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John Akomfrah & Lina Gopaul \ Transfigured Night

John Akomfrah & Lina Gopaul \ Trans...

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

Added 19 days ago | 00:09:52 | 97 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 3 months ago | 01:31:21 | 459 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 3 months ago | 01:31:02 | 466 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...

Mark Goulthorpe, "The Plastification of Light"

Mark Goulthorpe, "The Plastificatio...

MIT Architecture - SMArchS Colloquium Fall 2013

Added 6 months ago | 01:52:00 | 542 views

The lecture will examine the legacy of Light/Sight as being implicit in the dominant cultural tropes underpinning conceptual and creative practices in the arts, and chart the interrogation of such optical privileging in 20th Century phil...

Simin Farkhondeh \ Bestow Media Literacy, Expose, Inspire Change

Simin Farkhondeh \ Bestow Media Lit...

2013 Spring Lecture Series: Cinematic Migrations

Added 11 months ago | 01:41:29 | 1187 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 12 months ago | 01:47:59 | 2186 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 1 year ago | 01:58:28 | 1447 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 ...

John Akomfrah & Lina Gopaul \ Considering the Stuart Hall Project

John Akomfrah & Lina Gopaul \ Consi...

2013 Spring Lecture Series: Cinematic Migrations

Added 1 year ago | 01:27:09 | 1617 views

The Stuart Hall Project (2012) is a film on the cultural theorist and sociologist Stuart Hall. Directed by John Akomfrah and produced by Lina Gopaul, the film debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in January of 2013. Through archival foo...

ACT Lecture | Michael Eng: Sound and Semiocapitalism: Affective Labor and the Metaphysics of the Real

ACT Lecture | Michael Eng: Sound an...

2012 Spring Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form

Added almost 2 years ago | 01:22:34 | 3436 views

Sound and Semiocapitalism: Affective Labor and the Metaphysics of the Real This talk will analyse the sonic and affective turns that have appeared relatively recently in both contemporary art practice and current critical thought from t...

ACT Lecture | Muntadas: Projects and Protocols: Conventions on Art and Technology

ACT Lecture | Muntadas: Projects an...

2012 Spring Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form

Added 2 years ago | 01:34:23 | 3041 views

Projects and Protocols: Conventions on Art and Technology Muntadas’ work addresses social, political and communications issues such as the relationship between public and private space within social frameworks, and investigates ch...

ACT Lecture | Gloria Sutton: Playback

ACT Lecture | Gloria Sutton: Playback

2012 Spring Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form

Added 2 years ago | 01:44:23 | 3004 views

Playback: Broadcast Experiments 1970 and Now In the 1970s, broadcast television, cable, and even satellite transmissions were considered viable outlets for visual artists to experiment, tamper, and often times, spectacularly fail with, ...

ACT Lecture | Taru Elfving: Archipelago Logic: Towards Sustainable Futures

ACT Lecture | Taru Elfving: Archipe...

2012 Spring Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form

Added 2 years ago | 01:50:56 | 3118 views

Taru Elfving, curator and director of Contemporary Art Archipelago (CAA), calls into play the curatorial notion of the “dysfunctional” exhibition and its role within the larger concept of sustainability. CAA, a...

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