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12 Sep, 2022 Commons Conversations

Body Language: Sick and Disabled Crazy Femmes in Conversation

with Ra Malika Imhotep
Black feminist writer, performance artist, and scholar

and Caleb Luna
Artist and public scholar

Moderated by Miyuki Baker

with an introduction from BCNM's Director Gail De Kosnik

Co-presented with the Color of New Media Working Group and co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center, the Department of English, the Department of Ethnic Studies, the Department of Gender and Women's Studies, the Center for Race and Gender, and Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies Read more

08 Nov, 2021 Commons Conversations

Seeing is Not Enough: Citizen Videography in Israel-Palestine

with Liat Berdugo
Artist and Writer, Associate Professor, The University of San Francisco Read more

10 Sep, 2020 History & Theory

A Conversation with the Sogorea Te' Land Trust

with Corrina Gould
Lisjan Ohlone leader and co-founder of the Sogorea Te' Land Trust
moderated by Marcelo Garzo Montalvo Read more

29 Apr, 2019 Art, Tech & Culture

Places in Space

Adam Savage
Mythbusters, CA

a conversation on the past and future of spacesuits with
Nicholas de Monchaux, Professor, UC Berkeley

In partnership with the Department of Architecture's Studio One Read more

01 Apr, 2019 Art, Tech & Culture

A Body Without Borders

with Rhonda Holberton
Artist, Oakland

Presented in partnership with the Wiesenfeld Visiting Artist Lecture Series. Read more

18 Mar, 2019 Art, Tech & Culture

On Digital Colonialism and 'Other' Futures

with Morehshin Allahyari
Artist, New York
In partnership with the Wiesenfeld Visiting Artist Lecture Series, the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Stanford University Read more

04 Mar, 2019 Art, Tech & Culture

A Conversation with Nnedi Okorafor

with Nnedi Okorafor
Artist, Olympia Fields, IL
In partnership with the Department of Architecture's Studio One,the Department of African American Studies, and the Department of English Read more

25 Feb, 2019 Art, Tech & Culture

In and out of the Body and into the Machine

with Chico MacMurtrie
Artist, New York Read more

11 Feb, 2019 Art, Tech & Culture

News of the Future and the Future of News

with Kevin Delaney
Editor, Quartz
In partnership with the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism Read more

28 Apr, 2017 Special Events

Many-to-Many

Listening Session and Launch Party Read more

25 Apr, 2017 Commons Conversations

Digital Dissent

BCNM, in partnership with the School of Information and Graduate School of Journalism, turn to the particular role, and power, of digital tools to express and organize political dissent, and create greater institutional and political transparency! Read more

26 Nov, 2016 Special Events

"Local Code" Book Launch: a Conversation & Reading

with Nicholas de Monchaux Read more

10 Nov, 2016 Special Events

"Boom California": Launch Party for Special Global Urban Humanities Issue

We're celebrating the latest issue of BOOM California Magazine! Read more

27 Sep, 2016 Special Events

Jane Jacobs and the Digital City

in partnership with SPUR San Francisco Read more

03 Dec, 2015 Special Events

Everything After: Opossum Impressions

An installation by Lark Buckinham, UC Berkeley MFA student Read more

30 Nov, 2015 Art, Tech & Culture

Material Evidence: Scientific Inquiry, Sensory Experience, and the Creative Process

with Adrien Segal

Oakland-based sculptural data artist and designer Read more

17 Feb, 2015 Special Events

Welcome to Braggsville: Author Talk

T. Geronimo Johnson in Conversation With April Sinclair Read more

04 Oct, 2014 Art, Tech & Culture

Embodying Liberation: A Dialogue on Community and Healing

A lecture by Brett Cook,  Read more

26 Jun, 2014 Special Events

Maxine CD Release Party

The release of Ritwik Banerji's (DE) project, Maxine Read more

14 Nov, 2012 Special Events

New Media Graduate Student Presentations

Three DE students (Theater, Performance, Dance Studies; New Media) will present their research this past semester. Read their fascinating presentation abstracts here Read more

14 Nov, 2012

New Media Graduate Student Presentations

Three DE students (Theater, Performance, Dance Studies; New Media) will present their research this past semester. Read their fascinating presentation abstracts here Read more

16 Oct, 2012 Workshops

New Media Working Group: Henry Witecki, Visual Artist, Oakland

Witecki, interdisciplinary artist and writer, will present his recent body of composite images, animations, and projections Read more

21 Sep, 2011 Special Events

Opening Reception and Artist Talk, Video Voyages

An evening at the BCNM Commons Read more

30 Dec, 2022

Announcing Our Spring 2023 Undergraduate Research Fellows

Congratulations to Isabel Li, Riya Manimaran, and Xiaowen Yuan! Read more

05 Dec, 2022

Congratulating Our Fall 2022 Graduates

Congratulations to our Fall 2022 graduates, Rachel Chen, Amanda Barnett, Salih Berk Dincer, Jessica Kim, Yushu Kong, Hin Kwan Kwok, Choyang Ponsar, and Darice Wong! We are so excited to see their future successes. Read more

02 Nov, 2022

Clancy Wilmott at NACIS 2022

Clancy Wilmott and Alexis Wood spoke about Indigenous Cartographies for Alternative Futures at NACIS 2022. Read more

21 Jul, 2022

Is Oakland's School Choice System Fair

Tonya Nguyen's research with Samantha Robertson and Niloufar Salehi is featured in Oaklandside. Read more

01 Jul, 2022

BCNM Around the Web June 2022

Check out the great work of our students, faculty, and alumni around the web this June! Read more

09 Dec, 2021

BCNM at 4S 2021

Amazing representation of BCNM presenting at 4S, the Society for Social Studies of Science!  Read more

04 Dec, 2021

Laptops Alone Can't Bridge the Digital Divide by Morgan Ames

The failures of One Laptop per Child have much to teach us about fixing educational inequities, Morgan Ames writes for Technology Review. Read more

21 May, 2021

Congratulating our 2021 Graduates

These students have been pivotal to the new media landscape at Cal, and we are excited to see the incredible future work they undertake in their respective fields. 

Artwork by Tina Piracci Read more

30 Jan, 2021

Announcing Our 2021 Undergraduate Research Fellows

Each year, the Berkeley Center for New Media pairs undergraduates with a graduate student mentor, offering them the chance to complete real, graduate level research while at Cal. We are thrilled to announce this year's Fellows. Read more

22 Dec, 2020

Kevin Lo at Counterpulse Read more

03 Nov, 2020

Undergraduate Research Fellowships 2021

Applications are now open and are due December 1, 2020.  Read more

24 Sep, 2020

Seed Grant: William White and the Archaeological Heritage of People's Park Read more

19 Aug, 2020

Summer Research Dispatch: Tina Piracci on 3D Printing with Germinated Spores Read more

10 Mar, 2020

BCNM Around the Web March 2020

Check out the amazing talks and discussion around the work of our students, faculty, and alumni in March 2020! Read more

05 Mar, 2020

Shannon Jackson Supports Oakland Arts Scene

Our faculty support the arts off campus through their infrastructure and donations!

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20 Feb, 2020

BCNM Around the Web February 2020

Check out the amazing talks and discussion around the work of our faculty and alumni in February 2020! Read more

19 Feb, 2020

Shannon Jackson at After Tomorrow

The After Tomorrow: Oakland and Saint-Denis cooperation project officially launched at Cal's Global Urban Humanities Department. Read more

12 Feb, 2020

Greg Niemeyer Receives CLTC Grant

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity awarded Greg Niemeyer one of its inaugural grants for his music video project, "SweetWire." Read more

17 Nov, 2019

Announcing our Fall 2019 Graduate Cohort

Art by Shuang Yan. Read more

25 Sep, 2019

danah boyd Named EFF Barlow Recipient

BCNM alum danah boyd was recognized as a 2019 EFF Barlow 'Trailblazing Technology Scholar'  Read more

04 Sep, 2019

BCNM at NWSA 2019

BCNM alumni, faculty, and students will present at the National Women's Studies Association 2019 conference in San Francsico.  Read more

20 Aug, 2019

Malika Imhotep in New Life Quarterly

DE student Malika Imhotep's review of Sula by Toni Morrison was in New Life Quarterly Read more

11 Jul, 2019

ATC 2018-2019 In Review

Check out the highlights and videos from a stellar season, featuring luminaries such as Roxane Gay and Adam Savage! Read more

25 Jun, 2019

Malika Imhotep at Cosmic Mumbo Jumbo

Cosmic Mumbo Jumbo, a screening program curated by Erin Christovale, followed by a conversation between the curator and Ra Malika Imhotep. Read more

07 May, 2019

Alum Naomi Bragin Receives NEH Summer Stipend

Naomi will work on "An Ethnographic Cultural History of Streetdance since 1970."  Read more

14 Apr, 2019

ATC Revisited: Rhonda Holberton

Photo by Malachi Tran. Read more

08 Apr, 2019

ATC Revisited: Morehshin Allahyari

Photo by Malachi Tran. Read more

21 Feb, 2019

BCNM at SCMS 2019

The Society for Cinema and Media Studies' annual conference features presentations by thirteen BCNM students, faculty, and alumni! Read more

28 Jul, 2018

Welcoming Laurie Macfee to BCNM

Laurie Macfee will serve as the Events Coordinator and Office Manager at the BCNM and ARC Read more

27 May, 2018

After the Private Self with Damon Young Read more

27 May, 2018

BCNM & All Bay Collective in Curbed SF

The All Bay Collective, a team co-led by BCNM, was featured in Curbed SF after the results of the Resilient by Design Challenge was released. Read more

07 May, 2018

Richard Koci Hernandez Exhibited at Slate Gallery

BCNM faculty Richard Koci Hernandez's art will be featured at the SLATE Gallery throughout the month of May. Read more

17 Oct, 2017

Ken Goldberg at TedX Oakland

Ken Goldberg will present at the TedX Oakland 2017 conference on Sunday October 22nd! Read more

16 Aug, 2017

Ron Rael Speaking on the Divided States of America at SPUR Oakland

Next Thursday evening, Rael will speak on a panel among academics, authors, and artists to discuss art and activism Read more

26 May, 2017

Shannon Jackson at Oakland Book Festival

Shannon Jackson, professor at BCNM, moderated "Envisioning Equity in the Arts" a discussion at the Oakland Book Festival. Read more

22 May, 2017

Grace Gipson at Black Imagine Oakland

Grace Gipson shared insights on comics and afrofuturism at the Black Imagine Oakland convention. Read more

28 Feb, 2017

Announcing the 2017 Eugene Jarvis Innovation Scholarship Recipient

The generous Eugene Jarvis Media Innovation Scholarship was awarded to this forward-thinking student. Read more

23 Jan, 2017

Walter Hood interviewed by Shannon Jackson in Boom California

Read excerpts of this wonderful conversation between Profs. Shannon Jackson and Walter Hood, for Boom California Read more

22 Nov, 2016

Announcing our 2016 Undergraduate Cohort

These students highlight the interdisciplinary nature of new media through the range of disciplines they represent and the exciting collaborative projects in which they are engage Read more

24 Oct, 2016

Eric Paulos at Living Light in East Bay Express

In the East Bay Express's monthly discussion, artists gather in Bay Area living rooms to discuss new media. Read more

22 Sep, 2016

Eric Paulos at Living Room Light Exchange

Genevieve Quick, Eric Paolos, and Alex Cruse shared recent projects and works in progress at the Bay Area Living Room Light Exchange  Read more

01 Sep, 2016

Announcing Jane Jacobs and the Digital City Symposium

This event is a partnership between BCNM and the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR) Read more

18 Jul, 2016

Shannon Jackson Published in the Journal of Visual Culture

The issue was co-edited by UC Berkeley's own Julia Bryan-Wilson, as well as Jennifer González and Dominic Willsdon Read more

03 May, 2016

Shannon Jackson in Open Engagement

Open Engagement is part of the larger Cross Sector Conference Read more

10 Feb, 2016

Final Report on Women of Wikipedia Pilot Program

The WOW! Editing Group created a pilot program with the goal of creating a nurturing, safe, and fun environment for new Wikipedia women editors Read more

07 Jan, 2016

Farewell to a Berkeley Visionary Sonya Rapoport

Rapoport was a former Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium speaker at the Berkeley Center for New Media. She passed away in June, 2015  Read more

02 Dec, 2015

Revisited: "Material Evidence: Scientific Inquiry, Sensory Experience, and the Creative Process"

A summary of Adrien Segal's talk earlier this week, accompanied by photos and a social media round-up! Read more

17 Nov, 2015

Meet Ashley Ferro-Murray

Ashley Ferro-Murray was three when she took her first ballet lesson — she hasn’t stopped dancing since, no matter the obstacle she’s faced. Read more

27 Jul, 2015

Tech Award Dispatches: Naomi Bragin

This year, the BCNM awarded five new media graduate students with technology services and training awards to help them fund the support they need to further their research agendas Read more

29 Apr, 2015

Announcing our Spring 2015 Graduating Class

We'll miss their energy and their intellectual curiosity around BCNM, but wish them all the best in their new endeavors and look forward to the amazing intellectual, artistic, and technological contributions we know they will produce Read more

12 Feb, 2015

Naomi Bragin Read more

10 Feb, 2015

Laura Devendorf

Being the Machine is a project that explores the relationship between humans-that-make and machines-that-make Read more

12 Jan, 2015

ATC Video Now Online: Brett Cook

A wonderful lecture on community and dialogue, available right here. Read more

02 Sep, 2014

Announcing the 2014-2015 Arts, Technology, and Culture Colloquium

Berkeley's Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium is an internationally recognized forum for presenting new ideas that challenge conventional wisdom about art, technology, and culture Read more

04 Jun, 2014

Shot and Captured by Naomi Bragin in The Drama Review

This piece grows from Naomi's past teaching at Youth Uprising community center in East Oakland Read more

19 May, 2014

Cyberphysical Democracy: Online Platforms and Offline Action

Follow Camille Crittenden on Twitter: www.twitter.com/data_democracy Read more

02 Apr, 2014

Sarah Stierch Featured in East Bay Express

Stierch has been featured in the East Bay Express for her work to improve the coverage of women on Wikipedia Read more

21 Jan, 2014

Connect with BCNM's Naomi Bragin and Street Dance

This month, hear how Designated Emphasis Ph.D. candidate Naomi Bragin explores power structures through street dance. Read more

17 Jan, 2013

DataCenter Welcomes Margaret Rhee (BCNM DE) to Board of Directors

Focusing on research justice and participatory methods, DataCenter partners with marginalized communities providing training and resources in research Read more

10 Dec, 2012

BCNM New Media Graduate Students Present Their Research

Their presentations spanned a wide range of study including street dance, machine learning and cyber-communication Read more

15 Oct, 2012

BCNM Welcomes 2012-13 Visiting Artist, Ashley Bellouin

The Berkeley Center for New Media hosts an artist in residence annually, providing them with a space in which to explore the boundaries of their work and experiment with new ideas Read more

19 Sep, 2012

Nicholas de Monchaux Presents Exhibit at the Venice Biennale, US Architecture Pavilion

Titled "Spontaneous Interventions : Design Actions for the Common Good" Read more

29 Aug, 2012

History & Theory of New Media's Designer, Laura Paulini opens solo show "Shimmer"

The designer of this year's HTNM series poster, Laura Paulini presents "Shimmer" at the Eleanor Harwood Gallery
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05 Apr, 2012

AirQuest

AirQuest’s objective is to make scientific data playable and accessible to all. Read more

12 Sep, 2011

Turning Data into Democratic Action: Social Apps Lab at CITRIS

Eugene Jarvis Scholarship for New Media Innovation

Next deadline - November 24, 2021

Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Eugene Jarvis Scholarship for New Media Innovation

Next deadline - November 24, 2021

Undergraduate Research Fellowship