Sep 14th 2017
Upcoming screenings of work by Professor Laura Kraning:
Her latest film, Meridian Plain, which has previously screened at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, Hamburg International Short Film Festival, and Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, and received a special mention at the VideoEx International Film and Video Festival in Zurich, will be screening in the following festivals:
25 FPS International Experimental Film and Video Festival
September 30, 2017
BFI London Film Festival
Experimenta Shorts: Surface Tensions
October 15, 2017
Sep 8th 2017
PhD candidate Laura McGough will presenting a paper on multimodal composition at the SUNY Conference on Writing on September 9, 2017 as part of a panel entitled “Composing in a General Education Capstone: Interrogating Successful Practices for an Integrative Learning Curriculum.”
Sep 8th 2017
FORGING AMERICAN: Art in the Workings of an Asian American Rust Belt
Opening Friday, September 8, 2017 from 8-11p at Big Orbit Gallery
On view until November 17, 2017
Big OrbitA CEPA Gallery Project Space
30D Essex Street
Buffalo, NY 14213
‘FORGING AMERICAN: Art in the Workings of an Asian American Rust Belt’ is a survey exhibition exploring relationships between contemporary Asian American identity and settlement in Rust Belt cities of the US. The show is curated by is curated by Van Tran Nguyen and Natalie Fleming and features the work by 17 artists working in a variety of styles and media.
PhD Candidate Kalpana Subramanian’s locative media piece titled Dislocations, which was recently presented at Squeaky Wheel Film and Media Art Center, will feature as part of this group show. An opening reception will take place on Friday, September 8, 2017 from 8-11p at Big Orbit Gallery. The show is on till November 17, 2017.
Sep 1st 2017
Congratulations to PhD Candidate Laura McGough! During the 2017-2018 academic year, Laura will serve as Visiting Assistant Professor in Contemporary and New Media Art in the Art History at Alfred University.
Jul 6th 2017
SHAPE OF A POCKET
Opening Reception: July 7, 6–9pm
On View: June 30–August 26, 2017
Events: July 29, August 12, August 25
Featuring work by Media Study PhD candidates Kalpana Subramanian and Tony Yanick along with Morgan Arnett, Jason Bernagozzi, Charlie Best and Jaz Palermo, W. Michelle Harris, Kyla Kegler, Dana McKnight, Przemyslaw Moskal, Van Tran Nguyen, Elisa Peebles and the United Melanin Society, and Carl Spartz.
Jun 15th 2017
John-Patrick Ayson presents at “Exoticism in Contemporary Cinema” conference at Royal Holloway, University of London
PhD Candidate John-Patrick Ayson will give a talk on the films of Lav Diaz & Brillante Mendoza at the “Exoticism in Contemporary Cinema and Culture” conference to be held at Royal Holloway, University of London on Friday, June 16, 2017.
Jun 12th 2017
DMS Ph.D. Candidate Paul Lloyd Sargent will be chairing a roundtable discussion at “Rust/Resistance: Works of Recovery,” the 12th Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference at Wayne State University, in Detroit, on June 22nd, 2017. Entitled “Tactical Media Ecology: Toward Neo-Ecological Practices of Resistance,” this roundtable features artist-researchers, curators, activists, and academics examining the possibilities and limitations of emergent eco-art practices. (more…)
May 23rd 2017
May 23rd 2017
DMS Phd Candidate Yvette Granata is one of three New York State artists awarded with the 2017 NYS-Quebec Cultural Exchange Artist Grant, to take residency for three months in the Province of Québec during the calendar year 2017 while producing a collective media art project. Yvette will be hosted by the Sense Lab at Concordia University in Montreal. More information on the grant and project here: https://www.asiwny.org/service-programs/artist-residency-in-quebec/
May 23rd 2017
Congratulations to all our students who received this year’s Media Study memorial scholarships and other awards! The recipients are: