[-empyre-] From Hyperallergic in case you did not see this

Renate Terese Ferro rferro at cornell.edu
Tue Dec 9 00:07:45 EST 2014


Amazing post in case you did not see it on Facebook,
http://hyperallergic.com/166855/blacked-out-in-the-art-world/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Blacked+Out+in+the+Art+World&utm_content=Blacked+Out+in+the+Art+World+CID_01016295dc6da4459a108314241c9201&utm_source=HyperallergicNewsletter&utm_term=Blacked%20Out%20in%20the%20Art%20World

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> On Dec 7, 2014, at 11:33 PM, "Renate Ferro" <rtf9 at cornell.edu> wrote:
> 
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> Anyone following twitter on the demonstrations?  Occupy wall street is
> calling for a massive day of demonstrations next weekend. Anyone have
> information about that?  Also thought I would post this Newsweek
> article about the protests worldwide including Tokyo.
> 
> http://www.newsweek.com/ferguson-eric-garner-protests-sprawl-worldwide-289867
> 
>> On Sat, Dec 6, 2014 at 10:48 PM, Ana Valdés <agora158 at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> I was now on the live Ustream and saw Denver march, amazing and encouraging
>> Ana
>> 
>>> On Sun, Dec 7, 2014 at 1:41 AM, Renate Ferro <renateferro at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>> aggregate, permeate, migrate.
>>> Thanks Patty for your insightful post.
>>> 
>>> Tonight Tim and I are in New York City staying in midtown just a few
>>> blocks from Grand Central Station.  It has been incredibly rainy here
>>> in the city but just a few minutes ago as our taxi skirted between
>>> hoards of police cars with lights and sirens blaring, most traffic was
>>> being diverted away from Grand Central.  Via twitter we found out that
>>> there is a massive die in in Grand Central Station. Reports are that
>>> there are a hundred or so mass demonstrators but the spectacle is
>>> created by the flashing lights and non-stop sirens and noise blasts of
>>> the police.
>>> 
>>> I am wondering if our subscribers have any thoughts about twitter's
>>> force in not only in catalyzing the protestors #ICantBreathe
>>> #EricGarner and but also those of  the police actions.
>>> 
>>> What about Vine and Instagram?
>>> 
>>> Are urban and regional/local movements being organized, catalyzed in
>>> similar ways or are their other distinctions?
>>> 
>>> What do you think?
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> On Sat, Dec 6, 2014 at 11:24 AM, Patricia Zimmermann <patty at ithaca.edu> wrote:
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>>>> DISPATCHES FROM ITHACA NEW YORK USA
>>>> 
>>>> Permeable media ecologies in the age of I CAN'T BREATHE protests:
>>>> 
>>>> Local independent online only newspaper sources from students newspaper spot reporting multimedia, a student print journalist, and an amateur cell phone vertical-composed video of speech by Tom Rochon, President of Ithaca College, in a story about Ithaca College demonstrations in the campus center and administration building  Thursday December 4.
>>>> 
>>>> Collaging sources, perspectives, and recycling here.
>>>> 
>>>> I am noticing all of the push outs via email forwards,  listservs, and social media of the major demonstrations and actions in urban areas with all their spectacle.
>>>> 
>>>> But I find the multiplying of these smaller, localized, microterritory demonstrations so compelling as they aggregate, permeate, migrate.
>>>> 
>>>> http://ithacavoice.com/2014/12/student-protesters-hold-demonstration-confront-ithaca-colleges-president/
>>>> 
>>>> Patricia R. Zimmermann, Ph.D.
>>>> Professor of Screen Studies
>>>> Roy H. Park School of Communication
>>>> Codirector, Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival
>>>> 
>>>> Ithaca College
>>>> 953 Danby Road
>>>> Ithaca, New York 14850 USA
>>>> 
>>>> http://faculty.ithaca.edu:83/patty/
>>>> http://www.ithaca.edu/fleff
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> ________________________________________
>>>> From: empyre-bounces at lists.cofa.unsw.edu.au <empyre-bounces at lists.cofa.unsw.edu.au> on behalf of Renate Ferro <renateferro at gmail.com>
>>>> Sent: Saturday, December 6, 2014 9:21 AM
>>>> To: soft_skinned_space
>>>> Subject: [-empyre-] Welcome Patty Zimmermann
>>>> 
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>>>> Over the next couple of days we will be joined by Patty Zimmerman.  We
>>>> welcome Patty to empyre once again.  We are always so appreciative of
>>>> her participation on empyre and respect not only her political and
>>>> moral compass but the amazing work she does at our neighborhood
>>>> institution Ithaca College and the curatorial work she does with
>>>> FLEFF, the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.  Welcome Patty.
>>>> 
>>>> Patricia Zimmermann (US)is professor of screen studies at Ithaca
>>>> College.  She also serves codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental
>>>> Film Festival (http://www.ithaca.edu/fleff), a multidisciplinary
>>>> festival that embraces and interrogates sustainability across all of
>>>> its forms-- economic, social, ecological, political, cultural,
>>>> technological, aesthetic and  sustainable development--through film,
>>>> video, new media, installation, performance, literature, music,
>>>> panels, and dialogues.   She is the author of Reel Families: A Social
>>>> History of Amateur Film  (Indiana)and States of Emergency:
>>>> Documentaries, Wars, Democracies (Minnesota) as well as coeditor of
>>>> Mining the Home Movie:  Excavations in Histories and Memories
>>>> (California).  With coauthor Dale Hudson, her forthcoming book is
>>>> Thinking through Digital Media:  Transnational Environments and
>>>> Locative Places (Palgrave), to be published in Spring 2015, which
>>>> examines over 130 new media and performance projects from across the
>>>> globe. She was the Ida Beam Professor in Cinema and Comparative
>>>> Literature at the University of Iowa and the Shaw Foundation Professor
>>>> of New Media in the School of Communication and Information at Nanyang
>>>> Technological University in Singapore. She also serves as an envoy for
>>>> documentary film and new media for the American Film Showcase of the
>>>> US State Department. She has published over 200 scholarly essays and
>>>> journalistic articles on documentary, media history,  screen theory,
>>>> and new media in Screen, Genders,  Journal of Film and Video,
>>>> Afterimage, Framework, Asian Communications Quarterly, Cinema Journal,
>>>> Wide Angle, Cultural Studies, DOX, Film History, Socialist Review,
>>>> Journal of Communications Inquiry, Afterimage, The Moving Image. The
>>>> Independent, Gannett Newspapers,  Afterimage.  Website:
>>>> http://faculty.ithaca.edu/patty/
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