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30 Nov, 2017 Special Events

Women in Tech: A Symposium on Innovation & Entrepreneurship

This public half-day symposium will highlight the experience of women in the tech industry—from established companies to startups and the venture capital firms that support them. Read more

06 Nov, 2017 ATC

We Must Conjure Our Gods Before We Obey Them

With Michael Rock
Designer, 2x4, NY.
Presenting in partnership with the Department of Architecture & Urban Planning Read more

23 Oct, 2017 ATC

Socially Engaged Internet-Art: Aesthetics of Information Ethics

with Paolo Cirio
Artist, NY
Presented in partnership with the Department of Art Practice Read more

17 Oct, 2017 History and Theory

Between the Digital and the Political: New Ecologies of Mind

with Erich Hörl, Yuk HuiLuciana Parisi
Panel Discussion with David Bates & Warren Sack
with support from the Townsend Center and the Dean of Arts and Humanities
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12 Oct, 2017 History and Theory

Lifestyle Algorithms: Wearable Technology as Self-Regulation

with Natasha Schull
Associate Professor in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication at NYU
Presented in partnership with the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, & Society

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in 4 days ATC

World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech

with Frank Foer
National correspondent for The Atlantic and fellow at the New America Foundation.
Presented in partnership with the Graduate School of Journalism Read more

03 May, 2017 Special Events

Spring Critical Making Showcase

Come celebrate the projects of Design Innovation students! 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

17 Apr, 2017 Commons Conversations

Degrees of Visibility

with Ashley Hunt
co-director of the California Institute of the Arts' Photography and Media Program Read more

13 Apr, 2017 History and Theory

Technology and Forensic Evidence: Chilean Human Rights Investigations

with Eden Medina
Associate Professor of Informatics and Computing, Affiliated Associate Professor of Law, and Adjunct Associate Professor of History at Indiana University, Bloomington Read more

11 Apr, 2017 Special Events

New Technology and Archaeology Symposium

Sponsored by the History of Art Department, The Computer Science Undergraduate Association, the Organization of Graduate Students in the Digital Humanities, the Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology, and Digital Humanities @ Berkeley. Read more

04 Apr, 2017 History and Theory

Digital Doomsday: A Perspective from the Pathology Called Europe

with Jan De Vos
Postdoctoral researcher at Ghent University (BE) Read more

03 Apr, 2017 ATC

Remapping History: The Unwanted Population - CANCELED

with Tiffany Chung, internationally noted cartographer Read more

02 Apr, 2017 ATC

Mediating Reality: The New Role of Visual Journalism - CANCELED

with Richard Koci Hernandez, Emmy award-winning innovator in journalism and multimedia Read more

15 Mar, 2017 Commons Conversations

Wild Robots: Bodies & Signs

with Ian Ingram, LA-based artist Read more

03 Mar, 2017 Commons Conversations

Designing for Truth

with Joris Maltha, CatalogTree co-founder Read more

02 Mar, 2017 History and Theory

The Pirate Function

with Kavita Philip, Associate Professor of History  Read more

01 Mar, 2017 Commons Conversations

Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life

with Adam Greenfield, information architect and designer Read more

13 Feb, 2017 Commons Conversations

Our Landscape Futures

with Geoff Manaugh, NYT best-selling author Read more

11 Feb, 2017 Special Events

Greg Niemeyer on Hippie Modernisms at BAMPFA

Prof. Niemeyer on the latest exhibition Read more

17 Jan, 2017 ATC

Collecting the Uncollectible

with art collectors Pamela and Richard Kramlich in conversation with Larry Rinder, BAMPFA Director Read more

12 Jan, 2017 ATC

Black Sun: Reflections on Otto Piene and Aldo Tambellini

with Tanya Zimbardo, a contemporary art curator based in San Francisco Read more

08 Dec, 2016 ATC

Designing Spatiality for New Media Art

with Andrew and Deborah Rappaport

founders of the Minnesota Street Project Read more

07 Dec, 2016 Special Events

Jacobs 2016 Winter Design Showcase

Jacobs Institute opens its doors to showcase students' final projects! Read more

28 Nov, 2016 ATC

Deep Dreams: Between Inspiration and Hallucination

Mike Tyka in conversation with Josette Melchor Read more

17 Nov, 2016 ATC

The Peaks and Valleys of Kinetic Sculpture

with Reuben Margolin, American-born artist and sculptor Read more

13 Nov, 2016 History and Theory

Video Analytics: From Keywords to Keyframes

with Virginia Kuhn,

Associate Professor in the Division of Media Arts + Practice and Associate Director of the Institute for Multimedia Literacy in the School of Cinematic Arts at USC Read more

09 Nov, 2016 ATC

Unnatural: People, Energy and Materials in Three Acts

Ronald Rael is an applied architectural researcher, author, design entrepreneur, and thought leader in the fields of additive manufacturing and earthen architecture Read more

17 Oct, 2016 ATC

Sculpture. Simulacrum. Ritual.

Tom Sachs
Sculptor, NY

In partnership with the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and the Art Practice Department Read more

14 Oct, 2016 History and Theory

Technology, Space, Reason: Infrastructures of Knowledge in the Anthropocene

with Paul Edwards

A continuation of the Symposium, sponsored by the Townsend Center for the Humanities. Read more

13 Oct, 2016 History and Theory

Technology, Space, Reason: Infrastructures of Knowledge in the Anthropocene

with Paul Edwards

Sponsored by the Townsend Center, the Dean of Humanities, the Berkeley Center for New Media, and the Department of Rhetoric. Read more

29 Sep, 2016 History and Theory

A Workshop on Network Analysis for Film & Media

with Miriam Posner Read more

27 Sep, 2016 Special Events

Jane Jacobs and the Digital City

in partnership with SPUR San Francisco Read more

27 Sep, 2016 Workshops

Masterclass: Designing Jane Jacobs' Digital Cities

Co-sponsored by the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine & Society, the Global Urban Humanities Initiative, and the School of Information's Center for Technology, Society, and Policy. Read more

22 Sep, 2016

& Media Student Conference

with Kristopher Fallon (Assistant Professor, University of California, Davis) and Jenny Odell (Digital Media Artist) Read more

13 Sep, 2016 Special Events

Undergraduate Certificate in New Media Information Session

Find out more about the Certificate in New Media for undergraduates at Cal! Read more

04 May, 2016 Special Events

Critical Making Showcase

Experience this season's NWMEDIA203 Showcase at Jacobs Hall Read more

22 Apr, 2016 Special Events

Change and Stillness: Bodies and Gestures within Sensor Technology

Two sessions of open lab, talk, and live demonstration of multi-disciplinary art Read more

17 Mar, 2016 History and Theory

Critical Play

Mary Flanagan will explore this rich history and point to the theoretical concerns that arise when playing critically.  Read more

03 Mar, 2016 Special Events

Library of the Future

A conversation with Jeffrey MacKie-Mason & Brewster Kahle Read more

02 Mar, 2016 Special Events

Right to Remember

with Brewster Kahle
The Founder and Digital Librarian of the Internet Archive brings an insightful lecture to BCNM, as part of the Regents Lecture Series. Read more

01 Mar, 2016 Special Events

Locking the Web Open: A Call for a New, Distributed Web

with Brewster Kahle

Founder & Digital Librarian, Internet Archive Read more

22 Feb, 2016 ATC

Proxies and Placeholders

with Hito Steyerl, renowned German artist Read more

11 Feb, 2016 History and Theory

Machine Generated Culpability

with Ahmed Ghappour, law professor at UC Hastings Read more

30 Nov, 2015 ATC

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

with Adrien Segal

Oakland-based sculptural data artist and designer Read more

16 Nov, 2015 History and Theory

Design, Geopolitics, and Planetary-Scale Computing

with Benjamin Bratton, UCSD Professor and Design Theorist Read more

02 Nov, 2015 ATC

Working the Stack: Exploits, Topologies, Ontologies

with Julian Oliver, a New Zealander, Critical Engineer and artist based in Berlin Read more

28 Oct, 2015 Special Events

Manufacturing Transparency Conference

An exciting, interdisciplinary symposium on secrecy, publicity, and authenticity Read more

14 Oct, 2015

Technology of Simulation

with Claus Pias, Leuphana University of Lüneberg Read more

12 Oct, 2015 Special Events

Non-existent at 82° 30′ N 108° 22′ W: Mirages, Digital Maps, and the Historical Problem of Location

In this time of hyper-locatability via digital maps, what kinds of places and things might still remain lost? Read more

28 Sep, 2015 ATC

Everything I Know Will Be Yours: Surveillance In Plein Air

with Vito Acconci, American designer, architect, performance and installation artist Read more

17 Aug, 2015 Workshops

Digital Humanities Summer Institute

Digital Humanities at Berkeley will be running a summer institute of intensive workshops led by DH experts Read more

01 Jul, 2015 Special Events

Manufacturing Transparency Call for Papers

The interdisciplinary conference is hosting a prize contest for best papers. Get writing! Read more

05 May, 2015 Special Events

2015 CITRIS Mobile App Challenge

A challenge to promote innovation, community service, and career development among UC Berkeley students Read more

13 Apr, 2015 ATC

A Hack in the Odious Machine: Digital Organizing Tools for the Precariat

with Jesse Drew, UC Davis Professor, and Glenda Drew, artist and designer Read more

08 Apr, 2015 Workshops

Lunch with Product Design Pioneer Patricia Moore

A special opportunity for BCNM students and faculty to discuss inclusive design and share projects Read more

06 Apr, 2015 ATC

Reality Environments

with Jose Carlos Martinat, artist, and Enrique Mayorga, researcher Read more

02 Apr, 2015 History and Theory

System Addict

A lecture on "Technologies of Humanity in Contemporary R&B Music"

by Alexander G. Weheliye, Northwestern Professor Read more

09 Mar, 2015 ATC

DeafSpace and Making Musical Instruments

by Tarek Atoui, electroacoustic composer Read more

05 Mar, 2015 History and Theory

Against the Cultural Singularity

A lecture by Alan Liu, UCSB Profesor Read more

23 Feb, 2015 ATC

The Way Things Go

by Rirkrit Tiravanija, renowned Thai artist Read more

26 Jan, 2015 ATC

What Is a Work of Art in the Age of $120,000 Art Degrees?

An ATC lecture by Caroline Woolard Read more

20 Jan, 2015 Special Events

CITRIS Mobile App Challenge Info Session + Ideation Summit 2015

We're sponsoring a semester-long competition for the best mobile apps that address civic needs! Read more

17 Nov, 2014 ATC

Social and Community Engaged Work: The Genuine and the Artificial

An ATC lecture by Rick Lowe Read more

03 Nov, 2014 ATC

Creative Interventions and Social Activation

A lecture by Cheryl Haines on her collaboration with Ai Weiwei, at the David Brower Center Read more

22 Oct, 2014 Special Events

Image as Location Conference

When man-made images are the evidence of our environment and existence, how is our perception of the world shaped? Read more

04 Oct, 2014 ATC

Embodying Liberation: A Dialogue on Community and Healing

A lecture by Brett Cook,  Read more

29 Sep, 2014 ATC

What is Missing?

This not-to-be-missed lecture by renowned American architect, Maya Lin Read more

08 Sep, 2014 ATC

The Death Throes of the Desert God

An ATC lecture by John Perry Barlow, cattle rancher and Grateful Dead songwriter Read more

26 Jun, 2014 Special Events

Maxine CD Release Party

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

31 May, 2014 ATC

Lossy: On the Politics of Networked Flows and Degraded Systems

A part of our Arts and Technology Colloquium, Stephanie Syjuco - visual artist and educator - bestows a lecture Read more

06 May, 2014 Special Events

Mobile App Challenge Demo Day

Sponsored by CITRUS, a semester-long competition for students! Read more

24 Apr, 2014 Special Events

Bone Flute to Auto Tune

A conference on music, technologies, and the digital media that shapes it all Read more

06 Mar, 2014 History and Theory

The Cybernetic Hypothesis

A History and Theory lecture by Alex Galloway, philosophy writer and programmer. Co-sponsored by the Department of Film and Media Read more

06 Mar, 2014 Special Events

Pan-Optics

We invite you to this symposium of discussions on privacy protections, surveillance methods, and resistance in our digital world Read more

24 Feb, 2014 ATC

ULTRACONCENTRATED: Image, Media, Software

Casey Reas, LA-based artist and educator, talks about the possibilies of software in the visual arts Read more

02 Dec, 2013 ATC

From Timelapse to Timecollapse

Zhang Ga, media art curator and Professor at Tsinghua University, on "Rethinking New Media Art and Platform China" Read more

18 Nov, 2013 ATC

Your Presence is Required: Performance, Control, and Magnetism

A lecture by Laetitia Sonami -- composer, performer, and sound artist Read more

14 Nov, 2013 Special Events

From Data Visualization to Data Manifestation

with Kevin Walker, Head of Information Experience Design, Royal College of Art Read more

07 Nov, 2013 History and Theory

Media Infrastructures

A History and Theory lecture by Lisa Parks, UCSB Professor and former Film & Media Studies Department Chair Read more

28 Oct, 2013 History and Theory

Forensic Architecture

A History and Theory of New Media lecture by Eyal Weizman, architect, University of London Professor Read more

23 Oct, 2013 Special Events

Creating Minds: An Academic Conference on Reading and Writing in the Digital Age

14 Oct, 2013 ATC

Skin Play: Visual Ethics and ”Race” in Digital Art

with Jennifer Gonzalez, UCSC History of Art and Visual Culture instructor Read more

12 Oct, 2013 Special Events

Meet Your Bot Hackathon

Register here to help out with the Turing Test Tournament! Read more

04 Feb, 2013 ATC

Social Prosthetics: Technology and the Human Form

A lecture by Kate Hartman, leader of wearable technology Read more

24 Jan, 2013 Special Events

Streams, Gardens, and Clouds: Visualizing Dynamic Data for Engagement, Education and the Environment

A CITRIS Data and Democracy event to celebrate Data Innovation Day Read more

11 Dec, 2012 Special Events

Needy Robotics and Our Intimate Interrelationship with Technology

Listen to Alex Reben, engineer and artist, discuss the line that separates thought from data Read more

11 Dec, 2012 Special Events

Needy Robotics and Our Intimate Interrelationship with Technology

Listen to Alex Reben, engineer and artist, discuss the line that separates thought from data Read more

11 Dec, 2012 Special Events

Hawking, Incorporated: Stephen Hawking and the Anthropology of the Knowing Subject

A discussion in celebration of Hacia Mialet's book, Hawking, Incorporated. Featuring David Bates (Rhetoric) and Cori Hayden (Anthropology) Read more

10 Dec, 2012 Special Events

We Witness: A Panel on Digital Video, Social Media, and Political Protest

A panel of leading video activists, filmmakers, + technology developers on the implications for human rights investigations, advocacy campaigns, and social justice Read more

04 Dec, 2012

Lo-Fi & Hi-Touch In The Age of Hi-Tech

A lecture by Scott Doorley, creative director of the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford Read more

03 Dec, 2012 ATC

Luminous Currents: Tracing Modernism from Bauhaus to Beehive

An Arts + Technology Colloquium lecture by JoAnne Northrup, former chief curator at the San Jose Museum of Art  Read more

27 Nov, 2012 Workshops

Provoking Reflection and Exploration with Aesthetic Interaction

Laura Devendorf will discuss AnyType, an Android application that generates unique typefaces from photographs of shapes that people find in their environment 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

13 Nov, 2012 Special Events

Anthropology as BIG DATA: Making the Case for Ethnography as a Critical Dimension in Digital Media and Technology Studies

Mary Gray, Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research New England and Associate Professor of Communication and Culture at Indiana University, on big data in human comunication research Read more

30 Oct, 2012 Special Events

Ephemeral Space: Networks of Social Media & Mobile Food Vending Practices

with Ginette Wessel, PhD Candidate of Architecture, on mobile food vendors and social media Read more

25 Oct, 2012 History and Theory

Imagined Networks

with Wendy Chun, Prof. of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University Read more

24 Oct, 2012 Special Events

Design Tools for Engineering for Both Big and Little Kids

with Saul Griffith, Founder / Principal Scientist at Other Lab Read more

24 Oct, 2012 Special Events

Design Tools for Engineering for Both Big and Little Kids

with Saul Griffith, Founder / Principal Scientist at Other Lab 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

01 Oct, 2012 ATC

Visualization and the Joy of Revelation

with Fernanda Viegas and Martin Wattenberg, artists and lead researchers of Google's Big Picture" visualization research group Read more

01 Oct, 2012 Special Events

Tweeting Your Way to the White House: Social Media and the 2012 Campaign

Do new technologies help us talk across party lines, or do they contribute to more polarization? A panel of a professor, company founder,  and president of a social media company discuss. Read more

27 Sep, 2012 History and Theory

Camouflage Media

with Hanna Rose Shell, Associate Professor in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at MIT Read more

25 Sep, 2012 Special Events

Information Labor as Venture Labor: Policy Implications of Technology Industry Risk

with Gina Neff, Associate Prof. of Communication at the University of Washington Read more

16 Apr, 2012 Special Events

From Chat to Interactives: The Evolution of the Digital Commons

A lecture by Laura Robinson, Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Santa Clara University Read more

12 Apr, 2012 Workshops

Mutated Text: a Cross-Genre Creative Writing Workshop

In celebration of "Improper Informalities :: Strange Writing :: Eclectic Ties"
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30 Mar, 2012 Special Events

The Utopian Impulse: Buckminster Fuller and the Bay Area

Hosted at SFMoMA, featuring Nicholas DeMonchaux and the work of Buckminster Fuller Read more

15 Mar, 2012 Special Events

Break/ing Ground: Critical Dialogues in Sound and Motion

A conversation with Dr. DeFrant and Dr. Fred Moten (Duke) Read more

21 Feb, 2012 Special Events

How Motion Matters

with Wendy Ju, California College of Arts, Read more

16 Feb, 2012 Special Events

The Fog of Freedom

with Christopher M. Kelty, UCLA Associate Professor Read more

09 Feb, 2012 History and Theory

Media Piracy

A History and Theory of New Media lecture with Adrian Johns (University of Chicago) Read more

03 Nov, 2011 History and Theory

Transmedia

A History and Theory of New Media lecture by Henry Jenkins (USC) Read more

13 Oct, 2011 History and Theory

How to Knit a Popular History of Media

with Kristen Haring (Auburn University) Read more

10 Oct, 2011 ATC

Fear and Fun: Performing the Human-Machine Interface

with Kal Spelletich, SF-based artist Read more

07 Sep, 2011 Special Events

Desirée Holman in Conversation with Sherry Turkle

artist Holman and MIT Initiative on Technology and the Self  at MIT Turkle Read more

06 Sep, 2011 History and Theory

Technology as the Architect of our Intimacies

with Sherry Turkle -- pioneering technologist; professor, author, consultant, researcher and licensed clinical psychologist Read more

25 Apr, 2011 Special Events

Advancing the New Machine, Human Rights and Technology Conference

A symposium for anyone interested in uniting the tech-world and the human rights community Read more

25 Apr, 2011 ATC

Pure Engineering – Decoupling Technical Innovation from Utility and Consumerism

with Raffaello D’Andrea, an artist and Professor of Dynamic Systems and Control at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich Read more

16 Mar, 2011 Special Events

Crossing Boundaries: News, Technology, & Audiences

Speakers from across UC Berkeley departments on social media and journalism. Read the distinguished roster in full here. Read more

09 Mar, 2011 Special Events

New Media Research Roundtable: A Moving Image – Media and Metaphor in Stage Performance

An informal talk and screening led by Ellen Bromberg, Guggenheim Fellow, choreographer, and media artist Read more

24 Jan, 2011 ATC

Rhinoceros Beetles, Kissable Frogs and other Close Encounters with Biodiverse and the Tasty Future

An Arts, Technology, and Culture Colloquium lecture by Natalie Jeremijenko Read more

19 Jan, 2011 Special Events

Design Futures: Making Technology Meaningful – Bridging Research & Practice

with Dr. Jaspal Sandhu and Dr. Mahad Ibrahim (Gobee) Read more

11 Oct, 2010 ATC

Art and the Utopian Imaginary

with Mark Tribe, artist and occasional curator whose interests include art, technology, and politics Read more

20 Sep, 2010 Special Events

Adaptations

A lecture by Lisa Iwamoto, partner of IwamotoScott Read more

3 days ago

Summer Research Dispatch: Molly Nicholas & Wearable Tech in Hospitals

Read about Molly Nicholas' BCNM-funded research on wearable tech for therapeutic clowning, in collaboration with the Medical Clown Project. Read more

4 days ago

Ian Cheng at MOMA

Upcoming ATC speaker and Cal alumnus Ian Chang talks to CALIFORNIA Magazine about his MoMA-exhibited art, his experience at UC Berkeley, and his professional and personal journey after graduation. Read more

31 Aug, 2017

Revisited: BCNM Open House Fall 2017 Read more

23 Aug, 2017

Announcing the 2017-2018 Season of the Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium

From new journalism to virtual reality, telepresence to designing brands, this year's Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium packs a punch! Read more

16 Aug, 2017

Ken Goldberg Quoted in the NYT on Autonomous Gliders

Microsoft teaches gliders how to fly on their own; Prof. Goldberg brings insight to this NYT article Read more

15 Aug, 2017

Summer Research Dispatches: Miyoko Conley on Holograms in K-Pop

Miyoko Conley (TDPS) documents her BCNM-funded research on digital fandom in Seoul, South Korea Read more

08 Aug, 2017

Ryan Ikeda at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute

Ryan Ikeda reflects on his experience at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) this June in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Read more

02 Aug, 2017

Alpha60 White Paper Published and in the News!

Prof. Abigail de Kosnik's seed grant funded digital humanities tool has been garnering major attention in the news! Read more

01 Aug, 2017

Announcing the 2017-2018 Season of the History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series

From software arts to self-tracking technologies, cybernetics to techno-ecologies, we are thrilled to introduce the speakers in this year's History and Theory of New Media program. Read more

19 Jul, 2017

Camille Crittenden part of New NHERI SimCenter

The Deputy Director of CITRIS and the Banatao Institute joins the SimCenter, an organization for research on natural hazards. Read more

19 Jul, 2017

DexNet Collaboration with the Siemens Institute Read more

18 Jul, 2017

Undergraduate Research Dispatch: Jenny Jiang

This year, BCNM initiated its undergraduate research fellowships, which offer undergraduates the chance to engage in direct research experience with BCNM graduates. Read more

28 Jun, 2017

Cesar Torres Receives Microsoft Dissertation Grant

César Torres from Hybrid Ecologies Labs recieved the Microsoft Dissertation Grant for his work! Read more

27 Jun, 2017

Ron Rael & Arch100D Take 3D Printed Homes to Kenya

If only all university field trips were like this innovative, immersive excursion. Read more

21 Jun, 2017

Summer 2018 Course Proposals Open! Read more

15 Jun, 2017

Nicholas de Monchaux at WEAR 2017

De Monchaux spoke at WEAR 2017 about his book Fashioning Apollo! Read more

15 Jun, 2017

Video Now Online: "Conveying Climate Change"

with DJ Spooky  Read more

01 Jun, 2017

Ken Goldberg's DexNet in the News Read more

01 Jun, 2017

Ken Goldberg & Camille Crittenden at CITRIS Inclusive AI Symposium

Goldberg and Crittenden were at the "Inclusive AI: Technology and Policy for a Diverse Urban Future" symposium. Read more

01 Jun, 2017

Molly Nicholas at CHI 2017

Molly Nicholas reflects on her experience at CHI 2017 in Denver. Read more

25 May, 2017

Ken Goldberg Chair at ICRA-X Public Forum Session

Ken Goldberg, professor at BCNM, was chair at ICRA-X Public Forum's session "Frontiers of Robotics" as part of outreach to the general public at ICRA2017! Read more

24 May, 2017

Ken Goldberg and T-ASE Add Note to Practitioners

Ken Goldberg and T-ASE's simplified second abstract was featured in an article for the IEEE RAS.  Read more

23 May, 2017

Kris Paulsen Publishes Here/There Read more

16 May, 2017

Announcing Our 2017 Graduates

We look forward to sharing their future endeavors!

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11 May, 2017

Arts + Design Mondays @BAMPFA Videos Now Online

Check out the videos from some of the great lectures this semester, including our Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium! Read more

02 May, 2017

Salaam Sculpture: Noura Howell

Noura Howell's Salaam Sculpture was shown on the UC Berkeley campus! Read more

28 Apr, 2017

Ohmni TeleRobot Harnesses 20 Year-Old Research from Eric Paulos

Research from Eric Paulos’ 20 year-old PRoP research group is still creating products! Read more

24 Apr, 2017

Revisited: "Parenting for a Digital Future"

with Alicia Blum-Ross Read more

24 Apr, 2017

Video Now Online: “Designing Spaces for New Media Art”

If you missed our recent Arts, Technology and Culture colloquium with Andy and Deborah Rappaport - the video is now live Read more

24 Apr, 2017

Hubert Dreyfus in Memoriam

We are sad to hear of the passing of philosopher Hubert Dreyfus. Read more

18 Apr, 2017

Will Payne at the American Association of Geographers

Will Payne presented his research at the American Association of Geographers this April in Boston, MA. Read more

18 Apr, 2017

Revisited: “Degrees of Visibility”

Ashley Hunt discussed the visibility of prisons as part of our Commons Conversations series Read more

18 Apr, 2017

Revisited: "Technology and Forensic Evidence in Chilean Human Rights Investigations"

with Eden Medina Read more

11 Apr, 2017

Commons Conversations: Color of New Media Working Group Transcription

The “Color of New Media Working Group” met as a part of Commons Conversations to discuss the vertiginous political climate. Read more

07 Apr, 2017

BCNM Seed Grants 2017: Ed Campion and the Sound Habitat

Ed Campion (Music) received $5,000 to build a sound habitat with Ron Rael (Architecture) as part of our Faculty Seed Grant program. Read more

07 Apr, 2017

KC Forcier at SCMS Read more

06 Apr, 2017

Announcing Our 2017 Summer Research Award Recipients Read more

06 Apr, 2017

Nicholas de Monchaux Lecture at Eikones

Nicholas de Monchaux presented a lecture at the Eikones National Center of Competence in Research as part of the “Planning, Contingency and the Image of the Modern City” series. Read more

06 Apr, 2017

Grace Gipson at the National Council of Black Studies Read more

05 Apr, 2017

Revisited: "Digital Doomsday: A Perspective from the Pathology Called Europe"

with Jan De Vos Read more

05 Apr, 2017

Ken Goldberg in MIT Technology Review

Goldberg was featured in an article by MIT's Technology Review on robot learning and human tele-operation of machines. Read more

04 Apr, 2017

Revisited: “Designing Spaces for New Media Art”

Andy and Deborah Rappaport, founders of the Minnesota Street Project, which houses affordable spaces for artists and non-profits, shared the pleasures and challenges of collecting art objects in this digital age. Read more

04 Apr, 2017

Ken Goldberg Lecture at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology

Berkeley Center for Law and Technology's (BCLT) 6th annual Privacy Law Forum featured BCNM's Ken Goldberg as a Keynote speaker. Read more

21 Mar, 2017

Announcing the Spring 2017 BCNM Conference Grant Recipients! Read more

20 Mar, 2017

Announcing our Spring 2017 DE & Certificate Incoming Cohort Read more

20 Mar, 2017

A Statement Regarding UCPD Crowdsourcing Request for Identification Read more

16 Mar, 2017

Commons Conversations Video Now Online: "Radical Technologies" with Adam Greenfield Read more

16 Mar, 2017

Video Now Online: "Designing for Truth"

with Joris Maltha Read more

07 Mar, 2017

Revisited: "Ripped Off? Pirate Technologies, Jugaad Politics, and Postcolonial Modernities"

An amazing talk by Kavita Philip Read more

02 Mar, 2017

Greg Niemeyer’s Teaching Philosophy Featured in Le Monde

The BCNM faculty and Art Practice professor gave an interview in the renowned newspaper.  Read more

02 Mar, 2017

Video Now Online: "Our Landscape Futures"

Watch this event by Geoff Manaugh, New York Times-bestselling author on technology and utopias. Read more

02 Mar, 2017

Revisited: "Radical Technologies"

with Adam Greenfield  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

17 Feb, 2017

Video Now Online: "Sculpture. Simulacrum. Ritual."

With Tom Sachs
Missed this event? Have no fear! Watch it here! Read more

16 Feb, 2017

Revisited: "Our Landscape Futures"

Revisiting our lovely event with Geoff Manaugh who offered students and the public an insight into the design of cities and their unintentional impacts through the lense of "burglary." Read more

16 Feb, 2017

Camille Crittenden on International Women's Day Read more

07 Feb, 2017

Revisited: "Collecting the Uncollectible"

A beautiful discussion with Pamela Kramlich and Lawrence Rinder on curating new media art, the changing roles of museums, curators, and artists, and the construction of the Kramlich home. Read more

07 Dec, 2016

Revisited: "The Peaks and Valleys of Kinetic Sculpture"

Such a treat to have Reuben Margolin, an incredible sculptor... Read more

07 Dec, 2016

Video Now Online: "Deep Dreams: Between Inspiration and Hallucination"

Missed our ATC Lecture with Mike Tyka in conversation with Josette Melchor? The video recording of the lecture is now online at Archive.org! Read more

07 Dec, 2016

Revisited: "Deep Dreams: Between Inspiration and Hallucination"

A recap of "Deep Dreams: Between Inspiration and Hallucination" with Mike Tyka and Gray Area founder Josette Melchor. Read more

14 Nov, 2016

Revisited: "Technology, Space and Reason"

Miyoko Conley recaps Bernard Stiegler's exciting Symposium held in October. Read more

17 Oct, 2016

Revisited: "Technology, Space, Reason: Infrastructures of Knowledge in the Anthropocene"

We recap this exciting lecture by Paul Edwards. Read more

26 Apr, 2016

Revisited: "Change and Stillness: Bodies and Gestures within Sensor Technology"

We recap this fascinating talk on this past showcase of sensor-technology art Read more

21 Mar, 2016

Revisited: "Critical Play"

A recap of Mary Flanagan's lecture, recapped by Kate Mattingly. Read more

23 Feb, 2016

Revisited: "Proxies and Placeholders"

A recap of Hito Steyerl's incredible lecture! Read more

02 Feb, 2016

Revisited: “Four Thoughts about the Impact of Globalization on Artists”

A recap of Sarah Thornton's lecture! Read more

28 Oct, 2015

HTNM 5th Anniversary and Revisited: "Technologies of Simulation"

with Claus Pias

Leuphana University of Lüneberg Read more

01 Oct, 2015

Video Now Online: Vito Acconci

Didn't snag a seat at Vito Acconci's ATC lecture? We saved one for you here. Read more

29 Sep, 2015

Revisited: Vito Acconci

On the American artist and architect's lecture, "Everything I Know Will Be Yours: Surveillance In Plein Air" Read more

20 Jul, 2015

Revisited: "Critical Making Course Exhibition"

Check out photos of amazing student work! Read more

20 Jul, 2015

Revisited: "Espacio Publico, Contexto Personal"

The masterclass workshop led by Peruvian artist Jose Carlos Martinat and Enrique Mayorga, revisited Read more

20 Jul, 2015

Revisited: Alexander Weheliye

from his HTNM lecture, "System Addicts," earlier this April Read more

20 Jul, 2015

HTNM Video Now Online: "System Addict"

A recording of Alexander Weheliye's lecture, "Technologies of Humanity in Contemporary R&B Music" Read more

20 Jul, 2015

ATC Video Now Online: Tarek Atoui

From the electroacoustic composer's lecture, "DeafSpace and Making Musical Instruments" Read more

14 May, 2015

Video Now Online: Jesse and Glenda Drew

Watch this amazing ATC lecture on activism and technology, right here! Read more

06 May, 2015

Revisited: "Citrus Mobile App Challenge"

What a semester-long competition for students to develop mobile apps that addresses civic needs entailed! Read more

21 Apr, 2015

Revisited: Pattie Moore

From her lecture, "Design for All: Inclusivity By Design". With Student porject demos Read more

15 Apr, 2015

Revisited: Jesse and Glenda Drew

From their probing talk, "A Hack in the Odious Machine: Digital Organizing Tools for the Precariat," a part of the ATC series here at BCNM Read more

07 Apr, 2015

Revisited: Martinat and Mayorga

We recap this wonderful discussion, "Reality Environments," hosted at the David Brower Center Read more

07 Apr, 2015

ATC Video Now Online: Reality Environments

View the recording of this ATC lecture, "Reality Environments" Read more

10 Mar, 2015

HTNM Revisited: Alan Liu

from the UCSB professor's talk, "Against the Cultural Singularity" Read more

03 Feb, 2015

Revisited: New Media Carillon Installation and Performance

A new media Carillon installation and performance in honor of the 100th Anniversar of UC Berkeley's Sather Tower (the Campanile) Read more

20 Jan, 2015

ATC Video Now Online: Rick Lowe

A recording of the community organizer's lecture, "Social and Community Engaged Work: The Genuine and the Artificial" Read more

15 Jan, 2015

ATC Video Now Online: Cheryl Haines

From her lecture, "Creative Interventions and Social Activation" Read more

14 Jan, 2015

ATC Video Now Online: Maya Lin

The recording of this highly anticipated lecture by the great architect Maya Lin Read more

12 Jan, 2015

ATC Video Now Online: Brett Cook

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

15 Dec, 2014

Revisited: "Count Me In - Walking & the City"

On Thursday, December 11th, the Berkeley Center for New Media, in partnership with.. Read more

21 Nov, 2014

Revisited: Rights and Readerships Workshop

We partnered with Authors Alliance for an exciting workshop! Read about what happened, here. Read more

08 Oct, 2014

ATC Revisited: Brett Cook

A lecture by the community artist and muralist earlier this month Read more

30 Sep, 2014

ATC Revisited: Maya Lin

We highlight this fascinating lecture by the esteemed Maya Lin on her architecture and process Read more

30 Sep, 2014

ATC Video Now Online: John Perry Barlow

Thoughts on life's purpose, monotheism, and working with the Grateful Dead -- all in one video, here Read more

10 Sep, 2014

ATC Revisited: John Perry Barlow

We highlight a past lecture by Grateful Dead songwriter, on moving from monotheism to pantheism Read more

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