Video and New Media Speaker Series:
Prof. Sarah Drury
media art practices, the interval between the screen-based narrative and
the viewer is itself a potential field of active viewer participation.
Departing from the single-screen narrative, this interactive interval
may simply invite the viewer to enter a conceptualized space, as with
video and film installation. Other new technologies may enable an unfolding
narrative, dependent on selection, or on the input of the viewer's physical
gesture or navigation with sensors of motion, sound, light or pressure.
Or the interface may engage the viewer in a narrative space of networked
between" conceptualizes the intimate distance between
the narrative and its reception as an active space. Current media art
engages the contradictions of new technologies, on the elusive boundary
between critique of the alienation and control manifested in these technologies
and elaboration of new models of distributed subjectivity, discursive
bodies, networked community and emergent narrative forms.The Spring 2002
Graduate Colloquium introduces the Video and New Media Speaker Series.
Seven visiting media artists will address evolving issues of narrative
as they present their work and ideas, view student work and engage in
Video/New Media Speaker Series Schedule:
Ellen Zweig, originally scheduled to appear on Feb 6, has bee re-scheduled
to Apr 10.
Feb 20: Sigrid Hackenberg. Video Installation Artist
Feb 27: Dara Birnbaum. Video Installation
Artist, Critical Theorist
Mar 20: Hanan Snier. Theater Director/Media Performance Designer
Apr 3: Hana Iverson. Video Installation
Artist, Internet Archivist
Apr 10: Ellen Zweig. Writer, Performance
Artist, Installation Artist
Apr 17: Philip Galanter. Computational
Apr 24: Teri Rueb. Sculptor, Interaction
Design, Interactive Sound Art
Readings relating to the work of visiting artists and related issues
can be accessed at: http://diamond.temple.edu/search/pdrury
(this list will grow; not all essays have been uploaded yet)
The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, Walter Benjamin
http://www.e-arcades.com a website by Robin Michals recontextualizing
the idea of Walter Benjamin's "arcades" in contemporary discourse
The Language of New Media, by Lev Manovich: Prologue: Vertov's
Dataset, from What is Cinema?
Video Haptics and Erotics, by Laura Marks
Video Installation Art: The Image, the Body and the Space In Between,
by Margaret Morse
Mirrors and Mimesis: An Examination of the Strategies of Image
Appropriation and Repetition in the Work of Dara Birnbaum, by Dot Tuer.
From n.paradoxa online journal
Kaddish, Allen Ginsburg
The Work of Culture in the Age of Cybernetic Systems, by Bill Nichols.
From Electronic Culture, Timothy Druckrey, ed.
Paul Virilio: The Last Vehicle
Networked Art, by Craig J. Saper
Visualizing the Post Human, by N. Katherine Hayles, from How We
Became Post Human
The Telephone Book: Technology, Schizophrenia, Electric Speech,
by Avital Ronell