Recent News

PLASMA presentation (Laura Marks)
Margaret Rhee's book *Love, Robot* has been recognized with the Book Award for Poetry by the Asian American Studies Association.
Private Nostalgia, a project by Mani Mehrvarz, Ph.D. candidate in Media Study, has been featured and reviewed in an article by Ewa Wójtowicz, who is a new media scholar and art critic on Journal de ABCA—Art Critics Brazilian Association.
A Substantial Motion Research Network workshop with Laura U. Marks and Kalpana Subramanian
UB Department of Media Study faculty member Laura Kraning will premiere her latest film collaboration (with Blue Kraning), "Las Breas", at MoMA Doc Fortnight, the Museum of Modern Art’s Festival of International Nonfiction Film and Media which runs from February 21–28, 2019. Las Breas will screen as part of “The Presence of Place” shorts program on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 4:00pm. The filmmakers will be in attendance for the Q&A.
Media Study staff member and instructor, Carl Lee, has new video installation work at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center in an exhibition entitled myoptic. The show is up from January 11 to March 1, 2019 along with the work of Rochester-based artist Rebecca Aloisio.
Take a walk through 220 Crosby Hall and you'll enter Pluvious, a responsive environment that evokes the childhood sensation of playing in the rain. The installation, generated from a graduate architecture studio in situated technologies, integrates sound, light and motion with sensing technology to investigate questions of spatial contingency and the limits of predictability through an interactive, multisensory experience. It is on view from 5-8 p.m. Dec. 10, 12 and 14.
The selections for Binghamton University's 2018 Student Experimental Film Festival program has been announced and of the 19 films selected for the festival, 6 of them were made by UB Media Study students! The festival takes place Friday, Nov. 16th-17th, 2018.