Internal events


Time and place: May 3, 2019 10:00 AM6:00 PM, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter

Together with Henie Onstad Art Center, Media Aesthetics at the Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo, is creating the symposium “Space Colonization in the Age of the Anthropocene”.

Time and place: Nov. 23, 2018 12:00 PM6:00 PM, Litteraturhuset

This symposium brings together prolific voices from the fields of psychosocial and psychoanalytic studies, offering in-depth analyses of digital media culture. Presentations range from inquiries into fragmented attention to deep play and video-games, from fantasies of masculinity in the ‘Incel’ movement to the psychical dimensions of public argument and the libidinal economy of corporate online platforms.

Time and place: Sep. 28, 2018 1:00 PM5:00 PM, CAS

Media and Time. Historical and Media-Aesthetic Perspectives. Seminar with presentations and discussion between the Media Aesthetics and In Sync research groups.

Time: Sep. 21, 2018 10:00 AM3:30 PM
Time and place: Aug. 24, 2018 12:00 PM2:00 PM, Nasjonalbiblioteket

In this event, Patrick Jagoda (University of Chicago) will visit the National Library to talk about the history, use and relevance of gaming.

Time and place: Nov. 2, 2017 10:00 AM4:00 PM, Fritt Ord, Uranienborgveien 2

The 2017 Surveillance seminar will examine biometrics as a technological and ideological phenomenon. We will especially focus on refugee issues and terrorism prevention. What is technically possible? What is socially desirable? We have invited researchers and debates from various subjects and positions to a public debate on biometrics and surveillance. The seminar is open to all, but require registration.

Please notify that the Surveillance seminar is organized in Norwegian

Time and place: Apr. 28, 2017 2:30 PM5:30 PM, Cinemateket

Tom Gunning (University of Chicago) and filmmaker Paul Kaiser from OpenEndedGroup will discuss moving images that shift from the frame of classical cinema to the immersive framelessness and interactivity of virtual reality. The program includes the Norwegian premiere of the 3D film UIysses in the Subway (2016) The event is free and open to all, bring 3D glasses or buy for kr. 25.

Time and place: Apr. 28, 2017Apr. 29, 2017, Cinemateket

Velkommen til filmseminar om Sergio Leone helgen 28.-29. april. På programmet står tre foredrag med etterfølgende filmer: Den gode, den onde og den grusomme, For en neve dollar og Ondt blod i vesten. Vi avslutter seminaret med mottakelse i foajeen lørdag ettermiddag.

Time and place: Apr. 20, 2017 9:30 AM11:00 PM, Kabelvåg

Welcome to NFKs open international symposium and screening, where we ask the question: How does life on a transformed planet challenge artists and art institutions to rethink their responsibilities?

Time and place: Mar. 3, 2017 10:00 AM5:00 PM, Helga Engs Hus, Audiotorium 3

The one-day symposium «Technologies of Space: Verticality, Volume, Infrastructure» interrogates recent calls across spatial disciplines to expand space and its mapping from horizontal, plane surface to vertical dimensionality and volume. Lectures by Mark Dorrian, Stuart Elden and Lisa Parks.

Time and place: Jan. 28, 2017 11:00 AM5:00 PM, Kunsthall Oslo, Rostockgata 2-4

With Eric de Bruyn, Matthew Fuller, Axel Heil, Jacqueline de Jong, and Tiziana Terranova. Registration is required.

Time and place: Jan. 27, 2017 9:15 AMJan. 28, 2017, room 452 in Georg Morgenstiernes hus

In this seminar we will discuss theoretical, artistic and political approaches to networks and topologies together with key international scholars in the field.

Time and place: Nov. 25, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Audiotorium 3, Eilert Sunds hus

Media Aesthetics invites to a guest lecture by Trond Lundemo on the theme Early Film History.

Time and place: Nov. 3, 2016 10:00 AM4:00 PM, Fritt Ord, Uranienborgveien 2, Oslo

This year's seminar puts the recent terrorist preventive ban in a historical, international and rhetorical context. Join to discuss current monitoring and rule of law issues with leading scientists and lawyers. The seminar is free and open to all. Requires registration.

Time and place: June 1, 2016 3:15 PM5:00 PM, Aud. 5, Eilert Sundts Hus, Blindern

In this lecture, Tarek El-Ariss (University of Austin, Texas), will examine the question of leaking as a political practice (think WikiLeaks) as well as a fictional order involving storytelling and anticipation.

Time and place: Apr. 28, 2016 3:15 PM5:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus, A-blokka: Auditorium 3

In this lecture Gertrud Koch will examine the relationship between the human body, technology and media considered through models of cooperation rather than antagonism.

Time and place: Apr. 6, 2016 7:00 PM, Kunstnernes Hus, Wergelandsveien 17

Kunsthistorisk Forening hosts this lecture on the occasion of the launch of Ina Blom's new book The Autobiography of Video. The Life and Times of a Memory Technology (New York: Sternberg Press, 2016).

Time and place: Nov. 19, 2015 2:00 PM4:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus, auditorium 3

Media Aesthetics and Seminar of Aesthetics has invited Sean Cubitt to present some of his recent work at a seminar November 19, 2015.

Time and place: Apr. 28, 2015 10:00 AM4:30 PM, University of Oslo, Bindern Campus, Helga Engs hus, auditorium 3

How do current practices of physically touching screens transform our relationship to media technologies and their images? Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of renowned scholars and artists, the one-day conference Touching the Screen aims to trace the genealogies and implications of today’s touchscreens and their formatting of images and the senses.