All posts tagged with 'media archaeology'
5 p.m., Saturday, April 14, room 404
Faculty respondent: Sumita Chakravarty (bio)
3:15 p.m., Saturday, April 14, room 404
Faculty respondent: Shannon Mattern (bio)
Laine Nooney is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory at Stony Brook University. Nooney is the Editorial Assistant to the Journal of Visual Culture, and the Assistant to the William A. Higinbotham Video Game Collection at SBU. Nooney’s dissertation is a cultural history of early home computing entitled “Cabinets: A Feminist Media Archaeology of the Personal Computer in Domestic Space.”
Rory Solomon is an artist and software engineer. Using open source software, he has developed database-backed websites for Bank Street College of Education, the New York Review of Books, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and Red Hat (formerly ArsDigita) among others. Currently he is the Tech Lead for the Urban Research Tool: a web-based mapping platform for geo-spatial research in use by several projects at the New School. He has collaborated with Ken Goldberg, Marek Walczak, Margot Lovejoy and others on art projects featured in the Whitney Biennial, the Berkely Art Musuem, and the National Art Museum of China. His artwork explores relationships between real and virtual architectures, and media of collaborative subjective expression. His research projects include an exploration of databases as cemeteries, as well as a media archaeology of the computer program and “the stack”. He is currently pursuing a Masters in Media Studies at the New School.