Confronting the screen. Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest at the New Museum

Today, with computers, TVs, and mobile phones, everything is flat and put behind glass – our feelings, histories, longings. We’re all separated from each other, for the human being that ... Read more →

New media configurations and socio-cultural dynamics in Asia and the Arab world

Today more than ever new media and digital technologies are embedded in everyday life and socio-cultural structures. In fact, the evolving nature of media platforms, the migratory feature of... Read more →

Towards a ‘minor data’ manifesto

by Jacek Smolicki and Alberto Frigo Not big and not small data Before moving to a discussion on the concept of minor data we find it important to explain how the term relates, or rather [&he... Read more →

Forms of binding: On data and not ‘fitting in’

by Anirban Gupta-Nigam Saddleworth Moor On 26 January 2016 The Guardian reported the following: ‘[a] man who died on a remote hillside may have been making a pilgrimage to the scene of pla... Read more →

NECSUS Spring 2017_‘True’ — call for submissions

In contemporary media environments, it is hard to tell what is true and what is not. A considerable amount of the ‘news’ that social media feeds us on a daily basis is either straightfor... Read more →

Cows, clicks, ciphers, and satire

by Tom Tyler Farmville, launched in 2009, is a social game developed by Zynga that can be played on Facebook. As its name suggests, the game is a farming simulation which allows players to g... Read more →

We can haz film fest!: Internet Cat Video Festival goes viral

A festival devoted to internet cat videos set out on a 2014 cross-Canada tour with this promotional tagline – ‘All the cattiness of the film fest. But with cats.’ Just for Cats: Intern... Read more →

12th NECS Graduate Workshop in Rome

The 12th NECS Graduate Workshop, From Sensation to Synesthesia: The aesthetic experience and synesthesia in film and new media, takes place from 26-27 February 2015 at Sapienza University of... Read more →

Precarious Aesthetics: From Webcams to the Moon

The exhibition Precarious Aesthetics: From Webcams to the Moon, featuring the work of Paula Albuquerque and Daniela de Paulis, opens on 17 January 2015 at Bradwolff Projects in Amsterdam. Th... Read more →

Appropriation / Collaboration: Christian Marclay / Harrell Fletcher & Miranda July at the University of Michigan Museum of Art

On the University of Michigan Museum of Art’s (UMMA) website students have been spotted hugging a sculpture, conversing with a lifelike piece of clothing, or holding an inspirational banne... Read more →