Digital Lethargy – Talk and book launch

Please join us for the launch of Tung-Hui Hu’s new book Digital Lethargy: Dispatches from an Age of Disconnection (MIT Press 2022) at 18.00, on 24th October, at The Photographers’ Gallery. Book at https://thephotographersgallery.org.uk/whats-on/talk-digital-lethargy.

Sometimes, interacting with digital platforms, we want to be passive—in those moments of dissociation when …

Museums Without Walls – conference participation

CSNI researchers Teodora Fartan and Paula Roush will both participate in the Museums Without Walls conference at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada, August 15-17, with keynotes by Michael Connor (Rhizome), Sarah Kenderdine (Experimental Museology Lab / EPFL), Pippin Barr (Concordia University), and Sara Diamond (OCAD University). The publicity materials state: “In …

Curating the Networked Image: Between computation and commodification

Presentation by Associate Professor Katrina Sluis, Head of Photography and Media Arts, School of Art & Design (and CSNI co-Director), Tuesday 17 May 2022, 1–2pm (AEST, so 04.00am UK time, aargh!). Lecture Theatre (room 1.02), Sir Roland Wilson Building, 120 McCoy Circuit, ANU. Register at https://soad.cass.anu.edu.au/events/katrina-sluis-curating-networked-image-between-computation-commodification. Those who can’t …

Call for Proposals – Levels of Life: Photography, Imaging and the Vertical Perspective

The trans-disciplinary conference invites both presentations of practice-based work and papers, that investigate how images made on the vertical axis are encountered, interpreted, decoded, created and utilised, to explore the ways in which they have changed, or could change, the world.

“You put together two things that have not been put …

Forking/Translating Aesthetic Programming

As part of The 7th biennial Critical Code Studies Working Group, Winnie Soon and Geoff Cox have posted some discussion threads about the translation of our book Aesthetic Programming into Chinese. They are interested in the thinking about the parallels between forking and translation.

Introducing Aesthetic Programming: https://wg.criticalcodestudies.com/index.php?p=/discussion/127/week-4-introducing-aesthetic-programming-discussion-starter#latest

Translating Aesthetic …