Conference Schedule

Rendering (the) Visible III: Liquidity

THURSDAY, February 8, 2018

6:30pm

Kopleff Recital Hall, Georgia State University

OpenEndedGroup 3D Screening

Discussion with Jennifer Barker, Marc Downie, and Paul Kaiser


FRIDAY, February 9, 2018

Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII), Georgia State University

10:00-11:30am

Rm. 306

Rendering Across Scale

“Viral Mutation as Biological Flux and the Fluidity of Micro-Processing DNA Streams”

Bishnupriya Ghosh, University of California, Santa Barbara

“A Taste for Cinema: Chemoreception and Media”

Dan Reynolds, Emory University

“Phenomenology of the Flood: The Ambivalence of Grids and Flows in Aerial Imagery of Environmental Destruction”

Laurel Ahnert, Georgia State University

11:45-1:30am

Rm. 306

Flows of the Political

“Eye Slide over Borders: Grave Looks in Willie Varela’s Early Super-8s (1974-1985)”

Chuck Jackson, University of Houston-Downtown

“Tactical Liquidity: A Method for Studying Alternative Culture Industries”

Giuseppe Fidotta and Sima Kokotovic, Concordia University

“Black Art in the Hour of Chaos, or, Noisy Liquidity Spills on the Street, the Screen, and the Speaker”

Chip Linscott, Ohio University

“Taking a Piss: The Waiting, Glancing, Negotiating of Queer Life”

Daren Fowler, Georgia State University

Rm. 302

Engaging the Elemental

“Lòt bò dlo – the Other Side of the Water: Haitian-Americans Compose Nation and the Self”

Lauren Eldridge, Spelman College

“Liquid History and the Vitalist Materiality of Chick Strand’s Kristallnacht (1979)”

Jessica Bardsley, Harvard University

“The “crystal-sounds” of Moonlight”

Arzu Karaduman, Georgia State University

“Liquidity and Order: Assemblages Between Kapoor and Lynch”

Cameron Kunzelman, Georgia State University

1:30 -2:45 pm

Lunch and Art Installations

“Points of Presence”

Adam Fish, Lancaster University

“Rover”

Robert Twomey, University of Washington

“ARP: Absorbing red photons 2016”

Michelle Atherton, Sheffield Hallam University

2:45-4:15pm

Rm. 306

Figures of the Geopolitical

“Going Global as gesture (Bollywood)”

Bhaskar Sarkar, University of California, Santa Barbara

“The Incredible Shrinking Planet: The Long History of Globalization”

Gregory Flaxman, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

“Speculations of Violence: Rendering Race, Space, and Value in Nightcrawler”

John Roberts, Georgia State University

7:00pm, Broad Street Plaza

Dance Performance by Storyboard P

Presented by the Atlanta Media Project’s “Atlanta Mobile Music

with a response by Professor Thomas F. DeFrantz, Duke University

8:00pm, Green Screen Room, 1 Park Place

Reception curated by liquid blackness

Facilitated by Lauren Cramer, Pace University and Alessandra Raengo, Georgia State University


SATURDAY, February 10, 2018

Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII), Georgia State University

10am-11:30

Rm. 306

Liquidity as Reading Practice

“Film as Confluence: The Haptic and Phatic in Mr. Arkadin”

Dan Fineman, Occidental College

“From TV Flex to TV Flux: Channelling TV Affects and Archiving the Future in David Cronenberg’s ‘Videodrome’”

Sarah Jonckheere, University of Lille/South Atlantic Centre of the Institute of the Americas

“Film Aesthetics as Appropriation: Liquefying Blackness in Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers”

Jenny Gunn, Georgia State University

Rm. 302

Temporal Flows

“Liquid Realism: Aesthetic Fluidity as Subjective Assemblage in 2046 and Holy Motors”

Adam Cottrel, Georgia Gwinnett College

“Cinema Set Adrift: Los Muertos and the Free-Flowing Temporality of Slow Cinema”

Miguel Penabella, University of California, Santa Barbara

“Echo-image in Cache”

Ahmet Yuce, Georgia State University

11:45- 1:15

Rm. 306

Mysteries of the Deep

“ARP: Absorbing red photons 2016”

Michelle Atherton, Sheffield Hallam University

“Theorizing Transduction: Flow, Translation, and Propagation in Sonar Imaging”

Lisa Han, University of California, Santa Barbara

“Liquidity Under Pressure”

Lou Ruprecht, Georgia State University

Rm. 302

Metamorphoses

“Acting Posthuman: Performance Capture and Video Games”

Tanine Allison, Emory University

“Game of Thrones’ Walk of Atonement: Digital Nudity and the Liquidity of the Composite Body”

Drew Ayers, Eastern Washington University

“9 out of Human: The Uncomfortably-Fluid Bodies of Monster Factory”

Steven Pustay, Independent Scholar

1:15 – 2:45

Lunch and Art Installations

“Points of Presence”

Adam Fish, Lancaster University

“Rover”

Robert Twomey, University of Washington

“ARP: Absorbing red photons 2016”

Michelle Atherton, Sheffield Hallam University

3:00 pm

Rm. 306

Rhythms, Affect, Intensities

“Bill Viola’s Affective Ecologies”

Elena del Rio, University of Alberta

“What is the Rhythm of Water? On Jean Vigo’s L’Atalante”

Domietta Torlasco, Northwestern University

“Rain and the Matter of Speculative Realism”

Agustin Zarzosa, SUNY Purchase

“Dancing Among the Watery Folds”

Thomas DeFrantz, Duke University

5:45pm

Rm. 306

Keynote Address

Grant Farred, Cornell University

7:30pm

Rm. 306

Closing Reception

 

 

 

 

 

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