Marcus Turner Assistant Professor of Filmmaking in the School of Media Studies is looking for a Research Assistant to serve as Editor/Post Production Supervisor on the documentary film “Teacher Confidential”. This is a paid position. “Teacher Confidential is a film exploring the future of public education. It’s
Associate Professor Deirdre Boyle has just returned from the Visible Evidence XXIV conference on documentary, held this year in Buenos Aires, Argentina. There she gave a paper on the latest work by Franco-Cambodian filmmaker Rithy Panh. Both his 2016 film and 2017 installation are titled
Media Studies Faculty Mario Paoli has multiple performances this year! On June 4 Paoli will be performing at Muchmore in Brooklyn On June 9 he will be performing Signal-to-Noise, some other sound work, screen some Video Art, and a experimental electronica duo with an old friend and
Sonja Bozic, as a transmedia concept developer, collaborated with director and producer Janja Glogavac, from Slovenia, on a transmedia project “Teslafy.Me” In March, the project was in Prague, the Czech Republic as part of Doc Tank – the three-day-workshop focused on documentary projects with transmedia
Media Studies Professor Paolo Carpignano produced ‘A Ciambra,’ a film premiered at the Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes. Read more here.
Media Studies faculty member Shannon Mattern will take place in a “curated conversation” with various artists and designers as part of the lead-up to the 2018 Lahore Biennale. In addition, she’ll be delivering a keynote address at the “Mapping in Arts and Humanities Research” symposium
Smart Risks: How Small Grants are Helping to Solve Some of the World’s Biggest Problems by Jennifer Lentfer and Tanya Cothran is a compilation of 30 essays that explore how responsive grantmaking, focused on grassroots wisdom and close connections, can make a lasting impact in the Global South. This book
New School professor Oscar Frasser & Alum Eric Rockey have won a Webby for their film Pink Boy! The film was also featured in Vanity Fair.
Paola Piers-Torres is an alumni of the MA Media Studies program at The New School. She recently completed her thesis documentary, The Chicago Mixtape, which was produced with Media Studies Faculty Vinay Chowdhry. The Chicago Mixtape is a portraiture of arts programs, that create safe
Media Studies Professor Mort Scharfman’s production company, TWO MAD MEN TV, specializes in the latest and booming TV genre, Branded Entertainment Content. It’s a hybrid of a sitcom and an infomercial Scharman has copyrighted called the “Sitcommercial.” The first such half-hour show is now in post-production. Check out the website here!
Faculty member Shannon Mattern published a new article on spatial archives, map libraries, and the roles of archivists and librarians in protecting our information. Take a look. Public In/Formation
Screenwriting faculty member, Greg DePaul will be launching his book Bring the Funny on Thursday, Oct 27 at 6 PM at the NYU Bookstore at726 Broadway, New York, NY 10003 He has invited 4-time Emmy-winning TV producer/writer Joe Toplyn (Late Night, The Tonight Show, Monk) to talk about
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to nominate outstanding teachers for the Distinguished Teaching Award and for the Award for Outstanding Achievements in Diversity and Social Justice Teaching. The Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes faculty across the university for excellence in teaching. The Award for Outstanding Achievements in Diversity
Peter Asaro’s review of the new film “Eye in the Sky” was published this week: http://scienceandfilm.org/articles/2686/dr-peter-asaro-on-drone-technology-in-eye-in-the-sky Peter Asaro was also quoted in this Gulf News article: http://gulfnews.com/opinion/thinkers/should-we-ban-killer-robots-of-the-future-1.1697818
2016 Oscars By The Numbers The film industry has come a long way from the days of black and white, yet as the outcry over the 2016 Academy Award nominations illustrate, equality remains a work in progress in the minds of many. Continue here…
Media Studies Professor, Joel Schlemowitz has been awarded a post-production grant from New York State Council of the Arts through a sponsorship from the Film-Makers’ Cooperative (New American Cinema Group Inc) for his latest film project, “Downtown Sound,” a film about avant-garde music in New York
Please join us for this semester’s final Faculty Brown Bag Presentations featuring, Elizabeth Ellsworth, Media Studies Professor in Room D1618, 12/18/16 at 12:00p.m. Developing a new SMS course entitled: Living the Anthropocene: Media Objects, Practices, Ethics In this brown bag, she will share some of the
Film Theory faculty member, Lana Lin will be traveling to Ireland to do an exhibition at Void Gallery in Derry, Ireland. She will also do a talk at Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology in Dublin. Here’s a link to the show: http://www.derryvoid.com/exhibitions/spring-watching-pavilion.php
Faculty member Shannon Mattern’s article on library logistical systems, has been republished on Vice’s Motherboard magazine. See full article here.
Christiane Paul participated in the panels “Gen(re)sis” at this year’s ISEA conference in Dubai and “Art in the Age of Surveillance” on Nov. 15 at Creative Time Summit x Digital Labor organized by the Vera List Center. She also recently curated an augmented reality project by Will Pappenheimer (covered
Faculty member, Shannon Mattern is a fellow in the new Graduate Institute for Design, Ethnography & Social Thought. On Friday, November 7, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm in the University Center, Rm 411, she will be presenting her work on “Intellectual Furnishings.” You can find
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, 2014. The symposium is co-sponsored by Places Journal, where Mattern is a columnist, and which very recently launched a redesigned website
Shannon Mattern Will Speak at the “Publishing Without a Publisher Panel” @ Columbia on September 24, 2014
On September 24, 2014, Shannon Mattern, will speak about alternative modes of scholarly publishing at the “Publishing Without a Publisher” panel at Columbia University. For more information, see the Columbia University Libraries’ Scholarly Communication Program website.
Shannon Mattern participated as an invited presenter, in an international symposium on “Code and the City”, September 3rd through September 4th. The two-day workshop hosted a number of the foremost thinkers on the intersection of software, ubiquitous computing and the city, at the National University of
For her report on the conference, please read: “Reinventing the University”: A Conversation with Larry Grossberg http://comm.unc.edu/faculty-and-staff/faculty/lawrence-grossberg/ The Association of Cultural Studies or ACS met for its hallmark ‘Crossroads’ conference in Tampere, Finland from July 1-4, 2014. For its tenth anniversary, ‘Crossroads’ returned to the
Lecture at the conference of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the American Library Association
Shannon Mattern recently delivered the closing plenary lecture at the conference of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the American Library Association: http://www.wordsinspace.net/wordpress/2014/06/27/in-rare-fashion-my-rbms-plenary-presentation/
Shannon Mattern’s review of the design radio show and posdcast 99% invisible was recently published in the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians: http://www.wordsinspace.net/wordpress/2014/06/18/tuning-into-the-invisible-my-99-invisible-review-in-jsah/
http://theobjectoftravel.wordpress.com/ Sumita Chakravarty recently visited an SMS Transnational Network (TNN) Partnership institution, HfG in Karlsruhe, Germany.
See more on recent article and interview about Shannon’s Archives, Libraries and Databases class http://www.wordsinspace.net/wordpress/2014/06/09/library-as-infrastructure-and-library-of-congress-interview-published/
Animated Spaces Article (on Exhibitions for Interaction and Architectural Design) Published in Senses + Society by Shannon Mattern
http://www.wordsinspace.net/wordpress/2014/05/12/animated-spaces-published-in-senses-society/ “I wrote an article about the challenges of designing exhibitions for interaction design and architecture. It was recently published in Senses and Society”. ~Shannon Mattern