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NMP 47: LOSS

Editorial 47: Loss Welcome to #47: this is the LOSS issue. LOSS, as in: – The fact or process of losing something or someone – Uncertain as to how to proceed – Unable to produce what is needed – Destruction, ruin – The state or feeling of grief when deprived of someone or something  ...

CP2015 – Dublin ” Contemplating Bodies: Making Visible Hidden Activations of Digital Media”

Critical Karaoke at ICA 2015, Puerto Rico

Critical Karaoke ICA Proposal Lisa Henderson and Josh Kun, Co-organizers and Co-chairs Short blurb: “Critical karaoke” is poet and critic Joshua Clover’s phrase for re-signifying cultural material through the eye and voice of the critic. Critics always re-signify, but can we, like Clover, integrate our perspectives with cultural forms, rather than speaking separately about them?...

Through the eyes of an algorithm: Spy on the city

I tested out the Autographer camera today – the wearable cam with a fisheye lens that doesn’t let you control the snapshots. I wore it during my bike ride down to IIT. Later, when I connected the camera to my computer, and looked at the images, I thought they were kind of boring… typical, bad photos....

Screening: De la part des vaincus – Nantes, France

Screening: De la part des vaincus 52 Pick-Up is a video production challenge for anyone who is up to the task of making one video a week for 52 weeks straight. This challenge is meant to excite and ignite viewers and participants alike about video, different ways of working, and diverse points of view. About...

Digital Humanities Data Curation – Boston

Schedule Workshops provide a strong introductory grounding in data curation concepts and practices, focusing on the special issues and challenges of data curation in the digital humanities. http://www.dhcuration.org/institute/schedule/#neu Workshop #3 — Boston, MA All workshop sessions will be held in Snell Library, Room 421. Day One Wednesday, April 30, 2014 9:30 am – 9:45 Welcome 9:45...

Launching Techno-Trash at Theorizing the Web 2014

Super excited to have Andrea Zeffiro launch our Techno-Trash project at TtW14. Live stream will be available here during the conference: http://theorizingtheweb.tumblr.com/2014/livestream   TTW14

Polluted and Predictive, in 133 Words – Mél Hogan and M.E. Luka

About the book: Looking up something online is one of the most common applications of the web. Whether with a laptop or smartphone, we search the web from wherever we are, at any given moment. ‘Googling’ has become so entwined in our daily routines that we rarely question it. However, search engines such as Google or...

Dream Team: MAT3RIAL DESIGN

Screensavers Contemporary Digital Art Gallery: Desktop Collection

Dear Mél Hogan, My name is Sakrowski [curatingyoutube.net], I’ve been invited to compile the next exhibition for the Screen Saver Gallery project – contemporary digital art gallery in screensavers run by Czech artists Barbora Trnková & Tomáš Javůrek (http://screensaver.metazoa.org/about/). Therefore I would like to ask your permission to use your collection ( http://melhogan.com/website/show-me-your-desktop/ ) of...

People this 2012 Shit is Hype (2010)

People this 2012 Shit is Hype (2010) by Mél Hogan Single channel | 2010 | No Sound | English | 5:45 min. “People this 2012 shit is hype” is a conversation about the end of the world. Assembled from YouTube comments from videos about the 2012 phenomenon, “People this 2012 shit is hype” is a...

Re: by BRUCE (2011)

Re: (2011) by BRUCE from Frederick Belzile on Vimeo. Re: (2011) by BRUCE Single channel | 2011 | Some Sound | English and French | 12:55 min. The first BRUCE (Fréderick Belzile and Mél Hogan) endeavour is a single channel video entitled RE:. As an epistolary project, Re: is constructed from a series of documents...