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The Media Aesthetics research group organizes workshops on every first Friday of a month.
These seminars provide a space to discuss projects, texts and works in progress. To receive more information and reminders about the workshops please subscribe to our newsletter.
Liv Hausken presents work in progress.
"Screen Cultures at Media Aesthetics" (3)
Media Aesthetics invites Screen Cultures to a joint workshop focusing on Screen Cultures.
On the program:
Pasi Väliaho presents the introduction to his book project The Form of Projection: Providence, Speculation, and Optical Media circa 1700.
"The Form of Projection" explores how the optical media of camera obscuras and magic lanterns lent their shape to turn-of-the-seventeenth-and-eighteenth-century thought, becoming symbolic of a series of intellectual transitions, most notably, from a pre-established divine harmony to a complex world of contingent events open to opportunities and risks.
Hans Kristian Rustad presents work in progress.
"Screen Cultures at Media Aesthetics" (4)
Kim Wilkins presents work in progress titled "From the Berlin project".
Eimantė Liubertaitė presents a draft of the introduction to her dissertation, titled Confessional Subjectivity and Ironic Distance in Metamodern Literary Memoirs.
Annie Fee presents work in progress titled "Interwar Cinephilia and the Question of Class."
Because of the coronavirus situation the workshop will be held via Zoom. The meeting ID will be distributed in advance via e-mail.
Gry Cecilie Rustad presents work in progress.
"Screen Cultures at Media Aesthetics" (2)
Media Aesthetics invites Screen Cultures to a joint workshop focusing on Screen Cultures. Today, Jon Inge Faldalen will present his book proposal, titled Filmmaking Style - Joachim Trier writing, directing and editing The Worst Person in the World.
Due to the Corona situation this workshop will be held via Zoom. More info soon!
Synne Tollerud Bull presents part of her ongoing post.doc project on interactive (cinematic) maps and remote sensing operations in artistic forms of proxistance.
"Screen Cultures at Media Aesthetics" (1)
Media Aesthetics invites Screen Cultures to a joint workshop focusing on Screen Cultures. More information about this collaboration is coming soon.
On the program:
Steffen Krüger will use the opportunity to dust off his pet project with the working title "Instagram, plasticity and mental health - the persistent question of narcissism in social media".
Timotheus Vermeulen will present his book proposal about acting and temporality with the working title “Acting time! Performance, history and temporality in film and television”.
Andreas Nilsen Ervik presents a draft of the conclusion to his doctoral thesis, You Might Like This - Playful, Stupid, Cute and Funny Diversions.
Aud Sissel Hoel will present an article with the working title "Image/medium/machine/milieu: An operational approach to media theory".
Taina Bucher will present work in progress, "Facebook is Facebook".
I. Kim Wilkins presents an article in progress with the working title "The Ongoing Impact of American New Wave Mythology"
II. Synne Tollerud Bull and Elisabeth Brun present their project idea in progress on "Environmental Humanities".
Liv Hausken will introduce to a discussion about media aesthetics and genealogy, taking chapter 2 in Colin Koopman's book Genealogy as Critique, "Three Uses of Genealogy" (2013), as point of departure.
Gry C. Rustad will present a work in progress, followed by a meeting on the research group's future projects.
I. Ove Solum presents a work in progress which was intended for a publication related to the project “Scandinavian narratives of guilt”.
II. Bülent Somay presents a work in progress called 'The End of Truth as We Know It: The Disintegration of the University Discourse'.
I. Ragnhild Tronstad presents her article "Opplevelser av nærvær: Formidling av interaktiv mediekunst".
II. Jørgen Alnæs discusses the terms territorium and imaginative geography in relation to his doctoral thesis.
Elisabeth Brun will present some work in progress movie clips from her docoral thesis (preliminary) called «Sediments, Configurations and Gaps: topographies of place, mind and the moving image».
Please note that the workshop has been moved from February 1. The new date for the workshop is: Friday, February 8, 13:15-15:00.
Halvard Marrable: Vår tid i lys av fremtiden – maskinlæring, kunstig intelligens og stordata i science fiction sjangeren
Emil Leth Meilvang: The Botany of Dreams: Man Ray's Herbarium
I. Susanne Østby Sæther will present work-in-progress
II. Pasi Väliaho introduces Sean Silver, The Mind is a Collection (2014)
I. Pasi Väliaho will present his recently published text Shadows of Expectations
II. Aron Vinegar introduces Levi Bryant's book Onto-Cartography: An Ontology of Machines and Media.
I. Aron Vinegar will present work-in-progress: "Tapetum Lucidum: Art After Hours and the Inhuman"
II.Susanne Østby Sæther introduces Antonio Somaini, "Walter Benjamin’s Media Theory and the Tradition of the Media Diaphana,” Zeitschrift für Medien- und Kulturforschung (Number 7, 2016): pp. 9-25