Presentation by Ahmed Best

A lecture series based on ‘Making a New Reality’

Syndicated from Georgia State University CMII Program


Presentation by Paisley Smith

A lecture series based on ‘Making a New Reality’

Syndicated from Georgia State University CMII Program


Presentation by Yasmin Elayat

A lecture series based on ‘Making a New Reality’

Syndicated from Georgia State University CMII Program


Presentation by Ari Melenciano

A lecture series based on ‘Making a New Reality’

Syndicated from Georgia State University CMII Program

Currently, her research is a synthesis of human-computer interactive technologies, architecture, Afrocentric design practices, counterculture, audiovisuality, biomimicry, experimental pedagogy, and Black radical imagination

Ari is the founder of Afrotectopia, a social institution fostering interdisciplinary innovation at the intersections of art, design, technology, Black culture and activism through collaborative research and practice.

She currently teaches creative technology and design at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program, NYU’s Dept. of Digital Photography and Imaging, Pratt Institute’s Communications Design school, and Hunter College’s Integrated Media Arts MFA program.

Link: https://www.ariciano.com/

Link to Afrotectopia: https://www.afrotectopia.org/


Presentation by Sarah Wolozin

A lecture series based on ‘Making a New Reality’

Syndicated from Georgia State University CMII Program

Co-Creation in Emerging Media

Sarah Wolozin is director of the MIT Open Documentary Lab and co-principal investigator of Collective Wisdom, a hybrid field study that sets out to map, define, and shed light on co-creation methods within media. In her prior work as an award-winning media maker, she experimented with storytelling and emerging technology to make information and new technology more accessible and to shed light on alternative and unknown narratives. She is the founder and editorial director of Docubase, co-founder and editor-at-large of Immerse, and co-founder of the Co-Creation Studio. She cocurates a bi-annual conference on topics relevant to documentary and emerging media and is a frequent speaker at festivals and conferences.


Presentation by Amelia Winger-Bearskin

A lecture series based on ‘Making a New Reality’

Syndicated from Georgia State University CMII Program


Presentation by Salome Asega

A lecture series based on ‘Making a New Reality’

Syndicated from Georgia State University CMII Program


Presentation by Jessica Clark

A lecture series based on ‘Making a New Reality’

Syndicated from Georgia State University CMII Program


Presentation by Kamal Sinclair

A lecture series based on ‘Making a New Reality.’

Syndicated from Georgia State University CMII Program


Conjuring with Octavia E. Butler

By Felami Burgess

Original post June 27, 2020

The state of our future world has become increasingly difficult to imagine.

Enter the year 2020.

In November 2019, a virus began to snake its way around the world, branching from East to West, in a matter of three short months. At present, across the globe, almost 10 million people have been reported to be infected and close to 500,000 people have died as a result of what some say is an “apocalyptic” virus that has been termed simply as COVID-19.

By February, it officially became recognized as a pandemic. By March…

Kamal Sinclair

Kamal Sinclair is Executive Director of Guild of Future Architects, co-author of Making a New Reality, and artist/consultant at Sinclair Futures.

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