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”.
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.
Media and Time. Historical and Media-Aesthetic Perspectives. Seminar with presentations and discussion between the Media Aesthetics and In Sync research groups.
In this event, Patrick Jagoda (University of Chicago) will visit the National Library to talk about the history, use and relevance of gaming.
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
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.
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.
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?
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.
With Eric de Bruyn, Matthew Fuller, Axel Heil, Jacqueline de Jong, and Tiziana Terranova. Registration is required.
In this seminar we will discuss theoretical, artistic and political approaches to networks and topologies together with key international scholars in the field.
Media Aesthetics invites to a guest lecture by Trond Lundemo on the theme Early Film History.
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.
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.
In this lecture Gertrud Koch will examine the relationship between the human body, technology and media considered through models of cooperation rather than antagonism.
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).
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.