PROJECT CHALLENGE Choose an actual abandoned or “ghost town” from anywhere in the world and re-vitalize it! It might be as a working town, a historical landmark, a living museum, a themed experience, or whatever else you can dream up. Consider historical value and respect
About Rachel Frank uses sculpture, video, and performance to explore the tensions between the natural world and the human-made, the animal and the political, and the past and the present. Themes of environmentalism and social justice are examined through narratives focused on memory, natural history,
Thursdays with Kathleen McDermott Kathleen McDermott combines craft and sculpture techniques with open-source electronic experiments to build video-based narratives of a strange future. While at MAD, McDermott will explore the relationship between robots and protest. About Kathleen McDermott combines craft and sculpture techniques with open-source
Women in Genres of the Fantastic and Transmedia Entertainment deadline for submissions: September 1, 2017 full name / name of organization: Amanda Howell/Griffith University contact email: email@example.com Call for Papers: Women in Genres of the Fantastic and Transmedia Entertainment The particular concern of this edited
TRANSMEDIA EARTH CONFERENCE: GLOBAL CONVERGENCE CULTURES Hosted by EAFIT University, Medellín, Colombia In Association with Bath Spa University, UK, Bournemouth University, UK & University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia, Spain 3-Day International Conference: 11th – 13th October 2017 http://the-transmedia-earth-conference.webflow.io Confirmed Speakers: Carlos A.
ThoughtWorks Arts Residency Open Call: The Implications of AI Open Call: The Implications of AI Dates: Sept 18 – Dec 22, 2017 ThoughtWorks, a global software consultancy with an arts residency based in New York City seeks an artist/technologist who works in their art practice
CFP: New Perpectives: Innovations by Women Intersecting Science, Media and Sonic Arts Call for Participation Alliance of Women in Media Arts and Technology Conference 2018 | February 8-10, 2018 | University of California, Santa Barbara, USA New Perpectives: Innovations by women intersecting science, media and
Seeing the Edge: Augmented World Expo in Context with the year in VR Art The Augmented World Expo (with satellites in Asia and Europe) is the SIGGRAPH for immersive media. Held in Santa Clara, California, it is often the epicenter of new releases for the
The Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology 16th Biennial Symposium INTERSECTIONS February 15 – 17, 2018 Keynote Address by Krzysztof Wodiczko Featured exhibition by Natalie Bookchin Deadline for Commission Submission Proposals: September 30 Deadline for General Submission Proposals: October 30 The Ammerman Center at Connecticut
CALL FOR ENTRIES: Submit Your Projects To 3D Wire, A Unique Spanish Animation Market Link to original article 3D Wire, the annual animation, video game and new media market that takes place annually in Spain, has announced multiple calls for projects for its ninth edition.
Background: This 360 video project was developed in the Writing and Directing: Script to Screen (NMDS 5254) with Media Studies Program Director Vlad Nikolic by Macha Rose. Students were expected to write a full script and develop two scenes to be filmed. Due to the flexibility of this traditional
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
The Demo Expo at NYC Media Lab’s annual Summit is New York City’s biggest pan-university showcase of the year. This year during #NYCML17, 100 demos will be selected to participate. Faculty members, currently enrolled students, university affiliated startups, and alumni who received a degree within
Engage Media Lab Presents: A Special Workshop on VR/360 Video Date: October 24th Time: 6pm-8pm Location: Room 1618, 79 Fifth Ave Learn how to operate VR/360 video with Ethan Gilmore Ethan Gilmore, principal at VirtualizeVR and former UNHCR employee and his colleagues will be teaching
Peter Asaro was quoted in this Philadelphia Inquirer piece on Drones a couple weeks ago: http://www.philly.com/philly/living/Rise_of_the_drones.html He was also featured in David Levine’s latest podcast for HearsayCulture on Stanford Radio KZSU: http://www.hearsayculture.com/show-236-prof-peter-asaro-on-killer-robots-posted/
Faculty Member, Peter Asaro was quoted in the New York Times on November 11, 2014, on the ethical implications self-targeting missiles and autonomous weapons: “Our concern is with how the targets are determined, and more importantly who determines them,” said Peter Asaro, a co-founder and
Faculty member, Peter Asaro was quoted this week, in Slate article, discussing the viral phenomenon of birds-attack-drones videos on YouTube. To view full article: http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2014/10/birds_attacking_drones_why_these_videos_make_us_cheer.html
Faculty member, Peter Asaro was quoted in this Fast Company article on October 23, 3014, discussing corporate responsibility and ethics for companies that develop robotics. To view full article click here
Peter Asaro, Assistant Professor, was featured on NPR this morning where he discussed the topic of lethal robots. To listen please click here.
My course, Animal Images: Representation of the Non-Human Animal, has been listed on the resource site for the Human-Animal Studies (HAS) group at the Animal Studies Institute (with a link to SMS/NSPE): Course Description: http://www.animalsandsociety.org/pages/has-courses-in-media-and-communication Syllabus: http://www.animalsandsociety.org/static/resources-publications?tcid=151&_i=res View final project blog/journal site: animalcollectivism.com
Dawnja Burris recently presented at the annual Institute for Critical Animal Studies Conference on April 12 at Rice University. Her paper entitled “Animal Instances: Representation of and Relationship with the Non-Human Animal” deals with the ways in which imagery and representation of the non-human animal
Peter Asaro discusses how robotics in changing the nature of armed combat. Specifically he addresses the concerns over robots as fully autonomous weapons charged with making decisions about lethal engagement. The article can be found here.
In “How Safe is Drone Filmmaking,” Peter Asaro is featured as a professor of Media Studies at the New School in New York. In discussing the ethics and aesthetics involved in drone filmmaking, Asaro contributes his stance on how and what needs to be considered
Faculty member Peter Asaro, a renowned expert in “killer robots”, or, military drones, will be giving a lecture about drones at the Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities on Monday, September 23, 2013. For more information please visit the center’s website.
In many ways, these technologies are redefining our traditional notion of warfare. -Peter Asaro Media Studies faculty member and active member of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots spoke today on The New School’s podcast, “Research Radio”, about his research on unmanned military drones. For
Christiane Paul will be delivering 3 talks this month: On February 16, she will be giving the Keynote for the Film & Philosophy: Corpus//Bodies Program, presented by the Graduate Film Studies Group at the University of Florida – “Expanding Cinema: The Moving Image in Digital