For this presentation I will discuss my soon to be released book, which examines the vulnerability of the human body and asks how human beings contend with loss. Employing psychoanalytic theory and literary analysis, Freud’s Jaw and Other Lost Objects tracks three exemplary figures, psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, poet
SMS Faculty Kevin T. Allen presents “Stone Tape Theories: Hearing Haunting, and the Memory of Materials” at Purchase College
SMS Faculty Kevin T. Allen will be presenting “Stone Tape Theories: Hearing Haunting, and the Memory of Materials” as part of the New Media Lecture Series at Purchase College on Wednesday, October 11 – Natural Sciences NS1001 @ 7 p.m. A stone tape is a material object that
SMS Faculty Kevin T. Allen’s film “Bridge” featured as part of the exhibition “City Struck” at Danish Architecture Center
SMS Faculty Kevin T. Allen’s film “Bridge” will be featured as part of the exhibition “City Struck” at the Danish Architecture Center from October 13th – February 28: https://dac.dk/en/city-struck At the Night of Culture on October 13th, DAC will open its last big exhibition before moving into the BLOX building
Don’t miss SMS & Parson’s Associate Teaching Professor Lauren Petty‘s upcoming performance Why Why Always at Abrons Arts Center from October 13-29! Conjuring a live cine-performance through the interplay of otherworldly video, music, sound and technology, Why Why Always is a sci-fi misadventure of secret agents and
On May 4, 1970, on the campus of Kent State University in Ohio, members of the Ohio National Guard opened fired on unarmed college students protesting the Vietnam War, killing four and wounding nine others. Carol Wilder, a 1974 PhD graduate of Kent State University, was
Faculty Member Shannon Mattern Publishes New Article on Cartographic Intelligences Shannon Mattern’s “Mapping Intelligent Agents,” a paper she presented in June as a keynote lecture at Kings College and University College London and in September at MIT, was published in Places Journal on September
On September, 28th The Advertising Production Club will be partnering with the Media Management Program to host the Women Transforming Media Event. Check out the amazing women that will be speaking on the panel below: Shelley Diamond, Chief Client Officer, Y&R Shelley Diamond is the
Faculty Member Shannon Mattern’s Recent Article Translated Into Three Languages; Talks at MIT and PSU
Shannon Mattern’s “A City Is Not a Computer,” which she published in February in Places Journal, has been translated and republished in Portuguese (for the activist organization Instituto Intersaber), German (for the Vienna-based dérive: Zeitschrift für Stadtforschung), and French (for the international newspaper Courrier International). She’ll also be presenting a talk,
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Christiane Paul participates in a panel accompanying Heather Dewey-Hagborg’s and Chelsea Manning’s exhibition “A Becoming Resemblance” at Friedman Gallery, NYC, on 9/5 and in the Symposium “Beyond Grammatron: 20 Years Into the Future” at the British Computer Society, London, on 9/15. For more information click the links!
Shannon Mattern writes about archival images, gives lecture at MIT Faculty member Shannon Mattern wrote a short essay on archival images for PROPS, a zine focused on image-based methods published by Yale and MIT. She’ll also be giving a talk, “Mapping’s Intelligent Agents,” at the MIT Department
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 was one of the invited speakers at Verge, the annual Parsons Transdisciplinary Design conference. She spoke about “Invisible Interfaces.” On March 3, she’ll be serving as a respondent at the GIDEST “Our Own Devices” workshop — held here at The New
Dr. Shannon Mattern will be speaking at the Harvard Graduate School of Design on February 16 for the launch of the new “Shelf Life” issue of Harvard Design Magazine, which features one of her long-form essays. http://www.harvarddesignmagazine.org/issues/43 This issue of Harvard Design Magazine investigates and unpacks the contents, containers, and
“What should a city optimize for?” Even in the age of peak Silicon Valley, that’s a hard question to take seriously. (Hecklers on Twitter had a few ideas, like “fish tacos” and “pez dispensers.”) 1 Look past the sarcasm, though, and you’ll find an ideology on the
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…