Ordinary Media Research Workshop Symposium: Always-On Formats, Genres, Aesthetics [copy]
Location: #2350 (Kaplan Humanities Institute), Kresge Hall (Map it)
The Ordinary Media Research Workshop present
Always-On Formats, Genres, Aesthetics
Two days of lectures, performances, screenings, and panels. The symposium starts at 3:30 pm Thursday, 5/18 and runs from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm on Friday, 5/19.
Thursday, May 18 (at Block Cinema)
3:30 pm: Welcome
4:00 pm: Performance: "LAMENT (the mine has been opened up well)"
Jennifer Scappettone (Chicago)
Judd Morrissey (SAIC)
Abraham Avnisan (SAIC)
5:00 pm: Keynote Lecture: "Porn Fast"
Shaka McGlotten (SUNY Purchase)
7:00 pm: Ordinary Chicago: A Screening of Experimental Videos by Chicago-Area Artists
Eric Fleischaeur & Jason Lazarus
Shawné Michaelain Holloway
Kevin B. Lee
Friday, May 19 (at Kaplan Humanities Institute, Kresge #2350)
9:30 am: Welcome
10 am: Ordinary Unmaking
Jamal Russell (UCSB), , "From Deformance to Ambience: Tan Lin's Interface Effects and the Procedurality of Digital Signage"
Daniel Creahan (Art Observed), "Caleb Larsen: A Tool to Deceive and Slaughter"
Sarah Sweeney (Skidmore), "Forgetting Machine or Reimagining Erica"
Moderator: Mashinka Firunts (University of Pennsylvania)
1:00 pm. Ordinary Bodies
Paul Benzon (Skidmore), "Weather Permitting: Shelley Jackson's 'Snow' and the Deep Time of Instagram"
Kris Cohen (Reed), "Raster Politics: Charles Gaines"
Christine Goding (Northwestern), "Pale and Pretty: The Aesthetics and Anxieties of Whiteness on Tumblr"
Moderator: Jim Hodge (Northwestern)
3:00 pm Ordinary Politics
Patrick Jagoda (Chicago), "Videogames and Micropolitics"
Jake Reber (Buffalo), "'The Price is the Point': Notes on Paparutsky's Aesthetic Value Forms"
Channel TWo (Jessica Westbrook & Adam Trowbridge) (Depaul), "Topology of Trespassing; seeing is believing; finding a way out..."
Moderator: Tiziana Terranova (University of Naples L'Orientale & Northwestern)
5:00 pm: Keynote Lecture: "The Asemic in the Moment of Ordinary Media"
Rita Raley (UCSB)
6:00 pm Closing Reception
0rdinary Media is convened by James J. Hodge & Daniel Scott Snelson
The 0rdinary Media symposium is generously supported by The Alumnae of Northwestern University Grants and Academic Enrichment Committees, the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities, the Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, and the
Departments of English and Art History.