Proclamations and Paraphernalia

In the new issue of journal Media-N, 'Forking Paths in New Media Art Practices: Investigating Remix', Roopa Vasudevan (Alum '20) contributes an essay on 'the Art of Remixing the Political Document.' For Vol. 17 No. 1 (2021) of Media N journal is a special issue on contemporary approaches to remix. The issue "was inspired by Jorge Luis Borges’s short story, “The Garden of Forking Paths,” a recurring point of reference in the development of media culture. Prior to terms such as new media,…

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A Performance in 21 Readings

'A Performance in 21 Readings' is a series of online performances by Emily Gastineau (Alum '20) and Samantha Johns where the artists invite one performer and one audience member to join them for each reading. "Remember standing close to strangers? The heat? Your mouth begins to water. We’re not talking about satisfaction here--that may come after. We’re talking about the bell. We’re talking about your empty hand, your eyes that are searching for something, a catch in your throat, that sharp…

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Committee of Six

Fred Schmidt-Arenales' (Alum Berlin '20) film 'Committee of Six,' Chicago (2020) continues the artist's work from 2017, as part of the Graham Foundation's Grantee Project programme. Fred Schmidt-Arenales, Film still from “Committee of Six,” Chicago, 2020. Courtesy the artist and Graham Foundation Committee of Six Committee of Six is an enactment of a series of archival documents from the Special Collections Archive the University of Chicago. These documents are rough transcripts of meetings…

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