INAATE / SE / and ANTI-ETHNOGRAPHY with filmmaker Adam Khalil

INAATE / SE / [it shines a certain way. to a certain place./it flies. falls./] Monday April 9, 2018 7 PM Communications 150 (Studio C) with filmmaker Adam Khalil  History is written by the victors, but this film reminds us that the history of the oppressed can still be saved from being extinguished. Native American video […]

AMERICAN TRADITIONAL WAR SONGS an evening with filmmaker Sky Hopinka

Monday April 16, 2018 7 PM Communications 150 (Studio C) An evening of short films by Sky Hopinka filmmaker Sky Hopinka in conversation with UCSC Anthropology professor Renya Ramirez co-sponsored by Porter College, Film + Digital Media, and the Arts Division Sky Hopinka is a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation. He was born and raised […]

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 […]