THE HARROW, a film Co-Produced and Edited by Part-Time Associate Teaching Professor William Pace, is premiering Nov. 3 at 6:00 pm at the Big Apple Film Festival at the Village East Cinemas on 2nd Ave. The film stars Maggie Geha, who is the new Poison Ivy on the
Media Studies faculty member, Mort Scharfman has established a new production company under which he has written and directed and co-produced a pilot episode of a sitcom with integrated brands and product placement being considered by cable channels and optioned by one, and also soon to
Media Studies Professor, Kathy Brew helped organize a screening event for visual artist, Marshall Reese and Antoni Muntadas at the SVA Theatre. For 32 years, artists Antoni Muntadas and Marshall Reese have been compiling a history of presidential campaign spots following the evolution of political advertising
Facebook Live Faculty Interview Series! Up next is Media Management Professor, Peter Harotonik. Check out facebook.com/SchoolofMediaStudies.
The Crown Heights Film Festival (CHFF) on October 28 & 29 will bring exceptional local and international short film to Central Brooklyn audiences. The festival showcases a curated selection of short films: narratives, animation, documentaries, and cross-disciplinary/experimental films. CHFF’s mission is to provide a voice and opportunities for filmmakers in
Media Studies faculty member, Leslie McCleave will screen her feature documentary How Sweet the Sound — The Blind Boys of Alabama this Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 3pm at the Margaret Mead Film Festival at the American Museum of Natural History. More info on the Margaret Mead Film
Media Studies Professor, Peter Asaro was interviewed by a Vice reporter on the Singularity: http://www.vice.com/read/how-scared-should-i-be-of-the-singularity
Faculty member Shannon Mattern was invited to take part in the University of Minnesota College of Design’s Resilient Infrastructures speaker series. She presented “Mining Spatial Archives” — which examined how cities curate open data sets and map libraries, and promote civic data literacies — in
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