Month: September 2010

Emerging Media Lecture Series presents: Carlos Motta


Carlos Motta
Location: HN 502

Carlos Motta is a Colombian-born, New York based artist whose work has been individually presented at MoMA/PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York; Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin; Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Philadelphia; Konsthall C, Stockholm; Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, Bogotá; Fundación Alzate Avendaño, Bogotá; Smack Mellon, Brooklyn; and Art in General, New York.
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Emerging Media Lecture series presents: Stefani Bardin

Stefani Bardin
Location: HN 502

M2A™ Capsule Endoscopy Given Imaging

Stefani Bardin is a media maker whose work situates itself between video, film, installation and performance. She is currently a resident at EYEBEAM, Art + Technology Center where she is engaged with a body of work entitled The Pharmacology of Taste which looks at the role of technology on our food systems. Her projects include the repurposing of gastroenterology devices that record images and information from the GI tract in concert with artificial food scents, sound, behavioral neuroscience and cultural history to re-imagine and re-contextualize our food systems within the influences of corporate culture and industrial food production.

Prof. Gustavo Mercado’s – The Filmmaker’s Eye

The Filmmaker’s Eye: Learning and Breaking the Rules of Cinematic Composition”

Written By: Gustavo Mercado

This is the only book that combines conceptual and practical instruction on
creating polished and eloquent images for film and video with the technical
know-how to achieve them.
Loaded with hundreds of full-color examples, “The Filmmaker’s Eye” is a focused,
easy-to-reference guide that shows you how to become a strong visual storyteller
through smart, effective choices for your shots.
After a short introduction to basic principles, a variety of shots are
deconstructed in the following format:
– Why It Works: an introduction to a particular type of shot
– How It Works: callouts point out exactly how the shot works the way it
does–the visual rules and technical aspects in action
– Technical Considerations: the equipment and techniques needed to get the shot.
– Breaking the Rules: examples where the “rules” are brilliant subverted
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