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Suits & Sandals is looking for interns

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From New Media alums, Suits & Sandals:

Suits & Sandals offers internships in Web Design/Development, for students in their Junior year or later, with a focus of exposing interns to a variety of topics that web professionals need to be aware of. Should have a basic understanding of HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript and have a desire to learn more about building web environments as a whole. Experience in SCSS/SASS, Node, PHP, or other languages a plus.

Internship can be shaped to focus more on design or development depending on the intern but will touch upon: mobile first responsive web design, UX design, front end strategies, web performance (page speed etc), and web page accessibility.

Tasks will include research, project preparation, hands on experience with projects, and testing (page speed, accessibility, cross browser consistency).

Will be expected to occasionally visit the Suits & Sandals office in Williamsburg but will also be able to work from home.

Coditum Labs Is Looking For Leaders and Teachers

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Student Job Opportunity sent from LAS Dean, Suzanne Kessler:

SummerTech’s Coditum Labs, located right here on the campus of SUNY Purchase College, is opening this fall in our beautiful new space in Fort Awesome. We have positions available for SUNY Purchase students who are interested in teaching coding to middle and high school students. Classes run from 3:30pm until 6pm on weekdays and from 10am to 3pm on weekends.

We are looking for motivated teachers for Java, Python, HTML, and CSS. Hourly pay is $20. We work and reside in Fort Awesome. Hone your own coding skills while teaching it to a younger generation.

To apply, please send a resume to and we will contact you for an interview.

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Docent work at Eyebeam in NYC

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From Eyebeam:

We are looking for two docents for Eyebeam’s programs and exhibitions in our South Street Seaport Cultural District space through the summer and fall. Making Patterns, an exhibition on computational fashion, runs until September 17. From October 1 to December 31, there will be continued docent opportunities for our next exhibition, Outside/In, which highlights Eyebeam residents working at the interface between the public and private. Ideally, a docent would have experience as an educator and have a passion for arts and technology.

Please e-mail David Borgonjon at david dot borgonjon atsymbol eyebeam period org with a cover letter and resume with the subject line “SOUTH STREET DOCENT”. This position begins on September 1. The gallery hours are 12-7, Tuesday-Saturday, and we are flexible about the exact staffing schedule. Compensation is $13/hr.

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Faculty, Paul Thayer, reviewed in Momus

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Paul Thayer’s “I Am Still Alive” was reviewed in Momus. You can read the article below, or on their site.

On Kawara’s “I Am Still Alive” Twitter Presence: An Anomaly in Post-Internet Art

by Earl Miller

The most grievous problem with post-internet art has been its nebulousness. If, as Saelan Twerdy recently claimed in Momus, post-internet art may have reached its apogee of innovation, it has done so without a clear explication of what its subject actually is. Certainly, as Brian Droitcour noted in his 2014 Art in America article “The Perils of Post-internet Art,” how we define this movement or genre vary depending on the critic. Interpretations range from that of Marisa Olson, the neologism’s originator, who loosely views the movement as art made after the emergence of the internet, to that of Gene McHugh, who sees it as a byproduct of the internet becoming a part of daily life. Still, these definitions fail to discern art that is “post-internet” from that of any other movement. The reason for this shortcoming is that the term has been deliberately set to be general, particularly by Artie Vierkant, in his pioneering 2010 essay on the movement’s culture, “The Image Object Post-Internet,” in which he refers to the post-internet as “a sincere exploration of cultural shifts in which that technology only plays a small role.” Grouping artists together into a cohesive post-internet movement in a climate of sundry cultural changes without granting the impact of the internet’s central significance becomes complicated if not impossible. That said, Vierkant makes a striking point in the same essay when he observes that one of the central post-internet conditions is the internet encouraging “a ubiquitous authorship which challenges the conditions of the ‘definitive history’ or the ‘original copy’.” This notwithstanding, few artists have been able to take the risky jump of ego abandonment to relinquish their authorship, or their claim to the original. An exception is an ongoing piece by Pall Thayer, an Icelandic digital-media artist, who in 2009 programmed a Twitterbot to issue a seminal On Kawara phrase, “I am still alive,” every day at 10 AM. Importantly, Thayer used the Twitter handle “On Kawara” without the permission of the artist. Thayer’s Twitter posting adopts intrinsic features of the internet (code, bots, and social networking) to extrapolate the twentieth-century ideal of the death of the author into the everlasting now.

Visit the MOMUS website to read the rest of the article.


Photos from the New Media Senior Show

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The New Media Senior Show  reception was this past Friday and some great pictures were taken and can be viewed below. The gallery will remain open until Tuesday, April 21.

Paid Summer Internship at Creative Time

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Creative Time is excited to announce that this summer we are offering paid internship positions. Running June 1st through August 7th, we’ll be offering 10 positions across all departments, including Marketing & Communications, Development, Programming, Executive & Operations, and Global Initiatives. These 10-week, four-day-a-week positions will each receive a $2,250 stipend. Besides gaining hands-on experience producing projects, developing research and contributing to organizational goals, interns will also participate in both internal and external planning meetings, attend staff presentations, and travel to local cultural institutions for behind-the-scenes tours.

Department descriptions can be found on our website here and the application can be found here, with a deadline of March 31st. We encourage undergraduate, graduate and very recent graduates (within the last year) to apply. International applicants will be considered but must make their own visa, travel, and accommodation arrangements.
Please send application materials to, and be sure to forward this to anyone who might be interested!


Creative Time is hugely grateful to John and Victoria Rogers for their generous support in making this pilot program possible!

Hiring Full-Time Open Rank Tenure Track Professor

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Hiring Full-Time Open Rank Tenure Track Professor

Application Deadline: 01-31-2015

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Description: The New Media program in the School of Film & Media Studies and the Mathematics and Computer Science program in the School of Natural and Social Sciences at Purchase College seek candidates for a full-time, open rank –tenure track Assistant or Associate– position beginning in Fall 2015. Jointly appointed, the successful candidate will teach across new media arts and computer science with an emphasis on computational arts. Specializations could include, but are not limited to, data visualization, social software and mobile media. This position requires an interdisciplinary approach to teaching suitable for students with varied backgrounds. The college is interested in candidates who possess critical and creative approaches to emerging technologies. Teaching will include undergraduate and graduate level courses (a new graduate media arts program in the School of Film & Media Studies is in formation).

Applicants must possess an advanced degree (PhD/MFA) or the professional equivalent with a record that demonstrates expertise and in-depth involvement within the field. Evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level, or of potential as an effective teacher, is also required.

Our ideal candidate will be comfortable working and thinking across disciplines, having interests and experience that extend beyond his or her specialty, and encompass broad approaches to art practice and human knowledge. Successful candidates will demonstrate their commitment to student learning, success, and liberal education.

Teaching responsibilities will include courses that are a combination of foundation classes and upper-level electives. Faculty members are expected to design new courses, at all levels, that serve the two programs and even the wider Purchase student body. Other duties include mentoring upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, academic advising and community service (which encompasses committee work as well as College, School, and Board of Study governance).

Founded on the principle that artists and scholars are indispensable to each other and to an enlightened society, Purchase College combines professional conservatory programs in the visual and performing arts and distinguished programs in the liberal arts and sciences. Located 25 miles north of Manhattan in Westchester County, the campus celebrates individuality, diversity, and creativity as we encourage students to “Think Wide Open”. At Purchase College, the arts play a special role – liberal education infuses the arts and the arts infuse the campus. Purchase College is part of the State University of New York system.

Qualifications: A terminal degree (Phd/MFA) or commensurate experience is required. Evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level, or of potential as an effective teacher, is also required. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants must attach the following documents to your application:

  1. Cover letter (maximum one-page) expressing interest in the position and summarizing qualifications.
  2. CV, including exhibitions, reviews, published articles, panels/papers, courses taught, etc. (Do Not Submit Original Materials.)
  3. A comprehensive online portfolio (please provide internet web-link only in your Cover Letter). PDF or hard copy portfolios will not be accepted.
  4. Names, addresses, and e-mail addresses (and phone numbers, if possible) of three references uploaded to “Other Document #1.”
  5. Two statements: the first is a statement about your creative work in design/media arts; the second is a statement of teaching philosophy. BOTH statements must be submitted as one document uploaded to “Other Document #2.”

Special Note: Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Purchase College is an AA/EEO employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: Disclosure of the University’s crime statistics for the past three years; and the availability regarding the University’s current campus security policies. Purchase College’s Annual Security Report is available at

Posting Number: 0800404

Date to be Filled: 08/25/2015

Holiday Video Contest

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3rd Annual New Media Holiday Video Contest

Anyone can enter, only students can win.

Prizes include golden trophies, glory, and more!

There are 3 Rules:

1. Less than 90 seconds
2. Shot over the holiday break
3. Includes your family*

Screening and award ceremony at first New Media Lecture in the Spring.