Jul 17th 2018
Here is great article on Professor Rhee.
Jul 16th 2018
“Find Me” is a 24 minute experimental narrative, non-dialogue short film that follows the journey of a girl who reflects on the past in memorialized spaces of family land.Screening will take place on Monday, July 16th at 2:00pm at 103 Center for the Arts, Buffalo, NYCFA 112
Jul 16th 2018
Josephine Anstey’s “Improvising Consciousness” selected for 2018 Opening Up Digital Fiction Shortlist – Open for Voting!
Professor Josephine Anstey’s project Improvising Consciousness has been shortlisted for the 2018 Opening Up Digital Fiction Writing Competition from Wonderbox Publishing and is now open for voting for the People’s Choice award!
The shortlist has been posted, and the voting is open until 30 July 2018 for the People’s Choice award for the 2018 Opening Up Digital Fiction Writing Competition. Go have a read of some great digital fiction, then let us know which one you think deserves the top spot.
Jun 25th 2018
Mani Mehrvarz, Ph.D. candidate in Media Study, will premiere Asher, his feature documentary on July 5th in Cinema 123 midtown in NYC. The premiere will be opened by Dr. Candice Williams’s talk at 6:00 pm and will be followed by Q&A after the screening. Asher presents issues such as abortion and suicide in the life of a female athlete college student. If you would like to join, please visit the website for seat reservation: www.ashermovie.com
Jun 19th 2018
Kalpana Subramanian presents “Material Universe”, a program of Experimental Films at The Bakery Atlanta
PhD Candidate in Media Study Kalpana Subramanian presents Material Universe, a program of experimental films on June 17th at 4pm at The Bakery Atlanta. The program includes films by Eric Stewart, Taylor Dunne, Anna Kipervaser, Rhys Morgan, Ramey Newell, Erin Espelie, and Subramanian and will be followed by a Q & A with Subramanian.
More info here:
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1013700855445925/
Jun 12th 2018
On June 12, 2018, Global Design NYU (GDNYU) launches COLLAPSE: CLIMATE, CITIES & CULTURE, an exhibition open to the public that focuses on the design community’s response to environmental extremes, using architectural models, design prototypes, drawings, and videos to propose future scenarios to improve the health and well-being for our fragile planet and all of its occupants. (more…)
Jun 11th 2018
John-Patrick Ayson featured at photoSynth: symposium for self-powered electronic arts at University of Pecs, Hungary
Media Study PhD candidate John-Patrick Ayson will be offering a workshop (“The Anonymous Anthropocene”) and presentation (“Safe Spaces, Casualties, Prostheses”) at the University of Pecs, Hungary at photoSynth: symposium for self-powered electronic arts June 13-16, 2018.
“The Anonymous Anthropocene” is a collaborative exercise on what constitutes natural, organic, man-made & technological subjects & objects via various apps & smartphones, all of which are powered by portable solar power banks; “Safe Spaces, Casualties, Prostheses” is a lecture/presentation version of my essay with the same title, focusing on certain threads & disconnections between Todd Haynes’ film ” Safe “, Chris Jordan’s photographic series “Midway: Message from The Gyre” & artist Pinar Yoldas’ various speculative body organs.
Jun 11th 2018
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
58 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
From aspiring independent storytellers to veteran festival award winners, filmmakers face ongoing arduous obstacles with the rise of new media and continued dominance of commercial mainstream cinema.
Join Dean Robin Schulze for a conversation with Visiting Assistant Professor Sama Waham about the art and challenges of filmmaking, funding, transmedia, festivals and distribution. The event will start with screening excerpts from her films: Ramp, Resight, Bajoo, her latest hybrid film, Sing for Me, as well as short clips of student work from the UB Department of Media Study.
The event will open with an alumni reception beginning at 6 p.m. Professor Waham’s discussion, with an introduction by Dean Schulze, will begin at 7 p.m.
Jun 6th 2018
Squeaky Wheel presents the first solo exhibition of media theorist/artist and Media Study PhD Candidate Yvette Granata. The exhibition poses the concept of a ‘post-cyberfeminist datum’ as a type of data that has been banned in the future. Works in the show include performance video works, an immersive 360 essay that crosses Google’s Machine Vision API with immersive WebVR, and more.
A newly commissioned essay on Granata’s work by scholar Bogna M. Konior accompanies the exhibition.
Public programs presented as part of this exhibition:
June 15, 7–9pm: Opening reception, with conversation between Yvette Granata and Maiko Tanaka at 7:30pm.
June 29, 7pm: Performance: XENOYOGA((I REALLY WANT SOME)) by DJ xenoyoga
July 6, 9pm: Augmented Reality Tour with Yvette Granata at secret site.
August 18, 3pm: Curator’s Tour with Ekrem Serdar of d8e0ea
617 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
For more info:
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1976247359112659/
Squeaky Wheel’s website: http://www.squeaky.org/event/post-cyberfeminist-datum/
Artist’s website: http://yvettegranata.com/
Jun 4th 2018
Media Study alumna Liz Lessner MFA ’16 is featured in an article in UB Now about her Fulbright Scholarship to Brazil: