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27 Apr, 2024 Special Events

Re-presenting Spaces: Literature, Ecology, the World We Share

The Cal Comp Lit Symposium featuring Emma Fraser as keynote. Read more

11 Apr, 2024 Special Events

Questioning History in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Keynote: Shane Denson, Stanford University
5-7pm on Thursday, April 11
in Dwinelle 142

Seminars Thursday, 4/11
in the Social Sciences Matrix Read more

01 Apr, 2024 History & Theory

AI & the Humanities: AI is Weird

with Erik Davis
Writer, Journalist, and Lecturer

Presented in partnership with the Townsend Center for Humanities. Read more

21 Mar, 2024 History & Theory

Seeing and Seafaring: Maritime Navigation and the Scopic Regime of Computation

with Bernard Geoghegan
Reader in the History and Theory of Digital Media, King's College, London

A History & Theory of New Media lecture presented by the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society (CSTMS) Read more

13 Mar, 2024 History & Theory

AI & the Humanities: Artificial Intelligence and Translation

with Behrooz Ghorbani, Researcher, OpenAI
Cathy Park Hong, English, UC Berkeley
Hoyt Long, East Asian Languages & Civilizations, University of Chicago

Presented in partnership with the Townsend Center for the Humanities. Read more

04 Mar, 2024 History & Theory

Mediascapes of Postsocialism: Cuban New Media Cultures After the End of History

with Paloma Duong
Associate Professor of Latin American and Media Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

A Latinx & Latin American Media Ecologies event co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies (CLACS) and the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society (CSTMS) Read more

26 Feb, 2024 History & Theory

Unsettling Sound Technologies: Indigenous Sonic Sovereignty and Border Politics

with Christina Leza, Professor of Anthropology and Indigenous Studies, Colorado College, and Trevor Reed, Professor of Law, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University

Moderated by Sierra Edd, Indigenous Technologies Coordinator

An Indigenous Technologies event co-sponsored by the Department of Ethnic Studies and the Department of Art Practice Read more

05 Feb, 2024 Special Events

AAPI Media Creatives Fellowship Talkback

AAPI industry leaders Lacy Lew Nguyen Wright (Manager of Social Innovation, Endeavor), Jason Lin (Producer, Story Arch Pictures), and Laura Reddy (Manager, Range Media Partners). Read more

30 Nov, 2023 Art, Tech & Culture

Echoes from the Borderlands

with Valeria Luiselli, Leo Heiblum, and Ricardo Giraldo
Artists

A Latinx & Latin American Media Ecologies event, presented with the Townsend Center for the Humanities, the Arts Research Center (ARC), the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT), the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies (TDPS), co-sponsored by the Center for Interdisciplinary Critical Inquiry (CICI) and the American Cultures Center. Read more

29 Nov, 2023 Special Events

Echoes from the Borderlands (Audio Excerpt Listening Session)

featuring the work of Valeria Luiselli
Artist

A Latinx & Latin American Media Ecologies special event, presented with the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT). Read more

17 Oct, 2023 Special Events

Unleashing Nostalgia: 'Video Games and Playful Media' Class Explores the Past and Future of Gaming

Join us as we delve into the pixelated worlds of yesteryears and unveil the secrets of gaming's enduring legacy at UC Berkeley's exciting class taught by our very own BCNM faculty member, Emma Fraser!  Read more

11 Oct, 2023 History & Theory

[* Postponed / New Date Forthcoming *] AI and the Humanities: Generative Creativity and Interpretation

with Timnit Gebru, Founder & Executive Director, The Distributed AI Research Institute (DAIR); Vikram Chandra, Writer and Co-Founder, Granthika Co.; Hannah Zeavin, Assistant Professor, Department of History and Berkeley Center for New Media, University of California, Berkeley  

Presented with the Townsend Center for Humanities  Read more

11 Sep, 2023 Art, Tech & Culture

Tectonic Echoes in the Information Age (ten years later)

with Jesse Colin Jackson
Associate Professor, Department of Art, Claire Trevor School of the Arts, University of California, Irvine

Co-sponsored by the Department of Art Practice and the Department of Geography Read more

28 Aug, 2023 Art, Tech & Culture

The ghost in the machine is me.

with Jen Liu, Artist

Moderated by Xiaowei R. Wang

Accompanied by Mia J. Chong, Dancer

Co-sponsored by the English Department and the Department of Art Practice Read more

11 Jul, 2023 Conference

ELO 2023

ELO 2023 | Overcoming Divides: Electronic Literature and Social Change Read more

12 Apr, 2023 Special Events

Rivers, Forests & Earth: Speculating Dalit Histories and Dalit Futures in Bengal

Featuring Hugo and Nebula Prize Nominee Mimi Mondal

Presented by UC Berkeley's Bangali Student Association (BSA) with the support of Institute for South Asia Studies, the South Asian, Southwest Asian, and North African (SSWANA) Initiative, and the Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM). Read more

20 Mar, 2023 Special Events

The Parables Experience at MozFest Virtual

with curators ill Weaver (a Detroit-based artist and organizer. They co-founded Emergence Media and Complex Movements)

and Valencia James (a performer, maker, and researcher from Barbados, interested in the intersection between dance, theater, technology, and activism, currently pursuing an MFA in Art Practice at the University of California Berkeley)

This event is hosted by MozFest, which is part art, tech and society convening, part maker festival, and the premiere gathering for activists in diverse global movements fighting for a more humane digital world.  Read more

17 Mar, 2023 Conference

The Past into the Future: Afrofuturism and Ancient Egypt

with Rita Lucarelli (UC Berkeley), Max Jefferson (UC Berkeley), Ytasha Womack (Chicago), Vorris Nunley (UC Riverside), Darryl Smith (UC Berkeley), John Jennings (UC Riverside), Stanford Carpenter (University of Chicago), Claudia Attimonelli (University of Bari, Italy), Dexter Story (UCLA), Luciana Parisi (Duke University), Abu Qadim Haqq, and more.  

Presented by Center of Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) with the support of the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA), Center for Science, Technology, Medicine and Society (CSTMS), the Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM), the Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures (MELC), and the Italian Institute of Culture, San Francisco. Read more

13 Mar, 2023 Art, Tech & Culture

Road to Hybridabad

with Osman Khan
Professor, Stamps School of Art & Design, University of Michigan

Co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center and the South Asia Art Initiative Read more

08 Mar, 2023 Special Events

Ferguson Rises: Black Grief, Insurgent Memory, and the Politics of Transformation

with Rashad Arman Timmons, Abolition Democracy Dissertation Fellow, Black Studies Collaboratory and PhD Candidate African American Studies, UC Berkeley; Michael Brown Sr, Father of Michael Brown Jr. and Founder, The Michael Brown Organization/Chosen For Change; Cal Brown, Stepmother of Michael Brown Jr. and Co-Founder, The Michael Brown Organization/Chosen For Change. Read more

06 Mar, 2023 Art, Tech & Culture

Unwalling Citizenship

with

Teddy Cruz, Professor, Department of Visual Arts, University of California, San Diego

Fonna Forman, Professor, Department of Political Science and Director, Center on Global Justice, University of California San Diego

Co-sponsored by the Department of Architecture, the Department of Art Practice, the Arts Research Center, and the Center for Latin American Studies Read more

02 Mar, 2023 Commons Conversations

Media Ruins: Infrastructural Restitution and Building Futures in Post-Conflict Cambodia

with Maggie Jack (Syracuse University, The School of Information)

Presented by the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society (CSTMS), and the Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM) is co-sponsoring. Read more

09 Feb, 2023 Special Events

Hollywood Internships 2023

AAPI industry leaders Jason Lin (Producer, Story Arch Pictures), Lacy Lew Nguyen Wright (Executive Director, Hillman Grad Productions), and Laura Reddy (Manager, Range Media Partners).  Read more

30 Jan, 2023 Art, Tech & Culture

Generative Art and Deep Learning AI

with Nettrice Gaskins
Digital artist, academic, and cultural critic

Co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center, the Jacobs Institute for Design, and Media Studies Read more

07 Nov, 2022 History & Theory

Animating Cities Digitally: Processing Urban Space and Time

with Gillian Rose
Visiting Scholar in Department of Geography; Professor, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford

Co-sponsored by the Department of Geography and Media Studies Read more

31 Oct, 2022 History & Theory

Digital Platforms and Ancient African Knowledge Systems: Triumphs and Vulnerabilities

with Gloria Emeagwali
Professor of History and African Studies, Central Connecticut State University

An Indigenous Technologies event co-sponsored by the American Indian Graduate Program, the Arts Research Center, the Department of Ethnic Studies, the School of Information, Media Studies, Native American Studies, and the Center for Race and Gender Read more

17 Oct, 2022 History & Theory

A Minor Cybernetic Hypothesis

Kelli Moore
Assistant Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University

Co-sponsored by Media Studies and the Department of Rhetoric  Read more

14 Oct, 2022 Special Events

Author Meets Critics: “Keeping It Unreal: Comics and Black Queer Fantasy”

with Darieck Scott

Professor of African American Studies at UC Berkeley

Moderated by Greg Niemeyer, Professor of Media Innovation, and Toban Fellow, Director of the Art Practice Graduate Program at UC Berkeley

Co-sponsored by Social Science Matrix and the Department of African American Studies Read more

29 Sep, 2022 Special Events

Person Specificity and Physiovalence: Performance Practice Toward Decolonizing Classical Music

with Ken Ueno
Composer, vocalist, improviser, sound artist, and Professor of Music, UC Berkeley

Presented by Berkeley Arts + Design and co-sponsored by The Department of Ethnic Studies Read more

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

14 Apr, 2022 Special Events

BAMPFA Indigenous Film Series Events: Films by New Red Order

Adam Khalil in Person

Presented by BERKELEY ART MUSEUM & PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE. Co-sponsored by BCNM. Read more

13 Apr, 2022 Art, Tech & Culture

Culture capture, additive defacement, and other tactics towards realizing Indigenous futures

with Adam and Zack Khalil
Filmmakers

This event is the first in a two-part series, presented with the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) as part of the Art, Technology and Culture Colloquium and the Indigenous Technologies Initiative. Read more

18 Mar, 2022 Special Events

Data & Life in the Metaverse

Join media innovators to explore the potentials of the metaverse, both exciting and terrifying. With Emma Fraser, Don Hanson, Wade Wallerstein, and Richmond Wong

Presented by Human Technology Futures Group and the Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society at UC Berkeley. Read more

15 Mar, 2022 Special Events

Artist Talk with Dario Robleto

with Dario Robleto
Artist, Houston; ARC's Spring 2022 Artist-in-Residence

Presented by the Arts Research Center with co-sponsorship from the Departments of Art Practice and Ethnic Studies, the Latinx Research Center, and BCNM.  Read more

14 Mar, 2022 Art, Tech & Culture

The Right to Be Creative

with Margarita Kuleva 
National Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg

Rescheduled from Spring 2020

Co-sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literature, the Department of the History of Art, the Arts Research Center, and the Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities. Read more

07 Mar, 2022 Special Events

Asian Americans in Hollywood: Breaking Through with Lasting Impact in the Industry

with Daniel Wu, Melvin Mar, Jason Lin, and Gail De Kosnik

Co-sponsored by Asian American & Asian Diaspora Studies and Eastwind Books of Berkeley. The first in a two part series on Asian Americans and AAPI in the media and entertainment industry. The event will be free of charge and open to the public, but will encourage attendees to make donations to the new Scholarship for AAPI and Media & Entertainment Creatives. Read more

24 Feb, 2022 Special Events

BAMPFA Indigenous Film Series Events: This Land Is Our Land!

Isael Maxakali, Sueli Maxakali, Carolina Canguçu, Roberto Romero
Brazil, 2020
Presented by BERKELEY ART MUSEUM & PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE. Co-sponsored by BCNM. Read more

14 Feb, 2022 Commons Conversations

Discriminating Data

with Wendy Hui Kyong Chun
Canada 150 Research Chair and Professor in New Media; Director of The Digital Democracies Institute, Simon Fraser University Read more

10 Feb, 2022 Special Events

BAMPFA Indigenous Film Series Events: what was always yours and never lost

Curated by Sky Hopinka
This program features works by artists from different countries—Canada, the United States, and Mexico—and homelands. Each artist makes works that traverse topics dealing directly and indirectly with Indigeneity.
Presented by BERKELEY ART MUSEUM & PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE. Co-sponsored by BCNM. Read more

09 Nov, 2021 Special Events

Grad Chat: Advice on the Academic Job Market from Berkeley Alums

Featuring Margaret Rhee, Reginold Royston,and Ryan Shaw. Moderated by Clancy Wilmott.
Presented as a part of BCNM’s Grad Chats, a series focused on navigating the academic job market and career development with UC Berkeley grads. 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

25 Oct, 2021 History & Theory

Beyond Settler Sex and Family: Kim TallBear in Conversation

with Kim TallBear
Professor and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples, Technoscience and Environment, Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta

In conversation with Marcelo Garzo Montalvo
Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies at California State University, San Marcos

Co-sponsored by the Center for Race and Gender, American Cultures, Anthropology, The Program in Critical Theory, the Arts Research Center, and and The American Indian Graduate Program. Read more

25 Oct, 2021 Commons Conversations

Design Futures

with Eric Rodenbeck
Founder, Stamen Design

Moderated by Eric Paulos
Professor in Electrical Engineering Computer Science (EECS) Read more

29 Sep, 2021 Special Events

Refamiliarization: Day 1

Curator tour, exhibition opening, performance, and screening Read more

28 Sep, 2021 Special Events

Refamiliarization

The New Media Working Group presents a week-long show of artworks that speculate on practices and technologies that interrupt the habituation compelled by COVID-era domestic data extraction and quotidian mediations. Read more

30 Aug, 2021 Commons Conversations

Echolocating the Caribbean Diaspora

with Cathy Thomas
Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara

Moderated by BCNM Director Abigail De Kosnik

Co-sponsored by the Department of English and the Center for Race and Gender. Read more

22 Apr, 2021 History & Theory

Indigenous Games

with Elizabeth LaPensée
Assistant Professor, Michigan State University

Co-sponsored by the Department of Art Practice.

Image credit: Elizabeth LaPensée Read more

15 Apr, 2021 Workshops

Grad Chat: Alt Ac Careers

BCNM hosts our Grad Chat on alt academic careers with UC Berkeley grads Jennifer Lowe, Dan Perkel, and Aylon SamouhaRead more

07 Apr, 2021 Special Events

Free Ekpar: Commemorating Five Years of Unjust Detention

Join Rayhan Asat (Harvard Law School ‘16) in commemorating the fifth anniversary of her brother Ekpar’s unjust imprisonment by the Chinese government. Read more

05 Apr, 2021 Art, Tech & Culture

The Sonic Image

with Lawrence Abu Hamdan
Artist, Dubai

Co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Arts Research Center, and the Department of Art Practice Read more

18 Mar, 2021 Conference

Fandom + Piracy: Piracy & Capitalism Panel

with Jennifer Holt, Brewster Kahle, Alexander Dent, and Keller Easterling Read more

01 Mar, 2021 History & Theory

A Conversation on Wildfire Ecologies

with Margo Robbins

Co-founder and President of the Cultural Fire Management Council

and Valentin Lopez

Chair of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band
Presented in partnership with Berkeley Arts + Design as part of Arts + Design Mondays.

  Read more

03 Feb, 2021 History & Theory

Indigenous Cyber-relationality: Discerning the Limits and Potential for Connective Action

with Marisa Duarte
Assistant Professor, Arizona State University

Co-sponsored by the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society, the School of Information, American Cultures, and the Center for Race and Gender. Read more

01 Feb, 2021 Special Events

Performing Cultural Exchange on Ohlone Homelands in Huichin

with Pauline Lampton, Director of Miriki Performing Arts

Corrina Gould, co-founder of the Sogorea Te’ Land Trust

Erica Estrada, Northern Pomo Dancer

Presented with UC Berkeley’s Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies in partnership with Berkeley Arts + Design as part of Arts + Design Mondays. Read more

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

11 Nov, 2020

Clancy Wilmott: Green Parks, Red Dust: Maps, Visual Imperialism and the Cartographic imagination Read more

07 Nov, 2020 Art, Tech & Culture

The Sinofuturist Trilogy: Sinofuturism (1839-2046 AD), Geomancer, and AIDOL

with Lawrence Lek
Artist, Filmmaker and Musician

Co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center and the Department of Art Practice. Read more

05 Nov, 2020 History & Theory

World Re-Building: Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace and the Initiative for Indigenous Futures

with Skawennati
Artist & Co-Director of Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace 

Co-sponsored by the Department of Art Practice and the Townsend Center for the Humanities. 

Image credit: Skawennati, "Renewal" 2016 Read more

03 Nov, 2020 Special Events

Visual Activism: Erin McElroy

With Erin McElroy
Postdoctoral Researcher, New York University

Presented by the Arts Research Center and co-sponsored by the Berkeley Center for New Media. Read more

25 Oct, 2020 Special Events

Crisis and Creativity: Virtual Artists in Residence at UC Berkeley South Asia Art Initiative

With Mithu Sen

Performs conceptual and interactive multi-format byproducts which include drawing, poetry, moving images, sculptures, installations, sound

And Brendan Fernandes

Canadian artist working at the intersection of dance and visual arts Read more

12 Oct, 2020 Commons Conversations

Cultural Heritage & Cultural Consumption

with Gu Jiang
National Center for Industry Research
Nanjing University Read more

21 Sep, 2020 Art, Tech & Culture

Notes on the Role of the Artist when the world has always been on fire??

with Pope.L
Artist, Chicago

Presented by the Department of Art Practice 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

16 Apr, 2020 History & Theory

ONLINE: Art & AI

*Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) precautions, this event has been moved to the online platform Zoom*

with Christiane Paul
Chief Curator / Director of the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, Professor at The New School and Adjunct Curator of Digital Art at the Whitney Museum of American Art

Response from Claudia Schmuckli
Curator-in-Charge of Contemporary Art and Programming at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Co-sponsored by AutoLab, Arts + Design, the Arts Research Center, Art Practice, BAMPFA, and held in conjunction with the DH Faire. Read more

15 Apr, 2020 Special Events

ONLINE: DH Fair Read more

13 Apr, 2020 Art, Tech & Culture

ONLINE: Neural Abstractions

*Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) precautions, this event has been moved to the online platform Zoom*

with Tom White
Artist and Researcher
Victoria University of Wellington School of Design

Cosponsored by Autolab and the CITRIS People and Robots (CPAR) and held in conjunction with the DH Faire.

  Read more

06 Apr, 2020 Art, Tech & Culture

POSTPONED: Notes on Recent Work of the Past Five Years

with William Pope.L
Artist, Chicago

Presented by the Department of Art Practice Read more

16 Mar, 2020 Commons Conversations

ONLINE: Expanded Internet Art

with Ceci Moss, curator, writer, education, LA

 

*Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) precautions, this event has been moved to the online platform Zoom* Read more

12 Mar, 2020 History & Theory

ONLINE: Feminist Open Access and Internet Publishing

*Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) precautions, this event has been moved to the online platform Zoom*

 

with Francesca Coppa, co-founder Organization for Transformative Works
and Kristina Busse and Karen Hellekson, co-founders Transformative Works & Cultures

Co-sponsored by the Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities, the School of Information, the D-Lab, UC Berkeley Libraries, and the Department of Film & Media Read more

27 Feb, 2020 Special Events

Contingent Intimacies: Queer Criticalities + Photographic Portraiture

With Horace Ballard
Curator, Williams College Museum of Art
Art History Lecturer, Clark Art Institute

Co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center, the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Read more

26 Feb, 2020 Special Events

The Revolution That Wasn’t: How Digital Activism Favors Conservatives

with Jen Schradie
Assistant Professor, Observatoire Sociologique du Changement (OSC) at Sciences Po

Co-Sponsored by CITRIS and the Banatao Institute Read more

24 Feb, 2020 Art, Tech & Culture

In Search for My Robot: Emergent Media, Racialized Gender, and Creativity

with Margaret Rhee
Assistant Professor, SUNY Buffalo; Visiting Scholar, NYU

Co-sponsored by the Department of Ethnic Studies and the Department of Comparative Literature Read more

30 Jan, 2020 Special Events

Digitality, Racial Capitalism, and the Informatics of Value

with Seb Franklin
Senior Lecturer, King's College London Read more

27 Jan, 2020 Art, Tech & Culture

Dancing with Robots: Expressivity in Natural and Artificial Systems

with Amy LaViers
Robotics, Automation, and Dance (RAD) Lab

Co-sponsored by the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies and CITRIS People and Robots (CPAR) Read more

18 Nov, 2019 Commons Conversations

Insurgent Aesthetics: Flight, Freedom, and Fantasy on the Frontiers of US Empire

with Ronak K. Kapadia
Associate Professor, University of Illinois, Chicago

Co-sponsored by the Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program, the Center for Race and Gender, the Center for Middle East Studies, and the Gender and Women's Studies Department Read more

04 Nov, 2019 Art, Tech & Culture

Transience, Replication, and the Paradox of Social Robotics

with Guy Hoffman
Robotics Researcher, Cornell University

Co-sponsored by the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies and CITRIS People and Robots (CPAR) Read more

21 Oct, 2019 Art, Tech & Culture

Non-Human Art

with Leonel Moura
Artist, Lisbon

Co-sponsored by the Department of Spanish & Portuguese, CITRIS People and Robots (CPAR), and FLAD — the Luso-American Development Foundation. Read more

21 Oct, 2019 Commons Conversations

On the Fringe of Minitel: Alternative Uses of a State-Sponsored Communications Network A Participatory Masterclass

with Julien Mailland
Associate Professor of Telecommunications, Indiana University Media School Read more

30 Sep, 2019 Special Events

BCNM 2019 Seed Grant Talks

with Celeste Kidd
Psychology

and William White
Anthropology Read more

23 Sep, 2019 Art, Tech & Culture

The Copper in my Cooch and Other Technologies

with Marisa Morán Jahn
Artist, Cambridge, MA and New York, NY

Co-sponsored by the Wiesenfeld Visiting Artist Lecture Series and the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation Read more

09 Sep, 2019 Art, Tech & Culture

Robots Are Creatures, Not Things

with Madeline Gannon
Artist / Roboticist, Pittsburgh, PA

Co-sponsored by the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation and CITRIS People and Robots (CPAR) 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

23 Apr, 2019 Special Events

DataEDGE 2019

The DataEDGE conference at UC Berkeley brings together senior industry and academic leaders for a conversation about the challenges and opportunities created by the rise of big data. Read more

17 Apr, 2019

DH Fair: Building and Preserving Collections for Digital Humanities Research

This session will feature panelists building collections and tools for local digital humanities projects.

This event is sponsored by Digital Humanities at Berkeley, D-Lab, Arts + Design, Berkeley Center for New Media, the Center for Technology and Society at the Anti-Defamation League, Digital Humanities Working Group, the Library, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, and the Visual Resources Center. Read more

15 Apr, 2019

DH Fair: Hate Speech, Algorithms, and Digital Connectivity

with Zeynep Tufekci
Professor,  UNC

This event is sponsored by Digital Humanities at Berkeley, D-Lab, Arts + Design, Berkeley Center for New Media, the Center for Technology and Society at the Anti-Defamation League, Digital Humanities Working Group, the Library, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, and the Visual Resources Center. Read more

11 Apr, 2019 Special Events

Sarah Winchester and the Origins of Silicon Valley

with Homay King
Bryn Mawr College

Presented by the Berkeley Film & Media Seminar. Co-sponsored by the Berkeley Center for New Media. Read more

03 Apr, 2019 History & Theory

The Human Computer in the Stone Age: Technology, Prehistory, and the Redefinition of the Human after World War II

with Stefanos Geroulanos
New York University 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

20 Mar, 2019 History & Theory

Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism

with Safiya Umoja Noble
University of California, Los Angeles
Co-sponsored by the CITRIS Policy Lab 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

14 Mar, 2019 Special Events

Affective Publics: News Storytelling, Sentiment and Technology

with Zizi Papacharissi
Professor and Chair, Department of Communication, University of Illinois-Chicago

Presented by TDPS Graduate Students, co-sponsored by BCNM Read more

06 Mar, 2019 Special Events

#Me Too in Hong Kong

with Gina Marchetti
University of Hong Kong

Hosted by the Department of Gender and Women's Studies, co-sponsored by the Berkeley Center for New Media, the Department of Film Studies, and the Center for Chinese Studies. 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

05 Dec, 2018 Special Events

Critical Practices 2018 Showcase

See the great projects of Critical Practices at the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation Winter Showcase! Read more

19 Nov, 2018 Art, Tech & Culture

RESCHEDULED: Daemons Tools Art Tech

Due to air quality issues, this talk is being rescheduled for September 23rd, 2019. Please check back soon for more information! Read more

09 Nov, 2018 Commons Conversations

Designs of Destruction: The Making of Monuments in the 20th Century

with Lucia Allais
Associate Professor of Architecture, Princeton University Read more

29 Oct, 2018 Art, Tech & Culture

The Good Anthropocene: Terraforming Earth

with Kim Stanley Robinson
Author, Davis, CA
In partnership with the Department of Architecture's Studio One
  Read more

19 Oct, 2018 Special Events

Hacking Politics: Symposium

Join us to explore how our political system has been — and might be — “hacked” in ways its framers could never have imagined. Read more

15 Oct, 2018 Art, Tech & Culture

Image and Amnesia

with Kerry Tribe
Artist & Filmmaker, Los Angeles
In partnership with the Wiesenfeld Visiting Artist Lecture Series Read more

08 Oct, 2018 Art, Tech & Culture

The Networked Avant-garde

with Kelani Nichole
Director, The Current; Founder, TRANSFER
In partnership with the Wiesenfeld Visiting Artist Lecture Series 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

14 Sep, 2018 Commons Conversations

Love bytes and intimate machines

Analysing news media representations of human- robot interactions
with Belinda Middleweek
University of Technology Sydney Read more

12 Sep, 2018 History & Theory

Architectural Intelligence

with Molly Wright Steenson
Associate Professor of Ethics and Computational Technologies at Carnegie Mellon University
In partnership with the Department of Architecture Read more

10 Sep, 2018 Art, Tech & Culture

Roxane Gay: With One N

with Roxane Gay
Author, Indiana Read more

02 May, 2018 Special Events

Critical Making Showcase

Come to the free Critical Making Showcase at Jacobs Hall taking place Wednesday, May 2nd from 2-3:30pm as part of the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation Spring  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

24 Apr, 2018 Special Events

Mapping as Research

with Trevor Paglen
Artist, CA

in conversation with Julia Bryan-Wilson, Professor of Art, UC Berkeley

hosted by the Arts Research Center 
co-sponsored by BCNM, BAMPFA and the Department of Geography
Read more

16 Apr, 2018 Art, Tech & Culture

Abolition Feminisms

with Angela Davis
Activist and Professor, CA
interviewed by Leigh Raiford, Assoc. Professor of African American Studies and Malika Imhotep, PhD Candidate in African American Studies and Designated Emphasis in New Media
A 2018 Regents Lecture
  Read more

09 Apr, 2018 Art, Tech & Culture

new art, flag art, good art, portal art

with Ian Cheng
Artist, Los Angeles, CA
Presented in partnership with the Wiesenfeld Visiting Artist Lecture Series, and as part of the Arts + Design Monday Nights at BAMPFA program. Read more

06 Apr, 2018 Special Events

The Past is Present: Workshop

Experts will lead participants through point cloud surveying to rendering data in virtual reality. Read more

05 Apr, 2018 Special Events

The Past is Present: Virtuality, Archaeology, and the Future of History

With rapid advances in modern documentation and interpretive technologies such as scanning, visualization, and Virtual and Augmented Reality, how must our study of the past and its material legacy adapt? 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

19 Mar, 2018 Art, Tech & Culture

Yugoexport Is the Name of this Oral Corporation

With Irena Haiduk
Artist, Belgrade, Serbia
Presented in partnership with the Wiesenfeld Visiting Artist Lecture Series Read more

09 Mar, 2018 Special Events

Amateurism Across the Arts

Amateurism Across the Arts is an event hosted by the Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley, and co-sponsored in part by BCNM. Read more

06 Mar, 2018 Special Events

#MeToo Hong Kong

01 Mar, 2018 History & Theory

The Software Arts

with Warren Sack
Chair and Professor of Film + Digital Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz Read more

14 Feb, 2018 Commons Conversations

Commons Conversations: Adolf Loos After the Death of Adolf Loos

This talk revisits the life and work of Adolf Loos during the architect’s lifetime, but also beyond his death in 1933.  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

29 Jan, 2018 Art, Tech & Culture

Indexical Ambivalence

with Kris Paulsen
Associate Professor of History of Art and the Film Studies Program at The Ohio State University
An Art, Technology and Culture Colloquium lecture. Presented in partnership with the History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series as part of Monday nights as BAMPFA. Read more

15 Nov, 2017 Special Events

Humanizando la Deportación/Humanizing Deportation: A Digital Storytelling Project

Witness the presentation of this fascinating ethical, and political archive on mass human displacement, this November Read more

08 Nov, 2017 Special Events

Combinatory Digital Poetics in Electronic Literature and Film

with Scott Rettberg
Professor of Digital Culture, Norway.
Presented in partnership with Digital Humanities at Berkeley.
Sponsored by the Peder Sather Grant.
Read more

06 Nov, 2017 Art, Tech & Culture

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 Art, Tech & Culture

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 & 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

12 Oct, 2017 History & Theory

Datasense: Sensor Technology and the Mediation of Sentience

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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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

25 Sep, 2017 Art, Tech & Culture

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

11 Sep, 2017 Special Events

Book Talk — Intelligent Infrastructure: Zipcars, Invisible Networks, And Urban Transformation

with TF Tierney
Founding Director of URL: Urban Research Lab at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Co-sponsored by the Institute of Transportation Studies Read more

14 Aug, 2017 Special Events

Digital Humanities Berkeley Summer Institute

Don't miss out on this annual series of digital humanities discussions and workshops! Read more

08 May, 2017 Special Events

DataEdge Conference

Leading experts will discuss ways in which organizations are addressing issues at large in our fast-changing social environment. Read more

03 May, 2017 Special Events

Spring Critical Making Showcase

Come celebrate the projects of Design Innovation students! 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

24 Apr, 2017 Special Events

Parenting for a Digital Future

with Alicia Blum-Ross
Research Officer in Media and Communications at the LSE Read more

19 Apr, 2017 Special Events

Conveying Climate Change: New Media Art, Science, and Activism

with DJ Spooky 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 & 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

06 Apr, 2017 Special Events

Nicholas de Monchaux on Local Code: 3659 Proposals about Data, Design, and the Nature of Cities

Join BCNM at the Berkeley Art Museum and Film Archive with an author talk with Nicholas de Monchaux. Read more

04 Apr, 2017 History & 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 Art, Tech & Culture

Remapping History: The Unwanted Population - CANCELED

with Tiffany Chung, internationally noted cartographer 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

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

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

09 Dec, 2016 Special Events

"Rogue Archives" Book Launch: Digital Cultural Memory and Media Fandom

"Rogue Archives" is authored by Prof. Gail De Kosnik Read more

07 Dec, 2016 Special Events

Jacobs 2016 Winter Design Showcase

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

05 Dec, 2016 Special Events

Reading Robot Poetry! or, How Robots Fall Out of Love

Celebrating the publication of alum Margaret Rhee's Radio Heart; or How Robots Fall Out of Love Read more

26 Nov, 2016 Special Events

"Local Code" Book Launch: a Conversation & Reading

with Nicholas de Monchaux Read more

17 Nov, 2016 Art, Tech & Culture

The Peaks and Valleys of Kinetic Sculpture

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

13 Nov, 2016 History & 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

10 Nov, 2016 Special Events

Sex, Lies, and Data Mining

with Luke DuBois, co-author of Jitter, a software suite for the real-time manipulation of matrix data Read more

09 Nov, 2016 Art, Tech & Culture

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 Art, Tech & Culture

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 & 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 & 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

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

03 Jul, 2016 Special Events

MFA Graduate Artist Talks at BAMPFA

Come check out these graduates' work! Read more

01 Jul, 2016 Special Events

46th Annual MFA Graduate Exhibition Reception at BAMPFA

Join these MFA graduates in celebration of their work on Friday and Saturday Read more

01 Jul, 2016 Special Events

Tsar Bell at 50th Anniversary of St. John

Both Friday and Saturday, The Sts. Cyril & Athanasius Institute will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the repose of St. John. Read more

06 May, 2016 Special Events

The Origins of Japanese Comics, 1905-28

A presentation on the political origins of Japanese comic satire 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

19 Apr, 2016 Special Events

telep0es1s: Experiments in Creative Literature

With Rui Torres

World-famous digital artist and professor Read more

16 Apr, 2016 Special Events

Recasting the Tsar Bell

A public presentation of what the largest bell of all time might have sounded like Read more

17 Mar, 2016 History & Theory

Critical Play

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

04 Mar, 2016 Special Events

Beyond Pixels: The Hidden Traits of Great Designers

with Steve Johnson, LinkedIn's Director of User Experience Design 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 Art, Tech & Culture

Proxies and Placeholders

with Hito Steyerl, renowned German artist Read more

11 Feb, 2016 History & Theory

Machine Generated Culpability

with Ahmed Ghappour, law professor at UC Hastings Read more

01 Feb, 2016 Art, Tech & Culture

Four Thoughts about the Impact of Globalization on Artists

with Sarah Thornton, writer, ethnographer and sociologist of culture 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

16 Nov, 2015 History & Theory

Design, Geopolitics, and Planetary-Scale Computing

with Benjamin Bratton, UCSD Professor and Design Theorist Read more

02 Nov, 2015 Art, Tech & Culture

Working the Stack: Exploits, Topologies, Ontologies

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

02 Nov, 2015 Special Events

Tarek Atoui Returns with MATRIX 258

Join us for public programs and performances by composer Tarek Atoui Read more

15 Oct, 2015 Special Events

Precarious Aesthetics Conference

Join us as we interrogate the historical, theoretical, and philosophical implications of precarious aesthetics 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 Art, Tech & Culture

Everything I Know Will Be Yours: Surveillance In Plein Air

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

24 Sep, 2015 Special Events

Networked Boredom: On the Desire for Connection

with Scott Richmond, Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies in the Department of English at Wayne State University 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

14 May, 2015 Special Events

Who Owns the Data?

We're co-hosting keynote addresses, lightning talks, and panel discussions on individual agency in an increasingly digital world Read more

01 May, 2015 Special Events

Precarious Aesthetics Conference Call for Papers Deadline

Deadline May 1, 2015 Read more

13 Apr, 2015 Art, Tech & Culture

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

06 Apr, 2015 Art, Tech & Culture

Reality Environments

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

05 Apr, 2015 Workshops

Espacio Publico, Contexto Personal

A Masterclass with Jose Carlos Martinat. Open to artists, inventors, and engineers Read more

07 Mar, 2015 Workshops

Wikipedia Art+Feminism Edit-A-Thon

A MoMA Edit-A-Thon satellite event here on campus Read more

23 Feb, 2015 Art, Tech & Culture

The Way Things Go

by Rirkrit Tiravanija, renowned Thai artist Read more

17 Feb, 2015 Special Events

Welcome to Braggsville: Author Talk

T. Geronimo Johnson in Conversation With April Sinclair 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

20 Nov, 2014 Workshops

Rights and Readerships: A Workshop

A partnership between Authors Alliance and BCNM Read more

17 Nov, 2014 Art, Tech & Culture

Social and Community Engaged Work: The Genuine and the Artificial

An ATC lecture by Rick Lowe Read more

13 Nov, 2014 Special Events

Art Installation Opening: Leslie Dreyer's “Reclaim Disrupt”

An SF-focused project on hyper gentrification Read more

29 Sep, 2014 Art, Tech & Culture

What is Missing?

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

15 Sep, 2014 Special Events

Undergraduate Certificate Information Session

Learn how you can get involved this semester! Read more

26 Jun, 2014 Special Events

Maxine CD Release Party

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

28 Apr, 2014 Special Events

The Authors Alliance Visiting BCNM

In discussion of a vision for supporting authors in a digital age Read more

19 Apr, 2014 Special Events

Valuing Labor in the Arts: A Practicum

A practicum of artist-led workshops that develop exercises, prompts, or actions that engage questions of art, labor, and economics. Don't miss out! Read more

10 Apr, 2014 Special Events

Student Research Presentations and New DE Welcome

Cutting edge research happening here at BCNM! Join us in celebration of these amazing grad students. Read more

01 Apr, 2014 Special Events

Hack FSM

Participate in a hackathon in honor of the Free Speech Movement's 50th anniversary! First prize: a MacBook Air Read more

29 Mar, 2014 Special Events

Impossible Hackathon

We're bringing wifi, food, API's, an amazing community... You bring ideas help this "economy of kindness" Read more

17 Mar, 2014 Special Events

Prospective Student Open House

With a keynote address by Francesco Spagnolo, UC Berkeley Music Lecturer, "Mapping Diasporas: Jews, Material Culture, and the Digital Humanities" Read more

10 Mar, 2014 Art, Tech & Culture

How Complicated Could a Metronome Be?

Witness this lectre by an American pioneer in the field of sound synthesizers, a part of our ATC series 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 Art, Tech & Culture

ULTRACONCENTRATED: Image, Media, Software

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

22 Feb, 2014 Special Events

Urban Data Canvas Hackathon

We're hosting an app-only hack day to develop real-time data visualization pieces for displaying in downtown SF! Read more

15 Feb, 2014

Create Your Bot Hackathon

Learn how to build Chatbots with renowned artificial intelligence programmer and ChatScript language designer Bruce Wilcox as you compete to create the most human chatbot! Read more

06 Feb, 2014 History & Theory

Indigenous Circuits

A lecture by Lisa Nakamura, "Navajo Women and the Racialization of Early Electronic Manufacture" Read more

05 Feb, 2014 Special Events

Computer Simulations and their Constructive Medium

Inge Hinterwaldner, a researcher at the University of Basel, talks about computer-based art and architecture Read more

02 Dec, 2013 Art, Tech & Culture

From Timelapse to Timecollapse

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

28 Oct, 2013 History & 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

19 Sep, 2013 History & Theory

Mia Laboro: How To Do Generative Humanities

with Peter Lunenfeld, UCLA Design Media Arts Professor Read more

16 Sep, 2013 Art, Tech & Culture

Avatar Syndrome: Past Imperative, Future Conditional

with Allan deSouza, UC Berkeley faculty and photographer Read more

26 Aug, 2013 Special Events

BCNM Open House

This event is open to students currently enrolled in a degree program at UC Berkeley Read more

14 Mar, 2013 Special Events

Learning Mode: Critical Issues in Online Education

Participate in this 2-day symposium on critical issues in online higher education. Google, CMU, Coursera representatives are slotted to speak. Note: tickets for this event have been claimed but sign up for the wait-list here! Read more

14 Mar, 2013 Special Events

Disembodied: Literature and Transmission in a Digital Age

A day of presentations & panel discussions for Anthropology, Architecture, Area Studies, Comparative Literature, + Theology scholars. Don't miss it! Read more

31 Jan, 2013 History & Theory

Media Materialities

An HTNM lecture by Stefan Andriopoulos, Germanic Languages Chair at Coumbia University 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

03 Dec, 2012 Art, Tech & Culture

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

15 Nov, 2012 Special Events

"Marry Me to the End of Love," an Interactive Performance

In this interactive performance, Baradaran will marry anyone he can convince to enter a temporary marriage Read more

14 Nov, 2012 Special Events

FutARism: The Possiblities of Augmented Reality in Art Making

with Amir Baradaran, Media and Performance Artist, New York 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

06 Nov, 2012 Special Events

Designing for In-the-Moment Interactions with Robotic Agents

 

Leila Takayama, research scientist, on communicating with robots 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

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

04 Oct, 2012 Special Events

The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy

with David Karpf, Assistant Prof. of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University Read more

01 Oct, 2012 Art, Tech & Culture

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

17 Sep, 2012 Art, Tech & Culture

A Tale of Two Eyes, One Brain, One Hand, and One Pen

with Ryan and Trevor Oakes, visual artists whose work has been featured in Chicago's Millennium Park and Palazzo Strozzi Museum in Florence Italy -- to name a few Read more

06 Sep, 2012 History & Theory

Applied Topology

with Geoff Manaugh, author of BLDGBLOG and former senior editor of Dwell magazine Read more

02 May, 2012

Artist Talk at the BiD Lab with Walter Kim

Lunch and conversation with Walter Kim, artist and engineer based in San Francisco Read more

26 Apr, 2012 History & Theory

Tactical Media

with Rita Raley, Associate Prof. of English, among other distinguished appointments Read more

26 Apr, 2012 Special Events

Swinging and Flowing: Inclusion and Diversity in the Age of Data

A symposium pondering the emerging hierarchies of an increasingly "data-driven" world," hosted right here at UC Berkeley Read more

23 Apr, 2012 Art, Tech & Culture

On Vanishing: New Mythologies for Choreography in Museums

with Jonah Bokaer, international choreographer, media artist, and artist space developer Read more

16 Apr, 2012 Art, Tech & Culture

Media Bichos and other Displays for Engaging People to Watch Videos in the Museum

with Sabine Breitwieser, Chief Curator of Media and Performance Art at The Museum of Modern Art in New York Read more

02 Apr, 2012 Art, Tech & Culture

The Comatose, the Cadaver, and the Chimera: Alternate Anatomical Architectures

An Arts + Technology Colloquium with StellarcRead 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

21 Feb, 2012 Special Events

How Motion Matters

with Wendy Ju, California College of Arts, Read more

09 Feb, 2012 History & Theory

Media Piracy

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

23 Jan, 2012 Special Events

Social Media and Peer Learning: From Mediated Pedagogy to Peeragogy

with Howard Rheingold, independent scholar at Stanford's Department of Communication Read more

05 Dec, 2011 Art, Tech & Culture

Heaven Can Wait: The Revolving Restaurant as Hypercinema

Bull.Miletic: Synne Bull and Dragan Miletic, recipients of the Bay Area Video Coalition's "Video Maker Award" Read more

21 Nov, 2011 Art, Tech & Culture

Performance and Humor in the New Media Landscape

with Marc Horowitz, interdisciplinary artist. A part of Berkeley's Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Read more

18 Nov, 2011 History & Theory

Lydia Liu, in conversation with Martin Jay and David Bates on her new book, "The Freudian Robot"

The author of "The Freudian Robot: Digital Media and the Future of the Unconscious" talking to Martin Jay (History) and David Bates (Rhetoric) Read more

31 Oct, 2011 Art, Tech & Culture

Present Continuous Past(s): The Centre Pompidou New Media Collection

with Christine Van Assche, Chief Curator and Curator of New Media at the Centre Georges Pompidou Read more

19 Oct, 2011 Special Events

Beyond Design Thinking

with Regina Connell, Editor in Chief of Handful of Salt, an online magazine that covers the craft of modern design Read more

10 Oct, 2011 Art, Tech & Culture

Fear and Fun: Performing the Human-Machine Interface

with Kal Spelletich, SF-based artist Read more

22 Sep, 2011 Special Events

Co-Imagining Futures

with Uday Danvadate, co-founder and CEO of SonicRim, a global design research consulting practice Read more

21 Sep, 2011 Special Events

Opening Reception and Artist Talk, Video Voyages

An evening at the BCNM Commons Read more

06 Sep, 2011 History & Theory

Technology as the Architect of our Intimacies

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

04 May, 2011 Special Events

Regents Lecture: Green Technologies – Enabling the Radical Innovations to Come (Sooner!)

A special lecture by Bill Joy, renowned technologist and partner in leading venture capital firm KPBC's Greentech Practice Read more

03 May, 2011 Art, Tech & Culture

Finding Christopher Alexander’s Fifteen Fundamental Properties in the Berkeley Rose Garden

A unique field trip to the Berkeley Rose Garden, led by Maggie Alexander Read more

02 May, 2011 Art, Tech & Culture

The Battle for the Life and Beauty of the Earth

with Christopher Alexander, Prof. of Architecture here at UC Berkeley 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 Art, Tech & Culture

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

30 Mar, 2011 Special Events

New Media Research Roundtable: On Common Ground, Paula Levine

Led by Paula Levine, artist and researcher whose experimental videos have shown in screenings in New York's Lincoln Centre Read more

28 Mar, 2011 Art, Tech & Culture

Sophie Calle, Artist Presentation with Q&A

Hosted at the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive. Arrive early to claim your seat! 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

24 Feb, 2011 Special Events

World Craft, Business and Culture of Gaming in East Asia

07 Feb, 2011 Art, Tech & Culture

Surfaces of Constant Simultaneity

Jose Alvarez on his own personal journey of investigation into the realms of consciousness, mysticism, spirituality Read more

03 Feb, 2011 Special Events

Immersed in Mediated Spaces – Playful Immersion and the Quest for Immediacy in Video Games

A lecture by Carl Therrien (Stanford) Read more

24 Jan, 2011 Art, Tech & Culture

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

06 Dec, 2010 Art, Tech & Culture

User-generated Urbanism

with Matthew Passmore, an artist and a principal at Rebar, an art and design studio based in San Francisco Read more

17 Nov, 2010 Special Events

New Media Research Roundtable: Futurefarmers Recent and Forthcoming Work — A Variation on the Powers of Ten

Futurefarmers is a group of artists, designers and architects who use various media to create work that responds to the time and place around them Read more

15 Nov, 2010 Art, Tech & Culture

Architectural Communication in the Knowledge Economy

 

with Jeffrey Inaba, founder of INABA, an architecture firm based in Los Angeles Read more

11 Oct, 2010 Art, Tech & Culture

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

15 Jun, 2024

Conference Grant Reports: Sophia Perez at the American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting

Sophia Perez presented “Island Time" at the Annual Conference of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). Read more

14 Jun, 2024

China Miéville Writes a Secret Novel With the Internet’s Boyfriend

Hannah Zeavin's interview with the sci-fi author is published by WIRED. Read more

08 Jun, 2024

Conference Grant Reports: Jillian (Lee) Crandall at the American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting

Jillian (Lee) Crandall presented “Real Estate Tokenization: Digital Transformations in Land, Property, and Technoeconomic Development in Post-Industrial Contexts” and "Critical, Creative, Collaborative." Read more

08 Jun, 2024

Southern Imaginaries of Digital Infrastructures

Nicole Starosielski and Iago Bojczuk published this article in e-Flux Architecture. Read more

08 Jun, 2024

Conference Grant Reports: Katherine Song at CHI 2024

Katherine presented Füpop! Read more

07 Jun, 2024

Design and the (De)Construction of Nature

Jillian (Lee) Crandall publishes a book chapter in "Imaginary Wilds: ARCHITECTURAL INTERVENTIONS FOR THE THOMAS COLE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE." Read more

01 Jun, 2024

Global Urban Greening Strategies: From policies to community action.

Alum Eleni Oikonomaki in Placemaking Week! Read more

01 Jun, 2024

Encoding Urban Ecologies

BCNM student Xinwei Zhuang and BCNM faculty Luisa Caldas published this article on Automated Building Archetype Generation through Self-Supervised Learning for Energy Modeling. Read more

31 May, 2024

Segregating the Suburbs in Postwar California

Alum TF Tierney on a history of Ladera Housing Cooperative, 1944-1950. Read more

29 May, 2024

MARL: Multi-scale Archetype Representation Learning for Urban Building Energy Modeling

BCNM student Xinwei Zhuang and BCNM faculty member Luisa Caldas presented this paper at the IEEE/CVF International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV)! Read more

27 May, 2024

Draw Your Phone: The Cellphone as an Intimate, Everyday Artefact

A chapter from Colleen Morgan in "Teaching and Learning the Archaeology of the Contemporary Era." Read more

27 May, 2024

Alum Christo Sims in Public Culture

Christo co-edited this special on Science and the State. Read more

25 May, 2024

Alum Jessica Hankey Published Supervision

Featuring a range of essays, including from our own Hannah Zeavin! Read more

24 May, 2024

Exhibition Ergonomics

The Interactive Film and Media Theory of Lillian Moller Gilbreth by Julia Irwin! Read more

20 May, 2024

BCNM's Big Wins 2024

We're so proud to share some our greatest successes from 2023-2024!  Read more

15 May, 2024

Vincente Perez Awarded Dissertation Year Fellowship

This prestigious fellowship provides funding to diverse doctoral students that allow them to prioritize and focus on completing the dissertation. Read more

08 May, 2024

Alum Naomi Bragin Publishes Kinethic California Read more

03 May, 2024

Congratulating Our Spring 2024 Graduates

Artwork "HAYA" (Life) by Arianna Khmelniuk, in collaboration with Eddie Farr; Photographer: Wyatt Kane. Read more

26 Apr, 2024

BCNM at AAS 2024 Read more

25 Apr, 2024

Tiffany Ng in XR/XF Read more

25 Apr, 2024

Diagnosing Resistance Read more

25 Apr, 2024

Is social media destroying kids' mental health?

alum danah boyd in conversation with Taylor Lorenz. Read more

23 Apr, 2024

Rashad Arman Timmons Awarded UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship

The current program offers postdoctoral research fellowships, professional development and faculty mentoring to outstanding scholars in all fields. Read more

21 Apr, 2024

STITCH: Augmented Dexterity for Suture Throws Including Thread Coordination and Handoffs

A new paper from Ken Goldberg and team! Read more

20 Apr, 2024

Announcing BCNM's Spring 2024 Faculty Seed Grants

Congratulations Greg NiemeyerClancy Wilmott, and Emma Fraser! Read more

19 Apr, 2024

Ken Goldberg and Catie Cuan's Breathless Reviewed in Forbes

Teaching Machines To Be Human, And Humans To Live With Machines, an article by Benjamin Wolff. Read more

07 Apr, 2024

Announcing our Summer 2024 Research Award Recipients

Congratulations to our 2024 Summer Research recipients from Geography, Music, Education, Architecture, East Asian Studies, Public Health, Theater, Dance and Performance Studies, and Film & Media.  Read more

07 Apr, 2024

Announcing the Summer 2024 BCNM 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 semester's Fellows. Read more

05 Apr, 2024

Hannah Zeavin Talks to the Author of “The Riddles of the Sphinx”

Unsolvable Puzzles: Anna Shechtman on the Feminist Psychology Behind Crosswords Read more

04 Apr, 2024

BCNM Around the Web Spring 24

Check out our faculty and alumni around the web this Spring, 2024! Read more

04 Apr, 2024

Alum Edgar Fabián Frías' Art is on the Moon Read more

01 Apr, 2024

Zekarias Musele Thompson and Lee Crandall at the Living Room Light Exchange

Two of our grad students are featured at tonight's Living Room Light Exchange! Read more

31 Mar, 2024

Announcing Our Spring 2024 DE & Certificate Cohort

Art by Yangyang Yang. Read more

30 Mar, 2024

Ken Goldberg at ICRA 2024

Check out the work Ken Goldberg is presenting at ICRA 2024! Read more

22 Mar, 2024

Hannah Zeavin Interviews Alice Notley

Alice Notley, The Art of Poetry No. 116 Interviewed by Hannah Zeavin Read more

21 Mar, 2024

Video now online! Paloma Duong's Mediascapes of Postsocialism: Cuban New Media Cultures After the End of History

Missed the talk with Paloma Duong? A recording of the lecture has now been uploaded to YouTube. Read more

21 Mar, 2024

Announcing BCNM's Spring 2024 Conference Grant Recipients

The Berkeley Center for New Media is thrilled to provide small grants to our graduate students to help them share their innovative research at the premiere conferences in their field. Read more

11 Mar, 2024

Big Give is coming on March 14 - Join me! Read more

06 Mar, 2024

Trevor Paglen on A History of the World in Spy Objects Read more

24 Feb, 2024

Ken Goldberg and Jacobi Solving Singularities

Jacobi Robotics was founded by a quartet of UC Berkeley robotics students, along with professor Ken Goldberg. Read more

23 Feb, 2024

Alum Trevor Paglen Featured in El País

From secret CIA prisons to the images that train AI, this article shares how Trevor Paglen looks where we cannot see. Read more

15 Feb, 2024

Announcing the 2024 Lyman Recipient

Congratulations Vincente Perez! Read more

07 Feb, 2024

Hannah Zeavin Interviews Adam Shatz Read more

29 Jan, 2024

danah boyd on Data Impact

What is data science? How did we get to this point? And how will we use data science in the near and distant future? Read more

29 Jan, 2024

Techno-legal Solutionism: Regulating Children’s Online Safety in the United States

In this paper, alum danah boyd and Maria P. Agnel unpack the theory of change at the center of the “duty of care." Read more

25 Jan, 2024

Announcing BCNM's Spring 2024 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 semester's Fellows. Read more

25 Jan, 2024

GARfield

Group Anything with Radiance Fields Read more

22 Jan, 2024

Bad Moods

IN THE BEGINNING WAS THE WISH. Read more

17 Jan, 2024

Summer Research Reports: Ellie Hoshizaki and the Vibe-o-meter

We're thrilled to support our students in their summer research. Read about Ellie Hoshizaki and the Vibe-o-meter! Read more

17 Jan, 2024

Conference Grant Reports: Elnaz Bailey at the Generative AI Conference Read more

15 Jan, 2024

Why we don't have robot butlers yet Read more

28 Dec, 2023

Robotics Q&A with Ken Goldberg in TechCrunch

Ken Goldberg talks the future of robots with Brian Heater. Read more

22 Dec, 2023

Optimal Arrangement and Rearrangement of Objects on Shelves to Minimize Robot Retrieval Cost

Ken Goldberg in IEEE Transactions! Read more

21 Dec, 2023

A Robot that Can Pick Your Clothes from the Floor?

Ken Goldberg has addressed "the teenage problem" with a cleaning machine robot!  Read more

21 Dec, 2023

Asma Kazmi Awarded 2023 Vagner Mendonça-Whitehead Microgrant

The award is offered by the New Media Caucus.  Read more

20 Dec, 2023

Seed Grant Report — Truth, lies, and misinformation during cognitive development

Celeste Kidd's lab received a BCNM Faculty Seed Grant for "Truth, lies, and misinformation during cognitive development." Read more about the results of the project! Read more

07 Dec, 2023

BCNM Around the Web Fall 2023

Check out our faculty and alumni around the web this Fall 2023! Read more

05 Dec, 2023

Apply to TA in Summer 2024

TA for Transforming Tech or Digital Infrastructures this summer! Read more

30 Nov, 2023

Announcing Our Fall 2023 DE & Certificate Cohort

Haya Constellation Altar, 2019, Arianna Khmelniuk Read more

29 Nov, 2023

Apply for the 2024 AAPI Media Creatives Fellowship

Applications are due March 1, 2024. Read more

27 Nov, 2023

Video now online! Jen Liu's The ghost in the machine is me.

Missed the talk with Jen Liu about her multifaceted GHOST_WORLD project, which proposes an intrinsically paradoxical task: to represent electronics workers through the digital imaging technologies that are designed to erase them, bridging the distance between labor and consumer through location-based AR? A recording of the lecture has now been uploaded to YouTube. Read more

27 Nov, 2023

Video now online! Jesse Colin Jackson Tectonic Echoes in the Information Age (ten years later)

Missed the discussion with Jesse Colin Jackson exploring the architectures we construct—from buildings to landscapes to virtual worlds—through objects and images made with digital visualization and fabrication technologies? A recording of the lecture has now been uploaded to YouTube. Read more

05 Nov, 2023

The Digital is a Ruin: Digital Space, Geography and the End of the World

Emma Fraser speaks on November 8th at the Geography colloquium. Read more

04 Nov, 2023

Announcing BCNM's Fall 2023 Faculty Seed Grants

This semester, the Berkeley Center for New Media was thrilled to support four faculty members in their scholarship through seed grants that will help catalyze their research in new media. We are excited to congratulate these amazing artists and scholars! Read more

03 Nov, 2023

Conference Grant Reports: Xinwei Zhuang at ACADIA

We are pleased to support our students sharing their work at the premiere conferences in their field. Xinwei Zhuang presented their paper on ""Encoding Urban Ecologies: Automated Building Archetype Generation through Self-Supervised Learning for Energy Modeling" at ACADIA.

  Read more

01 Nov, 2023

Announcing BCNM's Fall 23 Conference Grant Recipients

Congratulations to these students working in the fields of architecture, geography, engineering, and more! Read more

30 Oct, 2023

Summer Research Reports: Alexis Wood on Digital Landscapes in Northern California

We're thrilled to support our students in their summer research. Read about Alexis Wood on Digital Landscapes in Northern California.  Read more

26 Oct, 2023

Wish Wang on Community Design

Wish Wang received an undergraduate research fellowship and was mentored by Xinwei Zhuang. Read more

26 Oct, 2023

Alexis Wood on Erosion as Method(ology) at NACIS 23

Alexis Wood (Department of Geography & BCNM DE) presented her paper, “Erosion As Method(ology): Theorizing and Mapping Structures of Feeling” at the at the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) Annual Conference. Read more

26 Oct, 2023

Conference Grant Reports: Haripriya Sathyanarayanan on Showcasing Research, Art, And Intersections To Encourage Member Collaboration

Haripriya Sathyanarayanan traveled to La Jolla to present at the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture (ANFA)​ Conference. Read more

25 Oct, 2023

What Should We Make of the Return of Sigmund Freud

A new article from Hannah Zeavin in The Chronicle of Higher Education Read more

24 Oct, 2023

Alum Trevor Paglen at the Shanghai Biennale Read more

18 Oct, 2023

Unleashing Nostalgia

Emma Fraser's 'Video Games and Playful Media' Class Explores the Past and Future of Gaming.
Image Jami Smith/UC Berkeley Library. Read more

15 Oct, 2023

Julia Irwin on a History of Artificial Perception

Summer research from Julia Irwin on "Patterning Recognition: A History of Artificial Perception." Read more

14 Oct, 2023

Weiying Li on “Designing Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) curriculum”.

Weiying Li received a BCNM 2023 summer research award. Read more

05 Oct, 2023

World Building for Immersive Storytelling

Interview with Alex McDowell RDI Read more

28 Sep, 2023

BCNM at 4S 2023

Don't miss these great new media talks at 4S this year! Read more

18 Sep, 2023

Announcing Our Fall 2023 Class Grants

We are pleased to Support Alex Saum-Pascual, Lisa Wymore, and Jacob Gaboury's courses.  Read more

15 Sep, 2023

A Memoir of Contested Illness That Takes On the Legacy of Hysteria

Emily Wells is interested in what her doctors see when they look at her: a depressed or anxious woman, perhaps even one who is faking sickness for attention. Read more

13 Sep, 2023

Gloria Emeagwali Video & Transcript Now Online Read more

04 Sep, 2023

Lyman Report: Rashad Timmons on Racialized Geography in Ferguson

With the support of the Lyman Fellowship, Rashad Timmons traveled to Ferguson, Missouri to engage in fieldwork and archival research for my dissertation. Read more

28 Aug, 2023

How the Art World is Embracing AI

Alum Trevor Paglen features in new video published by cheddar news.  Read more

16 Aug, 2023

Vincente Perez and Hip-Hop Poetics

Read about Vincente Perez's research into Hip-Hop poetics Read more

16 Aug, 2023

Jacob Gaboury Reviews Uncomputable

Jacob Gaboury has published a review of  Uncomputable: Play and Politics in the Long Digital Age by Alexander R. Galloway Read more

15 Aug, 2023

Valencia James & Landship Valiant Star

Read about Valencia James and Landship Valiant Star; a multimodal research project in which I am exploring the living history of the Barbados Landship. Read more

11 Aug, 2023

Dongho Shin on Digital Systems Generating Mnemonics

Read about Dongho Shin's project to develop digital systems capable of generating mnemonics—strategies that enhance memory retention, such as creating wordplay, narratives, and visuals. Read more

10 Aug, 2023

BCNM Around the Web Summer 2023

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

27 Jul, 2023

Fall 2023 BCNM Events

Mark your calendars for an incredible lineup of speakers this fall! Featuring multi-disciplinary visual artist Jen Liu, UC Irvine Professor of Electronic Art & Design Jesse Colin Jackson, Indigenous Technologies lectures by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Raven Chacon and Dartmouth Professor Martina Broner, an “AI & The Humanities” roundtable discussion with Black in AI co-founder Timnit Gebru, plus so much more! Read more

26 Jul, 2023

Announcing the 2023-2024 Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Season

We are excited to announce the 2023-2024 season of our ATC lecture series, featuring Jen Liu, Jesse Colin Jackson, Valeria Luiselli, and more! Read more

26 Jul, 2023

Announcing the 2023-2024 History and Theory of New Media Season

We are excited to announce the 2023-2024 season of our HTNM lecture series, featuring Paloma Duong, Erik Davis, Lauren Klein, and more! Read more

19 Jul, 2023

Alum Bo Ruberg Promoted to Full Professor Read more

17 Jul, 2023

Ken Goldberg at RSS 2023

Ken Goldberg presented on Expanding Access to Robots for Education and Research in the workshop on lowering barriers for robotics research. Read more

16 Jul, 2023

Artificial Intelligence Meets Medical Robotics

Ken Goldberg co-authors a perspective essay on artificial intelligence and medical robotics for Science AI. Read more

11 Jul, 2023

Cesar Torres at Creativity & Cognition 2023

Alum Cesar Torres presented multiple papers, including "Cogcues: Shifting Perception through Interactive Projected Cues in Still Life Drawing," which won a Best Paper Award. Read more

06 Jul, 2023

Nicole Starosielski Joins BCNM Read more

03 Jul, 2023

Bjoern Hartmann at DIS 2023

Herding AI Cats: Lessons from Designing a Chatbot by Prompting GPT-3 Read more

29 Jun, 2023

Trevor Paglen & Eyal Weizman on Art, Surveillance, and Investigation

Trevor and Eyal discuss how art and architecture can be harnessed to challenge structures of power and state control. Read more

28 Jun, 2023

Edgar Fabián Frías on the Salesforce Tower

For the entire month of June, alum Edgar Fabián Frías' art, "Hechizo Tuutú," was featured on the Salesforce tower! Read more

27 Jun, 2023

BCNM's Big Wins 2023

We're so proud to share some our greatest successes from 2022-2023!  Read more

26 Jun, 2023

Ken Goldberg on Generative AI

Pieter Abbeel and Ken Goldberg on generative AI applications Read more

20 Jun, 2023

In the Studio with Trevor Paglen

15 Jun, 2023

Announcing BCNM's New Director Tom McEnaney Read more

13 Jun, 2023

Michelle Carney Featured on People of AI Read more

13 Jun, 2023

Undergraduate Research Report: Isabel Li on Insight XR

Isabel Li worked with Elnaz Tafrihi on InsightXR, a project which aims to provide accessible, remote co-design in architectural contexts through mobile AR experiences. Read more

13 Jun, 2023

Conference Grant Reports: Haripriya Sathyanarayanan at Elevate

We are pleased to support our students sharing their work at the premiere conferences in their field.  Read more

08 Jun, 2023

Spring 2023 Events Review Read more

08 Jun, 2023

Silayan Camson and the {m}aganda Digital Archive

Check out the awesome work our undergraduate certificate students are doing around Cal! Read more

01 Jun, 2023

Let's Give AI a Chance

Check out this new article from Ken Goldberg! Read more

01 Jun, 2023

Jacob Gaboury 2023 HCI History Award Winner Read more

01 Jun, 2023

Shannon Jackson on the Relevance of Place Read more

30 May, 2023

Undergraduate Research Reports: Riya Manimaran on Hybrid Learning

Riya Manimaran worked with Meg Everett on Hybrid Learning Environments. Read more

30 May, 2023

Conference Reports: Weiying Li at AERA 2023

Weiying Li shares her experience at the AERA 2023 Conference on “Interrogating Consequential Education Research in Pursuit of Truth.” Read more

26 May, 2023

Kimiko Ryokai & Team Awarded 1.29M

Kimiko Ryokai and team awarded $1.29M to center Indigenous youth in museum spaces Read more

26 May, 2023

Conference Grants: Katherine Song at CHI 23

Katherine presented "Lotio: Lotion-Mediated Interaction with an Electronic Skin-Worn Display" and "Vim: Customizable, Decomposable Electrical Energy Storage." Read more

26 May, 2023

Faculty Seed Grants: Asma Kazmi & After Jahangir Read more

25 May, 2023

Jacob Gaboury Co-Edits Critical Inquiry

Weihong Bao, Daniel Morgan, and our own Jacob Gaboury co-edited a special issue of Critical Inquiry on Medium/Environment. Read more

25 May, 2023

Ken Goldberg at ICRA 2023

Ken Goldberg is presenting at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)! Read more

24 May, 2023

Clancy Wilmott Receives Graduate Assembly Faculty Mentorship Award

The UC Berkeley Graduate Assembly Faculty Mentor Award honors members of the Berkeley faculty and teaching staff who have shown an outstanding commitment to mentoring, advising, and supporting graduate students.  Read more

19 May, 2023

Congratulating Our Spring 2023 Graduates

Art by Tiare Ribeaux. Read more

18 May, 2023

Congratulating Our Spring 2023 Undergraduate Certificate Recipients

We wish them well in their future pursuits! Congratulations Annie, Omeed, Silayan, and Sirui (Skylar)! Read more

11 May, 2023

Teddy Cruz & Fonna Forman Video & Transcript Now Online! Read more

10 May, 2023

Conference Grants: Eric Rawn at CHI 23

We are pleased to support our students sharing their work at the premiere conferences in their field. Eric Rawn presented my paper “Understanding Version Control as Material Interaction with Quickpose” at the ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) CHI (Conference on Computer-Human Interaction) in Hamburg, Germany Read more

02 May, 2023

Celeste Kidd on Why Aren't Babies Little Adults

Why are babies small and grownups big? Why are babies so helpless, instead of little versions of adults? Do babies know they're babies? How do babies grow? How do babies learn to talk? Read more

24 Apr, 2023

BCNM at AERA 2023 Read more

24 Apr, 2023

Celeste Kidd Publishes on Why We Disagree So Often

Is a dog more similar to a chicken or an eagle? Is a penguin noisy? Is a whale friendly?

Celeste Kidd and team say these absurd-sounding questions might help us better understand what’s at the heart of some of society’s most vexing arguments.  Read more

22 Apr, 2023

Alum Tiffany Ng Featured Artist on MUSFORUM

MUSFORUM is the online network for women organists. Read more

21 Apr, 2023

Hannah Zeavin on Ordinary Unhappiness

Hannah Zeavin and collaborator Alex Colston talk Freud on the podcast Ordinary Unhappiness! Read more

19 Apr, 2023

BCNM at CHI 2023

Check out the amazing work from BCNM faculty, students, and alumni at the ACM Computer-Human Interaction Conference of 2023! Read more

15 Apr, 2023

Announcing Our Summer 2023 Undergraduate Research Fellows

Congratulations to Akira Ono, Isabel Li, Nika States, Reica Ramirez, and Wish Wang! Read more

14 Apr, 2023

Morgan Ames Publishes Algorithmic Modernity Read more

13 Apr, 2023

Conference Grants: Meg Everett at the Society for Research in Child Development Read more

13 Apr, 2023

Visiting Scholar at BCNM: Xuan Wang

Xuan Wang was a visiting scholar at BCNM during 2022. Read more

13 Apr, 2023

Minh Anh Van Directs To the Water and Back

BCNM AAPI Fellow directs To the Water and Back! Read more

12 Apr, 2023

Osman Khan Video & Transcript Now Online! Read more

06 Apr, 2023

Announcing the Spring 2023 BCNM Faculty Seed Grants

Congratulations Alex Saum-Pascual, Asma Kazmi, and Jill Miller! Read more

06 Apr, 2023

Now Hiring: Lecturer in New Media

Next review date: Thursday, Apr 20, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Read more

05 Apr, 2023

Conference Grants: Sophia Perez at the Indigenous Imaginarium Read more

05 Apr, 2023

CoRL Papers Published in Proceedings of Machine Learning

Ken Goldberg has been included in the Conference on Robotic Learning proceedings. Read more

03 Apr, 2023

BCNM Around the Web April 2023

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

31 Mar, 2023

BCNM Around the Web March 2023

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

29 Mar, 2023

Kris Paulsen Co-Edits Media N

With Brian Michael Murphy, alum Kris Paulsen co-edits a special issue of Media N on Afterlives of Data. Read more

23 Mar, 2023

Announcing Our Summer 2023 Research Award Recipients

We are thrilled to share our 2023 Summer Research Fellows from Architecture, Art Practice, Design, Education, Film & Media, Geography, and Theater, Dance and Performance Studies!  Read more

20 Mar, 2023

Abigail De Kosnik Receives Distinguished Teaching Award

The Academic Senate’s Committee on Teaching has awarded Director Gail De Kosnik a Distinguished Teaching Award, the campus' most prestigious award for teaching. Read more

20 Mar, 2023

Valencia James Co-Curates The Parables Experience

The Parables Experience takes place at MozFest! Read more

17 Mar, 2023

Bo Ruberg Receives the Anne Friedberg Innovative Scholarship Award

SCMS recently announced the winners, including our own alum Bo Ruberg! Read more

16 Mar, 2023

Nettrice Gaskins Video & Transcript Now Online Read more

13 Mar, 2023

Announcing the Spring 2023 Conference Grant Recipients

Congratulations to these amazing students working in the fields of Asian studies, education, computer science, geography, film & media, rhetoric, EECS, architecture, and more! Read more

13 Mar, 2023

Announcing Our Spring 2023 DE & Certificate Cohort

Image credit: Karthika Baiju. Read more

27 Feb, 2023

Hannah Zeavin on the Triumph of the Therapeutic

Hannah Zeavin talks with Alex Colston about navigating Rieff, Freud, and the conservative underbelly of psychoanalysis. . Read more

23 Feb, 2023

Announcing the 2023 Lyman Recipient Read more

31 Jan, 2023

Xiaowei Wang Receives Science & Literature National Book Award

Blockchain Chicken Farm has been selected as one of the three winners of the 2023 $10,000 science and literature awards! Read more

31 Jan, 2023

BCNM at SCMS 2023 Read more

25 Jan, 2023

Eric Paulos Receives CITRIS Seed Grant for Bright Blue Read more

23 Jan, 2023

Ariel Stinks Drop by Jill Miller Read more

18 Jan, 2023

Jill Miller Presents Future Perfect Read more

18 Jan, 2023

Vincente Perez Receives Sundress Microgrant

The recipient of the Light Bill Incubator Microgrant is Vincente Perez. They will receive $500, a slot in Sundress’s reading series, and a residency at the Sundress Academy for the Arts in Knoxville, TN. Read more

09 Jan, 2023

BCNM at MLA 2023

Alumni Katherine Chandler, Alenda Chang, and Lashon Daley featured their research at MLA 2023. Read more

06 Jan, 2023

Andrea Horbinski at CasaCon22

Andrea Horbinski presented at CasaCon22 this past December. Read more

06 Jan, 2023

Kidd Lab at Cognitive Development Center Conference 2023

Celeste Kidd's lab presented at the Cognitive Development Center Conference 2023. Read more

30 Dec, 2022

Announcing Our Spring 2023 Undergraduate Research Fellows

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

29 Dec, 2022

Conference Grants: Eric Rawn at SHOT 2022

Eric presented on his work "Making Sense, Crystallizing Reason: Towards An Intellectual History of Pervasive Computing at Xerox PARC" at the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) Annual Meeting 2022. Read more

23 Dec, 2022

Ken Goldberg Discusses the Biggest Robotics Trends of 2022 Read more

23 Dec, 2022

Hannah Zeavin on Bernadette Mayer

For Hannah Zeavin, Bernadette Mayer was the greatest minor American poet of the 20th century, and the 21st too, in which she has become less minor. Read more

23 Dec, 2022

Bo Ruberg on Computer Dating and the Classifieds

Computer Dating in the Classifieds: Complicating the Cultural History of Matchmaking by Machine Read more

23 Dec, 2022

Ken Goldberg and AutoLab Featured in IEOR Magazine

The fastest laundry-folding robot and other advances in automation. Read more

19 Dec, 2022

Kelli Moore Transcript and Video Now Online Read more

16 Dec, 2022

Conference Grants: Sophia Perez at the National Humanities Conference

Sophia presented on her work for the Northern Marianas Humanities Council. Read more

09 Dec, 2022

Grace Gipson Helps Launch Black Girls Magic in Media

This new curated Instagram account focuses on depictions of Black girls and women in the media. Read more

06 Dec, 2022

We're Hiring an Events Coordinator & Office Manager in 2023

Join us at BCNM curating and offering an exciting array of programs, including our popular Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium and Indigenous Technologies program! Read more

06 Dec, 2022

Sophia Hussain to Join AK Press

We're so sad to bid farewell to Sophia Hussain but excited for her future endeavors at AK Press! 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

01 Dec, 2022

BCNM Around the Web December

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

29 Nov, 2022

Spring 2023 BCNM Events Read more

29 Nov, 2022

Hannah Zeavin on the Composite Case

Hannah writes about the fate of the children of psychoanalysis for Parapraxis. Read more

28 Nov, 2022

Announcing Our 2022 Undergraduate Cohort

Please join us in welcoming our 2022 cohort of Undergraduate Certificate in New Media students! Read more

27 Nov, 2022

Announcing Our Fall 2022 DE & Certificate Cohort

Valencia James: AI_am Read more

18 Nov, 2022

BCNM at 4S 2022

BCNM students, faculty, and alumni are all participating in this year's 4S program. Read more

18 Nov, 2022

Sim2Real & Optimist with Ken Goldberg Read more

18 Nov, 2022

Web3 & Digital Democracy with Jen Schradie

McCourt Institute's “Web3 &” series continues, taking a specific look at digital democracy. The second event in the series will address the state of digital democracy in our current and future web paradigms, featuring alum Jen Schradie. Read more

17 Nov, 2022

Announcing the 2023 Eugene Jarvis Recipient

The generous Eugene Jarvis Design Innovation scholarship was awarded to Victor Tze and Winnona Li! Read more

17 Nov, 2022

BCNM at SIGCIS

Eric Rawn, Morgan Ames, and Jacob Gaboury were featured in SIGCIS 2022:UNDER CONSTRUCTION. Read more

17 Nov, 2022

Jacob Gaboury Awarded 2022 Computer History Museum Prize

Congratulations to Jacob Gaboury for receiving the 2022 Computer History Museum Prize! Read more

16 Nov, 2022

Hannah Zeavin Launches Parapraxis

A print magazine devoted to psychoanalysis called Parapraxis. Parapraxis aims to provide a home for psychoanalytic writing and creativity, addressed to the public. Read more

16 Nov, 2022

Alum Bo Ruberg on Queer Digital Humanities

The Bloomsbury Handbook to the Digital Humanities: Surveys key contemporary debates within DH, focusing on pressing issues of perspective, methodology, access, capacity, and sustainability. Read more

16 Nov, 2022

BCNM at the Bay Area Robotics Symposium

The 2022 Bay Area Robotics Symposium brings together roboticists from the Bay Area in an immersive program featuring BCNM professors.  Read more

15 Nov, 2022

BCNM Around the Web November

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

09 Nov, 2022

BCNM at SHOT

The Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) encourages the study of the development of technology and its relations with society and culture. 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

02 Nov, 2022

Ken Goldberg at CoRL 2022

Ken Goldberg is featured in the 6th Annual Conference on Robot Learning. Read more

02 Nov, 2022

BCNM at American Studies Association 2022

Ethnic Studies Associate professor Keith Feldman, History professor Hannah Zeavin, and writer and scholar Ra Malika Imhotep featured at American Studies Association 2022.  Read more

31 Oct, 2022

Commons Conversations Event Transcript Now Online: Ken Ueno

Check out the video and transcript from this incredible conversation. Read more

26 Oct, 2022

Now Accepting Applications for 2023 Lyman Fellowship

Applications are due February 1, 2023. Read more

26 Oct, 2022

BCNM at ACM 2022

The 7th annual ACM Symposium on Computational Fabrication will feature Berkeley professors Eric Paulos and Bjoern Hartmann and other experts and enthusiasts from many areas of academia and industry, in order to explore the use of computational tools for the creation of physical things.  Read more

25 Oct, 2022

BCNM at AMS/SEM/SMT 2022

Alumni Ritwik Banerji and Sivan Eldar featured at the  American Musicological Society (AMS), Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM), and Society for Music Theory (SMT) conference. Read more

24 Oct, 2022

BCNM Around the Web October

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

21 Oct, 2022

Christine Dierk at UIST 2022

Our alum Christine presents Project Primrose: Reflective Light-Diffuser Modules for Non-Emissive Flexible Display Systems. Read more

21 Oct, 2022

Melancholic Media by Hannah Zeavin

Zeavin publishes on virtual reality, traumatic loss, and magic in Media, Culture, & Society. Read more

21 Oct, 2022

Playing with "Real Women"

Our alum Bo Ruberg offers "A Sexual Prehistory of Realism in Video Games" on ROMchip, a journal of game histories. Read more

19 Oct, 2022

Ken Goldberg at ISRR 2022

Ken Goldberg and team present at the 2022 International Symposium on Robotics Research. Read more

14 Oct, 2022

Conference Grants: William Morgan at SLSA 2022

William Morgan, a Fall 2021 Conference Grant recipient, presented “Are You R(obotic)? Can Visiting an AI Mind Tell Us Anything About Our Own?” at the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts annual meeting. Read more

13 Oct, 2022

A Century of Women & the Carillon

Alum Tiffany Ng is the PI on this beautiful new digital humanities project. Read more

13 Oct, 2022

Hear about Bo's Sex Dolls at Sea

Alum Bo Ruberg talks to the Sex Industry Book Club about their new book Sex Dolls at Sea: Imagined Histories of Sexual Technologies! Read more

13 Oct, 2022

Lashon Daley Starts a Book Vlog

BCNM alumni Lashon Daley's first vlog is up! Read more

12 Oct, 2022

Bruno Latour In Memoriam

Image caption: Video still of Bruno Latour lecturing at UC Berkeley, Oct. 17, 2005 Read more

11 Oct, 2022

Announcing the Fall 2022 BCNM Faculty Seed Grants

Art by Clancy Wilmott. Read more

06 Oct, 2022

Announcing the Fall 2022 Conference Grant Recipients

Congratulations to these amazing students working in the fields of geography, Indigenous languages, technology, computer history, archaeology and more! Read more

06 Oct, 2022

Apply for the AAPI Media Creatives Fellowship

We are thrilled to launch the inaugural UC Berkeley Center for New Media AAPI Media Creatives Fellowship. Applications are due March 1, 2023. Read more

05 Oct, 2022

Apartheid Drone

Alum Katherine Chandler writes on infrastructures of militarism and the hidden genealogies of the South African Seeker. Read more

29 Sep, 2022

Asma Kazmi Promoted to Associate Professor Read more

27 Sep, 2022

BCNM Statement in Solidarity with Iranian Protestors

As educators and researchers at UC Berkeley Center for New Media we stand in solidarity with Iranian women who are demanding their basic human rights. Read more

16 Sep, 2022

Hot and Cool Mother Receives Disability History Association Outstanding Article Award

Congratulations to Hannah Zeavin, winner of the 2022 DHA Outstanding Article or Book Chapter Award for “Hot and Cool Mothers”!  Read more

16 Sep, 2022

Inserting Intersectionality and Blackness in Comics

Alum Grace Gipson is featured in "Teaching with Comics". Read more

16 Sep, 2022

Why ‘environments’ in games are always historical: a provocation

Emma Fraser is featured in Historical Games Network. Read more

11 Sep, 2022

Summer Research Report: Amanda Barnett

Read about Amanda's preparation for a Spring 2023 exhibit at Wing Luke Museum, Seattle’s Asian Pacific American history museum. Read more

11 Sep, 2022

BCNM 2021-2022 Publications Read more

10 Sep, 2022

Celeste Kidd's "Learning with certainty in childhood"

Celeste Kidd and Carolyn Baer published "Learning with certainty in childhood" in Science Direct. Read more

10 Sep, 2022

Summer Research Report: Irma Barbosa

Read about Irma's work titled "Ternura means Tenderness". Read more

25 Aug, 2022

Undergraduate Research: Jesse Clements

Jesse worked on Tory Jeffay's dissertation "The Forensic Imaginary." Read more

25 Aug, 2022

Summer Research Reports: Kevin CK Lo

Musician Kevin CK Lo worked towards building a modular geo-spatial web template. Read more

23 Aug, 2022

Summer Research Report: Lani Alden

Digital preservation and database building formed the basis of Lani's work on kabuki performances in the early twentieth century. Read more

23 Aug, 2022

Michelle Carney Featured in Women in AI Ethics

This interview with alum Michelle Carney is part of Women in AI Ethics (WAIE)’s “I am the future of AI.” Read more

22 Aug, 2022

Summer Research: Fei Pan Read more

18 Aug, 2022

Lyman Report: Julia Irwin

Julia's dissertation is titled "Patterning Recognition: A History of Automated Visual Perception." Read more

17 Aug, 2022

Justin Berner Appointed Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow

Justin Berner joins NYU Shanghai as a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow. Read more

17 Aug, 2022

danah boyd Featured in People of ACM

"I approach technology as a tool and an intervention. Certain futures are made easier because of technology, and certain futures get more complicated. We can make bets about the probabilities of certain futures, but we cannot see the future. We can only introduce other interventions." Read more

16 Aug, 2022

Ritwik Banerji Appointed Assistant Professor at Iowa State University Read more

16 Aug, 2022

Announcing Our Fall 2022 Class Grants

We're pleased to support Tom McEnaney's course on Sounding American. Read more

15 Aug, 2022

BCNM at ASA 2022

The 119th American Sociology Association annual meeting took place in Los Angeles on August 5-9. Read more

15 Aug, 2022

Summer 2022 Research with Haripriya Sathyanarayanan

Read more about Haripriya's work on Spatial Perception of the Pediatric Built Environment and Patient-Centric Design Read more

11 Aug, 2022

Queer Affects at the Origins of Computation

Jacob Gaboury's new article appears in the Journal of Cinema and Media Studies. Read more

10 Aug, 2022

Ken Goldberg at CASE 2022

The 2022 IEEE 18th International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE) took place in in Chengdu, China and Mexico City, Mexico.  Read more

07 Aug, 2022

Kate Mattingly Assistant Professor at Old Dominion University

 

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06 Aug, 2022

I'm Baby: Digital Reproduction in the Metavese

Hannah Zeavin has a new article out in The Baffler. Read more

02 Aug, 2022

Why Are Pictures of Space So Powerful?

Trevor Paglen is interviewed for VICE Magazine.

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01 Aug, 2022

This is Womenspace: USENET and the Fight for a Digital Backroom

Hannah Zeavin's latest publication appears in Technology and Culture. Read more

22 Jul, 2022

Tiffany Ng Named Chair of Organ Department

Alum Tiffany Ng leads the Organ Department at the University of Michigan. Read more

21 Jul, 2022

Soulcraft: Theorizing Black Techne in African and American Viral Dance

The latest paper from alum Reginold Royston in Social Media + Society. Read more

20 Jul, 2022

Announcing the 2022-2023 Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Season

We are excited to announce the 2022-2023 season for our ATC Lecture Series! Featuring Teddy Cruz and Fonna Foreman, and artsits Nettrice Gaskins and Osman Khan. Read more

18 Jul, 2022

Disruptive Ruptures: The Necessity of Black/Girlhood Imaginary

Lashon Daley published with Kenly Brown and Derrika Hunt in Meridians journal. Read more

15 Jul, 2022

Tory Jeffay Named Postdoctoral Fellow at Dartmouth

Tory's dissertation was titled “The Forensic Imaginary: Visual Media and Evidentiary Culture.” Read more

12 Jul, 2022

Hannah Zeavin on the Victim Cloud

Hannah writes for Harpers about gullibility in the golden age of scams. Read more

08 Jul, 2022

Abigail Lomibao on the Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Abigail was mentored by Haripriya Sathyanarayanan on of immersive virtual environments. Read more

07 Jul, 2022

Ra Malika Imotep Awarded President’s Postdoctoral Fellow Read more

01 Jul, 2022

Jane McGonigal on Whether Games Can Prepare Us for Catastrophes

Alum Jane McGonigal features on Steve Levitt's popular podcast. 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

24 Jun, 2022

Liat Berdugo Transcript Now Online

Revisit this great event with Liat Berdugo on "Seeing is Not Enough: Citizen Videography in Israel-Palestine." Read more

23 Jun, 2022

Fall 2021-Spring 2022 BCNM Events in Review

Check out our roundup of the last year of BCNM events, featuring event details, video recordings, and transcripts! Read more

20 Jun, 2022

Christo Sims on Green Magic

Alum Christo Sims discusses Technologies of Enchantment at Apple's Corporate Headquarters on Public Culture. Read more

20 Jun, 2022

Morgan Ames on the Received Wisdom Podcast

Where did the One Laptop Per Child project go wrong? Morgan Ames gives some answers. Read more

20 Jun, 2022

Alenda Chang on Reimagining the History of Media Studies

BCNM alum Alenda Chang's Reimagining the History of Media Studies through Games, Play, and the Uncanny Valley is in the amazing lineup for the recently published Uncanny Histories in Film and Media! Read more

16 Jun, 2022

Conference Report: Haripriya Sathyanarayanan at EDRA53 Health in Design

Haripriya shared her research at the Environmental Design Research Association Health in Design conference. Read more

15 Jun, 2022

Michelle Carney on Bringing ML and UX Together

Alum Michelle Carney speaks to the Experiencing Data podcast about her mission to bring machine learning and user interface design together. Read more

13 Jun, 2022

Conference Reports: Haripriya Sathyanarayanan on Patient-Centered Care

Haripriya presented her research at the The Planetree International Conference on Patient-Centered Care. Read more

10 Jun, 2022

BCNM's Big Wins 2022

We're so proud to share some our greatest successes from 2022!  Read more

09 Jun, 2022

Clancy Wilmott Awarded 2022 PBK Teaching Excellence Award

Congratulations to Clancy Wilmott on being a warded a Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Excellence Award for the branch of Northern California! Read more

07 Jun, 2022

BCNM Best Paper Award at Creativity & Cognition 2022

BCNMers Molly Nicholas, Sarah Sterman, and Eric Paulos received a Best Paper Award for "Creative and Motivational Strategies Used by Expert Creative Practitioners." Read more

03 Jun, 2022

Commons Conversations Event Transcript Now Online: Wendy Chun Read more

02 Jun, 2022

Conference Reports: Katherine Song at CHI 2022

Katherine presented "Towards Decomposable Interactive Systems: Design of a Backyard-Degradable Wireless Heating Interface." Read more

24 May, 2022

Morgan Ames on The Legacy of OLPC

Morgan Ames features on The Real Python podcast discussing charismatic pitfalls in teaching programming! 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

17 May, 2022

Congratulating Our Spring 2022 Graduates

Art by Edgar Fabián Frías Read more

16 May, 2022

Congratulating Our Spring 2022 Undergraduate Certificate Recipients

Project by Jessie Mindel with Selin Longmire, Angelica Song, Bradley Russo. Read more

11 May, 2022

Sonia Katyal on LGBTQ+ Rights

As every day we hear new reports of laws limiting LGBTQ+ rights, UC Berkeley professors weigh in on the current experience of our LGBTQ+ community. Read more

10 May, 2022

Conference Reports: Vincente Perez at Silly Media

Vincente presented "life is like a party shawty: Teezo Touchdown on Respectability, Quality, and Representation" at the Silly Media conference at the University of Chicago. Read more

28 Apr, 2022

Conference Grant Reports: Elisa Giardina Papa at the Venice Biennale Read more

28 Apr, 2022

The Queer Posthumanism of Video Games that cannot be Played

Bo Ruburg published an article in Convergence, offering a queer reading of Brent Watanabe’s 2016 video game–based art piece San Andreas Deer Cam, a mod of Grand Theft Auto V in which a computer-controlled deer wanders the game’s extensive open world.  Read more

20 Apr, 2022

The Distance Cure Reviewed in The Jacobin

Hannah Zeavin's new book focusing on psychoanalysis and mediation is featured in the Jacobin. Read more

19 Apr, 2022

BCNM at Data and the Metaverse

BCNM shares their expertise at "Critical Data Futures: Art, Life, and Data in the Metaverse."  Read more

19 Apr, 2022

Algorithms Adore Extreme Right Content

Jen Schradie demonstrates that the Web benefits conservative messages. Read more

18 Apr, 2022

Haripriya Sathyanarayanan Awarded the Helen Wallace Dissertation Award

The Helen Wallace Dissertation Award aims to advance and elevate graduate-level research at the intersection of MCAH, innovation, and technology. Read more

18 Apr, 2022

Haripriya Sathyanarayanan Awarded the GMZ Graduate Fellowship

Congratulations to Haripriya for receiving an award in Health Facility Planning & Design! Read more

13 Apr, 2022

Behind French election tweets, the far right is hidden in plain sight

Jen Schradie explains how digital democracy is functioning in France this election cycle for the Conversation. 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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13 Apr, 2022

BCNM at CHI 2022

Congratulations to the incredible students, faculty, and alumni who represented BCNM at CHI 2022! Read more

13 Apr, 2022

Andrea Gagliano on Data Science and Design

Andrea Gagliano is featured in the first MLUX Seattle meetup. Read more

05 Apr, 2022

Liza Gak Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship & Tonya Nguyen Receives Honorable Mention

The NSF GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines. Read more

05 Apr, 2022

Who's Listening When You Call a Crisis Hotline

Hannah Zeavin and Yana Calou published the article in State of Mind. Read more

01 Apr, 2022

Therapy With a Human Face by Hannah Zeavin

The feminization of therapy is crucial to understanding how it became both devalued and out of reach. Read more

01 Apr, 2022

Michelle Carney on Building More Human, Helpful, and Ethical Systems

Michelle Carney talks us through tactics for building more human, more helpful, and more ethical AI + ML systems.  Read more

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

01 Apr, 2022

Michelle Carney Celebrated as a Trailblazer

Google Developer Studio celebrated global women in tech and trailblazers in honor of women's history month, featuring our own alum Michelle Carney! Read more

31 Mar, 2022

Jen Schradie on the 2022 Elections

Olivier Clairouin interviews Jen Schradie for Le Monde on whether the Right has won the fight for the internet in advance of the 2022 elections. Read more

30 Mar, 2022

Hannah Zeavin Awarded Inaugural Timothy Shary Prize

The Timothy Shary prize for Best Essay published in Children’s and Youth Media is awarded by The Children and Youth Media Special Interest Group at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies. Read more

30 Mar, 2022

BCNM at SCMS 2022

Amazing BCNM representation from students, faculty, and alumni at SCMS 2022! Read more

29 Mar, 2022

Announcing Our Summer 2022 Research Award Recipients

Image: Fei Pan Read more

28 Mar, 2022

Not a TikTok War

Ukrainians are rallying global support via social media. But don’t call it a TikTok war, writes alum Jen Schradie for the Washington Post. Read more

23 Mar, 2022

Announcing Our Spring 2022 DE & Certificate Cohort

Secondary Gaze, by Jiaxuan Ren. Read more

23 Mar, 2022

Announcing the Spring 2022 BCNM Faculty Seed Grants

Art by Greg Niemeyer. Read more

12 Mar, 2022

Announcing the Spring 2022 Conference Grant Recipients

Congratulations to these amazing students working in the fields of architecture, technology, cognitive science, and more! Read more

10 Mar, 2022

This Thursday - 24-hour Matching Gift Opportunity for AAPI Media Creatives Fellowship

Help BCNM unlock $5,000 by making a gift of any size during Big Give  Read more

07 Mar, 2022

Sophia Hussain in The Poetry Project

Sophia Hussain is featured in the remembrances of Etel Adnan!

 

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04 Mar, 2022

Jen Schradie in A Section of Now

Jen Schradie's work is featured in A Section of Now: Norms and Rituals as Sites for Architectural Intervention. Read more

02 Mar, 2022

BCNM Around the Web March 2022

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

28 Feb, 2022

Ken Goldberg in the International Journal of Robotics Research

Ken Goldberg's work was recently featured in the International Journal of Robotics Research. Read more

24 Feb, 2022

Commons Conversation Video Now Online: Wendy Chun Read more

24 Feb, 2022

Announcing the 2022 Lyman Recipient Read more

24 Feb, 2022

Announcing Our Summer 2022 Undergraduate Research Fellows

Congratulations to Abigail Lomibao and Jesse Clements! Read more about their projects here! Read more

24 Feb, 2022

Ken Goldberg on Accelerating quadratic optimization with reinforcement learning

Check out Ken Goldberg's paper on Neural Information Processing Systems! Read more

16 Feb, 2022

Announcing Our Spring 2022 Class Fund Recipients

This semester, we were thrilled to support our students in digital storytelling. Read more

15 Feb, 2022

Vincente Perez in River & South

Vincente Perez's "Neighborhood Séance" was featured in River & South's 2021 year review! Read more

11 Feb, 2022

Hannah Zeavin in Continuum Innovation

Hannah's book 'The Distance Cure: A History of Teletherapy' is featured in Continuum Innovation. Read more

10 Feb, 2022

Ken Goldberg at CoRL 2021

Ken Goldberg and team present "Dex-NeRF: Using a Neural Radiance Field to Grasp Transparent Objects" at the Conference on Robotic Learning. Read more

05 Feb, 2022

Bo Ruberg Publishes Trans Games Studies

Bo Ruberg's Trans Games Studies has been published in University of Michigan's Journal of Cinema and Media Studies. Read more

02 Feb, 2022

Clement Hil Goldberg Receives Creative Capital Award

Congratulations to Clement Hil Goldberg's 'Let Me Let You Go' for receiving the Creative Capital Award which supports artists who are pushing boundaries and asking challenging questions! Read more

31 Jan, 2022

Welcoming Xuan Wang: Visiting Scholar from China

Wang Xuan is the director of the technical department of the Library at Communication University of China and the former associate director of the technical department of the Media Museum. Read more

31 Jan, 2022

Welcoming Liu Ruoxin: Visiting Scholar from China

Ruoxin Liu is an associate professor at the New Media Research Institute of Communication University of China. Read more

27 Jan, 2022

Hot and Cool Mothers by Hannah Zeavin

Hannah's latest article appears in Differences, a journal of feminist cultural studies. Read more

27 Jan, 2022

Reginold Royston on Podcasting Africa: Pedagogy, Research and Praxis

Reginold Royston discusses pedagogy, research, and praxis in a roundtable discussion with the African Studies Association. Read more

27 Jan, 2022

Xiaowei Wang on Blockchain Chicken Farm at the Minderoo Center

Xiaowei explores the political and social entanglements of technology in rural China in this event with the Minderoo Center for Technology and Democracy. Read more

23 Jan, 2022

An Ode to Handwriting by Greg Niemeyer Read more

22 Jan, 2022

BCNM Around the Web January 2022

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

20 Jan, 2022

Announcing Our Fall 2021 Undergraduate Research Fellows

Congratulations to Lina Matine, Akemi Nagashiki, and Abigail Lomibao! Read more

16 Jan, 2022

Abigail De Kosnik on Race & Fandom

Abigail De Kosnik joins "How Do You Like It So Far?" to discuss race in fandoms and fan studies. Read more

06 Jan, 2022

Spring 2022 BCNM Events

Mark your calendars for this incredible line up of speakers! Read more

06 Jan, 2022

Dark Matters Reviewed in The Whole Note

The Whole Note reviews BCNM alumn Tiffany Ng's Dark Matters. Read more

06 Jan, 2022

Announcing the Eugene Jarvis Recipients

The generous Eugene Jarvis Design Innovation scholarship was awarded to Ashley Mackenzie Reed and Choyang Dhontso Ponsar! Read more

04 Jan, 2022

Hannah Zeavin Reviews Diminished Faculties Read more

02 Jan, 2022

Jacob Gaboury Book Chat at the Townsend Center

Jacob discusses his new book Image Objects (MIT, 2021). Read more

28 Dec, 2021

Tiffany Ng on Diversifying Carillon Repertoire

Modern-day carillonists are now facing the challenge of reclaiming the instrument to better represent and speak to our diverse community. Read more

27 Dec, 2021

BCNM Around the Web December 2021

Check out the great work of our students, faculty, and alumni around the web this past December 2021! Read more

16 Dec, 2021

Congratulating Our Fall 2021 Graduates

Congratulations to our Fall 2021 graduates! They have extended their studies with a suite of new media projects. We are so excited to see their future successes Read more

13 Dec, 2021

Announcing Our 2021 DE & Certificate Cohort

Art by Xincun Du. Read more

10 Dec, 2021

Is the Future of Mental Health Care Digital? With Hannah Zeavin

Hannah Zeavin talks about her book The Distance Cure on Al Jazeera's The Stream. Read more

09 Dec, 2021

Whiteness as Improvisation, Non-Whiteness as Machine by Ritwik Banerji

Published in Jazz & Culture.  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

08 Dec, 2021

Introducing Lashon Daley's Critical Conversations in Children's Literature

Developed by alum Lashon Daley, this web series bring together children’s literature authors and scholars to discuss critical topics brewing within the field. Read more

08 Dec, 2021

Bo Ruberg's Queer Games Avant-Garde Reviewed

Daniella Gáti reviews Bo's book for Information and Culture Read more

08 Dec, 2021

BCNM Around the Web November 2021

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

07 Dec, 2021

Commons Conversations Video Now Online: Liat Berdugo Read more

07 Dec, 2021

Morgan Ames Wins the 2020 Sally Hacker Prize

The Sally Hacker Prize was established in 1999 to honor exceptional scholarship that reaches beyond the academy toward a broad audience.  Read more

06 Dec, 2021

Hannah Zeavin Wins the 2021 Brooke Hindle Award

The Society for the History of Technology awards $10,000 for the Brooke Hindle Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Technology. Read more

05 Dec, 2021

Commons Conversations Video Now Online: Eric Rodenbeck 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

26 Nov, 2021

Jacob Gaboury's Image Objects Reviewed in Critical Inquiry

Bernard Dionysius Geoghegan reviews Jacob Gaboury's newest book, Image Objects! Read more

22 Nov, 2021

Bo Ruberg Promoted to Associate Professor

BCNM alum Bo Ruberg has been promoted to Associate Professor at UC Irvine! Read more

21 Nov, 2021

Wendy Lotterman Reviews the Distance Cure in Critical Inquiry

BCNM faculty Hannah Zeavin's The Distance Cure: A History of Teletherapy was reviewed by Wendy Lotterman in Critical Inquiry. Read more

21 Nov, 2021

Morgan Ames Wins Computer History Museum Prize Read more

21 Nov, 2021

Asma Kazmi in Suspended Matter

Art by Asma Kazmi Read more

16 Nov, 2021

Noura Howell Joins Georgia Tech

BCNM alum Noura Howell has joined Georgia Tech as an assistant professor in Digital Media. Read more

14 Nov, 2021

Now Accepting Applications for 2022 Lyman Fellowship

Applications are due February 1, 2022. Read more

14 Nov, 2021

BCNM at UIST 2021

Eric Paulos, Björn Hartmann, Jingyi Li and Molly Nicholas at the 34th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology. Read more

11 Nov, 2021

Pablo Paredes on Individualized Stress Detection Using an Unmodified Steering Wheel

BCNM alum Pablo Paredes co-authored a research study on detecting stress levels through steering wheel angle data. Read more

09 Nov, 2021

Morgan Ames Joins BCNM Executive Committee Read more

27 Oct, 2021

R Stuart Geiger at CSCW

BCNM alum Stuart Geiger presented at the 2021 Conference for Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) about the labor behind maintaining free and open-source software projects. Read more

26 Oct, 2021

ATC Revisited: Maria Thereza Alves Read more

25 Oct, 2021

SDSU Interviews Lashon Daley on Children's Literature

Lashon describes her journey into writing Children's Literature, and publishing of "Mr. Okra Sells Fresh Fruits and Vegetables" in 2016.  Read more

20 Oct, 2021

The Immune Sequence by Hannah Zeavin Read more

20 Oct, 2021

Edgar Fabián Frías at Wxtch Craft

Edgar Fabián Frías was featured in the opening lecture of the Fall Cycle of Wxtch Craft - Studium Generale lecture series 2021-22. Read more

20 Oct, 2021

BCNM at SLSA 2021

BCNM's Kris Paulen, Jacob Gaboury, and Hannah Zeavin presented at SLSA2021 "ENERGY": 34TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY FOR LITERATURE, SCIENCE AND THE ARTS. Read more

20 Oct, 2021

Undergraduate Research Dispatch: Jahara Cayabyab on Designing Hospital Spaces

Jahara Cayabyab was an Undergraduate Research Fellow under Haripriya Sathyanarayanan last year, assisting in research about hospital design in pediatric spaces.  Read more

14 Oct, 2021

Rogue Archives Reviewed in S-USIH

BCNM director Abigail De Kosnik's 2016 book Rogue Archives: Digital Cultural Memory and Media Fandom was reviewed by Michael J. Kramer of The Society for U.S. Intellectual History. Read more

14 Oct, 2021

BCNM Around the Web October 2021

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

08 Oct, 2021

Reginold Royston on New Orality in the African Mediascape Read more

02 Oct, 2021

Grace Gipson on Shang-Chi Read more

02 Oct, 2021

Hannah Zeavin on Empathy

BCNM faculty Hannah Zeavin discusses empathy as a computational model in a guest post for AI Now Institute. Read more

25 Sep, 2021

BCNM Around the Web September 2021

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

23 Sep, 2021

BCNM at SIGCIS 2021

Jacob Gaboury and Hannah Zeavin presented at the Special Interest Group for Computing, Information, and Society 2021 conference! Read more

23 Sep, 2021

ATC Revisited: Lisa Reihana Read more

20 Sep, 2021

A New AI Lexicon: Care Read more

19 Sep, 2021

Summer Research: Rashad Timmons on Slave Labor in Railway Construction

Rashad Timmons received a Summer 2021 BCNM Research Grant. Read about his important archival work investigating the role slave labor had in building mid to late 19th century railways.  Read more

06 Sep, 2021

Summer Research: Julia Irwin & the Gilbreth Archives

Julia Irwin received a BCNM 2021 Summer Research Award. Read about her great work researching and writing about the archives of industrial psychologist Lillian Moller Gilbreth and her husband Frank B. Gilbreth. Read more

06 Sep, 2021

Summer Research: Erica Deeman, Fast Fashion, & Jamaica

Erica Deeman received a BCNM 2021 Summer Research Award. Read about her great work exploring the cultural heritage of her ancestors and expressing her findings through a video performance. Read more

04 Sep, 2021

Lyman Report: Lashon Daley

Lashon Daley shares how the support of the Peter Lyman felowship has opened up more resources for her to focus on her research. Read more

02 Sep, 2021

Hannah Zeavin on Couple's Therapy in the LA Review of Books Read more

01 Sep, 2021

Summer Research: Rachel Chen on Embodied Platforms for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Rachel Chen received a BCNM 2021 Summer Research Award. Hear about her great work developing a platform for non-speaking children on the Autism spectrum. Read more

29 Aug, 2021

BCNM 2020-2021 Publications Read more

28 Aug, 2021

Pablo Paredes Joins UMD

Pablo Paredes will join The University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies in July 2022 as an Assistant Professor of Computer Science. Read more

26 Aug, 2021

Ken Goldberg at ICML 2021

Check out the amazing work from Ken Goldberg and team at the International Conference on Machine Learning 2021!  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

21 Aug, 2021

Hannah Zeavin on The Distance Cure with Adam Savage

Hannah Zeavin features on KQED Broadcast to speak with Adam Savage about The Distance Cure: A History of Teletherapy. Read more

20 Aug, 2021

Disruptive Fixations Reviewed in Anthro Book Forum

Disruptive Fixations, a book on techno-idealism by alum Chrsito Sims, was given a glowing review in the Anthropology Book Forum. Read more

20 Aug, 2021

Summer Research Dispatch: Tonya Nguyen on Mutual Aid Organizations' Use of Technology

Tonya Nguyen shares her findings on how mutual aid organizations can scale effectively, especially when making decisions about the technology they should use and its impact on their communities. Read more

19 Aug, 2021

Ken Goldberg's Autolab at CASE

Ken Goldberg's AUTOLAB presented a slew of new papers at the 2021 IEEE 17th International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE). Read more

18 Aug, 2021

Announcing Our Fall 2021 Class Fund Recipients

This semester, we're supporting the History and Theory of New Media, Locative Media, Adversarial Networks, and Against Innovation. Read more

18 Aug, 2021

Grace Gipson's Favorite Comic Book Characters

Grace Gipson chatted with the Chicago Humanities Festival on comics, characters, and authors! Check it out! Read more

17 Aug, 2021

Summer Research Dispatch: Edgar Fabián Frías and the Queer, Trans & Gender Variant Ancestors Project

You can now watch Edgar's conversations with leading artists on Queer, Trans & Gender Variant Ancestors. Plus, look out for billboards near you! Read more

16 Aug, 2021

Tiffany Ng Receives Henry Russell Award Read more

14 Aug, 2021

Alenda Chang's Argument for the Environmental Digital Humanities Read more

07 Aug, 2021

Hannah Zeavin on Teletherapy at the Psychotherapy Action Network

Hannah Zeavin recently joined two other panelists to discuss the promise and peril of teletherapy in PsiAN Forum Live: "Teletherapy -- Where do we go from here?". Read more

02 Aug, 2021

Welcoming Emma Fraser Read more

30 Jul, 2021

Announcing the 2021-2022 Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Season

We are excited to announce the 2021-2022 season for the Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium!  Read more

28 Jul, 2021

De La Pauvreté, De L'Image Riche by Jacob Gaboury

Jacob published De La Pauvreté, De L'Image Riche in LA HAUTE ET LA BASSE DÉFINITION DES IMAGES: Photographie, cinéma, art contemporain, culture visuelle. Read more

27 Jul, 2021

BCNM's Big Wins 2021

It was a whirlwind year for BCNM and we're so proud to share some of our greatest hits from 2021.  Read more

26 Jul, 2021

Lashon Daley on Black Ballerinas in Picture Books

Lashon Daley writes about rupturing the color line in American children’s literature. Read more

25 Jul, 2021

BCNM at DIS 2021

Molly Nicholas, Eric Paulos, and alum Cesar Torres all featured amazing new work at DIS 2021. Read more

23 Jul, 2021

BCNM Around the Web July 2021

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

22 Jul, 2021

Jacob Gaboury Publishes Image Objects Read more

22 Jul, 2021

Ken Goldberg Co-Author on Optimization for Imitation Learning

Ken Goldberg co-authored a paper with Zaynah Javed, Daniel S. Brown, Satvik Sharma, Jerry Zhu, Ashwin Balakrishna, Marek Petrik, and Anca D. Dragan on Policy Gradient Bayesian Robust Optimization for Imitation Learning. Read more

22 Jul, 2021

Gail De Kosnik Awarded American Cultures Excellence in Teaching Award Read more

20 Jul, 2021

Ken Goldberg's AmbiRobotics Receives Robotic Business Review Innovation Award Read more

20 Jul, 2021

Ken Goldberg on Insights Robotics

Ken Goldberg speaks on opportunities for robots in the e-commerce supply chain in an interview with RoboGlobal Insights. Read more

10 Jul, 2021

KC Forcier Reviews Beyond the Uncanny Valley

Film & Media student Kaitlin Forcier reviews de Young museum's Uncanny Valley: Being Human in the Age of AI. Read more

06 Jul, 2021

BCNM at ELO 2021

The Electronic Literature Organization's annual conference was online again in 2021! Alex Saum-Pascual and alum Kyle Booten presented work at the distributed program. Read more

05 Jul, 2021

Ken Goldberg on Grasping and Picking Winners

Ken Goldberg describes the complicated technology that goes into robotic grasping mechanics in COSMOS' new article. Read more

30 Jun, 2021

Fandom + Piracy: Event Videos and Transcripts Available Read more

26 Jun, 2021

Ken Goldberg & the CDL Reading Group on Klara and the Sun

Ken Goldberg joins Geordie Rose and the CDL Reading Group to discuss the complexities of human-like grasping in robotics. Read more

26 Jun, 2021

Lashon Daley Appointed Assistant Professor Read more

25 Jun, 2021

Lashon Daley's Coming of (R)Age

Lashon Daley's article on Black girl rage in film and literature has been published in the UChicago Journal of Women and Culture in Society. Read more

25 Jun, 2021

Neyran Turan's Venice Biennale Exhibition Featured in the News Read more

25 Jun, 2021

Tiffany Ng Promoted to Associate Professor 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

18 Jun, 2021

Noura Howell on Calling for a Plurality of Perspectives on Design Futuring

Artwork by Noura Howell Read more

15 Jun, 2021

Ken Goldberg and Team on Orienting Novel 3D Objects

Ken Goldberg and team recently published a paper titled "Orienting Novel 3D Objects Using Self-Supervised Learning of Rotation Transforms." Check it out! Read more

12 Jun, 2021

TF Tierney Receives Graham Foundation Grant

BCNM Alum and architecture professor emerita at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign T.F. Tierney was awarded a research and development grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. Read more

11 Jun, 2021

Ken Goldberg's Autolab at ICRA 2021

Check out these great papers from Ken Goldberg's AUTOLAB presented at the International Conference on Robots and Automation 2021! Read more

11 Jun, 2021

Grace Gipson on The Past and Future of Comics

Grace Gipson recently discussed Black women's impact on the history and future of comic books during the Chicago Humanities Festival. Read more

08 Jun, 2021

Choyang Ponsar on The Forensic Imaginary

Choyang Ponsar received a BCNM undergraduate research fellowship to work on A Forensic Imaginary under the mentorship of Tory Jeffay. Read more

02 Jun, 2021

Work by Maija Hynninen & Olivia Ting at SF Contemporary Music Until June 23

BCNM DE Maija Hynninen (Music) and alum Olivia Ting (Art Practice) are working together on an event at San Francisco Contemporary Music Players through June 23! Read more

27 May, 2021

Jane McGonigal's SuperBetter in Clinical Trials Read more

27 May, 2021

Trevor Paglen on The Quarantine Tapes

BCNM alumni Trevor Paglen features on the 186th episode of The Quarantine Tapes. Read more

26 May, 2021

Transcript Now Online: Christiane Paul

Check out the updated transcript for Christiane Paul's HTNM lecture,  "Online: Art & AI"! Read more

25 May, 2021

BCNM Around the Web May 2021

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web in May! 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

21 May, 2021

Congratulating Our 2021 Undergraduate Certificate Graduates

Congratulations to our 2021 Undergraduate Certificate graduates! We are proud of their accomplishments and high level of scholarship here at Cal, and we wish them the best in their future endeavors.  Read more

08 May, 2021

Ken Goldberg's Ambi Robotics Emerges from Stealth Read more

08 May, 2021

Celeste Kidd on the Ethics of AI

Celeste Kidd talked on a Rethinking Economics panel about the governance, ethics, and bias of AI and other similar technologies.  Read more

08 May, 2021

BCNM at CHI 2021

Congratulations to the incredible students, faculty, and alumni who represented BCNM at CHI 2021! Read more

04 May, 2021

Alenda Chang in Celebration of Media + Environment

BCNM alum Alenda Chang was featured in a rountable discussion in celebration of the online journal Media + Environment. Read more

03 May, 2021

Abigail De Kosnik on Humanities and Pandemic Culture

Professor Abigail De Kosnik discusses the connection between media/ film studies and the current moment in the Townsend Center for the Humanities lecture series, (Re)making Sense: The Humanities and Pandemic Culture. Read more

30 Apr, 2021

ATC Revisited: Lawrence Abu Hamdan Read more

26 Apr, 2021

Cool Tools with Ken Goldberg

Ken Goldberg was recently interviewed on the Cool Tools podcast to discuss cool gadgets he has around his house. Check it out! Read more

25 Apr, 2021

David Bamman on Characterizing English Variation on Social Media

BCNM member and School of Information professor David Bamman co-published a paper titled, "Characterizing English Variation across Social Media Communities with BERT." Read more

24 Apr, 2021

David Bamman Promoted to Associate Professor

Congratulations, David Bamman, on being promoted to Associate Professor in the School of Information. Read more

24 Apr, 2021

10 Games to Play on Earth Day

Alenda Chang has collaborated on a list of 10 nature-related games to play in honor of Earth Day.  Read more

21 Apr, 2021

Jacob Gaboury Promoted to Associate Professor Read more

21 Apr, 2021

BCNM Mourns the Passing of Beth Bird

Elizabeth Rebecca Bird was a PhD candidate in Film & Media, a DE in New Media, filmmaker, and activist. She will be missed. Read more

17 Apr, 2021

BCNM Around the Web April 2021

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

17 Apr, 2021

Björn Hartmann on Model-based Formalization of the Autonomy-to-Human Perception Hand-off

Björn Hartmann published a paper on "Model-based Formalization of the Autonomy-to-Human Perception Hand-off." Read more

15 Apr, 2021

Fandom & Piracy: Piracy & Capitalism Video Now Online Read more

14 Apr, 2021

Clement Goldberg Semi-Finalist in Stowe Story Labs Diverse Voices

Clement Goldberg was recently announced as a Semi-Finalist for the Stowe Story Labs Diverse Voices 2021 Fellowship! Read more

11 Apr, 2021

Announcing Our 2021 Summer Research Fellows

Image by Edgar Fabián Frias. Read more

10 Apr, 2021

Dark Matters by Tiffany Ng Released

Tiffany Ng's new album of carillon music by Stephen Rush dropped! Read more

08 Apr, 2021

Announcing the Spring 2021 Faculty Seed Grants

Photo credit: Jill Miller. Read more

04 Apr, 2021

Announcing the 2020 Eugene Jarvis Recipient

The generous Eugene Jarvis Design Innovation scholarship was awarded to Emily Xia Que. Read more

03 Apr, 2021

Ken Goldberg in Conversation with Cade Metz of the NYT Read more

03 Apr, 2021

danah boyd on Democracy's Data Infrastructure

BCNM alum and media academic danah boyd co-authored an essay with Dan Bouk for the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University titled, "Democracy's Data Infrastructure."  Read more

02 Apr, 2021

Celeste Kidd in Under the Cortex

UC Berkeley Assistant Professor of Psychology Celeste Kidd was featured on the Under the Cortex podcast to discuss her research as a winner of the Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions.  Read more

31 Mar, 2021

Call for Entries: Refamiliarization Read more

29 Mar, 2021

Announcing the Spring 2021 DE & Graduate Certificate Cohort

Photo credit: Yuyao Jin Read more

19 Mar, 2021

Neyran Turan at the Venezia Biennale Read more

16 Mar, 2021

86 Things Exhibition from Neyran Turan's Nemestudio

Neyran Turan's architectural practice, NEMESTUDIO, will be displaying its "86 Things" exhibition at the University of Arkansas!   Read more

16 Mar, 2021

Interview with Trevor Paglen in Archives of American Art

Trevor Paglen was recently interviewed by the Archives of American Art! Read more

09 Mar, 2021

Rita Lucarelli on Crocodile Mummies in Ancient Egypt

Rita Lucarelli, a UC Berkeley Associate Professor of Egyptology, spoke about crocodile mummies in the Fiat Vox podcast. 

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05 Mar, 2021

Make a Big Impact on the Future with the Big Give

This year, arm the next generation of innovators with the tools to build just and equitable technological futures through the Berkeley Center for New Media. Read more

03 Mar, 2021

Abigail De Kosnik on Border Technologies and Racism

Abigail De Kosnik recently wrote a reflection for United Nations Special Rapporteur E. Tendayi Achiume on border technologies and racism. Check it out! Read more

02 Mar, 2021

Xiaowei Wang Publishes on Workers, Immigrants and the Settler Colonial State

Xiaowei Wang published a beautiful essay on their mother for Tank Magazine titled "The other mother: workers, immigrants and the settler colonial state." Check it out! Read more

19 Feb, 2021

Reginold Royston on Podcasts and the Study of Africa

BCNM alum Dr. Reginold Royston was a featured panelist discussing the impact of the digital technology on research, teaching, and public engagement. Read more

18 Feb, 2021

BCNM SCMS 2021

The Society for Cinema and Media Studies' annual conference features presentations by 13 BCNM students, faculty, and alumni! Read more

16 Feb, 2021

Kate Mattingly on BalletX in the Classical Review

Kate Mattingly recently wrote about ballet company BalletX in the Classical Review. Read more

14 Feb, 2021

Xiaowei Wang and An Xiao Mina on The Great Shopping Mall Read more

14 Feb, 2021

Black Future Feminist Launched by Grace Gipson Read more

14 Feb, 2021

Alum Kris Fallon Now Associate Professor Read more

13 Feb, 2021

Bo Ruberg Wins Stonewall Book Award

Congratulations to BCNM alum Bo Ruberg for receieving a Stonewall Book Award! Read more

09 Feb, 2021

Eric Paulos on the 67 Things a UC Berkeley MDes Student Should Know

Eric Paulos published a Medium piece titled "67 Things a UC Berkeley MDes Student Should Know." Check it out! Read more

09 Feb, 2021

Jane McGonigal on The Knowledge Project

Jane McGonigal was recently interviewed by The Knowledge Project on her work and beliefs on video games. Read more

08 Feb, 2021

BCNM Around the Web February 2021

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

07 Feb, 2021

BCNM at MLA 2021

BCNM faculty, alumni, and graduate student participate in MLA's 2021 Conference. Read more

02 Feb, 2021

Jen Schradie on The Current

Jen Schradie went on The Current podcast to discuss the recent insurrection in the US Capitol. Read more

01 Feb, 2021

Celeste Kidd at AI Debate 2

Celeste Kidd speaks at AI Debate 2 "Moving AI Forward: An Interdisciplinary Approach". Read more

01 Feb, 2021

Six Books About Robots & AI from Ken Goldberg

Ken Goldberg recently posted his recommendations for six book on artificial intelligence and robots. Check them out! Read more

01 Feb, 2021

Jen Schradie Publishes on COVID in France

Jen Schradie recently published a paper on COVID-19 in France, titled "L'année de la Covid en France ou l'histoire d'un double confinement." 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

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

29 Jan, 2021

BCNM Around the Web January 2021

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

24 Jan, 2021

Clancy Wilmott PI on Presidential Chairs Fellowship Read more

17 Jan, 2021

Launching Fandomandpiracy.online

We’re excited to share Fandomandpiracy.online, the web portal for our Fandom + Piracy mini-series, starting February 25. Check out the site for a full list of speakers and talks!  Read more

22 Dec, 2020

Video Now Out on How To Train Your Robot Read more

21 Dec, 2020

BCNM Fall 2020: Events In Review

We’re so thankful to everyone who tuned in for our events this past semester. Keep reading for a round-up of our events and speakers!  Read more

15 Dec, 2020

Review of Xiaowei Wang's Blockchain Chicken Farm in The Nation

Xiaowei Wang's book Blockchain Chicken Farm was recently reviewed by The Nation. Read more

10 Dec, 2020

Ken Goldberg Publishes on Semantic and Geometric Modeling

Ken Goldberg recently published a paper titled "Semantic and Geometric Modeling with Neural Message Passing in 3D Scene Graphs for Hierarchical Mechanical Search." 

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09 Dec, 2020

Announcing Our Spring 2021 Spring Class Fund Recipients

This year, we’re thrilled to be able to offer small grants to further support our faculty in their new media classes. Read more

08 Dec, 2020

Jen Schradie's The Revolution That Wasn't Reviewed in the American Journal of Sociology

Jen Shradie's book was reviewed in the American Journal of Sociology! Read more

01 Dec, 2020

Xiaowei Wang interviewed by Severance author Ling Ma in Wired

Xiaowei Wang recently spoke with Ling Ma on their book Blockchain Chicken Farm for Wired. 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

30 Nov, 2020

Erin McElroy Video Now Online Read more

28 Nov, 2020

Announcing Fandom + Piracy

We're launching Fandom + Piracy, a four-week mini-series, all online conference for Spring 2021! Read more

28 Nov, 2020

Xiaowei Wang Interviewed in Letters from Ximena

Xiaowei Wang speaks on technology, China, writing through your emotions, and the power of community. Read more

25 Nov, 2020

HTNM Indigenous Technologies Event Transcript Now Online: Corrina Gould

We're pleased to share the transcript of our first Indigenous Technologies event with Sogorea Te' Land Trust co-founder Corrina Gould.  Read more

25 Nov, 2020

Spring 2021 BCNM Events

Mark your calendars for this incredible line up of speakers! Read more

24 Nov, 2020

Commons Conversations Video and Transcript Now Online: Blockchain Chicken Farm Read more

19 Nov, 2020

Blockchain Chicken Farm Featured in Rest of World

Xiaowei Wang was recently interviewed by Rest of World on their book Blockchain Chicken Farm. Read more

18 Nov, 2020

Trevor Paglen Teaching at the Alternative Art School

BCNM alum Trevor Paglen has joined the Alternative Art School with Mel Chin, and Janine Antoni. Read more

18 Nov, 2020

Reviews of Trevor Paglen's Bloom and Opposing Geometries Read more

17 Nov, 2020

Ken Goldberg at CoRL

Ken Goldberg's work was recently presented at the 2020 Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL). Read more

14 Nov, 2020

Xiaowei Wang featured in KQED

Thank you KQED for a shoutout to Xiaowei Wang's new book, Blockchain Chicken Farm! Read more

13 Nov, 2020

Jill Miller's Holding it Together

Jill Miller features in Palo Alto Art Center's exhibition "Holding it Together" Read more

12 Nov, 2020

Announcing our 2020 Undergraduate Cohort

Please join us in welcoming our 2020 cohort of Undergraduate Certificate in New Media students!

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12 Nov, 2020

Announcing the Fall 2020 DE & Graduate Certificate Cohort

We are thrilled to welcome this Fall’s graduate cohort! Read more

12 Nov, 2020

Xiaowei Wang's The Future of Memory Highlighted at UCLA

Xiaowei Wang's The Future of Memory project was recently featured by the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture. Read more

12 Nov, 2020

The Future of Memory Now Online

Xiaowei Wang's The Future of Memory project is now online! Read more

11 Nov, 2020

Gail De Kosnik Joins C2I2 Scholars Council Read more

11 Nov, 2020

Commons Conversations: Gu Jiang Video Now Online

Check out the fantastic conversation we had with Professor Gu Jiang on Cultural Heritage and Cultural Consumption. Read more

09 Nov, 2020

Renée Pastel Appointed Assistant Professor at Boston College Read more

09 Nov, 2020

Miyoko Conley Awarded Tailspinners Fellowship Read more

08 Nov, 2020

Ra Malika Imhotep on Crafting Freedom

Ra Malika Imhotep writes on 19th Century slavery abolitionists and modern day activists, and the suprising (literal) link of thread that connects them. Read more

06 Nov, 2020

ATC Revisited: Lawrence Lek Read more

06 Nov, 2020

BCNM Around the Web November 2020

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

04 Nov, 2020

Alex Saum-Pascual at Formación Artistica Read more

03 Nov, 2020

Undergraduate Research Fellowships 2021

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

01 Nov, 2020

Celeste Kidd on Let's Learn About

Celeste Kidd features on Let's Learn About: How Humans Form Knowledge Read more

31 Oct, 2020

Eric Paulos Receives BCNM Faculty Seed Grant Read more

24 Oct, 2020

Xiaowei Wang on Tech Won't Save Us Read more

23 Oct, 2020

Xiaowei Wang on Science Friday

Silicon Valley move aside! Xiaowei Wang discusses how the Chinese countryside has become a new tech frontier. Read more

20 Oct, 2020

Xiaowei Wang's Blockchain Chicken Farm in Guardian

As Chinese demand for pork grows and grows, traditional small-scale farms are being replaced by vast, AI-assisted operations that feel more like smartphone factories than bucolic countryside havens. Read more

19 Oct, 2020

Blockchain Chicken Farm by Xiaowei Wang Reviewed in the NYT

Clive Thompson from NYT reviewed Blockchain Chicken Farm by Xiaowei Wang. Read more

15 Oct, 2020

Ken Goldberg at IROS 2020

Several papers co-written by Ken Goldberg were presented at IROS 2020. Read more

14 Oct, 2020

Now Accepting Applications for 2021 Lyman Fellowship

Applications are due February 1, 2021. Read more

12 Oct, 2020

Architecture as Measure Reviewed in Architect Read more

11 Oct, 2020

Blockchain Chicken Farm by Xiaowei Wang Published Read more

09 Oct, 2020

Bo Ruberg on Archiving the History of Bulletin Board Systems and the AIDS Crisis

BCNM Alum Bo Ruberg features in First Monday with their article "SURVIVORS: Archiving the history of bulletin board systems and the AIDS crisis" Read more

09 Oct, 2020

Eric Paulos Spearheads Remote Making at Berkeley

"We want to be able to support (students), their projects, their ideas, and their innovations." 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

01 Oct, 2020

Janaki Vivrekar's QuarantineAI

Janaki Vivrekar was recently interviewed by the Life in Quarantine Project on her Quarantined AI work. Read more

01 Oct, 2020

Jenni Higgs on Digital Discourse in Classrooms

Jenni Higgs recently published an academic article titled "Digital Discourse in Classrooms: Language Arts Teachers’ Reported Perceptions and Implementation." Read more

30 Sep, 2020

John Scott on Coming Together when Learning at a Distance

John Scott wrote an article titled "Coming Together When Learning at a Distance" on the Blackboard Blog. Read more

29 Sep, 2020

BCNM Around the Web October 2020

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

29 Sep, 2020

Revisited: "Pope L's Notes on the roll of the artist when the world has always been on fire?" Read more

24 Sep, 2020

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

24 Sep, 2020

Xiaowei Wang & An Xiao Mina on WeChat

Xiaowei Wang and An Xiao Mina publish "WeChat Has Both Connected Families and Torn Them Apart" in Slate. Read more

24 Sep, 2020

BCNM 2019-2020 Publications 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

18 Sep, 2020

Neyran Turan Promoted to Associate Professor Read more

18 Sep, 2020

Announcing the BCNM Land Acknowledgement

We are grateful to Marcelo Garzo Montalvo and the Sogorea Te' Land Trust for helping us to shape this acknowledgement of our place on Lisjan land. Read more

16 Sep, 2020

Praise for Trevor Paglen at CMOA Read more

15 Sep, 2020

Trevor Paglen's PACE show profiled in The Guardian Read more

10 Sep, 2020

BCNM Around the Web September 2020

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

10 Sep, 2020

Lyman Dispatch: Anushah Hossain

Anushah Hossain shares how the support of the Peter Lyman Graduate Fellowship has opened up more resources for her to focus on her research. Read more

03 Sep, 2020

Yairamaren Roman Maldonado on Remote Instruction

Yairamaren Roman Maldonado recently published an article on Medium titled "A Low-Tech State of Mind: Applying the Principles of Minimal Computing to Remote Instruction." Read more

02 Sep, 2020

Abigail De Kosnik Named the 2020-2025 craigslist Distinguished Chair in New Media

Photo credit: John Lawson​ Read more

01 Sep, 2020

Summer Research Dispatch: Chris Chan & International Art Collaborations

COVID-19 curtailed travel, but Chris Chan continued to develop relationships with artists in China and Taiwan.  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

19 Aug, 2020

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

18 Aug, 2020

BCNM Around the Web August 2020

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

15 Aug, 2020

Summer Research Dispatch: Haripriya Sathyanarayanan on Spatial Perception of the Pediatric Built Environment

Haripriya is working on a mixed-methods study on enhancing patient experience through collaborative design of patient spaces in pediatric hospital environments using immersive technology. Read more

12 Aug, 2020

Summer Research Dispatch: Emily Gui & Zoom Glitches

Artist Emily Gui created a new work using Zoom to document these unprecedented times.  Read more

11 Aug, 2020

Fall 2020 BCNM Events

Mark your calendars for this incredible line up of speakers!

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10 Aug, 2020

Announcing the 2020-2021 History and Theory of New Media Season

This year, we are thrilled to share that our theme for the 2020-2021 series is Indigenous Technologies. Read more

10 Aug, 2020

Announcing the 2020-2021 Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Season

Image provided by Lawrence Lek. 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

06 Aug, 2020

Alum John Scott on Inclusion in the Transition to Remote Teaching Read more

06 Aug, 2020

Noura Howell Joins NC State University Read more

04 Aug, 2020

BCNM at ELO 2020 Read more

29 Jul, 2020

Fall 2020 Applications for Designated Emphasis and Certificate in New Media Now Open Read more

28 Jul, 2020

Jen Schradie on Wellbeing During COVID-19

"The “Eye of the Hurricane” Paradox: An Unexpected and Unequal Rise of Well-Being During the Covid-19 Lockdown in France" was published by a team of authors in Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. Read more

21 Jul, 2020

BCNM Faculty Receive Berkeley Changemaker Grants

[Image credit: Original image from: King st. Development in Toronto by Frank Gehry, edited by Elnaz Tafrihi Bailey.] Read more

17 Jul, 2020

Sonia Katyal on The Paradox of Source Code Secrecy

Cornell Law Review published Sonia Katyal's article, "The Paradox of Source Code Secrecy." Read more

17 Jul, 2020

Leah Rosenbaum on Digital Experiences in Mathematics Education

BCNM Designated Emphasis (D.E) program, Leah Rosenbaum published "Shaping Perception: Designing for Participatory Facilitation of Collaborative Geometry” Read more

08 Jul, 2020

Ken Goldberg on Robot Grasping on Marketplace

The pandemic has increased demand to automate warehouses, but the technology isn’t quite there yet to improve conditions for, much less replace, human workers.  Read more

07 Jul, 2020

BCNM Students Receive Architecture Awards

Congratulations to the amazing BCNM students receiving prized awards from the Architecture Department. Read more

06 Jul, 2020

Neyran Turan Publishes Architecture as Measure Read more

03 Jul, 2020

Will Payne Appointed Assistant Professor at Rutgers University Read more

29 Jun, 2020

Rebecca Abraham on Rachel Chen's Magical Musical Mat

Creating sound based interactions raises questions: what makes a sound interesting? When is repetition boring, and when is it musical? Read more

24 Jun, 2020

Christo Sims Named IAS Scholar Read more

21 Jun, 2020

Highlights from Jane McGonigal's IBM Talk at CodeMotion

Jane asks: Can the innovation of games prepare us for the future? Read more

20 Jun, 2020

Seldom Recorded from Keith Feldman's Ethnic Studies Students Read more

19 Jun, 2020

Gabrielle Clement on New Media Technology in the Courtroom

"I am now more familiar with and understand the courtroom's significance as a space for innovative technology." Read more

17 Jun, 2020

BCNM Students Finalists for Fast Company's Student World Changing Ideas

Collective Obscura, a project created by BCNM students, was one of the finalists for Fast Company's World Changing Ideas Awards 2020.  Read more

17 Jun, 2020

Farewelling Our Assistant Team

A huge congratulations to our incredible team of assistants who are graduating this year! They have been essential to BCNM life and we'll miss them greatly! Read more

10 Jun, 2020

Critical Making Projects in Spring 2020 Made @ Berkeley Read more

01 Jun, 2020

ATC Video Now Online: Tom White Read more

30 May, 2020

Electronic Literature Final Projects

Check out the awesome final projects for Alex Saum-Pascual's Electronic Literature class! Image credit: Sergio Cabada Ortiz, Las abajeñas 

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19 May, 2020

Abigail De Kosnik on ABC’s The Story of Soaps

BCNM's own expert, BCNM Director Gail De Kosnik, weighed in on the history of the soap opera for ABC! Read more

16 May, 2020

HTNM Video Now Online: Art & AI Read more

14 May, 2020

Clancy Wilmott's Mobile Mapping Now Available Open Access Read more

14 May, 2020

ATC Revisited: Tom White Read more

14 May, 2020

BCNM Around the Web May 2020

Check out the amazing work of our faculty and alumni in May 2020! Read more

13 May, 2020

HTNM Revisited: Christiane Paul Read more

30 Apr, 2020

Conference Grants: William Morgan on Machine Learning and the Digital Realization of Deleuze Read more

30 Apr, 2020

Conference Grants: Bélgica del Rio on The Performativities of Anishinaabe Water Songs in My Body

Bélgica del Rio, a Spring 2020 Conference Grant recipient, presented "The Performativities of Anishinaabe Water Songs in My Body” at the American Indian and Indigenous Collective’s 6th Annual Symposium. Read more

29 Apr, 2020

Congratulating Our 2020 Undergraduate Certificate Graduates

Congratulations to our 2020 cohort, who are graduating with the New Media Undergraduate Certificate!

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29 Apr, 2020

Congratulating our 2020 Graduates

Photo: Bowen Wei. Read more

27 Apr, 2020

The Berkeley Center for New Media to Join the College of Engineering

The Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM) is thrilled to share that the College of Engineering (COE) will become our new administrative home on July 1, 2020.  Read more

26 Apr, 2020

Revisited: Contingent Intimacies: Queer Criticalities + Photographic Portraiture

Revisit curator Horace Ballad's talk about his exhibit “possible selves: queer foto vernaculars" in an article reposted from the Arts Research Center. Read more

25 Apr, 2020

Alum Jane McGonigal on Punching through the Pandemic with Psychological Science

Jane McGonigal recently spoke to Oregon State University Professor Regan Gurung about her smartphone application SuperBetter and coping with the COVID-19 pandemic through games and other indoor activities. Read more

23 Apr, 2020

C19 Shield - Support their Efforts! Read more

23 Apr, 2020

Harry Burson Named Lemelson Center Fellow

Harry Burson is named 2020 Lemelson Center Fellow and will focus his research on the creation of a new mode of acoustic perspective.  Read more

23 Apr, 2020

Eric Paulos' Research on Familiar Stranger Helping to Combat COVID-19

BCNM Professor Eric Paulos' past research on Familiar Stranger from 2003 has been revived by MIT researchers in a plan to combat COVID-19. Read more

21 Apr, 2020

Alenda Chang Mentor for Indiecade Climate Jam Read more

21 Apr, 2020

Announcing Our 2020 Summer Research Fellows

We are thrilled to share our 2020 Summer Research Fellows from Anthropology, Architecture, Art Practice, Music, and Rhetoric! Read more

20 Apr, 2020

Learning to Smooth and Fold Real Fabric Using Dense Object Descriptors Trained on Synthetic Color Images

Aditya Ganapathi et al., including our own Ken Golberg, on robotic fabric manipulation.   Read more

16 Apr, 2020

BCNM Around the Web April 2020

Check out the amazing work of our faculty and alumni in April 2020! Read more

14 Apr, 2020

Alum Katherine Chandler Publishes Unmanning Read more

13 Apr, 2020

Abigail De Kosnik Quoted on Fauci-Fandom

BCNM Director Abigail De Kosnik is featured in an article in The Verge on the fandom around Dr. Anthony Fauci . Read more

12 Apr, 2020

BCNM at CHI 2020

CHI has been cancelled due to COVID-19, but let's celebrate the incredible work of our students, faculty, and alumni who were slated to present! Read more

12 Apr, 2020

Camille Crittenden Featured on UC IT Blog

Camille Crittenden was featured on the UC IT Blog, participating in a Q&A interview about her work at CITRIS and her experience as a woman in tech. Read more

11 Apr, 2020

Ken Goldberg and the Automated Polyculture Garden

Ken Goldberg was recently featured in VentureBeat for his work with UC Berkeley's AUTOLAB in developing a polyculture garden. Read more

07 Apr, 2020

Jane McGonigal on Stretching the Imagination in a Pandemic

As the Coronavirus becomes more widespread she argues that we need to learn how to adapt quickly to global changes that will continue to disrupt our daily lives.  Read more

05 Apr, 2020

ATC Video Now Online: Margaret Rhee Read more

03 Apr, 2020

Hybrid Ecologies Lab Turn By Wire Featured in Hackaday

Enter Turn by Wire, a unique set of force feedback and machine control concepts applied to a lathe brought to you by researchers Rundong Tian, Vedant Saran, Mareike Kritzler,Florian Michahelles, and Eric Paulos at Berkeley. Read more

03 Apr, 2020

Ken and Blooma Goldberg Publish How to Train Your Robot

Ken Goldberg, a UC Berkeley professor of robotics, his 10-year-old daughter Blooma, and science communicator Ashley Chase wrote a delightful children's book called How to Train Your Robot! Read more

03 Apr, 2020

HTNM Revisited: Feminist Open Access & Internet Publishing Read more

03 Apr, 2020

Ken Goldberg on Third Wave of Machine Learning

Listen to Ken Goldberg talk about robotic learning with Sam Charrington on the TWIML AI Podcast! Read more

01 Apr, 2020

Alum Tiffany Ng Plays Shiva Ratri

Listen to alum Tiffany Ng perform Shiva Ratri on SoundCloud! Read more

01 Apr, 2020

Rogue Archives in Digital Humanities Quarterly

A live-tweeted review of Abigail De Kosnik's book, Rogue Archives, was published in DHQ. Read more

30 Mar, 2020

Announcing Our Spring 2020 Graduate Cohort

Image: Jingran Chu. Read more

19 Mar, 2020

Welcome Clancy Wilmott Read more

13 Mar, 2020

Ken Goldberg on How AI Amplifies Human Competencies

Ken Goldberg was interviewed on AI and machine learning for the Rotman School of Management's Winter 2020 magazine issue.  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

09 Mar, 2020

ATC Revisited: Margaret Rhee Read more

09 Mar, 2020

BCNM Students Named 2020 Jacobs Innovation Catalyst Grant Recipients

Congratulations to our impressive students who were awarded grants for their original project ideas! Read more

05 Mar, 2020

Announcing the Spring 2020 Conference Grant Recipients

Congratulations to these amazing students working on digital tools, ethnographic research, philosophical arguments, and more! Read more

04 Mar, 2020

Trevor Paglen in Machine Landscapes

Trevor Paglen contributed to the February 2019 issue of Machine Landscapes: Architectures of the Post Anthropocene. Read more

02 Mar, 2020

Women's History Month: Alum Andrea Gagliano Reimagines US Presidents as Female

In honor of Women's History Month, Andrea Gagliano visually reimagines U.S. history with female presidents. Read more

27 Feb, 2020

BCNM at AERA 2020

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual meeting features presentations by four BCNM students and alumni! Read more

27 Feb, 2020

Conference Grants: BCNM at the Shenzhen Biennale

Eleni Oikonomaki, Lian Song, Rashad Timmons, and Bryan Truitt were Fall 2019 Conference Grant recipients and attended the Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB)Read more

27 Feb, 2020

Francis McKay Receives Research Position at Oxford Read more

26 Feb, 2020

BCNM in Made @ Berkeley

Check out the stellar BCNM students who were featured on Berkeley's Art + Design book, "Made at Berkeley."  Read more

24 Feb, 2020

ATC Revisited: Amy LaViers Read more

24 Feb, 2020

Ken Goldberg in The Question of Intelligence

Ken Goldberg's robotic art project, "AlphaGarden Collective," is currently featured in The Question of Intelligence exhbition. Read more

20 Feb, 2020

Alenda Chang's Media+Environment Featured at UCSB

Alenda Chang and her colleagues established an online journal Media+Environment. Check out the UCSB in depth discussion here! 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

20 Feb, 2020

Announcing the 2020 Lyman Fellowship Recipient Read more

20 Feb, 2020

BCNM at SCMS 2020

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

19 Feb, 2020

Irene Chien Joins Board of the Journal of Visual Culture Read more

19 Feb, 2020

Celeste Kidd Receives John Templeton Grant

Celeste Kidd receives John Templeton Grant which is awarded to the development of curiosity in childhood.  Read more

14 Feb, 2020

Nicholas de Monchaux to Lead MIT's Department of Architecture

Congratulations to Nicholas de Monchaux, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design and former BCNM Director, on this phenomenal new role! 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

12 Feb, 2020

Ken Goldberg at CES 2020

Ken Goldberg was a part of the "Robots for Good" conference track at CES 2020.  Read more

11 Feb, 2020

Rama Gottfried & Ritwik Banerji in Array

Rama Gottfried and Ritwik Banerji contributed pieces to the 2019 issue of ArrayRead more

11 Feb, 2020

Keith Feldman on Anti Muslim Racism Beyond Islamophobia

Keith Feldman wrote on anti-Muslim racism for American Quarterly's December 2019 issue.  Read more

06 Feb, 2020

BCNM at AAA 2019

DE Juliana Friend and alum Reginold Royston presented their riveting research at the American Anthropological Association's annual meeting last year.  Read more

05 Feb, 2020

Ken Goldberg on AI in Pew Research

Ken Goldberg featured in report from Pew Research Center on  Experts Optimistic About the Next 50 Years of Digital Life Read more

05 Feb, 2020

BCNM at SLSA 2019

Last year, both BCNM students and alumni presented compelling new research at annual meeting of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts 2019. Read more

05 Feb, 2020

Pop Matters Features Jen Schradie's The Revolution That Wasn't

Schradie argues that the right conservative wing has more open access to the internet given the current regulations of digital platforms. Read more

05 Feb, 2020

Ken Goldberg Keynotes Healthcare Robotics Forum

Ken Goldberg was a keynote speaker at the Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum 2019 in Santa Clara. Read more

04 Feb, 2020

Conference Grants: Xiaowei Wang on Pearl Parties at SLSA

Xiaowei Wang, a Fall 2019 Conference Grant recipient, presented "Let's Have a Pearl Party: Style and Livestream in the Making of Subculture” at the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts annual meeting. Read more

03 Feb, 2020

Ritwik Banerji at SEM 2019

Ritwik Banerji presented a paper on free improvisation at the Society for Ethnomusicology's 64th annual meeting.  Read more

03 Feb, 2020

Open Call for Robo-Art Read more

03 Feb, 2020

Camille Crittenden in Issues in Science and Technology

Crittenden explores the relationship between broadband access and the growth of adolescent youth. Read more

31 Jan, 2020

Review of The Revolution That Wasn't in Inside Higher Ed

Alum Jen Schradie's latest book receives an excellent review from Barbara Fister. Read more

28 Jan, 2020

Announcing Our 2020 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

27 Jan, 2020

Ken Goldberg at California Future of Work Commission

Ken Goldberg attended the California Future of Work Commission's October 2019 meeting.  Read more

27 Jan, 2020

Tara Shi Co-Editor for Room One Thousand

Tara Shi is a co-editor for architecture journal Room One Thousand's eighth issue, Magic.  Read more

15 Jan, 2020

Neyran Turan in the Seoul Biennale

Neyran Turan's studio Nemestudio was featured in the 2019 Biennale on the Collective City. Read more

14 Jan, 2020

ATC Video Now Online: Leonel Moura 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

11 Jan, 2020

Trevor Paglen in Being Human

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco presents Uncanny Valley: Being Human in the Age of AI. Read more

10 Jan, 2020

ATC Video Now Online: Madeline Gannon Read more

09 Jan, 2020

Welcoming Sophia Hussain to BCNM!

Sophia Hussain will serve as the Center's Events Coordinator and Office Manager! Read more

08 Jan, 2020

BCNM at UIST 2019

Björn Hartmann and Eric Paulos at the 32nd ACM User Interface Software and Technology Symposium. Read more

04 Jan, 2020

cNet names danah boyd One of 30 Personalities Who Defined the 2010s

CNET's list of the larger-than-life innovators and important influencers of the last 10 years includes alum, Data & Society founder, danah boyd. Read more

01 Jan, 2020

Trevor Paglen & Kate Crawford On Excavating AI

Alum Trevor Paglen along with Kate Crawford penned an important essay on the politics of images in machine learning training sets Read more

31 Dec, 2019

Ken Goldberg Publishes on Fabric Smoothing Policies

Ken co-published on "Deep Imitation Learning of Sequential Fabric Smoothing Policies" Read more

30 Dec, 2019

Trevor Paglen Interview in the Quietus

Alum Trevor Paglen discusses art and AI, machine vision, and shutting down the internet with Robert Barry. Read more

28 Dec, 2019

BCNM at Shenzhen Biennale Read more

26 Dec, 2019

Revisited: Critical Practices Showcase Read more

20 Dec, 2019

BCNM Around the Web December 2019

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

17 Dec, 2019

Tiffany Ng in University of Michigan Podcast on Diversifying the Carillon

Alum Tiffany Ng gives a gracious shout out to BCNM in the University of Michigan's podcast! Read more

16 Dec, 2019

Ken Goldberg Publishes on Deep Learning Transfer

Hate making your bed? This new bed finds a fun new robotic solution! Read more

12 Dec, 2019

Commons Conversation Revisited: Ronak K. Kapadia Read more

08 Dec, 2019

Trevor Paglen at Nam June Paik Art Center

Trevor Paglen's first solo exhibition in Korea is held at the Nam June Paik Art Center until February 2, 2020. Read more

04 Dec, 2019

Alum Kirsten Chen Co-Curates Momentum for Franchise Read more

27 Nov, 2019

Spring 2020 Applications for Designated Emphasis and Certificate in New Media Now Open Read more

26 Nov, 2019

ATC Revisited: Guy Hoffman Read more

20 Nov, 2019

ATC Revisited: Leonel Moura Read more

20 Nov, 2019

Conference Grants: Miyoko Conley on the Nebulous Transnational Fandom Archive

Miyoko Conley, a recipients of our Fall 2019 Conference grant, presented her research on transnational fandoms at the annual Fan Studies Network-North America (FSN-NA) conference. Read more

19 Nov, 2019

Announcing our 2019 Undergraduate Cohort

We are thrilled to welcome to BCNM these talented students from across campus! Read more

17 Nov, 2019

Announcing our Fall 2019 Graduate Cohort

Art by Shuang Yan. Read more

16 Nov, 2019

BCNM 2018-2019 Publications

Check out this year's round-up of all the amazing work of the BCNM students, alumni, and faculty! Read more

13 Nov, 2019

Now Accepting Applications for the 2020 Lyman Fellowship

Applications are due February 1, 2020. Read more

06 Nov, 2019

Abigail De Kosnik and Piracy as the Future of Culture

BCNM Director Abigail De Kosnik published 'Piracy and the Future of Culture' in the journal Third Text. Read more

05 Nov, 2019

We're Hiring an Events Coordinator!

Join the Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM), an interdisciplinary research center that studies and shapes media transition and emergence from diverse perspectives. Through critical thinking and making, we cultivate technological equity and fairness in our classrooms, in our communities, and on the internet.  Read more

02 Nov, 2019

BCNM Around the Web November 2019

More in the media from faculty Ken Goldberg, Alex Saum, Claudia von Vacano and Jacob Gaboury; and alumni Trevor Paglen, Bo Ruberg, Alenda Chang and Jen Schradie. Read more

23 Oct, 2019

ATC Video Now Online: Morehshin Allahyari Read more

22 Oct, 2019

Announcing the Fall 2019-Spring 2020 Season of the History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series Read more

17 Oct, 2019

ATC Video Now Online: Rhonda Holberton Read more

16 Oct, 2019

BCNM around the Web October 2019

More in the media from faculty Ken Goldberg and Koci Hernandez; and alumni Trevor Paglen, danah boyd, Jen Schradie, Tiffany Ng, Ritwik Banerji, Bo Ruberg, and Jane McGonigal.  Read more

16 Oct, 2019

BCNM Scholar Interviews

BCNM is hosting three scholars from the Berggruen Institute this year. Learn more about who they are and what they're researching! Read more

16 Oct, 2019

ATC Video Now Online: Chico MacMurtrie Read more

15 Oct, 2019

Xiaowei Wang Receives Mozilla Creative Media Award

The Creative Media Awards highlight how AI intersects with online media and truth and impacts our everyday lives. Read more

15 Oct, 2019

Alum Bo Ruberg on GamerGate Culture in The Verge

The article covers a critical issue facing those teaching videogames today. Read more

07 Oct, 2019

Announcing the Fall 2019 Conference Grant Recipients

The Berkeley Center for New Media is thrilled to provide small grants to our graduate students to help them share their innovative research at the premier conferences in their field. Read more

04 Oct, 2019

ATC Revisited: Madeline Gannon Read more

02 Oct, 2019

#Identity Book Launch Revisited Read more

23 Sep, 2019

Open House Fall 2019 Revisited

This year's Open House was lead by new BCNM Director Abigail De Kosnik! Read more

17 Sep, 2019

Alum Bo Ruberg Leads Inclusive Streaming Initiative at UCI

We're thrilled to see our alum Bo Ruberg leading the fantastic new Inclusive Streaming Initiative! Read more

12 Sep, 2019

Xiaowei Wang's The Future of Memory Exhibited by Schloss & ZKM Read more

10 Sep, 2019

Trevor Paglen as the Fall 2019 Lamar Dodd Chair at UGA

The University of Georgia awards Trevor Paglen with the Lama Dodd Professional Chair as he joins them this year to teach an interdisciplinary seminar. Read more

05 Sep, 2019

Asma Kazmi Receives 2019 Hellman Fellowship 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

02 Sep, 2019

Nicholas de Monchaux Named the 2019-2024 craigslist Distinguished Chair in New Media Read more

01 Sep, 2019

BCNM around the Web September 2019

More in the media from faculty Abigail De Kosnik, Nicholas de Monchaux, Ken Goldberg, and Tom McEnaney; and alumni Jenni Higgs, Andrea Horbinski, Jane McGonigal, Trevor Paglen, Ritwik Banerji and Jen Schradie.  Read more

29 Aug, 2019

Orbital Reflector in College Art Association Reviews

Trevor Paglen's Orbital Reflector was reviewed in College Art Association Reviews Read more

22 Aug, 2019

Summer Research Dispatch: Tory Jeffay on Photographic Evidence & Police Body Cameras Read more

20 Aug, 2019

BCNM at ELO 2019

Alex Saum Pascual and Kyle Booten discussed wideranging topics including e-lit's social function and art in the age of mechanical reproduction! Read more

17 Aug, 2019

Ken Goldberg Chief Scientist of Ambidextrous Robotics

Ambidextrous Robotics builds on DexNet, the patent-pending Dexterity Network developed by Goldberg and Mahler. Read more

16 Aug, 2019

Rebecca Levitan Summer Dispatch: Polychromy in Athens

This summer, Rebecca traveled to Athens to study architectural sculpture and figural graffiti using cutting edge imaging. Read more

12 Aug, 2019

BCNM Faculty, Students, Staff Advise on and Support Proposed Legislation on Digital Media Literacy

Senator Klobuchar has introduced Digital Media Literacy legislation at the 116th Congress, with support from several BCNM faculty, students, and staff.

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11 Aug, 2019

Interview with Koci Hernandez in ASMP

The American Society of Media Photographers featured Koci Hernandez in "Questions with an Educator." Read more

11 Aug, 2019

Alum Bo Ruberg at FDG 2019

Ruberg presents "Necklines and ‘Naughty Bits’: Constructing and Regulating Bodies in Live Streaming Community Guidelines." Read more

08 Aug, 2019

Alumni Amy Koehler-Catterson and Jenni Higgs Publish on The Multiple Meanings of Scale

The article, co-authored with Richard Paquin Morel and Cynthia Coburn, was published in Educational Researcher. Read more

18 Jul, 2019

Jacob Gaboury on Screenshots for Fotomuseum

Jacob writes for the blog Still Searching on a history and theory of the computer screenshot. Read more

16 Jul, 2019

Bayal Kaymanen (Dancing Smoke) at Berkeley August 2nd! Read more

14 Jul, 2019

Trevor Paglen at the Vienna Biennale

Alum Trevor Paglen The Vienna Biennale for Change takes place from May 29 to October 6, 2019 with the theme BRAVE NEW VIRTUES. Shaping Our Digital World. Read more

13 Jul, 2019

Alum Tiffany Ng Reviews The Noisy Renaissance

The Noisy Renaissance: Sound, Architecture, and Florentine Urban Life by Niall Atkinson discusses the history of tower bells. Read more

12 Jul, 2019

William Morgan on Calculative Reason and its Reproduction

William presented "Calculative Reason and its Reproduction" at the 2019 Association for Philosophy and Literature (APL) Conference in Klagenfurt, Austria. 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

11 Jul, 2019

Announcing the Fall 2019-Spring 2020 Season of the Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Read more

11 Jul, 2019

BCNM at DIS 2019

BCNM presented their latest research at the CM Designing Interactive Systems 2019 conference on Contesting Borders and Intersections. Read more

11 Jul, 2019

Commons Conversations 2018-2019 In Review

Check out the highlights for this responsive series that delves into the impact of new media on our current political and public climate. Read more

10 Jul, 2019

Berkeley Talks: #SandraBlandMystery: Aaminah Norris on the transmedia story of police brutality

(Photo by Meg via Flickr) Read more

09 Jul, 2019

Alum Jen Schradie Interviewed in Vox

Vox talks to Jen about "Why conservatives are winning the internet." The Revolution That Wasn't ​explains why digital activism helps conservatives more than liberals. 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

08 Jul, 2019

Fall 2019 Applications for Designated Emphasis and Certificate in New Media Now Open Read more

06 Jul, 2019

Black Feminist Theory Study Atlas Co-created by Malika Imhotep Now Available Read more

04 Jul, 2019

Trevor Paglen & Kronos Quartet's Sight Machine at the Barbican

Alum Trevor Paglen collaborated with the Kronos Quartet to present Sight Machine on July 11th, 2019 at the Barbican. Read more

03 Jul, 2019

New Papers from Ken Goldberg at ICRA 2019

Ken Goldberg co-authored several papers presented at ICRA 2019. Read more

01 Jul, 2019

Announcing the New Berkeley Center for New Media Director

Photo credit: John Lawson​ 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

24 Jun, 2019

BCNM around the Web July 2019

Ken Goldberg at BrainBar, on home robots and the relationship between robots and retirement. Nicholas de Monchaux on the moon suit at the Santa Fe Institute. Alum Bo Ruberg's Video Games Have Always Been Queer in Real Life. Alum Jane McGonigal on the gamification of the warehouse. Alum Trevor Paglen on Our Privacy Mess and at Art Basel. Alum Jen Schradie at the Microworks Platform Conference. Read more

24 Jun, 2019

Stephanie Tang on the Heart Sounds Bench

Stephanie Tang received a BCNM Undergraduate Research Fellowship to work on Speculating the Smart City under the mentorship of Noura Howell. Read more

23 Jun, 2019

BCNM at Creativity and Cognition 2019

BCNM students faculty and alumni put up a strong showing at ACM's Creativity and Cognition 2019 conference!  Read more

22 Jun, 2019

Welcoming Keith Feldman to BCNM's Executive Committee Read more

21 Jun, 2019

Alum Tiffany Ng Interviewed in Sounds from the Spires

Listen to this podcast on how Tiffany uses her career to lift up diverse composers. Read more

20 Jun, 2019

Damon Young Promoted to Associate Professor! Read more

19 Jun, 2019

Alum Alenda Chang Co-Editor of Media + Environment

Alenda serves as one of the founding co-editors of a new journal, Media + Environment. Read more

17 Jun, 2019

Abigail De Kosnik & Keith Feldman Interviewed by the New Books Network

Co-editors Gail & Keith discuss #Identity: Hashtagging Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Nation on Lily Goren's podcast. Read more

16 Jun, 2019

Arianna Ninh on Alterwear

Arianna Ninh received a BCNM Undergraduate Research Fellowship to work on Alterwear under the mentorship of Molly Nicholas. Read more

13 Jun, 2019

Videos from 2019 DataEdge Now Available

BCNM was thrilled to co-sponsor this School of Information conversation about the challenges and opportunities created by the rise of big data. Read more

11 Jun, 2019

Jacob Gaboury on Regimes of Identification

Jacob Gaboury recaps an incredible year as a 2018 BCNM Faculty Seed Grant recipient. Read more

09 Jun, 2019

Alum Grace Gipson Reviews Walking Raddy on Baby Dolls in New Orleans

Alum Grace Gipson published "The ‘Baby Dolls’ of New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Self-Creation," a review on  Walking Raddy: The Baby Dolls of New Orleans in Black perspectives. Read more

08 Jun, 2019

Camryn Bell on Algorithmic Gentrification with Will Payne

Camryn received an BCNM undergraduate research fellowship to work on Algorithmic Gentrification under the mentorship of Will Payne. Read more

08 Jun, 2019

Qian Yu on Computer Relationships at CHI 2019

Qian presented "I Almost Fell in Love with a Machine: Speaking with Computers Affects Closeness and Self-disclosure" at the Human Factors in Computing Systems conference in Glasgow, Scotland. Read more

06 Jun, 2019

William White on the Digital Heritage of People's Park

William White received a 2019 Faculty Seed Grant for "The People's Park Digital Heritage Project." Read more

03 Jun, 2019

Alum Christo Sims at the Business & Society Research Seminar

If you're in Paris, join Christo Sims on June 13th for his talk on Disruptive Fixation! Read more

30 May, 2019

Ken Goldberg Part of Team Introducing Robotics to Water Conservation in Farming

The UC Merced led team  Read more

30 May, 2019

Asma Kazmi Exhibiting at the University of Sevilla Read more

29 May, 2019

Celeste Kidd and the Role of Reasoning and Metacognition in the Internet Era

Celeste Kidd received a 2019 BCNM Faculty Seed Grant for "The Role of Reasoning and Metacognition During Belief Formation in the Internet Era." Read more

28 May, 2019

Soravis Prakkamakul on VR at CHI 2019

Soravis presented “Exploring Word-gesture Text Entry Techniques in Virtual Reality” at the Human Factors in Computing Conference 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland. Read more

27 May, 2019

Ken Goldberg Co-Chairing AI & Inclusivity Signature Initiative

The Initiative seeks to work on systems for AI that integrate data, algorithms, context, and human values. Read more

27 May, 2019

Revisited: Critical Making Showcase Read more

24 May, 2019

From Papyrus to Coffins in 3D Read more

21 May, 2019

New Trevor Paglen Monograph: From the Archives of Peter Merlin Read more

21 May, 2019

Noura Howell on Sensors in Public Urban Environments at CHI 2019

Noura presented "The Heart Sounds Bench" at the Human Factors in Computing Systems conference of 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland. Read more

19 May, 2019

Congratulating our 2019 Graduates

Work by Mathieu Iniesta. Read more

18 May, 2019

BCNM at ICA 2019

Check out the great panels our alumni are part of at the International Communications Association 2019 Conference! Read more

18 May, 2019

Alum Trevor Paglen in Entangled Realities at HEK

The exhibition Entangled Realities runs from May 9th to August 11th and is dedicated to the current topic of artificial intelligence (AI) and its effects on human life and society. Read more

18 May, 2019

Nicholaus Gutierrez on Alternative Programming Paradigms at What is Technology

Nicholaus presented “Model Machines: Alternative Programming Paradigms and the Question of Technological Subjectivity.” Read more

12 May, 2019

Announcing our 2019 Faculty Seed Grant Recipients Read more

12 May, 2019

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Revisited

This year, participants edited 17 articles, adding 2,700 words, with over 70 thousand article views so far, and counting! Read more

10 May, 2019

ATC Revisited: Adam Savage Read more

09 May, 2019

Congratulating our 2019 Undergraduate Certificate Graduates

These students invested in the new media landscape at Cal, and we're excited to see what new endeavours they undertake in their respective fields Read more

03 May, 2019

"Within These Walls" & its sequel "Dreams of Flight" Read more

03 May, 2019

Cesar Torres on Actuators at TEI

César presented "A Conversation with Actuator" at TEI 2019 on behalf of the Hybrid Ecologies Lab. Read more

30 Apr, 2019

#Identity: Hashtagging Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Nation Published Read more

28 Apr, 2019

HTNM Revisited: Stefanos Geroulanos Read more

23 Apr, 2019

Alum Andrea Horbinski on the Untold History of Japanese Comics at Baruch College

BCNM alum Andrea Horbinski presented at the Manga Symposium #5 Untold History of Japanese Comics: Prewar & LGBTQ+ Manga. Read more

23 Apr, 2019

Machine Learning in Robotics Highlighted in NYT with Ken Goldberg

Ken Goldberg shares his insights into machine learning in the New York Times. Read more

21 Apr, 2019

Jacob Gaboury at Jacobs Design Field Notes

Jacob discussed the queer history of computing in the Jacob Institute's For Whom? By Whom? program. Read more

19 Apr, 2019

Grace Gipson at MSU Comics Forum

Talking Comics and (Dis)ability in the Midwest at the 2019 Michigan State University Comics Forum. Read more

16 Apr, 2019

Miyoko Conley on K-Pop at SCMS

Miyoko Conley presented "Designing a K-pop Audience: Asian American Performance in KPOP the Musical" at the Society of Cinema and Media Studies conference. Read more

15 Apr, 2019

Tory Jeffay on Surveillance at SCMS

Tory presented "Body/Camera: Viewing Raw Images of Policing through the Lens of Early Film" at the Society of Cinema and Media Studies annual conference.  Read more

14 Apr, 2019

ATC Revisited: Rhonda Holberton

Photo by Malachi Tran. Read more

11 Apr, 2019

Announcing our Summer 2019 Research Award Recipients

We are thrilled by the ambitious and innovative work these students are completing, and are pleased to be able to provide summer funding to support their research initiatives. Read more

10 Apr, 2019

Kirsten Chen Curates Play Me Love You

BCNM undergrad Kirsten Chen curates a virtual reality art show at Swim Gallery! Read more

08 Apr, 2019

ATC Revisited: Morehshin Allahyari

Photo by Malachi Tran. Read more

08 Apr, 2019

Alum Jane McGonigal Teaching How to be a Futurist at Stanford

McGonigal will teach a course titled, "How to Think Like a Futurist: Improve Your Powers of Imagination, Invention, and Capacity for Change." Read more

08 Apr, 2019

Malika Imhotep Featured in Berkeley News

Imhotep discusses her study and research on black feminism. Read more

02 Apr, 2019

Trevor Paglen at University of Michigan Ann Arbor Art Museum

Alum Trevor Paglen will be featured in "The World to Come: Art in the Age of the Anthropocene." Read more

23 Mar, 2019

ATC Video Now Online: Kim Stanley Robinson Read more

21 Mar, 2019

Announcing our Spring 2019 Graduate Cohort

Art by Yuanpei Zhuang. Read more

21 Mar, 2019

Christo Sims at Media Design Practices

BCNM alum Christo Sims presented at Media Design Practices' New…… Now! Thesis Symposium. Read more

19 Mar, 2019

Nicholas de Monchaux a Geddes Fellow at the University of Edinburgh

As a 2019 Geddes Fellow, Nicholas will offer a lecture on March 27th on Fashioning the idle gaze. Read more

19 Mar, 2019

Berkeley Welcomes BCNM's Jill Miller Read more

19 Mar, 2019

Alum Trevor Paglen on the Modern Arts Notes Podcast

Episode No. 381 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast features artist Trevor Paglen. Read more

19 Mar, 2019

Trevor Paglen on KPBS and in San Diego

Artist Trevor Paglen’s work featured on KPBS Read more

19 Mar, 2019

Alum Jenni Higgs Published in Communications of the ACM

"It's About Power" by alum Jenni Higgs and Sepehr Vakil was published in the March 2019 volume of Communications of the ACM. Read more

15 Mar, 2019

Revisited: High/Low Conference Read more

14 Mar, 2019

Announcing the Spring 2019 Conference Grant Recipients

We're  to our extraordinary The Berkeley Center for New Media is thrilled to provide small grants to our graduate students to help them share their innovative research at the premier conferences in their field. Read more

14 Mar, 2019

Alum Margaret Rhee Receives Best Book Award from AAAS

The Association for Asian American Studies selected her book for an award in Poetry. Read more

12 Mar, 2019

Greg Niemeyer's Night Vision at Jewish Quarter Museum

In the spring of 2019, the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam will be presenting Greg Niemeyer's work. Read more

09 Mar, 2019

ATC Revisited: Chico MacMurtrie Read more

28 Feb, 2019

Ken Goldberg's Dex Net 4.0 in Forbes

Goldberg's work is featured in the Forbe's article, "Getting a Better Grip on Reality, Robots Poised for Wider Role on Assembly Lines" Read more

28 Feb, 2019

Trevor Paglen at SXSW

Trevor Paglen will co-host a featured speaker session at SXSW on March 9. Read more

26 Feb, 2019

Alum Jen Schradie Publishes "The Revolution That Wasn't" Read more

26 Feb, 2019

Ken Goldberg on AI & the Future of Work

Goldberg is featured on the NewRetirement podcast in a brand new episode title, "AI, Automation and the Future of Work" Read more

25 Feb, 2019

Ken Goldberg at re:MARS

Ken Goldberg to attend Amazon's re:MARS Read more

25 Feb, 2019

Music & Architecture: Selected Bibliography Compiled by Alum Tiffany Ng

Alum Tiffany Ng's Music & Architecture: Selected Bibliography is available on Humanities Commons Read more

24 Feb, 2019

Alum Trevor Paglen in HKW Video Stop Making Sense

Alum Trevor Paglen joins Kate Crawford to discuss the biases and skews of artificial intelligence. 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

21 Feb, 2019

ATC Revisited: Kevin Delaney Read more

19 Feb, 2019

Alex Saum-Pascual at MLA Commons

Alex Saum-Pascual attended the 2019 Chicago Modern Language Association Convention, presenting her research on the  intersection of digital humanities and Hispanic studies. 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

17 Feb, 2019

Alum Ritwik Banerji at the MMaP Research Center

Check out this video of Ritwik discussing "Prying Apart the Social Phenomenology of Free Improvisation" Read more

16 Feb, 2019

Stuart Geiger at University of Washington eScience Institute

Alum Stuart Geiger, ethnographer of computation and computational ethnographer; research staff at the Berkeley Institute for Data Science, gave a talk on the human aspects of data science research. Read more

15 Feb, 2019

Bonnie Ruberg at DHSI

On June 10-14, alum Bonnie Ruberg will be teaching a course at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute. Read more

14 Feb, 2019

Announcing the 2019 Eugene Jarvis Recipient

The generous Eugene Jarvis Design Innovation scholarship was awarded to Fionce Siow. Read more

14 Feb, 2019

BCNM Alumni Help Launch Digital Studies Institute at Michigan

This new institute explores the impact of technology on identity, inequality, and ethics.

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12 Feb, 2019

Alum Tiffany Ng Receives Shirley Verrett Award Read more

12 Feb, 2019

Commons Conversations Revisited: Lucia Allais Read more

11 Feb, 2019

Malika Imhotep at the National African American Digital Humanities Conference

Malika Imhotep received a conference grant from the BCNM to help defray costs associated with attending African American Digital Humanities initiative conference. Read more

09 Feb, 2019

BCNM in Vision & Light: Processing Perception Read more

07 Feb, 2019

BCNM 2017-2018 Publications

Check out this year's round-up of all the amazing work of the BCNM students, alumni and faculty! Read more

04 Feb, 2019

Now Accepting Applications for our 2019-2020 Faculty Seed Grants Read more

04 Feb, 2019

Neyran Turan's Nemestudio at the Pratt Institute

Work from BCNM professor Neyran Turan's architectural office is exhibited at the Pratt Manhattan Gallery Read more

04 Feb, 2019

Molly Nicholas Receives SNAP Fellowship

BCNM DE student Molly Nicholas recieved the 2019 Snap Fellowship! Read more

31 Jan, 2019

Hacking Politics Revisited Read more

30 Jan, 2019

BCNM at San Francisco's Night of Ideas

BCNM faculty Nicholas de Monchaux, Shannon Jackson and Ken Goldberg, along with DE student Malika Imhotep participated in San Francisco's Night of Ideas. Read more

29 Jan, 2019

Spring 2019 Applications for the Designated Emphasis and Certificate in New Media Now Open

Applications are open to admitted graduated students at UC Berkeley and are due March 1, 2019. Read more

28 Jan, 2019

Ken Goldberg in Bloomberg Review

Goldberg was quoted in an article on the development of robotic stunts performed at Disney theme parks. Read more

15 Jan, 2019

BCNM at Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association 2018

Shannon Jackson and alumni Bonnie Ruberg and Caitlin Marshall participated in States of Emergence from November 8-11, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Read more

14 Jan, 2019

Greg Niemeyer's Quantopia Highlighted in San Francisco Classical Voice

The project is a collaboration between Greg Niemeyer and DJ Spooky and celebrates the internet's evolution. Read more

11 Jan, 2019

Andrew Atwood's Not Interesting Reviewed

BCNM's Andrew Atwood published Not Interesting: On the Limits of Criticism in Architecture in September. Read more

11 Jan, 2019

Ken Goldberg at the Blum Center

Ken Goldberg visited the Blum Center to speak on the future of work and on human and AI interaction. Read more

07 Jan, 2019

Trevor Paglen on NPR's Morning Edition

Alum Trevor Paglen discusses his art's focus on hidden structures of data collection and mass surveillance. Read more

03 Jan, 2019

Alum Jen Schradie in Libération on the Digital Divide

The authors challenge the assumption that youth have an intuitive understanding of technology, pointing to the impact of class on digital accessibility. Read more

03 Jan, 2019

BCNM at CSCW 2018

The 21st ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing featured presentations by BCNM faculty, students, and alumni! Read more

30 Dec, 2018

Alum Bonnie Ruberg Published in A Journal of Lesbian & Gay Studies

"Queerness and Video Games: Queer Game Studies and New Perspectives through Play" was published in Volume 24, issue 4.  Read more

27 Dec, 2018

Greg Niemeyer's Quantopia at YBCA Read more

26 Dec, 2018

Announcing Our Spring 2019 Undergraduate Research Fellows

Each year, undergraduates work closely with our graduate mentors on academic research. Read more

21 Dec, 2018

Neyran Turan Publishes on New Cadavre Exquis in Perspecta

Yale University School of Architecture's Perspecta featured Neyran Turan's project in their last publication. Read more

21 Dec, 2018

Neyran Turan's Nemestudio Featured on Archinect Read more

19 Dec, 2018

Trevor Paglen at the Maxii Gallery in Rome

Frieze included a review on the latest gallery that Trevor Gallery contributed to at the MAXXI Gallery, Rome. Read more

19 Dec, 2018

William Morgan at UNSW Law

WIlliam Morgan's article "Big Data’s Accursed Share: Locating
Waste in the Infosphere"and art installation brought together new media and environment. Read more

19 Dec, 2018

Ken Goldberg at Robotics at Stanford Seminar

Ken Goldberg was one of the guest speakers at a weekly robotics seminar held at Stanford. Read more

18 Dec, 2018

Abigail De Kosnik in Wired on Unofficial Recordings

Abigail De Kosnik was mentioned in Wired's article about how unofficial recordings have flowered in the 21st century. Read more

04 Dec, 2018

Announcing our Summer 2019 Courses

This summer, learn how to critically analyze and help shape developments in new media. Read more

28 Nov, 2018

Conference Grants: Rebecca Levitan at the Marco Besso Foundation

Rebecca Levitan presented "Out of Etruria: Collecting and Context in California" at a conference at Marco Besso Foundation with help from a BCNM Conference Grant. Read more

28 Nov, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Teams Up with Kronos Quartet for Sight Machine

Alum Trevor Paglen combines artwork with artifcial intelligence in an engaging musical performance with Kronos Quartet at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.  Read more

26 Nov, 2018

HTNM Molly Steenson Video Now Online Read more

26 Nov, 2018

Announcing our Fall 2018 Graduate Cohort Read more

26 Nov, 2018

Ken Goldberg in Forbes on The Workforce

Forbes magazine featured Ken Goldberg and his work and study regarding the dependence of AI on human workers, and vice versa. Read more

26 Nov, 2018

Ken Goldberg on the Uncanny Valley in Pokemon: Detective Pikachu

Ken Goldberg comments on the realistic features in Warner Bros.' new live-action Pokemon movie in The Huffington Post. Read more

26 Nov, 2018

Conference Grants: Grace Gipson and Malika Imhotep at ‘Intentionally Digital, Intentionally Black’ Read more

21 Nov, 2018

Announcing our 2018 Undergraduate Cohort

We are thrilled to welcome to the BCNM these talented students from across campus. Read more

11 Nov, 2018

Now Accepting Applications for the 2019 Lyman Fellowship

Applications are due February 1, 2019. Read more

07 Nov, 2018

Tom McEnaney Finalist for MSA First Book Prize

Acoustic Properties:  Radio, Narrative, and the New Neighborhood of the Americas (University of Illinois Press, 2017) by Tom McEnaney made it onto the short list for the First Book Prize. Read more

05 Nov, 2018

Andrew Atwood in Project Journal

Andrew Atwood was featured in Issue 7 of Project Journal at Archinect Outpost. Read more

31 Oct, 2018

Summer Research Dispatch: Peter Humphrey and Electroacoustic Science

This summer, Peter Humphrey explored the evolution of electroacoustic science and the history of sound recording. Read more

31 Oct, 2018

HTNM Revisited: Tim Stott Read more

31 Oct, 2018

Alum Tiffany Ng Weighs in on St. Martin's Carillon in NYT

BCNM alum Tiffany Ng offered her thoughts on the dispute over St. Martin's decaying church carillons. Read more

31 Oct, 2018

Ken Goldberg in 5 Takeaways from TechCrunch Disrupt

Ken Goldberg's conversation around bias in AI was one of the key takeaways from TechCrunch's Disrupt SF conference.

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29 Oct, 2018

UPDATED: Trevor Paglen's Orbital Reflector in the News

The Orbital Reflector, a project of BCNM alum Trevor Paglen, has been covered in the news Read more

29 Oct, 2018

Announcing our Fall 2018 Conference Grant Recipients

We’re thrilled to be supporting our graduates as they travel across the globe to share their scholarship. Read more

24 Oct, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen's Art Acquired by Stanford's Denning House

Alum Trevor Paglen's two dye sublimation prints were recently acquired by Stanford University.  Read more

22 Oct, 2018

Alex Saum-Pascual at Creatividad Computacional

Alex Saum participated in the 13th International Colloquium in Computational Creativity organized by the friends of UAM Cuajimalpa in Mexico City, under the direction of Rafael Pérez.  Read more

19 Oct, 2018

Revisited: Molly Steenson Read more

04 Oct, 2018

Now Hiring: Assistant Professor in Geospatial Representation, Design, and Critical Cartography

Recruitment opens September 24th, 2018 and runs through November 5th, 2018. Read more

03 Oct, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen in MCA's 'I was Raised by the Internet'

Alum Trevor Paglen's art exhibited in Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago's 'I was Raised by the Internet' Read more

01 Oct, 2018

Summer Research Dispatch: Yairamaren Roman Maldonado on Caribbean Literary Portrayals of New Media

This summer, Yairamaren Roman Maldonado explored how Cuban and Dominican Republican literary content use new media to reconfigure power relations. Read more

01 Oct, 2018

Summer Research Dispatch: Ryan Ikeda & Electronic Literature

This summer, Ryan Ikeda examined how instructors, departments and institutions teach electronic literature. Read more

01 Oct, 2018

Ken Goldberg and AI Study by Tata Communications in the Press

Study from consulting firm Tata Communications on AI, co-authored by Ken Goldberg, covered in the press. Read more

26 Sep, 2018

Nicholas de Monchaux and Neyran Turan in 7x7

Nicholas de Monchaux's Modem and Neyran Turan's Nemestudio were featured in 7x7's roundup of the amazing Bay Area Now exhibition! Read more

26 Sep, 2018

Commons Conversations Revisited: Belinda Middleweek Read more

26 Sep, 2018

Spotlighting Grace Gipson Read more

24 Sep, 2018

BCNM Students & Faculty Named GloUH Townsend Fellows

Great to see BCNM faculty and graduate students part of the Spring 2019 Global Urban Humanities-Townsend Fellows. Read more

24 Sep, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen at the New York Met's Breuer Museum

BCNM alum Trevor Paglen's work in "Everything Is Connected: Art and Conspiracy" is on exhibit at the New York Met's Breuer Museum. Read more

24 Sep, 2018

Lyman Dispatch: Nicholaus Gutierrez on the History of VR

Nicholaus Gutierrez received the 2018 Lyman Fellowship, which provides a stipend to a UC Berkeley Ph.D. candidate to support the writing of his Ph.D. dissertation on a topic related to new media.  Read more

24 Sep, 2018

Summer Teaching Dispatch: Nicholaus Gutierrez and New Media Reading and Composition

Nicholaus Gutierrez taught New Media R1B: "Is Technology Evil" this summer. Read more

12 Sep, 2018

Alex Saum-Pascual on #PostWeb at IberoAmericana

Join Alex in Madrid for a book talk on her amazing new work #PostWeb! Read more

12 Sep, 2018

Andrew Atwood at University of Wisconsin

BCNM faculty Andrew Atwood will be speaking at the University of Wisconsin on Oct 5. Read more

10 Sep, 2018

Lyman Dispatch: Grace Gipson on Unleashing Your Inner Superhero Read more

04 Sep, 2018

Open House Fall 2018 Revisited Read more

04 Sep, 2018

Asma Kazmi Exhibits at the University of Hawai'i

HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT: JOSE FERREIRA + ASMA KAZMI runs from September 10 – 28, 2018. Read more

30 Aug, 2018

Summer Teaching Dispatch: Justin Berner and New Media Reading and Composition

Justin Berner taught New Media R1B: "What is an @uthor?" this summer. Read more

23 Aug, 2018

Announcing the Fall 2018-Spring 2019 Season of the History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series

From architectural intelligence to cybernetics and play, algorithms of oppression to the human computer in the stone age, we have a fantastic line up for this year's program! Read more

22 Aug, 2018

Ken Goldberg on Learning to Optimize Join Queries with Deep Reinforcement Learning

A great paper featured on Assert on Arxiv! Read more

21 Aug, 2018

Announcing the Fall 2018-Spring 2019 Season of the Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium 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

20 Aug, 2018

BCNM at ELO 2018

The Electronic Literature Organization's 2018 Conference, Mind The Gap, took place in Montréal August 13th to 17th! Read more

17 Aug, 2018

Alum Stuart Geiger on Machine Learning & UX Panel at IDEO

The IDEO MLUX Industry Panel focused on Designing and using Data Science Ethically. Read more

09 Aug, 2018

Summer Research Dispatch: Yang Liu on VR

This summer, Yang Liu developed UNREAL, a Virtual Reality project for architectural design. Read more

07 Aug, 2018

Ken Goldberg's Dex Net in Video on New York Times

The New York Times features robotic videos in "How Robot Hands Are Evolving to Do What Ours Can." Read more

05 Aug, 2018

Abigail De Kosnik to Keynote Fan Studies North America 2018 Conference

Gail will launch the North American conference with a keynote on October 26th, 2018. Read more

31 Jul, 2018

Ken Goldberg on Autodesk's Lego-Building Robot

Ken Goldberg weighs in on Autodesk's new Lego-building robot on Fast Company! Read more

26 Jul, 2018

Ken Goldberg on ABC News on Robots as the Future of AI

"Why is Facebook keen on robots? It's just the future of AI," writes Ryan Nakashima. Read more

23 Jul, 2018

Alum Andrea Horbinski Teaching at Sirens 2018

Join alum Andrea Horbinski to discuss transitioning out of academia at Sirens 2018! Read more

20 Jul, 2018

Asma Kazmi on the Outcomes of Cranes & Cube Read more

19 Jul, 2018

Alum Bonnie Ruberg at DIGRA 2018

The Digital Games Research Association held their 2018 conference with the theme "The Game is the Message." Read more

18 Jul, 2018

Ritwik Banerji Published on Interactions with Artificial Social Agents

The article is titled: "De-instrumentalizing HCI: Social Psychology, Rapport Formation, and Interactions with Artificial Social Agents" Read more

13 Jul, 2018

Ken Goldberg at RSS Workshop

The theme was "New Benchmarks, Metrics, and Competitions for Robotic Learning." Read more

09 Jul, 2018

Yairamaren Roman Maldonado at the LASA 2018 Conference

Yaira presented "Portable memory, on/offline cultures and transgressions to the nation in Jorge E. Lage’s Archivo." Read more

06 Jul, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen at Manifesta 12 Read more

05 Jul, 2018

BCNM at DIS 2018 Read more

04 Jul, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Featured on Artnet News

Trevor discussed his long-standing interests in AI, invisible networks, and government surveillance with Artnet News. Read more

02 Jul, 2018

Alum Stuart Geiger on Career Paths in Academic Data Science

A new report in SocArXiv investigates career prospects in academic Data Science.  Read more

28 Jun, 2018

Fall 2018 Applications for Designated Emphasis and Certificates in New Media Now Open

Applications are open to admitted graduated students at UC Berkeley and are due November 1, 2018. Read more

28 Jun, 2018

Ken Goldberg at CODAME 2018

This year's Art+Tech festival was themed #ARTOBOTS and featured Ken Goldberg as a speaker! Read more

27 Jun, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Exhibited at SAAM Read more

26 Jun, 2018

Alum Andrea Horbinski at the ICC Sophia University

Andrea traveled to Tokyo, Japan, to present at Sophia University's Institute of Comparative Culture. Read more

26 Jun, 2018

Alex Saum-Pascual at the DH Summer Lecture Series

This year, DH at Berkeley hosts a weekly DH Summer Lecture series, highlighting the distinguished work of faculty and scholars engaged in the digital humanities at UC Berkeley. Read more

25 Jun, 2018

Alex Saum-Pascual Publishes #Postweb! Read more

21 Jun, 2018

Nicholas de Monchaux & Kathryn Moll at the Mills College Art Museum

modem, the architecture firm of Nicholas de Monchaux and Kathryn Moll, is featured in Archaeology in Reverse at the MCAM. Read more

20 Jun, 2018

BCNM at YBCA's Bay Area Now Read more

19 Jun, 2018

Greg Niemeyer at Digital Art History Summer School in Málaga

Head to Spain this September to learn about Data & the Arts from Greg Niemeyer! Read more

18 Jun, 2018

Conference Grants: Malika Imhotep at AAG Annual Meeting

Malika Imhotep presented "Tracing Black Queer Spatialities" at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting with help from a BCNM Conference Grant. Read more

14 Jun, 2018

Neyran Turan on the Outcomes of New Cadavre Exquis Read more

10 Jun, 2018

Summer 2019 Course Proposals Now Open!

We are now accepting applications to teach a NWMEDIA Summer 2019 course. Read more

07 Jun, 2018

BCNM at ICA 2018

Our alumni present their exceptional scholarship at the International Communication Association 2018 Conference. Read more

04 Jun, 2018

Alum Andrea Horbinski at Mechademia 2018

Alum Andrea Horbinski presented "A Children's Empire: The Prewar 'Media Mix' of the Kodansha Club Magazines" at the Mechademic Kyoto conference. Read more

30 May, 2018

Nicholas de Monchaux on Dimensions of Citizenship - and Surveillance - in E-Flux

Nicholas de Monchaux meditates for E-Flux on the scale of citizenship and our national apparatuses for surveillance when placed in the context of our vast planetary systems. Read more

30 May, 2018

We're Hiring! - Office Manager & Events Coordinator Wanted!

The Berkeley Center for New Media and Arts Research Center are hiring an Office Manager and Events Coordinator to maintain and develop their programs. Read more

30 May, 2018

Soravis Prakkamakul on Facial Perception

Soravis Prakkamakul received a Spring 2018 BCNM Conference Grant to present his paper "Reflexive Visual Inspection of Cleft Lip Faces — Analysis of Lookzone Focus Over Time" at the 63rd Plastic Surgery Research Council Annual Meeting in Birmingham, Alabama. Read more

29 May, 2018

Asma Kazmi at the Wattis Institute

Check out Asma Kazmi's latest art at the Wattis Institute's exhibition, Deep-Time Construction, on vie until July 28, 2018. Read more

28 May, 2018

2018 Seed Grants: Rita Lucarelli & the New Media of the Book of the Dead

The BCNM Faculty Seed Grant Program awarded $5000 to Rita Lucarelli (Near Eastern Studies) to digitally transposition Egyptian coffins into 3D models.  Read more

28 May, 2018

Ken Goldberg at ICRA 2018

Ken Goldberg was a speaker at ICRA 2018's workshop on advances in robotic warehouse automation.  Read more

28 May, 2018

BCNM at CHI 2018 Read more

27 May, 2018

Revisited: Trevor Paglen on Mapping as Research Read more

27 May, 2018

After the Private Self with Damon Young Read more

27 May, 2018

Ken Goldberg Published in The Wall Street Journal on The Robot-Human Alliance

Ken Goldberg contributed a commentary piece on human-machine collaboration to The Wall Street Journal.  Read more

27 May, 2018

Robotics TechCrunch Videos Now Available

For TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics, BCNM faculty Ken Goldberg discussed the “New Wave” in robot grasping for e-commerce warehouse order fulfillment. Read more

27 May, 2018

Ken Goldberg & Robots Featured in NBC Bay Area News

Ken Goldberg and his lab were interviewed by NBC Bay Area about the progress being made in robotics development at UC Berkeley.  Read more

26 May, 2018

2018 BCNM Seed Grants: Jacob Gaboury and Queer Computing

Jacob Gaboury (Film & Media) received $5000 to examine the relationship between digital technologies and queer identity as part of our Faculty Seed Grant program.  Read more

23 May, 2018

Welcome Claudia Von Vacano

We are thrilled to welcome to our Executive Committee, Executive Director of Digital Humanities at Berkeley and the D-Lab, Claudia Von Vacano. Read more

23 May, 2018

BCNM Students Named Jacobs Innovation Catalysts

Several BCNM designers were named Jacobs Innovation Catalysts, garnering grants from a new program seeking to support and provided resources for Berkeley's design commuity. Read more

18 May, 2018

Molly Nicholas at CHI 2018

Molly Nicholas is a Spring 2018 BCNM Conference Grant Recipient who attended "Engage at CHI" 2019 in Montréal, Canada. Read more

18 May, 2018

Undergraduate Research Dispatches: Claudia Ruslim on Gourmet Gentrification

Claudia Ruslim, recipient of a BCNM undergraduate research fellowship, was selected to act as a research assistant to Will Payne. Read more

17 May, 2018

Ken Goldberg's Dex-Net Research Spotlighted in Nature

Robots are slowing becoming master of dexterity, and Ken Goldberg is a leading engineer in the field. Read more

17 May, 2018

ATC Video Now Online: Nicholas Negroponte Read more

08 May, 2018

Noura Howell at CHI 2018 Read more

08 May, 2018

Greg Niemeyer at the Riddoch Gallery

Greg Niemeyer's art installation with Olya Dubatova was exhibited at the Riddoch Gallery in South Australia. Read more

07 May, 2018

Revisited: Critical Making Showcase Read more

07 May, 2018

ATC Video Now Online: Kris Paulsen Read more

07 May, 2018

Alum Chris Goetz Reviews MetaGaming in Critical Inquiry

BCNM alum Chris Goetz draws on his video game expertise to critique a recently published book, MetaGaming. Read more

07 May, 2018

Ken Goldberg at the Executive Leadership Conference on Robots in Consumer Packaged Goods

Ken Goldberg attended the annual Executive Leadership Conference to discuss Can Robots Really Handle Consumer Packaged Goods?. Read more

07 May, 2018

Alex Saum-Pascual on #PostWeb at Bergen

As a part of Saum-Pascual's visit to the University of Bergen, she gave an overview of her forthcoming book release. Read more

03 May, 2018

Jacob Gaboury at Harvard VES Conference

The 2018 Graduate Student Conference at Harvard starred BCNM Assisant Professor's Jacob Gaboury as a keynote speaker.  Read more

03 May, 2018

Ken Goldberg at Michigan School of Information

Ken Goldberg was recently invited by the University of Michigan to give a talk on the campus about his previous work and research. Read more

02 May, 2018

Will Payne at the American Association of Geographers 2018 Meeting

Will Payne was able to attend and present his paper at the American Association of Geographers Conference as one of the recipients of the Spring 2018 BCNM Conference Grant. Read more

02 May, 2018

Revisited: Medium/Environment Read more

30 Apr, 2018

Molly Nicholas at TEI 2018

As one of the recipients of the Spring 2018 BCNM Conference Grant, Molly Nicholas received funding to attend and present her research findings at TEI 2018. Read more

30 Apr, 2018

ATC Revisited: Angela Davis Read more

27 Apr, 2018

Jacob Gaboury Published in Grey Room

BCNM faculty Jacob Gaboury's research on the computer screen has been published in Grey Room, a peer-reviewed academic journal that includes articles from the fields of architecture, art, media, and politics.  Read more

25 Apr, 2018

Research Insights: Algorithmic Ethnography with Ritwik Banerji

Ritwik Banerji, Ph.D. candidate in Ethnomusicology, discusses new developments in his research about human sociality in relation to AI. Read more

25 Apr, 2018

New Selfie Poetry about Maternity & Software from Alex Saum-Pascual

Alex Saum-Pascual recently released a new electronic literature selfie poem about maternity and software. Read more

23 Apr, 2018

Alum Tiffany Ng on Building Digital Research and Making at UM

Tiffany Ng was one of many lightning talk presenters at the University of Michigan's one-day conference for digital studies.  Read more

23 Apr, 2018

Greg Niemeyer Exhibiting in Joy Forum

BCNM faculty Greg Niemeyer will be participating in the "Hyperobjects" exhbition taking place in the Joy Forum & Rom 61 from April 26-30. Read more

23 Apr, 2018

Grace Gipson on Black Comics Chat

Grace Gipson, along with her BlackComicsChat co-hosts, interviewed comic artist Whit Taylor about her life and work.  Read more

23 Apr, 2018

Rita Lucarelli Receives CITRIS Seed Grant

Rita Lucarelli's project on Egyptian landscapes will be funded by the CITRIS seed grant program. Read more

19 Apr, 2018

Revisited: The Past is Present Workshop

Ilmar Hurkxkens and Mohammad Keshavarzi taught participants how to build a Virtual Reality environment from 3D point scan data of the historic Woo Hon Fai Hall. Read more

19 Apr, 2018

Revisited: The Past is Present Symposium Read more

18 Apr, 2018

Announcing 2018 Summer Research Awards

Congratulations to this year's Summer Research Award recipients! We are excited to support the amazing work these students will be completing over the summer.  Read more

18 Apr, 2018

Nicholas de Monchaux & Neyran Turan Receive Graham Foundation Award

Selected from more than 600 proposals, Nicholas de Monchaux and Neyran Turan were two of 74 recipients of a Graham Foundation grant.  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

18 Apr, 2018

BCNM at ASA 2018

BCNM is attending the 113th ASA Annual Meeting that will take place August 11-14, 2018 in Philadelphia. Read more

16 Apr, 2018

New Ken Goldberg Dex-Net Video Online

A video of Ken Goldberg's Dex-Net 4.0 is now online, featured in publications such as the MIT Technology Review and Mashable. Read more

16 Apr, 2018

KC Forcier at SCMS 2018

As one of the recipients of the Spring 2018 BCNM Confrence Grant, KC Forcier received funding to attend and present her research findings at the Society for Film and Media Studies Annual Conference.  Read more

11 Apr, 2018

Ken Goldberg at Em Tech Digital 2018

Ken Goldberg delivered a presentation at this year's EmTech Digital at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco. Read more

09 Apr, 2018

Announcing our Spring 2018 Designated Emphasis & Certificate Cohort

We are proud to welcome an amazing set of graduates from across campus to the Berkeley Center for New Media. Read more

09 Apr, 2018

The BCNM Guide to CHI 2018

Overwhelmed by the amazing panels at CHI 2018? Make your CHI experience a BCNM one with our guide to where our students, faculty, and alumni will be presenting! Read more

20 Mar, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Builds Cryptographic Puzzle in Flag for Creative Time

Check out Alum Trevor Paglen's "Weeping Angel" on display for Creative Time's Pledges of Allegiance and see if you can solve the cryptographic puzzle! Read more

19 Mar, 2018

Announcing the Spring 2018 BCNM Conference Grant Recipients! Read more

19 Mar, 2018

Ken Goldberg at CITRIS Silicon Valley

Ken Goldberg will be attending the CITRIS Silicon Valley Forum, a new monthly series from CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, on April 5. Read more

19 Mar, 2018

Alum Stuart Geiger on Computational Ethnography at University of Copenhagen

Stuart Geiger gave a public talk at the IT University of Copenhagen about the ethnography of computation.  Read more

19 Mar, 2018

Juliana Friend at the 2018 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Cultural Anthropology

Juliana Friend, BCNM graduate student, attended the 2018 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Cultural Anthropology. Read more

19 Mar, 2018

Revisited: Amateurism Across the Arts

Amateurism Across the Arts, a symposium co-sponsored by BCNM, drew a crowd of 70 community members who explore DIY artistic production. Read more

19 Mar, 2018

Announcing BCNM's 2018 Outstanding GSI

A Berkeley Center for New Media GSI has received an the "Outstanding GSI Award" from the GSI Teaching and Resource Center. Read more

16 Mar, 2018

HTNM Revisited: "Software Arts" with Warren Sacks

Recap of the Software Arts, the last HTNM lecture of the year!  Read more

16 Mar, 2018

Ken Goldberg on Open Source Stewart Platform

We've collected Ken Goldberg and AutoLab's video and papers on their open-source Stewart platform design into one post. Read more

13 Mar, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Exhibited in Frankfurter Kunstverein

Trevor Paglen's work featured at exhibit at Frankfurter Kunstverein.  Read more

13 Mar, 2018

Goldberg at Industry of Things World USA 2018

Ken Goldberg gave the opening keynote at IoT World USA Conference! Read more

06 Mar, 2018

Goldberg and da Vinci Robot in Wired

Ken Goldberg and the da Vinci robot's surgical potential was featured in Wired. Read more

02 Mar, 2018

Jacob Gaboury at A+D Wednesdays

The BAMPFA will be hosting a talk with Jacob Gaboury, as part of their Berkeley Art + Design programming.  Read more

26 Feb, 2018

Eric Paulos Smashing Computer in Critical Making goes Viral on the Daily Mail and Boing Boing Read more

26 Feb, 2018

ATC Video Now Online: Paolo Cirio Read more

23 Feb, 2018

David Bates Presents Annual Straker Lecture at UBC

Prof. David Bates is presenting "Thinking outside the body: on the technical evolution of intelligence” for the STS Program’s Annual Straker lecture. The lecture will occur on Tuesday, March 6th at 5 PM in Swing 122. Read more

21 Feb, 2018

Common Conversations Revisited: Ines Weizman

Architecture professor Ines Weizman spoke at length about the life and legacy of Adolf Loos, delving into the work he left behind and how debates over ownership persist to this day. Read more

20 Feb, 2018

Announcing the Lyman 2018 Fellowship Recipients Read more

20 Feb, 2018

ATC Revisited: Nicholas Negroponte Read more

12 Feb, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen at Webstock

Trevor Paglen will be speaking at this year's Webstock conference in New Zealand. Read more

12 Feb, 2018

Grace Gipson Quoted in The San Francisco Chronicle

Grace Gipson was quoted in "Momentum builds for 'Black Panther'" in The San Francisco Chronicle.  Read more

09 Feb, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Profiled in The Economist

Alum Trevor Paglen and his art has been featured in The Economist Read more

09 Feb, 2018

ATC Revisited: Kris Paulsen Read more

06 Feb, 2018

Ken Goldberg and Dex-Net in Technology Review

Ken Goldberg and Dex-Net 2.0 was featured in Technology Review's round up of 2017 robots. Read more

06 Feb, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Keynote at Ways of Knowing Conference

Alum Trevor Paglen and Wendy Hui Kyong Chun were Keynote Speakers at Ways of Knowing Cities Conference by the Center for Spatial Research at Columbia.

 

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06 Feb, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen at ARCOMadrid 2018

Paglen is one of the featured artists at ARCOmadrid 2018, a contemporary art gallery series. Read more

06 Feb, 2018

Ken Goldberg and the Multiplicity in RIA Robotics Online

Ken Goldberg featured on article on the multiplicity in Robotics Industries Association: Robotics Online. Read more

05 Feb, 2018

Spaces of Free Speech Panel Video from Reply All Now Online

Watch the Reply All conference speakers discuss how various spaces, physical and digital, demand different responses and protections for free speech. The video is now available for public viewing on Youtube.  Read more

04 Feb, 2018

Humanizando la Deportación/Humanizing Deportation Video Now Online

If you couldn't make it out to the Humanizing Deportation conference back in December, there is now a video of the talk available on Youtube for public consumption. Read more

02 Feb, 2018

Malika Imhotep at NWSA 2017

As one of the recipients of the Spring 2017 BCNM Conference Grant, Malika Imhotep received funding to attend and present her research findings at the 2017 National Women's Studies Association Conference. Read more

02 Feb, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen at mono.klub

Alum Trevor Paglen spoke KW Institute for Contemporary Art, in conversation with Krist Gruijthuijsen, for mono.klub, the analog to mono.kultur magazine.  Read more

02 Feb, 2018

2017 Conference on Robotic Learning CoChaired by Ken Goldberg Now Online

Video from the conference, co-organized by Ken Goldberg, are now online Read more

02 Feb, 2018

Ken Goldberg on Multiplicity in Wired

Goldberg was featured in "Forget the Robot Singularity Apocalypse. Let's Talk about the Multiplicity" in Wired, on the rise of robot-human multiplicity. Read more

30 Jan, 2018

Alum Stuart Geiger at All Things in Moderation Conference

Stuart Geiger presented on Wikipedia algorithms at UCLA's All Things in Moderation Conference Read more

30 Jan, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen on Artsy

Paglen's work was featured in "The Future of Art," a short film series on ArtsyRead more

25 Jan, 2018

Announcing the 2018 Eugene Jarvis Innovation Scholarship Recipients

The generous Eugene Jarvis Design Innovation scholarship was awarded to two of New Media's most outstanding students. Read more

25 Jan, 2018

BCNM Now Accepting Applications for 2018-2019 Faculty Seed Grants Read more

25 Jan, 2018

Introducing our Spring 2018 Research Assistants

Each year, the BCNM selects four graduate student projects that we believe will both interest and prove engaging to undergraduates. Undergraduates apply to be a research fellow and once selected, they have the opportunity to work on high-level research in concert with our graduates, who mentor them on research methods. Read more

25 Jan, 2018

Abigail De Kosnik & Alpha 60 in the California Magazine

Abigail De Kosnik discusses Game of Thrones and shares her pro-piracy argument with the data she has collected through her project titled "alpha60". Read more

24 Jan, 2018

Announcing our Spring 2018 Symposium — The Past is Present: Virtuality, Archaeology, and the Future of History Read more

23 Jan, 2018

ATC Video Now Online: Michael Rock

 

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23 Jan, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen at WEF meeting

BCNM Alumnus Trevor Paglen was selected to attend the 48th Annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.  Read more

23 Jan, 2018

Alum Ng Bringing Diversity to the Carillon at Michigan

Alum Tiffany Ng featured in "The invisible musician: carillonists at Michigan," by Sam Lu in The Michigan Daily.  Read more

17 Jan, 2018

Kris Paulsen Receives Anne Friedberg Award for Innovative Scholarship

Alum Kris Paulsen has received the prestigious Anne Friedberg Award for Innovative Scholarship from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Read more

11 Jan, 2018

Ken Goldberg at IF GeekPark

Ken Goldberg will be asking "Are Collaborative Cloud Robotics a Threat...or an Opportunity?" at IF GeekPark in Beijing on January 20, 2018. Read more

11 Jan, 2018

SRL Featuring Robots by Eric Paulos at Marlborough Contemporary and in the News Read more

06 Dec, 2017

NWMEDIA 190/290 Critical Practices Showcase Read more

05 Dec, 2017

Rogue Archives Reviewed in Leonardo Reviews

BCNM ExComm member Abigail De Kosnik's book, Rogue Archives, was reviewed by Leondardo Reviews. Read more

05 Dec, 2017

Ken Goldberg Quoted on Kuri and Home Robotics in Wired

BCNM's Ken Goldberg was quoted in Wired on robotic help in the home.  Read more

04 Dec, 2017

Revisited: NWMEDIA 201 Performance Night Read more

03 Dec, 2017

BCNM Seed Grant Funded New Cadavre Exquis by Neyran Turan Receives Award

Neyran Turan, recipient of a BCNM seed grant, received an honorable mention from the 2017 Architect's Newspaper Best of Design Awards.  Read more

28 Nov, 2017

ATC Video Now Online: Frank Foer

Couldn't make it out to the Arts Technology Culture colloquium with Frank Foer and Nicholas Thompson back in September? The video of their dialogue about big tech is now online! Read more

28 Nov, 2017

Robert Reich Video from Reply All Now Online

Watch former US Secretary of Labor and UC Berkeley professor Robert Reich give the keynote address for the Reply All symposium. The video is now available to the public via YouTube.  Read more

28 Nov, 2017

Trevor Paglen's Reaper Drone at the Wichita Art Museum

BCNM alum Trevor Paglen's art piece, "Reaper Drone," was featured at the Wichita Art Museum's exhbition about surveillance and photography.  Read more

28 Nov, 2017

Ken Goldberg in A Berkeley View of Systems Challenges for AI

Ken Goldberg collaborated with 16 other Berkeley researchers in composing a paper on their perspectives of systems challenges for AI. Read more

28 Nov, 2017

Welcome to our 2017 Undergraduate Cohort

From sports and cultural data analytics to art and technology performances, from design to the philosophies around technology, these students are excited to dive into New Media on campus.  Read more

20 Nov, 2017

Welcome to Our Fall 2017 Graduate Cohort Read more

17 Nov, 2017

Architectural Digest Profiles Alum Trevor Paglen

After winning the 2018 MacArthur Genius Grant, BCNM alum Trevor Paglen sits down to speak with the Architectural Digest. Read more

14 Nov, 2017

Niemeyer Receives Hewlett 50 Arts Commission Grant

Greg Niemeyer and collaborators DJ Spooky and the Internet Archive receive prestigious Hewlett 50 Arts Commission grant for data sonified hip-hop opera! Read more

14 Nov, 2017

Tiffany Ng Appointed Affiliate Faculty in Digital Studies at University of Michigan

BCNM alum Tiffany Ng has added affiliate faculty in Digital Studies to her profile. 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

13 Nov, 2017

ATC Revisited: Michael Rock

We revisit Michael Rock's talk as part of the Art, Technology, and Culture speaker series. Read more

11 Nov, 2017

BCNM at ASA 2017

Abigail De Kosnik and alum Reginold Royston presented at the American Studies Association Annual Meeting 2017. Read more

08 Nov, 2017

Ken Goldberg on CBS Local on AI and the Workforce

Ken Goldberg is quoted by CBS Local in discussing the impact of artificial intelligence on the workforce. Read more

08 Nov, 2017

Ed Campion on the University Carillon

Ed Campion, Department of Music chair, comments on the university Carillon and the Music Department's support. Read more

08 Nov, 2017

Ken Goldberg on RoBhat Labs in Daily Cal

Ken Goldberg is quoted in a Daily Cal article about RoBhat Labs and their latest Google Chrome extension release, Botcheck.me. Read more

03 Nov, 2017

Berkeley's DeepDrive Releases 36,000 Nexar Research Videos

Berkeley DeepDrive (BDD) and Nexar announce the release of videos and images for further research. Read more

03 Nov, 2017

Bonnie Ruberg Published in Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds

Alum Bonnie Ruberg has been published in the June 2017 issue of Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds. Read more

03 Nov, 2017

Alum Trevor Paglen Visiting Faculty at The New Normal

BCNM alum Trevor Paglen is named visiting faculty at The New Normal, a post-graduate program in Moscow, Russia. Read more

03 Nov, 2017

Conference Grants: Yairamaren Roman Maldonado in Davis

Yairamaren Roman Maldonado reflects on her experience at the Imagining America conference, which was funded by a BCNM Fall Student Grant. Read more

03 Nov, 2017

Conference Grants: Will Payne at the Future of Food in St. Louis

Will Payne reflects on his experience at the Future of Food Studies conference, which was funded by a BCNM Fall Student Grant. Read more

02 Nov, 2017

Michelle Carney and other MIMS Students Win AR Hackathon!

Michelle Carney, Michelle Chen, Connor Hunihan, Daphne Jong and Ching-yi Lin won CitizenAR hackathon with an application for the Tenderloin community to interact and connect through an AR game design. Read more

31 Oct, 2017

Eric Paulos & Ken Goldberg Exhibiting at The Luggage Store

Paulos and Goldberg are two of the many participating artists that will be featured at the "Illegal" exhibition special event at the Luggage Store Gallery. Read more

31 Oct, 2017

Sonia Katyal Published in the California Law Review on Technoheritage

BCNM ExComm member Sonia Katyal discusses the dynamic between technology and culture in her article, "Technoheritage," which was published in the California Law Review.  Read more

31 Oct, 2017

Experts on Building Faster, More Secure AI Systems

Ken Goldberg, member of RISElab and Chair of IEOR, comments on possible methods to control the AI challenges that are appearing. Read more

31 Oct, 2017

Abigail De Kosnik's Rogue Archives Reviewed on A&M

BCNM ExComm member Abigail De Kosnik's book, Rogue Archives, was reviewed in Archives & Manuscripts!  Read more

31 Oct, 2017

Alum Bonnie Ruberg at Gaming Representation Symposium at Smith College

Bonnie Ruberg, BCNM alum, was a panelist at the Gaming Representation Symposium at Smith College to talk about her contributions to a new book.  Read more

30 Oct, 2017

Lyman Fellowship Applications Now Open

We are now accepting applications from current UC Berkeley PhD students. Applications are due February 1, 2018. Read more

27 Oct, 2017

Alex Saum-Pascual on Teaching Electronic Literature

Alex Saum-Pascual writes about her Digital Humanities course on e-literature, which she developed as a DH Fellow. Read more

27 Oct, 2017

Eric Paulos and Unmaking

Eric Paulos (EECS, Jacobs Design Innovation) developed a design tool to allow artists and designers to plan for their creation's destruction and failure as part of our Faculty Seed Grant program. Read more

27 Oct, 2017

Alum Kate Mattingly Reviews Radical Bodies in The Dancer's Group

Alum Kate Mattingly reviews Radical Bodies: Anna Halprin, Simone Forti, and Yvonne Rainer in California and New York, 1955 to 1972. Read more

24 Oct, 2017

Announcing the Fall 2017 BCNM Conference Grant Recipients! Read more

24 Oct, 2017

Ken Goldberg at Collaborative Robots and Advance Vision Conference

Ken Goldberg speaks on the new wave in robot grasping at the Collaborative Robots and Advanced Vision Conference November 16th, 2017. Read more

24 Oct, 2017

Lashon Daley at Litquake 2017

Lashon Daley is a PhD scholar in performance studies at the University of California, Berkeley and spoke at  Litquake 2017 in San Francisco. Read more

24 Oct, 2017

Alex Saum and Scott Rettberg Awarded Peder Sather Grant

Alex Saum-Pascual from UC Berkeley and Scott Rettberg from the University of Bergen received a Peder Sather Center for Advanced Study grant. Read more

23 Oct, 2017

Recommended Spring 2018 New Media Courses Now Online

Check out our recommended Cal New Media courses being offered Spring 2018! Read more

23 Oct, 2017

From Berkeley to Spain: A Summer of Digital Art History

Greg Niemeyer, Berkeley Center of New Media Director, and Justin Underhill speak about their experiences at the Digital Art History Summer School 2017 in Malaga, Spain. Read more

22 Oct, 2017

Revisited: Frank Foer, "World Without Mind"

Revisiting Frank Foer's ATC speaker event about his new book, World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech. Read more

17 Oct, 2017

Welcome Tom McEnaney

Please welcome our new Executive Committee member Tom McEnaney! McEnaney works at the intersections of the history of media and technology, Argentine, Cuban, and U.S. literature, sound studies, and computational (digital) humanities.  Read more

17 Oct, 2017

Greg Niemeyer in Open Codes Exhibition at ZKM

Greg Niemeyer's work is being exhibited at ZKM in their Open Codes exhibit from October 20th 2017 to August 8th 2018. Read more

17 Oct, 2017

Ron Rael at Berkeley's Uncharted Festival

Ron Rael will be presenting "Borderwall as architecture" at Uncharted at 11:30 on the 27th! Read more

17 Oct, 2017

Nicholas de Monchaux Quoted in The Guardian on the Hyperloop

Nicholas de Monchaux, an associate professor of architecture and urban design at the University of California, Berkeley, commented on Elon Musk's dream for an underground highway in Los Angeles. Read more

16 Oct, 2017

HTNM Revisited: Natasha Schüll

From the NYU professor's talk, "Datasense," in which she discussed from her forthcoming book, "Keeping Track: Sensor Tehnology, Self-Regulation, and the Data-Driven Life." Presented in partnership with the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine & Society. Read more

12 Oct, 2017

Alum Stuart Geiger at the Society for Social Studies of Science in Boston

Stuart Geiger gave a presentation in regarding autoethnographic methods for studying data-driven knowledge production in Boston, Massachusetts. Read more

10 Oct, 2017

Alum Stuart Geiger at the Bay Area Science Festival

BCNM alum Stuart Geiger will be giving a talk about machine learning and artificial intelligence at the Bay Area Science Festival in early November.  Read more

10 Oct, 2017

Ken Goldberg on Robot Multiplicity

BCNM faculty member Ken Goldberg was a special guest on the podcast, "Expanding Minds," where he talked about robot multiplicity and various other topics. Read more

10 Oct, 2017

Alum Stuart Geiger at JupyterCon

BCNM alum Stuart Geiger presented at JupyterCon this past August, offering a deeper understanding on how to use Jupyter in diverse ways and insights on the changing rituals around computation.  Read more

03 Oct, 2017

BCNM 2016-2017 Publications

Come check out the round-up of all the amazing work of the BCNM students, alumni and faculty! Read more

03 Oct, 2017

Ken Goldberg Quoted in NYT on Warehouse Robots

UC Berkeley professor Ken Goldberg is featured in a NYT article regarding his lab's phenomenal robotic work. Read more

26 Sep, 2017

Nicholas de Monchaux at Ohio State University Oct 18

BCNM Director Nicholas de Monchaux will be speaking at Ohio State University as part of its fall lecture series.  Read more

19 Sep, 2017

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

18 Sep, 2017

UC Berkeley Team Selected To Design Adaptive Responses To Bay Area Climate Change

A diverse group of locally-based and globally-experienced professionals, academics, students, and policy makers from the University of California, Berkeley has been chosen to participate in the Resilient By Design (RBD) Bay Area Challenge. Read more

18 Sep, 2017

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

14 Sep, 2017

UC Berkeley at Conference on Robotic Learning

BCNM co-founder Ken Goldberg co-authored 3 research papers that will be presented at the first annual Conference of Robotic Learning. Read more

11 Sep, 2017

Revisited: TF Tierney, Intelligent Infrastructure Read more

07 Sep, 2017

Live Fieldwork with Bob & Maxine's Virtual Free Improvisation Orchestra

Human improviser meets machine improviser. Ritwik Banerji's Maxine improvises with Ken Ueno. Read more

01 Sep, 2017

Camille Crittenden on Women in Tech on Medium

The CITRIS Deputy Director addresses the growing prominence of the gender gap in tech Read more

31 Aug, 2017

Revisited: Digital Humanities at Berkeley Summer Institute Read more

29 Aug, 2017

Greg Niemeyer & Ron Rael at Focus on the Visual Conference

This year's UC Berkeley Librarian Association conference turns its eyes to the digital humanities field 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

22 Aug, 2017

Summer Research Dispatches: Juliana Friend and Many-to-Many

Read about Friend's ethnographic research for her Many-to-Many project, funded by BCNM Read more

17 Aug, 2017

Summer Research Dispatches: Malika Imhotep at the International School for Decolonial Black Feminism

Malika Imhotep documents her BCNM-funded research on Black feminism in Brazil. 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

15 Aug, 2017

Summer Research Dispatches: Yairamaren Roman Maldonado on Humanizing Deportation

Read Yairamaren Roman Maldonado's account of collaborating with the UC Digital Storytelling project, funded by BCNM 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

12 Aug, 2017

CS160 Final Project Showcase

Check out photos from an incredible semester with Cesar Torres' CS160 summer class! Read more

02 Aug, 2017

Ken Goldberg at Autodesk Design Night

Goldberg's research project on cloud-connected robots discussed at the Autodesk Gallery in downtown SF! 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

01 Aug, 2017

Ken Goldberg Quoted in NYT on Preparing Preschoolers for an Automated Economy

Prof. Goldberg commented on the growing trend of emphasizing coding skills in young children's classrooms. Read more

28 Jul, 2017

Ken Goldberg at the Applied Innovation Exchange

Ken Goldberg led a conversation on a benign robot future in which robots work together with humans at "What's Now: San Francisco" at the Applied Innovation Exchange. Read more

25 Jul, 2017

TWC Call for Papers

Transformative Works and Cultures, a journal of fan scholarship, wants your submissions on fan communities of color! 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

18 Jul, 2017

Koci Hernandez Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure

Richard Koci Hernandez adds yet another distinguished title to his name: Associate Professor of the Graduate School of Journalism, with tenure! 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

18 Jul, 2017

Ken Goldberg's WSJ Article Quoted in Forbes

Forbes draws from an article Professor Goldberg published earlier last month. Read more

05 Jul, 2017

David Bates in Project Epistémè

David Bates headed to Paris to participate in a two-day seminar project on AI and "black boxes". 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

20 Jun, 2017

Berkeley Arts + Design End of Year Reflection

Arts + Design Associate Vice Chancellor Shannon Jackson discusses the program's track record this past academic year. Read more

20 Jun, 2017

Alum Thérèse Tierney Publishes on Intelligent Infrastructure Read more

15 Jun, 2017

Ken Goldberg in the Wall Street Journal

Goldberg recently published an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal on growing human-robotic partnerships. Read more

15 Jun, 2017

Video Now Online: "Conveying Climate Change"

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08 Jun, 2017

Undergraduate Research Dispatch: Seth Lu

Seth Lu reflects on his work with Juliana Friend through BCNM's undergraduate fellowship program. Read more

01 Jun, 2017

Ken Goldberg's DexNet in the News Read more

01 Jun, 2017

Abigail De Kosnik's Alpha 60 Featured in Daily Cal's Innovation Round Up Read more

01 Jun, 2017

Shannon Jackson on Arts & Public Service at SFMOMA

Jackson was part of a moderated discussion on the future of artistic engagement in public life. 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

Ken Goldberg at SAIL-Toyota Seminar Series at Stanford Read more

01 Jun, 2017

Molly Nicholas at CHI 2017

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

31 May, 2017

Call for Students: Cranes and Cube: Architecture, Built and Unbuilt

An opportunity to accompany Professor Asma Kazmi on a paid two-week research and production trip to Jeddah, Medina, and Mada'in Saleh, Saudi Arabia in August 2017. 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

25 May, 2017

Ken Goldberg Featured in Robotics Business Review

Ken Goldberg featured in "Cloud Robotics Promises to Simplify Machine Tending" in Robotics Business Review Read more

24 May, 2017

Christo Sims Publishes Disruptive Fixation 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

17 May, 2017

Announcing Our 2017 Undergraduate Certificate Grads

These students have made extensive contributions to New Media at Cal Read more

16 May, 2017

Announcing Our 2017 Graduates

We look forward to sharing their future endeavors!

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16 May, 2017

Andrew Atwood Receives Seed Grant for New Apps for New Audiences

Andrew Atwood received a $5000 junior faculty seed grant to create interactive app designs as a way to engage and attract new audiences to architecture Read more

15 May, 2017

Asma Kazmi Receives Seed Grant for Cranes and Cube Read more

15 May, 2017

Alum Tiffany Ng Featured in Diverse Issues of Higher Education

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