Faculty Member Christiane Paul curates Exhibition “Programmed” at The Whitney

Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies in Art, 1965–2018 establishes connections between works of art based on instructions, spanning over fifty years of conceptual, video, and computational art. The pieces in the exhibition are all “programmed” using instructions, sets of rules, and code, but they also address … Read More »

Faculty Member Rafael Parra Edited Documentary Screened at UN

The documentary “A Call for Peace“ edited by Faculty member Rafael Parra, was screened at the UN on December 4th. Through a series of in-depth interviews with leading global peace negotiators, Foreign Ministers and world-renowned diplomats, the documentary uncovers the importance of human respect and … Read More »

Faculty Member Filmmaker Jem Cohen Receives Sundance Grant

The Sundance Institute announced the four filmmakers and six grantees who comprise the 2018 Art of Nonfiction program. Launched in 2018, Art of Nonfiction is the Institutes’s program “working at the vanguard of inventive artistic practice in story, craft and form.” Jem Cohen. Filmmaker/photographer/multi-media artist … Read More »

Middle Eastern Circle Presents: An Evening with Akram Zaatari

October 9, 2018, 6:30 pm Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Lebanese filmmaker and photographer and Media Studies alum Akram Zaatari presents his video Her + Him (2001–12), which was recently acquired by the Guggenheim Museum, and discusses his practice. A founding member of the Arab Image … Read More »


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