Video now available: Conditions of Mediation keynote dialogues

Note: below you will find more specific links, through which you may advance to the remarks of specific speakers At long last, we are pleased to provide an edited video recording of the two keynote symposiums from Conditions of Mediation, an ICA preconference which took place in London on 17 June 2013. The first symposium… Continue reading Video now available: Conditions of Mediation keynote dialogues

Being in the World: a screening and discussion

Next week, on Friday 7 June 2013 Birkbeck’s Centre for Media, Culture and Creative Practice will host a screening and discussion of Being in the World (Tao Ruspoli | USA | 2010 | 81’). Being in the World explores the intimate connections between skilful mastery and the ways in which humans beings find themselves in… Continue reading Being in the World: a screening and discussion

ConMed keynote Graham Harman speaking on architecture at UCL

For those who would like a preview on a somewhat different subject, one of the keynotes for Condition of Mediation, Graham Harman, will be in London this week speaking on the possible implications of his object-oriented philosophy for thinking about art and architecture. The talk will take place on 27 February 2013 from 18:30-20:00 in… Continue reading ConMed keynote Graham Harman speaking on architecture at UCL

Bernard Stiegler: special lecture at Warwick University

Some anticipating our forthcoming conference might be interested to know that French philosopher Bernard Stiegler will be giving a special lecture on Tuesday 29 January 2013 at Warwick University’s Centre for Research in Philosophy, Literature and the Arts. Stiegler will undoubtedly enter in several of the papers and discussions at Condition of Mediation this June.… Continue reading Bernard Stiegler: special lecture at Warwick University

Scatterings of media phenomenology (and a new book on the vitality of mediation)

One of the founding premises of Conditions of Mediation as a preconference is that work on the phenomenology of media, technology and communication has been scattered. But within that scattering there is still plenty to read. We have highlighted some of these scatterings, at least those that appear in book form, in the Goodreads widget… Continue reading Scatterings of media phenomenology (and a new book on the vitality of mediation)