Russian (Hyle Press), all published this year.
Kathleen Rugh’s short film, “Winter’s First Moons” recently screened at the Process Festival in Riga, Latvia, the Spectral Film Festival in Stevens Point, WI, the Athens International Film + Video Festival in Athens, OH, and Experiments in Cinema in Albuquerque, NM. It was awarded a
Jem Cohen was selected as one of the Sundance Institute’s 2019 Non-fiction Fellows. He also directed and shot two videos for the album, Songs Of Resistance 1942 – 2018: Bella Ciao, for Tom Waits & Marc Ribot and The Militant Ecologist, for Marc Ribot & Meshell
Melissa Friedling, School Dean for SUS and Assistant Professor of Filmmaking, SMS, has been commissioned for the fifth consecutive year by New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) to produce video portraits of artists and patrons to be inducted and honored at the annual NYFA
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
Carol Wilder and Peter Haratonik co-wrote Film and the New School: Passionate Provocateurs as part of the TNS Histories Website project.
SMS Faculty Member Peter Asaro Featured Program Released on Sirius XM Radio, Coverage and Quotes from Recent Panel
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 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.
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
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