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LAUNCH: Disinformation Cultures

MIMSGG is proud to present our first ever collaborative web-based project — DISINFORMATION CULTURES — a collaborative web-based project that brings together original art, videographic work, creative writing, and critical essays inspired by cultures of disinformation, past or present. As you interact with this project, consider: What are the notable aesthetics, psychic intensities, and politics […]

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The Computer Lab of Your Dreams: Professor Lori Emerson & MIMSGG

The Media Archaeology Lab was founded by Dr. Lori Emerson as a place for cross-disciplinary, experimental research, teaching, and creative practice. Yet while nearly all digital media labs are conceived of as a place for experimental research using the most up-to-date, cutting-edge tools available, the MAL uses still functioning media from the past. The MAL […]

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Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece Talk, “The Horrors of Insulated Selfhood”

Friday, January 31, 2020 at 4 PM – 6 PM Nicholson Hall Room 135(216 Pillsbury Dr SE, Minneapolis MN 55455) “The Horrors of Insulated Selfhood”: Psychedelic Culture, Governance, and Intoxicated Spectatorship 1966, the year that psychedelic art stormed American mainstream culture, brought a cavalcade of explosive media experiences, often inspired by Marshall McLuhan, to the […]

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MIMSGG Fall 2019 Events

Incremental Love Eugenie Brinkema (MIT), IAS Thursdays Talk October 24th, 3:30 PM Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Michael Haneke’s Amour (2012) is set in a single restricted location, the Parisian apartment in which a dying, suffering woman is being cared for by her husband. The film plots an obsessive formal language of spatial […]

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Working/<3-ing Dead Media: A Roundtable Discussion Featuring Dying Media Enthusiasts

Presentations and a panel discussion focussed on the long lives of dead media including featured guests Jill Vuchetich(Head of Archives Walker Art Center), John Moret(Programmer and Projectionist Trylon Cinema), Sam Hoolihan(Visual Artist and Educator), and Show & Tell with Super-8 & 16 mm film presentations, rare 9.5 mm film stock (and digital migration), and a […]

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Call for Presenters! “Fellow Gritizens: Gritty, Memes, and Left Internet Culture”

Since his introduction to an “unprepared world” on September 24, 2018, Gritty, the mascot for the Philadelphia Flyers, has experienced an unlikely rise. He threatened Iceburgh the Pittsburgh Penguin, fell spectacularly, came in like a wrecking ball. A Philadephia city resolution declared Gritty a “ghastly empty-eyed muppet” and “an acid trip of a mascot,” before […]

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