Monday, April 11th, the Department of Media Study's PLASMA (Performances, Lectures, And Screenings in Media Art) will feature a remote lecture by new media artist EMILY MARTINEZ. The Zoom Meeting ID for the lecture series is 939 5189 1859. Email paigesar@buffalo with PLASMA2022 in the subject line for the password.
Emily Martinez (they/she) is a new media artist working with machine learning, queer technologies, new economies, and consensual tech. They are a 1st generation immigrant/refugee (Cuba > Miami) and a self-taught coder who believes in the tactical misuse of technology. Emily is a collaborator with Anxious to Make and Queer AI. Their latest project, Unsupervised Pleasures is a DIY community practice that uses queer methodologies, glitch feminism, decolonial and other non-normative frameworks to un/make things with AI. When Emily is not working, they are learning to love and doing their energy work.
Emily’s art and research have been published in Art in America, Media-N, Leonardo Journal (MIT Press), Temporary Art Review, and Filmmaker Magazine. Their work has been exhibited at international venues, including Hebbel am Ufer HAU4 (Berlin, DE), Drugo More (Rijeka, Croatia), Transmediale (Berlin, DE), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco), MoMA PS1 (New York), V2_Lab for the Unstable Media (Rotterdam, NL), The Luminary (St. Louis), The Institute of Network Cultures (Amsterdam, NL), and The Wrong Biennale.
Brief remarks addressed to the students who are enrolled in PLASMA as a course will begin at 6:00 PM sharp. EMILY MARTINEZ's presentation will begin at 6:10 pm EST.
As always, PLASMA lectures are free and open to the UB community and the public.
PLASMA is sponsored by the University at Buffalo's Department of Media Study and funding is provided by the Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. The series is curated by Dr. Paige Sarlin, Assistant Professor of Media Study, in collaboration with Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center.
For more information: https://arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/media-study/news-events/plasma.html
The recordings of previous presentations can be found on MediaStudy@UB's PLASMA 2021 YouTube Channel.