Category Archives: Events + Exhibitions

Intellectual Furnishings, Friday, 11/7 @ 11am

Next Friday I’ll be sharing a working paper, “Intellectual Furnishings,” which is based on a new research project examining media furniture — book shelves, CD racks, writing tables, media walls, task chairs, server racks, etc. — as embodiments of affect and epistemology. As I write in the paper, I recognize these furnishings as much more… Read More »

Péter Forgács Doc Talk, 10/27

The Graduate Certificate in Documentary Studies and The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research invite you to attend a DocTalk with Péter Forgács Hosted by Deirdre Boyle October 27 at 1 pm in Kellen Auditorium The 20th century is replete with cinematic images from diverse sources including amateurs who used the “new media” of their day,… Read More »

The Library Vaccine @ Artists Space, 9/25 – 11/9

The Library Vaccine presents a number of discrete collections of books in order to sample art’s distinctive relationship to the book form in its singularity, and in its states of reproduction, distribution and accumulation. The exhibition addresses the book as a particular technology, and in its collective state of the private collection, reading room or library,… Read More »

Catalogue as Map @ Columbia’s Butler Library, 11/13

Catalogue as Map in the Library of Ferdinand Columbus Seth Kimmel, Assistant Professor of Latin American and Iberian Cultures, Columbia University 6pm, 523 Butler Library, Columbia Morningside Campus [for more info] Ferdinand Columbus (Christopher’s second son) was an avid bibliophile who amassed one of the largest libraries of the sixteenth century. The series of catalogues that… Read More »

Floating Library, 9/6 – 10/3

The Floating Library is a pop-up, mobile device-free public space aboard the historic Lilac Museum Steamship berthed at Pier 25 on the Hudson River in New York City for September 6- October 3, 2014. The people-powered library is initiated by artist Beatrice Glow and brings together over seventy participants to fortify a space for critical… Read More »