Professor Pasi Väliaho, Keynote Speaker
Pasi Väliaho is Director of Film and Screen Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London. He is the author of Mapping the Moving Image: Gesture, Thought and Cinema circa 1900 (2010, Amsterdam University Press) and several articles, including:
- (2012) ‘Affectivity, Biopolitics and the Virtual Reality of War‘, Theory, Culture and Society 29(2): 63-83.
- (2012) ‘Capturing Imagination: Cinema’s Future Anterior’. In Alessandro Bordina et al., ed., The Archive. Udine: Forum, 171-174.
- (2011) ‘Cinema’s Memoro-Politics: Hypnotic Images, Contingent Pasts, Forgetting‘, Discourse: Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture 33(3): 322-341.
- (2008) ‘Bodies Outside In: On Cinematic Organ Projection‘. Parallax 47, 14(2): 7–19.
- (2005) ‘Simulation, Automata, Cinema: A Critique of Gestures‘. Theory & Event 8(2).
Join us for Professor Väliaho’s keynote lecture:
“Figures of Resilience: Gesture, Screen, Power”
5:30 p.m., Saturday, February 8, in 25 Park Place NE, room 830
Professor Timothy Murray, Curator and Speaker
Opening night of the Rendering (the) Visible II: Figure conference features a screening of video and new media art from the figural perspective of the screen, curated and introduced by Professor Timothy Murray, Curator of Cornell University’s Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art. Dr. Murray sits on the National Steering Committee of HASTAC, and is currently working on a book, Immaterial Archives: Curatorial Instabilities @ New Media Art, which is a sequel to Digital Baroque: New Media Art and Cinematic Folds (Minnesota, 2008).
Join us Thursday, February 6th at 7pm in the Kopleff Auditorium on the Georgia State Campus. The screening is open to the public, and a roundtable discussion will follow.