SMS Faculty Member, Michelle Materre was recently published in Black Camera, An International Journal. The article, titled “Capture and Release: Curating and Exhibiting the East Coast Independent Black Film Movement, 1968–1992,” examines the unique points of view of two film series that played a major role
Media Management Associate Professor, Neyda Martinez co-produces Michele Rosewoman’s 35th Anniversary New Yor-Uba recording entitled, Hallowed. The new work features a Chamber Music America commissioned piece and centers the work of master Afro Cuban drummer and folklorist Roman Diaz. The CD release is accompanied by live performances at the ZINC
School of Media Studies faculty member, Christiane Paul is quoted in a recent New York Times article titled, “Celebrating 30 Years Ahead of the Curve in Art,” where she discusses the Z.K.M. Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe, Germany, and how they have been affecting the
School of Media Studies faculty member, Jem Cohen was commissioned by the Criterion Channel to create a new film, Makeshift for Mekas, and assist in programming in homage to filmmaker Jonas Mekas. It will be available on the Criterion Channel starting this fall.
The Italian American Film Forum has awarded Professor John Peter Didato a prestigious grant for a documentary that profiles Italian Americans who have contributed to the production of Sesame Street. Spearheaded by directors Anthony and Joe Russo (The Avengers: Infinity War & The Avengers: Endgame)
In January, Tony Anemone presented a lecture entitled “2001: A Space Odyssey and Solaris: Visual Surfaces and Philosophical Depths” at Tromso University: The Arctic University of Norway, and in June 2019 he presented a chapter of his book-in-progress on the Soviet-Georgian film director Mikhail Kalatozov
Associate Professor of Media Studies, Shari Kessler, who is also a professional photographer, was an awardee in the 12th Annual Julia Margaret Cameron and Pollux Photography Exhibitions, held in Barcelona, Spain, this past May. Eighteen of Shari’s digital photo collages were selected for exhibition. Photographers
Brian McCormick received the 2019 Arts Connection Linda LeRoy Janklow Teaching Artist award for his work with the teen programs of Arts Connection. Since 2003, he has taught for ArtsConnection’s Teen Reviewers and Critics (TRaC) program. He also leads the afterschool program at Baryshnikov Arts