updates

12 May

Our Nixon review in MFJ

Posted in writing
Our Nixon review in MFJ

My review/essay on the film Our Nixon, by Penny Lane and Brian Frye, is just out in the latest issue of Millennium Film Journal, part II of the Since ’78 and Beyond anniversary issue. The essay addresses, in depth, Lane and Frye’s use of archival materials to retell the Nixon narrative, including their process of […]

11 May

Ballad of the Lost Photographer

Posted in goings on, photography
Ballad of the Lost Photographer

I made a slide performance this weekend at saracrown’s exhibition and event in Chelsea. The slides are from a huge archive of work by, what I guess, is an entertainment photographer, working in NYC in the late 70s and early 80s. From Studio 54 to a hotel Star Trek convention; Chic, Parliament Funkadelic and Sister […]

6 April

Psychogeography Lives

Posted in goings on, teaching
Psychogeography Lives

The course I teach at Hunter College in the IMA (Integrated Media Arts) MFA program called Psychogeography is very process oriented, but that doesn’t keep the amazing students from turning fully formed projects into the world. Annie Berman’s great video Street Views, “shot” entirely in Google Street View, made for class last year, just won […]

3 April

Engaging the User

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Engaging the User

Oyster City, our AR walking tour and game app opens the APP chapter of the new book by Paul Martin Lester, Digital Innovations for Mass Communications: Engaging the User (Routledge, 2014). Lester even picked up our questionnaire from the join-the-mailing-list form: “Would you eat an oyster from the NY Harbor?” “Yum!” “No Way!” “Maybe in […]