For the past year School of Media Studies faculty member, Shannon Mattern has collaborated with the Architectural League of New York and the Center for an Urban Future to organize “Re-envisioning Branch Libraries,” a design study of the branch libraries in New York’s three library
Available for Purchase: DESIGN IS ONE: LELLA & MASSIMO VIGNELLI A film by Roberto Guerra & Kathy Brew Kathy Brew is available for interviews 79 minutes, documentary, color, English, 2013 DVD Extras: 10 Bonus Shorts (never before seen footage of Massimo and Lella) and Photo
Featuring interviews with jazz greats, and concert video-casts from festivals and clubs nationwide “Jazz Night in America,” a new initiative in jazz programming, Jazz Night in America will be airing weekly on 120 NPR stations across the country. No podcast yet, but they hope you
A multidisciplinary group of New School students have collaborated to establish a creative, interactive, and restful haven for Summit attendees looking to take a break, or those just arriving in town. Located in our brand-new University Center building, the Drop-In Creative Arts Studio invites connection with our
Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, On Tuesday, October 14 at 3pm, the University Learning Center is hosting “Looking and Writing: A Workshop on Formal Analysis.” Through hands-on activities, participants will learn what questions to ask when analyzing and writing about a work of art and how
Faculty member Shannon Mattern will be participating in the “City by the Numbers: Big Data and the Urban Future” symposium at Pratt Institute on Saturday, October 11. The symposium is co-sponsored by Places Journal, where Mattern is a columnist, and which very recently launched a
October 16 4:00pm – 8:00pm EDT 239 Greene Street, Floor 8 Jacques Derrida was the most brilliant and influential philosopher of media of our time. He had an abiding engagement with the temporalities, spatialities and inscriptions of the mediatic from his book on Husserl’s phonology,
The New School demonstrates our commitment to climate action and our solidarity with people converging on New York City for the historic People’s Climate March on September 21 with a week-long series of events focused on climate change. As a leader and official endorser of
Urban Omnibus recently published an interview with Shannon Mattern and Chattanooga librarian Nate Hill about experimentation in library services: http://urbanomnibus.net/2014/07/precedents-for-experimentation-talking-libraries-with-shannon-mattern-and-nate-hill/ Shannon delivered one of the opening keynotes, alongside media theorist Matt Kirschenbaum, at the Library of Congress’s Digital Preservation conference in Washington, D.C. (http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/meetings/ndiipp14.html?loclr=blogsig) You can find
Ring the Bells, Collaborations across nationalities, genders and style We are intrigued by the facinating dance between structure and content – the extent to which they interact and affect each other. This encourages us to take on projects of highly collaborative and multidisciplinary nature, and to
United Nations Film Screening- Flying Paper Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 3:30 pm Dag Hammarskjöld Auditorium United Nations Headquarters, New York Robert Turner, Director of Operations, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)- Gaza will be presenting a briefing
Two new articles by SMS Faculty Shannon Mattern have been published. Animated Spaces: Experience and Context in Interaction and Architectural Design Exhibitions has been published in The Senses and Society. Interfacing Urban Intelligence has been published in Places.
Please join us to celebrate the launch of Excommunication: Three Inquiries in Media and Mediation, by Alexander Galloway, Eugene Thacker & McKenzie Wark published by the University of Chicago Press Wednesday, 12th February 6.00PM-8.30PM The Hirschorn Room, Arnhold Hall The New School, 55 West 13th Street (near
On February 26th, Christina Kallas, a media studies faculty, will be moderating a panel on TV writing in the Diana Center of Columbia/Barnard. Invited writers are; Terence Winter, Eric Obermyer and Tom Fontana, three of the writers included in her new book ‘Inside the Writers’
What do corporate smart-city programs have in common with D.I.Y. science projects and civic hackathons? “Theirs is a city with an underlying logic,” writes Shannon Mattern, “made more efficient — or just, or sustainable, or livable — with a tweak to its algorithms or an
Design is One Kathy Brew and Roberto Guerra’s feature documentary Design is One on the eminent designers, Lella & Massimo Vignelli is having a one-week theatrical release at the IFC Theater, opening October 11th, presented through their U.S. distributor, First Run Features. Since its initial
Faculty member Shannon Mattern has recently published an article in Amodern Journal entitled “EAR TO THE WIRE – Listening to Historic Urban Infrastructures”. Visit the website to read the article: http://amodern.net/article/ear-to-the-wire/
Faculty Member Peter Asaro discusses the ethical and policy implications of smart rifle scopes on Motherboard http://motherboard.vice.com/blog/long-shot-inside-the-scope-of-smart-weapons
To view this PBS Point of View Article, which was recommended by Pamela Tillis, click here.
The Independent Filmmaker Project is looking for volunteers for Independent Film Week, the oldest and largest forum of its kind that introduces new talent on the independent scene. Founded as a part of the 1979 New York Film Festival, IFP holds workshops, seminars, and conferences,
Trickhouse current has up a sound-based exhibit curated by Joan Schuman who is an online only instructor in the Media Studies program. This exhibit features work by Kevin Allen, Tessie Word, and Maile Colbert. Joan Schuman writes of her experience curating the exhibit, With an
Join the new Graduate Program in Media Management group on Linkedin and network for discussions, promotions and opportunities in the media management field.
The annual Critical Themes in Media Studies Conference, hosted by the Media Studies MA program at The New School, provides a forum for graduate students from around the world to present original scholarship in media studies and related fields. This year the conference examines relationships
Be sure to check out our new blog highlighting visiting scholars here at The School of Media Studies. Check it out here. Right now we are featuring post-doctoral visitor Simon Ganahl, who is is organizing The Politics of Unenlightenment event at the Austrian Cultural Forum
Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 6-7:30 PM http://www.newschool.edu/parsons/subpage.aspx?id=88126 http://www.sjdcparsons.org/tpp/ Please join us for the 2nd artist tour of The Public Private: Luke DuBois and Eva & Franco Mattes with curator Christiane Paul The Public Private is the first New
MM Serra presents an avant-garde film program that examines gender and sexuality within the poetics of cinema. Sourcing films made between 1963 and 2012 from the Film-Makers’ Cooperative collection, Serra’s selection specifically discusses male / female representation in underground experimental alternative media. WEDS, FEBRUARY 20
For all students interested in DIY media, social media for social change, and activist/hacktivis work. It is free and on a Friday night, so a good time for those who may wish to attend. Deidre Boyle, a New School faculty member for Media Studies and
The Public Private – exhibition Opening reception: Wednesday, February 6, 6:00 – 8:00 pm The Public Private will be the first New York exhibition of contemporary art to explore the impact of social media and new technologies on the relationship between the public and private realm.
Experiments in Oral History, taught by Media Studies professor Susanne Snider, will hold a listening party on December 17. Hirshon Suite 55 West 13th St, Room 205 5:00 – 7:30pm