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Time and place: June 7, 2019 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Glassburet (Room 418), IMK

Gry C. Rustad will present a work in progress, followed by a meeting on the research group's future projects.

Time and place: May 16, 2019 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Cinemateket i Oslo, Dronningens gate 16

Gustav Jørgen Pedersen, seniorrådgiver i forskning og utviklingsavdelingen til Kulturtanken, kommer for å holde et foredrag om Peter Watkins’ kritikerroste film Edvard Munch fra 1974.

Time and place: May 15, 2019 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Tadashi Yanai, Professor in the Department of Cultural Anthropology, University of Tokyo.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

Time and place: May 10, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Aud 4, Eilert Sundts Hus

In this lecture, Luciana Parisi (Goldsmiths University) will present a critique of technology that, originating from within computational media, makes it possible to discover forms of machine thinking that cannot simply be conflated with machine functions.  

Time and place: May 10, 2019 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Glassburet (Room 418), IMK

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'.

Time and place: May 3, 2019 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Henie Onstad Art Center

Space Colonization in the Age of the Anthropocene  is a one-day symposium organized in connection with the exhibition The Moon. From Inner Worlds to Outer Space at the Henie Onstad Art Center (15.02-19.05.2019). 50 years after the first manned moon landing, the exhibition brings together art, cinema, music, architecture, cultural history, design and natural history. The symposium addresses the advent of a new space age from a variety of perspectives.  Speakers: Peter Adey, Lorenz Engell, Jill Stuart, Cath le Couteur and Stefano Catucci

Time and place: May 3, 2019 10:00 AM - 6:00 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: Apr. 11, 2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Aud. 4, Eilert Sundts Hus

In this lecture, Daniel Heller-Roazen (Princeton University) discusses questions raised by the image of missing persons in literature ranging from the classical and medieval to the modern age.

Time and place: Apr. 5, 2019 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Glassburet (Room 418), IMK

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.

Time: Mar. 25, 2019 - Mar. 26, 2019

Including a public lecture at the National Library by Prof. Gustav Frank (LMU Munich)

organized by Janicke S. Kaasa, Natalia Igl & Karin Kukkonen | ILOS

Time and place: Mar. 1, 2019 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Glassburet (Room 418), IMK

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»

Time and place: Feb. 27, 2019 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundts Hus, 6th floor meeting room

Departmental seminar (Social Anthropology) featuring Christopher Wright, Senior lecturer in the Department of Anthropology, Goldsmiths, University of London.

Time: Feb. 27, 2019 - Feb. 28, 2019

Including a public lecture at Litteraturhuset by Prof Vera Tobin (CWRU Cleveland, USA)

organized by Natalia Igl & Karin Kukkonen | ILOS

Time and place: Feb. 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Christian Krohgs gate 32

Forskergruppen Kunstfag på Høyskolen Kristiania inviterer til symposium om kunstfaglig forskning, der både gruppens medlemmer og eksterne gjester presenterer sitt arbeid innenfor kunstfaglig forskning (artistic research).

Time and place: Feb. 8, 2019 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Glassburet (Room 418), IMK

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. 

Time and place: Jan. 4, 2019 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Glassburet (Room 418), IMK

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

Time and place: Dec. 7, 2018 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Glassburet (Room 418), IMK

Andreas Ervik: From anonymous trolling to mainstream politics: Electing a meme for president.

Time and place: Nov. 23, 2018 12:00 PM - 6:00 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: Nov. 22, 2018 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, Eilert Sundts Hus, Blokk A

Welcome to the Infinite Image lecture series of the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas. All talks are open to everybody.

Time and place: Nov. 2, 2018 10:15 AM - 3:00 PM, Glassburet (Rom 418), IMK

The usual Media Aesthetics workshop will be expanded into a half-day seminar. The occasion is that we will be having two guest speakers: Our guest-PhD candidate Maja Bak Herrie from Aarhus University, and our new professor for Media Aesthetics Aud Sissel Hoel from NTNU.

Time and place: Oct. 31, 2018 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Aud. 4, Eilert Sundts Hus

In this lecture, Spyros Papapetros (Princeton) will discuss how a ritual practice such as magic can inform the history as well as present-day techniques of art and architecture.

Time and place: Oct. 12, 2018 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Glassburet (Rom 418), IMK

Andrew David Lock: Attending to the unoccupied room: intervals, silences and surrogates for absent bodies, in and through art practice.

Time and place: Sep. 28, 2018 1:00 PM - 5:00 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 and place: Sep. 21, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, Kunstnernes Hus Kino

WUXIA tidsskrift for filmkultur inviterer, i samarbeid med Kunstnernes Hus Kino, til slippfest for nyeste nummer med fokus på poesi, kyborger og estetikk i iransk film. Temaredaktører for dette nummeret er filmregissør Kaveh Tehrani og kunsthistoriker og medieviter Sara R. Yazdani. Kveldens program vil bestå av en visning av den iranske poeten Forough Farrokhzads eneste film THE HOUSE IS BLACK (Khaneh syah ast, 1962), og en diktopplesning ved Mazdak Shafieian. Arrangementet er gratis.

Time: Sep. 21, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM