Art and Cognitive Activism

Organized by Warren Neidich in collaboration with UCLA Art|Sci Center, Getty Research Center, Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art and the Museum of Neon Art. Friday, September 23, 2022, 9am to 6:30pm UCLA California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) Building 114 – Presentation Space, 5th Floor 570 Westwood Plaza – Los Angeles, California This event is free and open to the public as well as streamed online via Zoom. Press Release PDF This symposium endeavors to describe the role of art and artists in…

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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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