Guest Lecture: “Street Art, Dissidence, and Brandalism” by Ana Cristina Mendes

Guest Lecture: “Street Art, Dissidence, and Brandalism” by Ana Cristina Mendes

This lecture will offer a comparative approach to the performative dynamics of celebrity in street art, with reference to Banksy and Alexandre Farto (the Portuguese street artist aka Vhils)

Guest Lecture: “Mud, Media, and the Metropolis” by Shannon Mattern

Guest Lecture: “Mud, Media, and the Metropolis” by Shannon Mattern

This talk – part of a larger project that explores the longue durée, the deep time, of urban mediation – examines the aggregated histories of city-building, mud-molding and mark-making.

Guest Lecture: Dr. Mark Westmoreland

Guest Lecture: Dr. Mark Westmoreland

This talk discusses an experimental pedagogical video project, made in the wake of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, that draws upon the emerging mobile aesthetics of cellphone filmmaking and public encounters with revolutionary spontaneity.

Guest Lecture: Dr. Donatella Della Ratta

Guest Lecture: Dr. Donatella Della Ratta

The Question of the Image in the Networked Age: handwritten notes, Flipcam diaries, and YouTube remixes from the battlefield in Syria.

Film Screening: Urban Tides

Film Screening: Urban Tides

The ASCA Cities Project is pleased to be hosting a free public screening of URBAN TIDES, a documentary about the making of De Ceuvel in Amsterdam-Noord.