The next session of the Critical Media Lab Colloquium will take place, Wednesday, 25. March 2015 at the Critical Media Lab (D 3.05) from 9:15 to 10:45 AM.

For the second session of this term’s Critical Media Lab colloquium series — Rendering Research — we host a session with Shintaro Miyazaki.

The recent cultivation of “more-than-disciplinary transversal trajectories” (McCormack, 13) by centers of unconventional research communities such as the senselab in Montreal leading to physiologically informed re-search renderings in 3D/4D as affective architecture, sound, performances and other sorts of timings like the aesthetic and bodily experience of “furniture” and other media of thought-creation in space and time probably has roots in the counterculture of the 1960s. In the session I will tentatively explore these cultural contexts and their effects on research-related culture in science and engineering. A kind of reading of the Whole Earth Catalog (1968) might inspire new renderings for us as well.

As a background for the session, please skim through the Whole Earth Catalog (1968), if you have time.

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