New Media Lecture Series: Fred Wilson

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Wednesday, March 22nd
6:30 – 8:00pm
Neuberger Museum Study 

Fred Wilson (who earned his B.F.A. with Purchase College’s first graduating class in 1976) has created site-specific installations in collaboration with museums and cultural institutions throughout North America, the Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. His work encourages viewers to reconsider social and historical narratives and raises critical questions about the politics of erasure and exclusion.

Beginning with the groundbreaking and critically acclaimed exhibition Mining the Museum (1992-93) at the Maryland Historical Society, Fred Wilson has juxtaposed and re-contextualized existing objects to create new installations, which alter their traditional meanings or interpretations. In 2003, Wilson represented the United States at the 50th Venice Biennale with the solo exhibition Fred Wilson: Speak of Me as I Am.

His many accolades include the prestigious John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Grant (1999), amongst others.

New Media Lecture: Morehshin Allahyari

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Wednesday, March 1st
6:30 – 8:00pm
Neuberger Museum Study

Moreshin Allahyari is an artist, activist, educator, and occasional curator. She is the recipient of the leading global thinkers of 2016 award by Foreign Policy magazine. Morehshin was born and raised in Iran and moved to the United States in 2007. Her work deals with the political, social, and cultural contradictions we face every day. She thinks about technology as a philosophical toolset to reflect on objects and as a poetic means to document our personal and collective lives struggles in the 21st century. Morehshin is the co-author of The 3D Additivist Cookbook in collaboration with writer/artist Daniel Rourke. Her modeled, 3D-printed sculptural reconstructions of ancient artifacts destroyed by ISIS, titled Material Speculation: ISIS, have received widespread curatorial and press attention and have been exhibited worldwide.

New Media Workshops

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To all New Media students:

Over the next few weeks, the New Media Board of Study will be offering several workshops related to equipment that you have access to. The workshops are as follows:

Copy stand / Light kits and Backdrop/Studio set up
Feb 8, 12:30: – 2:00 in the New Media Project Space

Digital Printing / Dry Mount Press​
Feb 15, 12:30 – 2:00 in the New Media Print Lab and New Media Studio

Vinyl cutter / Lasercutter
Feb 22, 12:30 – 2:00 in the New Media Studio and Fab Lab

Riso / Smaller printers
March 8, 12:30: – 2:00 in the New Media Project Space

These workshops are open to all New Media students and faculty so mark your calendars!

Codes and Modes II Submissions

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The Call for Papers for Codes and Modes II has been extended to December 15, 2016.

You will find the CFP below. Please visit this website for more information on the conference and submissions:

http://www.hunterintegratedmedia.org/reframe/

There is also some limited capacity for installing or screening work, either in conjunction with a presentation or as a stand alone.

 

Pain Revisited @ The Whitney Museum

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Pain Revisited

Sunday November 13th,
3pm
Whitney Museum of American Art

This Sunday, November 13 2016, a video work produced by the New Media department’s own Nontsikelelo Mutiti in collaboration with Dyani Douze will be screened at the Whitney Museum. as part of the exhibition Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016 curated by Chrissie Iles, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Curator. This work speaks to our time, our histories and works to edify our community. Nontsi quotes “It is an honour to be presenting work alongside artists whose values I admire as much as their work.”

For more details go to http://whitney.org/Events/PainRevisited

Whitney Museum
of American Art
99 Gansevoort Street
New York, NY 10014

New Media Lecture Series: Julie Martin

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Wednesday November 2nd,
6.30-8.30pm
Neuberger Museum Study

Julie Martin is director of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.), the nonprofit organization cofounded in 1966 in New York by artists Robert Rauschenberg and Robert Whitman and engineers Billy Kluver (Martin’s late husband) and Fred Waldhauer to encourage and facilitate collaborations between artists and engineers. Martin joined the E.A.T. staff in 1967.

With Kluver and art historian Barbara Rose, Martin coedited the book Pavilion (1972) that documents the Pepsi Pavilion, which was designed and built by E.A.T. for Expo ’70 in Osaka. Martin collaborated with Kluver on numerous articles on art and technology, including Working with Rauschenberg, for the exhibition catalogue published on the occasion of Rauschenberg’s 1997 retrospective at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.

Humanity in Action Fellowship

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The objective of the Humanity in Action Fellowship programs is to facilitate a collective exploration of the social and political roots of discrimination, as well as to provide a forum where potential solutions to some of today’s most challenging issues can be considered and discussed. The programs are also intended to instill a responsibility among Humanity in Action Fellows to recognize and address the need to protect minorities and promote human rights—in their own communities and around the world.

Here is a link to the Humanity in Action Fellowship Application page.

The Fellowship for Utopian Practice, Fall 2016

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Artists and other creative professionals are encouraged to apply with ideas for highly interactive projects that engage the public and expand their practice beyond its traditional boundaries. The Fellowship for Utopian Practice is a process-based fellowship that allows room for development of big ideas that have real world applications. The Fellows will have a year-long tenure that begins in the late Fall of 2016, and will receive logistical, institutional and financial support as well as mentorship and help with strategic planning.

Culture Push is a NYC-based arts non profit that supports the process of creating new modes of thinking and doing and serves a diverse community of creative people. The programs of Culture Push focus on collaboration and group learning through active, participatory experiences. The Fellowship for Utopian practice started in 2012 and provides an opportunity for artists and other professionals to experiment with new forms of civic and social engagement.

In these past five years we have supported twenty-three projects that explore diverse subjects such as: the reciprocal relationship between native Brooklyn plants and urban-dwelling humans, the architecture and choreography of civil resistance, the legacy of black female authors, choreographed movement as a tool for creating solidarity with incarcerated individuals, and accessible forms of sustainability.

Visit www.culturepush.org to learn more about the fellowship.

Email cp@culturepush.org with any questions.

Here is the link to the fellowship page.

Designing Resilience Workshop For College Students

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College students will have the opportunity to collaborate with By the People exhibition designers and produce new ideas for improving urban living and combatting climate change.

FREE and open to college students with valid student ID only.

Thursday, Nov. 10, 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128

For more info visit: http://www.cooperhewitt.org/event/designing-resilience-workshop-for-college-students-11-10-2016/