How Not to Be Seen

MIT Building 4, Room 231 Cambridge, MA

Hannah Rose Shell screens and discusses her film-in-progress, called Blind, about the phenomenology of camouflage.

Thomas Elsaesser: “Media Archaeology as Symptom”

MIT Building 56, Room 114 Access via 21 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA

Is media archaeology a (viable) disciplinary subject or a (valuable) symptom also of changes in our ideas of history, causality and contingency?

How Did the Computer Learn to See?

MIT Building 3, Room 133 33 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA

Did computers learn to see by modernity's most highly evolved technologies of vision, or, as Alexander Galloway argues, from sculpture?