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M.M. Serra Receives Acker Award

On June 6, M.M. Serra, part-time faculty member in the School of Media Studies here at The New School, was a recipient this year of the Kathy Acker Lifetime Achievement Award for excellence in Avant-Garde film.

Laura Poitras (MA 1998) – Player in Leaks Case

The New York Times published an article last month on Laura Poitras (MA 1998) who “emerged as a pivotal connection between the former government contractor Edward J. Snowden and writers for The Guardian and The Washington Post who published his leaked documents about government surveillance.” There are

Infrastructural Tourism

Shannon Mattern’s article on “Infrastructural Tourism” – pedagogical and artistic  projects for visiting, sensing, and critically engaging with infrastructure, from the interstate to the Internet – was just published in Places journal. Read more at Words in Space.

Job Opportunity: Editor

Satirical news show is looking for an Iranian editor who is proficient in Farsi and knows Final Cut 10. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Friday mornings for the next 20 weeks. Rate is negotiable. Studios are in Brooklyn, NY. For more information, please contact Taleen at poletiktheshow@gmail.com

Internship: Picture Motion Campaign Support

Picture Motion is seeking a campaign support intern who will assist in the online communications and social media management, research and logistics for their documentary campaigns. About Picture Motion: Picture Motion believes that a good story told in a great film can change the world. We specialize

Job Opportunity: Online Media Coordinator

Who We Need: True North Incorporated, a full service advertising agency, is looking for a strong Media Coordinator to support a growing Media department in both online direct marketing and general awareness campaigns. This person will assist department in the search, buying and analysis of

Job Opportunity: Tutoring

Tutor needed for these two University of Phoenix online courses: web design and mulitmedia. The position would begin the week of July 9th and continue for five weeks. Tutoring sessions would amount to about 2 hours a week. Anyone interested can contact Saira Bajwa at

New School Alumna’s Kickstarter Project

Media Studies alumna Janelle Malak has just launched a Kickstarter project in order to raise funds for a unique, epic music video that will showcase the talents of many types of artists – dancers, actors, musicians, make-up artists, and costume designers. For a complete description,

Digital and Experimental Arts

Christiane Paul gave a talk on Wednesday, June 5 for  ArtTable, NYC, called The Digitization of the Art World: Curating the Digital and New Media Art. And today, she is in Sydney presenting on a panel at the International Symposium on Electronic Art – Digital