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
http://www.wordsinspace.net/wordpress/2014/04/28/urban-interfaces-article-in-places/ “I wrote about “urban interfaces” — the points of point of engagement where people interface with, and experience, our cities’ “operating systems.” You can find my “Interfacing Urban Intelligence” at Places. ” ~Shannon Mattern
Faculty member Shannon Mattern will be speaking at Johns Hopkins University about “Library as Emergent Infrastucture”. On her blog she provides the abstract for the lecture: For millennia libraries have acquired resources, organized them, preserved them, and made them accessible to patrons. But the forms of those
Faculty member Shannon Mattern’s essay, Embracing the Formalist Mantle, was included in the themed 50th Anniversary issue of The Journal of Visual Culture on Marshall McLuhan’s Understanding Media. About the essay Mattern writes “My piece […] is about how McLuhan gave me license to say, ‘Oh, what the hell —
FEBRUARY 18, 2014: Leader of Faculty Workshop on “Working with WordPress,” The New School. FEBRUARY 21-22, 2014: Workshop on “Zonal Logics of Modernity,” New York University and The New School (convened by Jonathan Bach and Tom Looser). MARCH 7, 2014: “Media, Materiality, Infrastructure” workshop, New York
Sumita Chakravarty’s essay, “Con-figurations: The Body as World in Bollywood Stardom” has been published in the anthology, Figurations in Indian Film, edited by Meheli Sen and Anustup Basu (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). The anthology is now available for purchase at your local bookseller or
Sumita Chakravarty presented a public lecture at JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University) in Delhi, India on January 24, 2014. The title of her presentation was “The Future of Migration? Media Epistemologies.” In her paper, Chakravarty brings into dialogue two works: Vilem Flusser’s The Freedom of the
What do corporate smart-city programs have in common with D.I.Y. science projects and civic hackathons? “Theirs is a city with an underlying logic,” writes Shannon Mattern, “made more efficient — or just, or sustainable, or livable — with a tweak to its algorithms or an
The Reanimation Library periodically invites an individual that they admire to respond in writing about a book from the library that he or she finds particularly engaging. The majority of work produced from the library is visual in nature, yet the library contains a tremendous
Shannon Mattern’s new article “Ear to the Wire: Listening to Historic Urban Infrastructures” in Amodern explores the relationship between materiality and sound of infrastructural networks in the urban environment.
“Jet setting is not glamorous; it is hard work,” according to Media Studies’ Associate Professor Deirdre Boyle who traveled around the world this summer speaking at four conferences and conducting research on Danish documentary cinema. Boyle’s juggernaut—which included ten flights in 30 days—began in June when she was invited
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Figure/Gound Communication is a student-led website serving as a hub for academic resources in the field of Media Studies and the Social Sciences. On August 12th Figure/Ground’s Gina Conley interviewed Shannon Mattern, and back in February Laureano Ralon spoke with Peter Haratonik. Both interviews explore
George Stoney, documentary filmmaker, media educator, and “father of public access television” passed away on July 12, 2012. Amy DiPierro, writing for On The Media sat down with The New School’s Deirdre Boyle to talk about Stoney‘s time at NYU and his tremendous influence on