Faculty Member Shannon Mattern was named to the Academic Council for AI Now, a research institute examining the social implications of artificial intelligence at New York University. The AI Now Institute is an interdisciplinary research center dedicated to understanding the social implications of artificial intelligence. The work
Shannon Mattern is an invited speaker at the Cybernetics Conference at Prime Produce, in New York, this coming Saturday, November 18. The Cybernetics Conference will take up the subject of information and agency; bringing scholars, technicians, activists, and artists in dialogue to consider the ways informatic systems shape
Faculty Member Shannon Mattern and her colleague Jussi Parikka, from the University of Southampton, were named MOBIUS Fellows at the Finnish Cultural Institute. They’ll be organizing a series of events, between New York and Helsinki, and an exhibition related to the opening of the new Helsinki Public Library.
Faculty member Shannon Mattern published a new article on the material archives of climate science: collections of ice, rocks, soil, and sediment. She’s also been invited to offer a survey of her work at the University of Tennessee’s College of Architecture and Design on Nov. 9 as part of
Faculty member Shannon Mattern’s her new book, Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: 5000 Years of Urban Media, was published by the University of Minnesota Press yesterday. She was interviewed about the project on urbanNext.
Faculty Spotlight: Deirdre Boyle Moderates at the Irish Arts Center for Film Western Sahara—A Deserted People
Set in the searing heat of the refugee camps in the desert of Algeria and in the occupied Western Sahara, Western Sahara—A Deserted People tells the compelling and moving story of how the Sahrawi people’s lives have been framed by poverty and injustice over their 40-year-long displacement.
Faculty member Shannon Mattern reviewed Brian Merchant’s The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone and Adam Greenfield’s Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life for Public Books. Her review, “The World Silicon Valley Made,” was published on October 27.
Faculty Member Nitin Sawhney was invited by the India China Institute to be a discussant for the upcoming public talk MEDIA POLITICS IN CHINA: IMPROVISING POWER UNDER AUTHORITARIANISM. The talk is with Dr. Maria Repnikova and is part of the CESIC Lecture Series (Colloquium on
Faculty Member Shannon Mattern presented “All Your Data Are Belong to Us: Quantifying the Human Condition,” as part of the Annenberg School for Communication’s Control Societies series, at the University of Pennsylvania, on October 23. She’ll be reprising the talk at UCLA on November 2.
Il Sole 24 Ore, a national Italian newspaper, recently interviewed faculty member Shannon Mattern about the capacities and limitations of machine-mapping and (semi-)autonomous spatial technologies. Mattern published an article on the topic, “Mapping’s Intelligent Agents,” in September.
SMS Faculty Shannon Mattern joins Triple Canopy panel to discuss new book “Poetic Computation: Reader
Assosiciate Professor of the School of Media Studies Shannon Mattern will be joining Triple Canopy’s Molly Kleiman, designers HAWRAF, and Taeyoon Choi, founder of the School for Poetic Computation, at Printed Matter on Friday, October 13, 6pm, for a discussion celebrating the launch of Choi’s new
Don’t miss SMS & Parson’s Associate Teaching Professor Lauren Petty‘s upcoming performance Why Why Always at Abrons Arts Center from October 13-29! Conjuring a live cine-performance through the interplay of otherworldly video, music, sound and technology, Why Why Always is a sci-fi misadventure of secret agents and
Faculty Member Shannon Mattern Interviewed for Australian Newsletter + Participates in Two Local Events
Faculty Member Shannon Mattern was interviewed for In Wild Air, an Australian weekly arts and culture newsletter. Check it out at: http://mailchi.mp/315b058bfd0e/shannon-mattern-is-in-wild-air She’ll also be contributing to two upcoming events: “Public Knowledge: Reimagining the Public Library” at Gensler Studio, New York, on September 28: A panel on panoramic
Faculty Member Peter Asaro will be a panelist in “Welcome to the Future: The Impact of New Technologies”
Welcome to the Future: The Impact of New Technologies Join Chief Technology Officer for the City of New York Miguel Gamino, Jr, New School philosopher Dr. Peter Asaro, and Georgetown University Professor Rosa Brooks as they discuss the transition to a futuristic world shaped by artificial intelligence, smart robotics
SMS Professor Kathleen Rugh recently received an Electronic Media and Film Finishing Funds Grant from the New York State Council for the Arts (administered through the ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes) to complete her latest film “East, West, and East Again.” In March, the film
Projects showcase of Designing Engaged Learning studio. Co-taught with Pauline Gourlet, a visiting researcher completing her doctoral work in France and SMS Professor Nitin Sawhney. It’ll be an informal pop-up exhibit of emerging projects by students in Media Studies, Milano and Parsons on Thursday4pm-6pm on the 6th
Paola Piers-Torres is an alumni of the MA Media Studies program at The New School. She recently completed her thesis documentary, The Chicago Mixtape, which was produced with Media Studies Faculty Vinay Chowdhry. The Chicago Mixtape is a portraiture of arts programs, that create safe
Professor Nitin Sawhney has been awarded a grant from Faculty Fund for Multimedia Documentation of Engaged Learning
Professor Nitin Sawhney has been awarded a grant from Faculty Fund for Multimedia Documentation of Engaged Learning for the project Participatory Media Engagement and Learning with Arab-American Youth in Brooklyn
Professor Lana Lin contributed an interview and artist pages to Queering Contemporary Asian American Art (2017), edited by Laura Kina and Jan Christian Bernabe.
Faculty member Shannon Mattern was invited to participate in a small invitational symposium on “Data, Design and Decision Making” at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute on April 21.
4th Annual Meeting on Interdisciplinary Studies / Cultural Studies Doctoral Workshop: Making Progress and Doing the Dissertation** Teachers College, Columbia University When?: Saturday April 22nd, 2017 Where?: 306 Russell Hall (the Gottesman Library) How much?: There is no registration fee for the workshop By whom?:
Join us for a behind the scenes presentation by acclaimed filmmaker Carol Wilder, screening of her Puttin’ on the Dog documentary short with Q& A session. A media creatives networking soiree to follow. To RSVP Click Here About the film: Malcolm Sidney wasn’t any ordinary
Faculty member Shannon Mattern and her Urban Intelligence class have partnered with Storefront for Art and Architecture to host a one-day symposium, “Smart Cities? Impossible Objects, Political Objects, Measuring Objects,” in Kellen Auditorium this Sunday, April 23, from noon to 6pm Guests include artists, designers,
Dirt and Deeds in Mississippi: A Film Screening on Black Farmers’ Rights Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 6:30 pm Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall55 West 13th Street, Room I-202, New York, NY 10011 Please note the new location is the Theresa Lang
Christiane Paul delivered the 10th Annual Sarah Jane Hardrath Kramer Lecture at the Knoxville Museum of Art (3/30) and authored a catalogue essay for the exhibition Ars17 at Kiasma in Helsinki, Finland (3/31/2017 – 1/14/2018).
Faculty member Shannon Mattern recently published an interview with Ben Vershbow, former director of NYPL Labs, in Urban Omnibus. She also served as one of three invited speakers at the national academic librarians’ conference in Baltimore on March 23, and on March 31 she’ll be talking about information architectures at the Yale School
Michele Beck will be showing her newly completed documentary My Erotic Body at the NYC Independent Film Festival on May 5th, 10 pm. Watch the website and trailer Purchase tickets Synopsis The image of sexy women writhing on a metal pole to the pulses of driving music
Public Seminar and Eugene Lang College Coalition Present: How to Get Organized: A Teach-In Friday, March 10, Noon – 5PM Starr Foundation Auditorium, University Center The purpose of the teach-in is to share experience from different kinds of political organizing (broadly understood). Each of our
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MISSION & OBJECTIVE To showcase films which are centered around the theme of Linkages: Women, Their Families, Neighborhoods, and the Global Community, and to support the artistic development of Women filmmakers of African Descent by providing a supportive exhibition platform, offering stipends to participants, and