• I Move So I Animate: Researchlab by UvA M.A. students on June 2, 7:15pm

    I Move So I Animate: Researchlab by UvA M.A. students on June 2, 7:15pm

    On June 2nd, students of the course “Curating the Moving Image,” taught by Carolyn Birdsall from our TV team, will present an interactive program that explores the materiality of the moving image. “I Move So I Animate” investigates the various visually-experienced textures of both hand-drawn and digitally manipulated animation. The…

  • Christoph Lindner presents Amsterdam, Street Art & Super-Gentrification

    Christoph Lindner presents Amsterdam, Street Art & Super-Gentrification

    On Wednesday the 25th of March, The New Metropolitan and The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) host an evening of discussion about urban citizenship that takes as its focus Christoph Lindner’s observations about Amsterdam, Street Art & Super-Gentrification. Lindner asks “What happens when art in public spaces strategically decelerates, disrupts,…

  • New book “Imagining New York City: Literature, Urbanism, and the Visual Arts” by Christoph Lindner

    New book “Imagining New York City: Literature, Urbanism, and the Visual Arts” by Christoph Lindner

    New book from Oxford University Press, 2015. Using examples from architecture, film, literature, and the visual arts, this wide-ranging book examines the place and significance of New York City in the urban imaginary between 1890 and 1940. In particular, Imagining New York City considers how and why certain city spaces – such as…

  • Next Meetings of our Cross-Media Research Group

    Next Meetings of our Cross-Media Research Group

    Our Cross-Media Research Group continues to meet throughout the next semester and invites interested to researchers and students to participate. We will meet on the following dates to explore the notion of The Scientific Image: February 13, 3-5:30pm – Scientific Images (introduction by Flora Lysen) April 17, 3-5:30pm – The Scientific Image in Art and History June…