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Feminist Media: The Next Forty Years – Monday, March 5th

Feminist Media: The Next Forty Years! Ariel Dougherty, co-founder of Women Make Movies, will discuss WMM’s aesthetic and educational roots and identify the serious dilemmas confronting gender centered media today. Can we create a just and inclusive media culture? With forty years of experience working for feminist media under her belt, Dougherty says we can–and […]

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EVENT: A Participatory Public Discourse on Socio-Political City Maps…February 27th.

The below post was re-posted from Shannon Mattern’s Media and Architecture class site…It certainly applies to material discussed in our class AND could add insight to the mapping projects presented in class last night.  RSVP to attend on Monday, February 27th. PANEL DISCUSSION SOCIO-POLITICAL MAPS: A PARTICIPATORY PUBLIC DISCOURSE ON THE CITY MONDAY FEB 27, […]

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Bread, Samba and Kitchen Music: Bread Houses Network EVENT!

Nadezhda Savova uses a simple breadmaking technique to create change through tactile, round table dialogue around the world… The Bread Houses Network and MIMA Brooklyn present Bread, Samba and Kitchen Music 6-8:30pm, Sunday, February 26, 2012 MIMA Academy, 124 Washington Ave, Brooklyn NY $5 fee (includes the bread-making materials and honey) Event hosted by Nadezhda Savova […]

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Artist(s) at Large Workshop Video

Artist (s) at Large Workshop (New School / Brecht Forum – 2012) from Miriam Aziz on Vimeo. For those of you who could not make it to the Brecht Forum for our workshop with Miriam Aziz, here is some footage from the experience (edited by Miriam) that paints a picture of the two hours.  If […]

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Shannon Mattern’s Radio City Talk

After our session last week, this talk that Shannon Mattern gave as part of the City Workshop series at The New School.  It’s called Radio City:  Sound, Space & The City.  Follow this link to see the slideshow. Shannon will be joining us in class on Tuesday to hear our presentations on sound and join […]

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Event: Coco Fusco Opening Reception

After our mention of Coco Fusco in class last night, I thought this would be of interest to the class: The Empty Plaza / La Plaza Vacia Opening Reception Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Exhibition Dates: February 22 – March 31, 2012 Location:  508 West 26 Street #215, New York NY 10001 […]

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Interview Tech Lab Recap

At Thursday’s Tech Lab, we all drew from our various interests and personal knowledge bases as we discussed and practiced the art of INTERVIEWING.  Obviously, there are many genres of interviews.  We focused our workshop on longer interviews (30 minutes – 2 hours) that involve in depth conversations.  Sara, Francois and I will be available […]

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Event: February 11th at The Brecht Forum

I wrote to everyone about the Theater of the Oppressed Laboratory at The Brecht Forum on Saturday, February 11th.  If three more people sign up, we’ll be able to ask about an education discount….It should be an incredible experience.  See below for details! “We must emphasize: What Brecht does not want is that the spectators […]

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Event: Occupy Wall Street Short Films Night

After our conversation about Occupy Wall Street in class on Tuesday, I thought this event might be of interest.  This Friday! On Friday February 3rd, CUFF will present a special night of short films and documentaries covering Occupy Wall St. and Occupy CUNY, featuring work from CUNY filmmakers and DPs. Some of the strongest and most […]

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Bio: Alex Kelly

Hello, my name is Alex.  I’m looking forward to being TA for this course. I’ve had Civic Media in my life ever since I was in high school.  I coordinated weekly talk shows with students in my class and taught elementary school students how to produce stories that mattered to them on WERU, a grassroots […]

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Event: Designing a New Rrradical Media

What is radical Media?  What has it been in the past?  What will it be in the future?  In partnership with the Vera List Center for Art and Politics, the Paper Tiger Television video collective (PTTV) is hosting a two-day conference to create a grassroots media prototype for the digital environment. On February 10th and 11th, […]

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