EXTRACTION: screening of “Rare Earth” and artist talk by Elizabeth Knafo

Tuesday evening, 5:30-7:30, in the Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108 at UC Santa Cruz March 6, 2017  An EXTRACTION Event Join us from 5:30 -7:30 pm for an evening of Elizabeth Knafo’s film “Rare Earth” + artist talk   ______________   Elizabeth Knafo is a filmmaker whose work engages issues of extraction, materialisms, and social and […]

EXTRACTION: an evening of short films

Tuesday evening, 5:30-7:30, in the Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108 at UC Santa Cruz February 28, 2017  An EXTRACTION Event Join us from 5:30 -7:30 pm for an evening of (hard-to-find!) short films   ______________   David Kelly / Patty Chang, Spiritual Myopia, 2015 (15 min) Spiritual Myopia portrays the invisible labor and desire of […]

EXTRACTION: screening of The Otolith Group’s The Radiant 2/14

Tuesday evening, 5:30-7:30, in the Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108 at UC Santa Cruz February 14, 2017  An EXTRACTION Event Join us from 5:30-7:30 pm for a screening of The Otolith Group’s The Radiant, 2012. This event is part of EXTRACTION, a research program exploring the industrial operations which abuse natural resources and thrive […]

EXTRACTION: DECOLONIAL VISUAL CULTURES IN THE AGE OF THE CAPITALOCENE

EXTRACTION: DECOLONIAL VISUAL CULTURES IN THE AGE OF THE CAPITALOCENE All events are on Tuesday evenings, 5:30-7:30, in the Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108 at UC Santa Cruz Extraction designates capitalism’s fundamental logic of withdrawal—of value, nutrients, energy, labor, time—from people, lands, culture, life-forms, the elements, without corresponding deposit (except as externalities of non-value […]

Filmmaker Wu Wenguang Seminar | Chinese Independent Documentary Film

THE FOLK MEMORY PROJECT & INDEPENDENT CHINESE DOCUMENTARY  Seminar with Wu Wenguang, Zhang Mengqi, Zhang Ping, and Liu Xiaolei  Tuesday November 22,2016  7-9 PM, Communications 139  Please RSVP to Prof. Yiman Wang (yw3@ucsc.edu) to reserve a place in the seminar. co-sponsored by Porter College, Film + Digital Media, the Institute for Arts and Sciences, and Cowell College.  Wu Wenguang […]

GLOBAL INTERWEAVINGS: an evening of screenings and discussion with filmmakers Laura Kissel and Patricia Alvarez

Monday May 9th, 7 PM | Communications 150 (Studio C) An evening exploring globalized production chains, textiles, and tactility, featuring work by visiting filmmaker Laura Kissel and Film + Digital Media Lecturer Patricia Alvarez. Screening followed by discussion with the filmmakers. co-sponsored by the Center for Emerging Worlds ENTRETEJDIO (Patricia Alvarez, 2015, 33 min.)  Peruvian alpaca wool […]

Filmmaker J.P. Sniadecki: Screening of THE IRON MINISTRY 铁道 and Post Realism Seminar #12

THE IRON MINISTRY 铁道 Public Screening and Discussion with filmmaker J.P. SNIADECKI Monday April 11,2016  7 PM, Communications 150 / Studio C co-sponsored by Porter College, Film + Digital Media, the Arts Dean’s Fund for Excellence, Anthropology, and the Center for Emerging Worlds Filmed over three years on China’s railways, THE IRON MINISTRY (2014, 83 min.) traces […]