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MIT in Muzaffarnagar

MIT in Muzaffarnagar

MIT Tata Center for Technology and Design

Added 6 months ago | 00:04:47 | 1229 views

Muzaffarnagar is a vibrant industrial city in Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous state, a place of factories, mills, and sugarcane fields, welcoming to visitors but struggling with religious and ethnic divides in its own community. It'...

Marko Peljhan | Dronological: The Art and Science of Unmanned Systems

Marko Peljhan | Dronological: The A...

2014 Fall Lecture Series

Added 10 months ago | 01:27:49 | 2061 views

Unmanned aircraft systems have recently been rediscovered due to their use in the so-called “war on terror,” but are an invention more than 100 years old. The lecture will explore the histories and interconnectedness of these systems wit...

Kazue Kobata | Migration Inside-Out: Contemplate, Imagine, Act…

Kazue Kobata | Migration Inside-Out...

2014 Spring Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form: Cinematic Migrations

Added 1 year ago | 01:42:20 | 5676 views

Art curator and professor Kazue Kobata will explore themes of political and personal transformation in connection with aspects of technology, medium, and experience as they unfold in Japanese cinema. In 1982, Kazue Kobata opened Plan...

Cinematic Migrations Symposium III

Cinematic Migrations Symposium III

Cinematic Migrations Symposium

Added 1 year ago | 01:26:08 | 5387 views

In this session: Fred Moten The symposium took place March 6–7, 2014 and was designed as a series of critical conversations between artists, filmmakers, scholars, students, and audience members, centering on themes such as migration, ...

Elvan Zabunyan | Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Translations of Memory

Elvan Zabunyan | Theresa Hak Kyung ...

2014 Spring Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form: Cinematic Migrations

Added over 1 year ago | 01:50:56 | 5214 views

The starting point of Elvan Zabunyan’s talk is the work of Korean-born American artist and poet Theresa Hak Kyung Cha. In 1980, having left her native Korea seventeen years earlier, Cha returned to work on a film project she described as...

Yvonne Rainer | Where’s the Passion? Where’s the Politics?

Yvonne Rainer | Where’s the Passion...

2014 Spring Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form: Cinematic Migrations

Added over 1 year ago | 01:46:01 | 2635 views

Yvonne Rainer's lecture explores issues around self-expression, spectatorship, and the politics of both. Rainer is a choreographer, dancer, and filmmaker who in 1962 co-founded the Judson Dance Theater group. Following a fifteen-year car...

John Akomfrah & Lina Gopaul | Transfigured Night

John Akomfrah & Lina Gopaul | Trans...

2014 Spring Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form: Cinematic Migrations

Added over 1 year ago | 00:09:52 | 3313 views

John Akomfrah’s Transfigured Night is a two-screen installation and reinterpretation of Richard Dehmel’s poem Verklärte Nacht that reflects on postcolonial histories. Exploring the many facets of migration, human experience, and politica...

Joan Jonas | Reanimation, an Ongoing Performance

Joan Jonas | Reanimation, an Ongoin...

2013 Fall Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form: Cinematic Migrations

Added over 1 year ago | 01:31:21 | 3002 views

In Joan Jonas’s own words, Reanimation “is partly an homage to spiritual aspects of nature […], but as glaciers are now melting, the work […] reflects the present-day situation.” The piece is based on the 1968 novel Under the Glacier by ...

Tarek Elhaik \ The Incurable-Image

Tarek Elhaik \ The Incurable-Image

2013 Fall Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form: Cinematic Migrations

Added over 1 year ago | 01:31:02 | 2684 views

Tarek Elhaik is a media anthropologist, film curator, and Assistant Professor of Media and Culture at San Francisco State University. His work is informed by archival research on Mexican and Latin American avant-garde film and experiment...

Simin Farkhondeh \ Bestow Media Literacy, Expose, Inspire Change

Simin Farkhondeh \ Bestow Media Lit...

2013 Spring Lecture Series: Cinematic Migrations

Added over 2 years ago | 01:41:29 | 4227 views

Simin Farkhondeh is an award winning filmmaker, artist, educator, and activist. From 1995 to 2003 she produced and directed the acclaimed monthly TV show Labor at the Crossroads. Her films have been screened at the Whitney Biennial, Marg...

Karim Aïnouz \ I Travel Because I Have To, I Come Back Because I Love You

Karim Aïnouz \ I Travel Because I H...

2013 Spring Lecture Series: Cinematic Migrations

Added over 2 years ago | 01:47:59 | 5889 views

Karim Aïnouz is a Brazilian-Algerian filmmaker and visual artist whose work addresses issues of gender, identity, and personal histories. His films focus on characters who break universal taboos and transcend stereotypes. I Travel Becaus...

Knut Åsdam \ The Long Gaze, The Short Gaze

Knut Åsdam \ The Long Gaze, The Sho...

2013 Spring Lecture Series: Cinematic Migrations

Added over 2 years ago | 01:58:28 | 4459 views

How, amidst continual changes in society and media and the shifting relationship between psychology and film spectatorship, can we deal with notions of site, space, society, and subjectivity within cinema today? What ...

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