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16 Nov, 2020 Commons Conversations

Blockchain Chicken Farm and Grass Mud Horses

with Xiaowei Wang 
Writer and artist; author of Blockchain Chicken Farm

An Xiao Mina
Writer and artist; author of From Memes to Movements Read more

04 Oct, 2018 History & Theory

Learning To Interact: Cybernetics and Play

with Timothy Stott
Lecturer in Art History and Visual Culture
Dublin School of Creative Arts, Dublin Institute of Technology Read more

21 Aug, 2018 Special Events

BCNM Fall 2018 Open House

Join the BCNM for our annual open house, filled with art, demonstrations, and new media programs from across campus! Read more

27 Apr, 2018 Special Events

Berkeley Conference on Film and Media: Medium/Environment

Berkeley Film & Media’s 4th biennial conference seeks to bring together leading international media theorists working on questions of “environmental media” broadly conceived Read more

04 Apr, 2018 Special Events

The Past is Present: Exhibition

Deep Dive Or the Limits of Immersion was curated by Asma Kazmi. We preview the show as part of the Past is Present. Read more

05 Feb, 2018 Art, Tech & Culture

Connectivity as a Human Right

with Nick Negroponte
Architect, MIT, Massachussetts 
Presented in partnership with the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation Read more

17 Oct, 2017 History & Theory

Between the Digital and the Political: New Ecologies of Mind

with Erich Hörl and Yuk Hui
Panel Discussion with Luciana Parisi, David Bates & Warren Sack
with support from the Townsend Center and the Dean of Arts and Humanities Read more

05 Oct, 2017 Commons Conversations

Reply All: Free Speech in the Age of Social Media

New media and modes of digital expression are transforming our experience of, and shaping conversations around free speech. Join us as faculty, students, and staff discuss this new landscape. Read more

22 Aug, 2017 Special Events

BCNM Fall 2017 Open House

Join the Berkeley Center for New Media for our annual open house Read more

20 Mar, 2017 Special Events

Color of New Media 2017 Open House!

Learn more about the diverse ecology of new media activities happening on campus! Read more

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

17 Apr, 2011 Special Events

Futurefarmers Think Lodge*

*(hint: think tank and sweat lodge) Read more

07 Aug, 2022

Big Gaming Questions with Alenda Chang

Alenda Chang joins in an asynchronous roundtable discussion with Tara Fickle, Gregory Grieve, and Chris Patterson on Gaming Plus Project. Read more

22 Jun, 2022

Alenda Chang's Playing Nature Reviewed in the Journal of Environmental Media

Read the review by Kara Stone of "Playing Nature: Ecology in Video Games" Read more

19 Jun, 2022

Alenda Chang on Ecology & Technology

Watch Alenda Chang present at Penn State on ecology and technology! Read more

21 May, 2022

BCNM Around the Web May

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

13 Apr, 2022

BCNM Around the Web April 2022

Check out the great work of our students, faculty, and alumni around the web this April 2022!

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01 Apr, 2022

Image Objects Reviewed in Artforum

Jacob Gaboury's Image Objects is reviewed by Michael Eby in Artforum, discussing how digital graphics remade the material world. Read more

29 Mar, 2022

Announcing Our Summer 2022 Research Award Recipients

Image: Fei Pan Read more

14 Sep, 2021

Playing Nature Reviewed in Media + Environment

BCNM alum Alenda Chang's 2019 book Playing Nature: Ecology in Video Games was reviewed Media+Environment.  Read more

21 Aug, 2021

BCNM Around the Web August 2021

Check out the amazing work of our faculty and alumni around the web this August! Read more

28 Jun, 2021

Playing Nature Reviewed on Gamers with Glasses

Alenda Chang's Playing Nature: Ecology in Video Games was recently reviewed by Gamers with Glasses. Read more

22 Jun, 2021

Playing Nature Reviewed in Critical Inquiry

Alenda Chang's Playing Nature: Ecology in Video Games was recently reviewed in journal Critical Inquiry. Read more

22 Jun, 2021

Spring 2021: BCNM Events in Review Read more

19 Jun, 2021

BCNM Around the Web June

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

04 Jun, 2021

Alenda Chang on the Ethics of Eating Pokemon

BCNM alum Alenda Chang was recently featured on the Gamers with Glasses podcast where she discussed video games and environmentalism, among other interesting topics. Read more

08 Apr, 2021

Announcing the Spring 2021 Faculty Seed Grants

Photo credit: Jill Miller. Read more

29 Mar, 2021

Announcing the Spring 2021 DE & Graduate Certificate Cohort

Photo credit: Yuyao Jin Read more

18 Mar, 2021

Alenda Chang Interview at Serpentine Galleries

Alenda Chang was recently interviewed by Serpentine Galleries. Check it out! Read more

09 Mar, 2021

"What Can a Robot Do?" With Ken Goldberg

Professor Ken Goldberg recently delved into the connections between nature and technology in a Nero Magazine interview. Read more

25 Feb, 2021

Alenda Chang on Rambunctious Video Games for Do Your Bit

Alenda Chang was recently featured on the podcast, Doing our Bit, to discuss rambunctious video games. Read more

30 Jan, 2021

Alenda Chang on Gamers with Glasses

Alum Alenda Chang features on Gamers with Glasses podcast to discuss Playing Nature: Ecology in Video Games. Read more

30 Nov, 2020

BCNM Around the Web December

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

14 Nov, 2020

Playing Nature Reviewed in ISLE

Alumn Alenda Chang's Playing Nature: Ecology in Video Games is reviewed in ISLE. Read more

11 Oct, 2020

Blockchain Chicken Farm by Xiaowei Wang Published Read more

07 Oct, 2020

Alenda Chang and Playing Nature Featured in ASLE

Playing Nature is her first book which examines the perennially murky space between nature and technology. Read more

23 Sep, 2020

Seed Grants Recipient: Celeste Kidd and The Role of Reasoning and Metacognition during Belief Formation in the Internet Era

Celeste Kidd received a Seed Grant to examine "The role of reasoning and metacognition during belief formation in the internet era". Read more

30 Aug, 2020

Announcing BCNM's Fall 2020 Class Fund Recipients

We're thrilled to support our faculty with funds for guest speakers and materials to enhance the student experience. Read more

11 Aug, 2020

Playing Nature Reviewed in Manchester Game Studies Network

Sam Illingworth reviewed alum Alenda's Chang latest book on ecology in video games. Read more

06 Aug, 2020

Review of Playing Nature in Digital Culture and Education

Alum Alenda Chang's book is reviewed in Digital Culture and Education Read more

02 Jul, 2020

Clancy Wilmott & Emma Fraser Publish Ruins of the Smart City

The visual intervention was published in the journal of Visual Communication and considers what the city could be by investigating the cities of today. Read more

17 Jun, 2020

BCNM Around the Web June 2020

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

09 Apr, 2020

Alenda Chang on Super Gamer Podcast

Listen to Alenda Chang talk about the environment and the natural world in games on the Super Gamer Podcast! Read more

01 Apr, 2020

Alum Alenda Chang's Playing Nature on Chroniques Vidéoludiques

BCNM alum Alenda Chang's new book was featured in Chroniques Vidéoludiques! Read more

02 Mar, 2020

Alenda Chang's Playing Nature in Foreword Reviews

Foreword Reviews recently featured Alenda Chang's Playing Nature: Ecology in Video Games. Read more

24 Feb, 2020

Alenda Chang's Playing Nature in Science

Alum Alenda Chang's book Playing Nature was reviewed in Science. Read more

20 Feb, 2020

Malika Imhotep Wins Award for Critical Writing

Gulf Coast announced the winner of the 2019 Toni Beauchamp Prize in Critical Art Writing, Ra Malika Imhotep, for her essay "On Retrieval." Read more

13 Jan, 2020

BCNM Around the Web January 2020

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

18 Dec, 2019

Alum Alenda Chang Publishes Playing Nature Read more

05 Aug, 2019

Alum Alenda Chang at ASLE 2019

The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment's Thirteenth Biennial Conference was held at UC Davis in June. Read more

09 Jul, 2019

HTNM 2018-2019 In Review

Check out the highlights and videos from this incredible program, featuring Molly Steenson and Safiya Noble! Read more

21 Jun, 2019

Alum Alenda Chang Quoted in Le Monde

Can video games help raise awareness about ecological causes? Alum Alenda Chang weighs in on the debate in a recent Le Monde article on video games and environmentalism. Read more

30 May, 2019

Revisited: Art as Critique Conference

Felix Rosen recaps ARC’s Art as Critique Conference from March 1, 2019, which BCNM was thrilled to co-sponsor. Read more

19 May, 2019

Congratulating our 2019 Graduates

Work by Mathieu Iniesta. Read more

21 Mar, 2019

Announcing our Spring 2019 Graduate Cohort

Art by Yuanpei Zhuang. Read more

05 Mar, 2019

HTNM Tim Stott Video Now Online 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

18 Feb, 2019

Ken Goldberg on Robots in Nature Machine Intelligence

Ken Goldberg reflects on how four exciting sub-fields of robotics — co-robotics, human–robot interaction, deep, learning and cloud robotics — accelerate a renewed trend toward robots working safely and constructively with humans. Read more

21 Aug, 2018

Tom McEnaney Launches GloUH Colloquium

Join Tom McEnaney on August 28th as he discusses Wireless Commons and Counterpublics: New Digital Infrastructures in Cuba! Read more

19 Apr, 2018

Revisited: The Past is Present Exhibition

Asma Kazmi curated a fantastic virtual reality exhibition we were thrilled to preview as part of the Past is Present.  Read more

18 Apr, 2018

Nicholas de Monchaux's Studio One Course on Radical Futures in Landscape Architecture Magazine

Nicholas de Monchaux's Studio ONE master's program, which begins next school year, was featured in the Landscape Architecture Magazine.  Read more

12 Mar, 2018

HTNM Conference Videos Now Online Read more

05 Feb, 2018

All Videos from Reply All Now Online

Couldn't make it out to the all-day symposium, Reply All: Free Speech in the Age of Social Media, last semester? All the panels, addresses and remarks have now been uploaded onto Youtube.  Read more

25 Dec, 2017

Alum Erin Johnson at the Power Plant Gallery

Alum Erin Johnson is exhibiting The Way Things Can Happen at the Power Pant Gallery in Durham, NC. Read more

13 Nov, 2017

Revisited: HTNM Conference — Between the Digital and the Political

Revisit the “Between Digital and the Political: New Ecologies of the Mind” symposium, which featured speakers including Professor David Bates, Dr. Yuk Hui, Luciana Parisi, and Warren Sack. Read more

11 Sep, 2017

Revisited: TF Tierney, Intelligent Infrastructure 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

17 Nov, 2016

Shannon Jackson on Funding the Arts at Battery Powered Read more

11 Oct, 2016

Local Code by Nicholas de Monchaux Out Now at University of Princeton Architectural Press

25 Aug, 2016

Revisited: BCNM 2016 Open House

As always, the conversations were deeply engaging and we were excited to find new possibilities for collaborations across the disciplines Read more

26 May, 2016

Berkeley and the new SFMOMA — partners in art and public engagement

Kate Mattingly, Designated Emphasis student, wrote about UCB's relationship with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Read more

09 Jan, 2014

New Media Exhibit Developer: Interactive Data Visualizations

The Exploratorium has an exciting new position open for a new media exhibit developer focusing on interactive data visualizations. Details here! Read more

07 May, 2013

BCNM's Recent Graduates from the Designated Emphasis in New Media

Congratulations to all! 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

01 Feb, 2012

A Variation on the Powers of Ten: Framework for Understanding Research

Currently, Powers of Ten will be showing at SFMOMA Six Lines of Flight on Sept. 15-Dec. 30, 2012
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