Media Studies Faculty member, Peter Asaro was interviewed by Victor Scheinman for the IEEE Robotics History Project and was cited by the New York Times in Victor Scheinman obituary : http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/22/technology/victor-scheinman-dead.html The video is here: https://ieeetv.ieee.org/history/robotics-history-narratives-and-networks-oral-histories-vic-scheinman?rf=series|5
NYC PREMIERE SCREENINGS! Filmmaker, Joel Schlemowitz in person! 78rpm by Joel Schlemowitz 98 min, 16mm-to-digital Fri Oct 14, Sat Oct 15, Sun Oct 16 at 7:30 nightly Anthology Film Archives 32 Second Avenue (at E 2nd St.) New York, NY 10003 anthologyfilmarchives.org Media Studies faculty
Media Stuides Professor, Peter Asaro was quoted in this CNBC article this week: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/09/15/pentagon-says-killer-robots-have-no-place-in-us-military.html He was also on The Morning News with Dave Ross on KIRO, the CBS radio affiliate in Seattle, but there is no web link for that.
Space Invaders: Diaries of Radical Empathy invites all city circulators and mavens of transportation to compose and submit a two-minute video of radical empathy. Envision the city from a mode of travel you never take, or can’t stand to try. Or try to get from
An international symposium co-sponsored by MA Design Studies program, Parsons School of Art and Design History and Theory, and The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies, New School for Social Research Making Home in Wounded Places: Memory, Design, and the Spatial March 3-4, 2017 Our cultural, political and physical
Applications due 9/25 – Five filmmakers will be selected to workshop their documentary rough cuts in an intimate lab facilitated by editor Carla Gutierrez, with Kathleen Lingo joining as guest for final crit. DCTV’s Docu Work-In-Progress Lab is a triannual program that supports select filmmakers
Faculty Member, Shannon Matter, published a new article, “Animated Aberrations, Rebellious Objects” — about the film-installation artist Zoe Beloff, the history of automation, bodies, and hysteria — in architecture and design magazine Volume: http://volumeproject.org/out-now-volume-49/ She will also will be participating on a panel about the future
In the coming weeks Christiane Paul will participate in the panel “Collecting in the Age of Futurity” at the Chicago Expo (9/23); moderate the panel “Vision in Data: Art & Advertising,” part of Advertising Week, at the Whitney Museum (9/27); give a keynote at the
Faculty member Shannon Mattern was recently interviewed by a European arts and culture journal continent. as part of their “Acoustics Infrastructures” issue. The interview took place in Basel, Switzerland, where Shannon took place in the lecture series “Medialogue,” held by the Critical Media Lab Basel and
Check out Media Studies Professor, Sumita Chakravarty’s blog on Migration Mapping.
Check out Media Studies Professor, Peter Asaro’s podcast for Lawyer-2-Lawyer on Law Enforcement and the Use of Robots, http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/2016/09/law-enforcement-use-robots/
electro-music 2016 festival – Sept 9-11, Huguenot NY The electro-music festival, known as the “Woodstock of electronic music,” is the world’s premiere event for experimental electronic music. Now in it’s twelfth year, this year’s gathering features three mind-bending days of innovative electronic music concerts, seminars, workshops, demonstrations, jam sessions, video art, and
Faculty member, Pete Asaro has made waves in the headlines over the past summer. Check out his appearances below. CBS This Morning, CBS News http://www.cbsnews.com/news/dallas-police-ambush-the-ethics-of-a-police-robot-bomb/ Lawyer-2-Lawyer Podcast (should broadcast soon) http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/ Motherboard http://motherboard.vice.com/read/facial-recognition-robot-hitmen Hannoveriche Allegemaine (In German) http://www.haz.de/Sonntag/Gastkommentar/Maschine-entmuendigt-Mensch-Gastbeitrag-von-Oliver-Bendel Stars and Stripes http://www.stripes.com/news/navy-looking-at-teaching-robots-how-to-behave-1.423924
Former Media Studies faculty member Don Quinn Kelley died peacefully on July 27, 2016. He was a loved professor and mentor to his many graduate students in the Media Studies Program during the nineties. He taught popular classes inspired by his longtime commitment to social
Faculty member Shannon Mattern spoke on August 2 at the Center for Architecture about the aesthetics, ethics, and politics of urban data. She was part of a panel, sponsored by the NYC American Institute of Architects’ Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, titled “Layered: Data and Representation
Media Studies Professor, Loren-Paul Caplin was recently published in Made Man, a lifestyle and entertainment blog targeted toward men. His column entitled “My Slanted Truth: Are We All Walking Around Drunk??” can be read in here.
Media Studies Professor, Nitin Sawhney will be traveling in Nepal/Tibet for a month-long expedition/pilgrimage from July 10-August 10th. It’s organized Ashok Gurang at the India China Institute at the New School. He will be part of a team of researchers, writers and filmmakers working on the
Media Studies Professor, Peter Asaro was featured on CBS This Morning on July 11th. Read full interview here.
Media Studies Professor, Vladan Nikolic recently did an interview with Saveur on his film “Bourek”. Read full interview here: http://surlafilms.com/the-pastry-that-goes-beyond-borders/
Media Studies Professor, Peter Asaro has been in the press surrounding the police using a robot to kill the sniper suspect in Dallas. Here are some of the articles that quote Peter: Christian Science Monitor http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/USA-Update/2016/0709/What-does-Dallas-s-bomb-robot-mean-for-the-future-of-policing Time http://time.com/4398196/dallas-shooting-bomb-robot/ Bloomberg http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-07-08/when-police-use-robots-to-kill-people San Francsco Chronicle (behind a paywall)
Media Studies Associate Dean and full-time faculty member Christiane Paul has recently published A Companion to Digital Art (May 2016, Wiley-Blackwell.) She is also the recipient of the 2016 Thoma Digital Arts Writing Award in the established arts writer category. Media Studies faculty member Vladan Nikolic
Over the past few weeks faculty member Shannon Mattern was interviewed about libraries for Information Professional, a Dutch magazine (here’s the interview in Dutch); won a generous Innovations in Education Fund grant from The New School to develop a Spring 2017 studio on “Urban Intelligence”; served
Media Studies professor, Peter Asaro was interviewed in this article for the Dutch magazine Filosophie, which will also appear in print this month: http://www.filosofie.nl/nl/artikel/45686/de-moraal-van-de-killer-robot.html Suzanne van den Eynden (2016) “De moraal van de killer robot,” Filosophie, FM nr. 6/2016. (In Dutch) You can view a
Media Studies faculty member, Peter Asaro was featured in Vice News article on Russian military robots. Check out the article here.
Shannon Mattern’s newest long-form article for Places, “Instrumental City,” was published last week and has received much international acclaim. Shannon explores the various forms of urban “intelligence,” notions of citizenship, and urban politics embedded in the new Hudson Yards development, the nation’s first “quantified community,”
Media Studies professor, Rafael Parra is starting up production on eight short films for an internet-based series discussing millennial parents. The project is due to launch on Sesame Workshop’s Social Impact Website, in the fall of 2016. The series has been funded by a grand
Christiane Paul receives Arts Writing Award in Digital Art from Thoma Foundation. Paul will receive $40,000, $10,000 of which is a project grant. This week, she released A Companion to Digital Art, a 632-page book that offers an up-to-the minute account of digital art’s history.
Christiane Paul presents at two events during Creative Tech Week: at LASER and the Arts Hub. A conversation between Sherry Dobbin and Christiane on Art Science Tech is available at the Creative Tech Week site. Christiane also participates in a panel on Virtual Reality and Digitized
Media Studies professor, Michelle Materre recently published in the Journal of Mass Communication & Journalism. Here is the title and link: “Viewing Diversity in the Caribbean Diaspora: A Critical Guide to the Contemporary Film Movement“
Media Studies faculty member and director of the Media Studies BA program, Melissa Friedling, will be co-leading a walking lecture/tour about the 100+ years of film and TV history centered in Midwood, Brooklyn on May 8. The event is sponsored by the Municipal Art Society