Recent News

PLASMA presentation (Laura Marks).
This animated short recounts the Velvet Underground’s first gig in 1965: in front of a crowd of shocked kids at a suburban New Jersey high school.
Professor Laura Kraning’s recent film LAS BREAS (co-directed with Blue Kraning) is an Official Selection in the International Shorts Competition of the 61st Zinebi International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao, Spain.
Join us for the screening of ‘Detroiters’ by Gabriela Cordoba Vivas (DMS, PhD Candidate) with her collective Caldo de Cultivo.
Professor Andrew Lison is giving at talk next Friday at Hallwalls as part of his Humanities Institute Faculty Fellowship this year:
UB Arts Collaboratory, the Humanities Institute and the Department of Media Study will present a screening of Laura Parnes’ “Tour Without End,”
The University at Buffalo opens our studio, rehearsal space and classroom doors to bring creativity out into the open. The work of artists from UB College of Arts and Sciences will be showcased, and the CFA atrium will host a series of performances curated and produced by students and faculty.  Participating departments and progams include: Arts ManagementArt, UB Art Galleries, English, Media StudyMusic and Theatre and Dance. Refreshments provided by Dapper Goose.
KALPANA SUBRAMANIAN is an artist-filmmaker, educator and Ph.D candidate at the Department of Media Study at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Her research focuses engages transcultural and interdisciplinary modes of inquiry into the aesthetics of the experimental film and media. Her films have received various honors and have been screened at several festivals including the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, Interfilm Berlin, Wildscreen UK, Planet in Focus, Antimatter Media Arts Festival, Olhar de Cinema (Brazil) and Digital Anthropologies. She was a Fulbright fellow at the Brakhage Center at the University of Colorado Boulder in 2015-16 and a UK Environmental Film fellow in 2006. She is also a member of  Substantial Motion a research network for scholars and practitioners interested in cross-cultural exploration of media art and philosophy.