Michael Mandiberg
Since the beginning
Works in Brooklyn, New York United States of America

Michael Mandiberg is a interdisciplinary artist, designer and scholar whose work employs each of these methodologies, in part to investigate the significance of their overlap. He creates conceptual art projects, design objects, and publications that explore themes that include environmentalism, collaboration, systems of exchange, and appropriation. He sold all of his possessions online on Shop Mandiberg, made perfect copies of copies on AfterSherrieLevine.com, and created web browser plugins that highlight the environmental costs of a global economy on TheRealCosts.com. He is the co-author of Digital Foundations and Collaborative Futures. A recipient of residencies and commissions from Eyebeam, Rhizome.org, and Turbulence.org, his work has been exhibited at the New Museum, Ars Electronica, ZKM, and Transmediale. A former Senior Fellow at Eyebeam, he is an Assistant Professor at the College of Staten Island/CUNY. He lives, works, and rides his bicycle in Brooklyn. His work lives at Mandiberg.com.
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Assistant Professor of Medial Culture (Digital Cinema Studio)

Wed Dec 24, 2008 16:37

The Department of Media Culture at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Digital Cinema Studio beginning September 2009. Required: MFA and teaching or professional experience in a live studio environment, film/video/multimedia production and post-production. Priority will be given to those with a record of artistic achievement and recognition, knowledge of the history and theory of the field, professional leadership, excellence in teaching, and technical innovation. The successful candidate will teach primarily in our new digital multi-camera studio. Additional teaching opportunities may include 16mm film/video workshops, documentary and experimental production seminars, and courses in critical studies. She/he will join our faculty and staff during an active stage of curriculum development, involving classes on both traditional production and new genres, and will contribute to a pedagogical vision of the convergence of digital cinema and broadcasting.

The department strongly values its interdisciplinary approach, combining theory and practice in all its teaching, research and creative pursuits. It offers three degrees: BA in Cinema Studies, BS in Communications and MA in Cinema and Media Studies. Our Masters program offers faculty opportunities for seminar teaching and working with students on research and/or production theses. The position is open until filled with review of applicants to begin February 1, 2009. Salary range: $55,938 - $71,974 commensurate with experience.

Send a cover letter, curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation, work samples, sample syllabi and, if available, teaching evaluations to: Professor Cynthia Chris, Chair, Digital Cinema Studio Search, Department of Media Culture, College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Blvd., Room 1P-226, Staten Island, NY 10314. The College of Staten Island is an EEO/AA/IRCA/ADA Employer.


Call For Proposals: Coming up deadlines (December 9th - December 15th) in callsandopps.com

hmm... catchy name, "Calls and Opps"


As my father always said, imitation is the most sincere form of flattery.

I'm glad someone is carrying on the effort.


Call for Students: M.A. in Media Studies


The Master of Arts program in Cinema and Media Studies at the College of
Staten Island, City University of New York is now accepting applications
for admission in the fall 2006 semester.

Students accepted into the M.A. program undertake a challenging two-year
curriculum that spans core knowledge in media history, theory, criticism,
and production to develop research, writing, and media-making skills in
preparation for careers in academia, the arts, or media-related
professions. Taking advantage of our low student/faculty ratio, students
are encouraged to work one-on-one with an engaged diverse faculty composed
of active distinguished film scholars and historians, and prominent film,
video and digital media artists. In addition, our students have the rare
opportunity to combine coursework in both theory and practice, completing
either a written or media production thesis, with resources including a
digital media lab and a television studio.

The program is uniquely situated in the most vibrant media capital in the
world. Our select and markedly international student body thus has direct
access to New York City's extraordinary media archives, museums, theaters,
galleries, and libraries, enriching and extending what is learned in the

Please refer to the CSI graduate studies website for a brief description
of the program, application procedures, and curriculum:

For more information on faculty and facilities, please visit the
departmental website:

The application process requires candidates to submit a statement of
purpose, a writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and GRE
scores. The priority application deadline is April 15, 2006. Applications
received after this date will be given full consideration, spaces

Matthew Solomon, Graduate Studies Coordinator
Assistant Professor, Department of Media Culture
College of Staten Island, CUNY
Building 1P, room 226
2800 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10314
(718) 982-2548


call for video work




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Deadline: April 15th

We are looking for curated video programs to exhibit at the Art
Institute of California Orange County. The selected programs will be
shown on two 42 inch plasma screens in the school's 2nd floor commons.

The screening copy will need to be a looping NTSC DVD-R or pressed
DVD (No DVD+R, or RW). It will be possible to assist you in
transferring a MiniDV to DVD. The preview tape can be NTSC VHS, DVD,
or MiniDV.

You must have secured all rights from the artists to include their
works on your compilations

Please send us your preview tape/disc with a signed entry form
(located here: http://theredproject.com/files/mandi_tauber_entry.doc)
Self Addressed Stamp Envelope, and any appropriate press materials
to the following address:

Michael Mandiberg and Joel Tauber
2338 Loma Vista pl
Los Angeles CA 90039

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Deadline: April 15th

We are looking for video work to curate screenings at the Art
Institute of California, Orange County and other possible venues. It
is possible that we will create and distribute a DVD of the work, in
a way similar to Michael Mandiberg's previous project First Person
(in collaboration with Carla Herrera-Prats and Anne-Julie
Raccoursier.) http://TheRedProject.com/firstperson

The videos should be 10 minutes or less.

Please send us a NTSC VHS/DVD/MiniDV preview tape with a signed entry
form (located here:
http://theredproject.com/files/mandi_tauber_entry.doc), Self
Addressed Stamp Envelope, and any appropriate press materials to the
following address:

Michael Mandiberg and Joel Tauber
2338 Loma Vista pl
Los Angeles CA 90039




First Person Update

First Person Update:

First Person is screening in San Diego, Michoacan Mexico, and Mexico City.

Get your copy: http://theredproject.com/firstperson/

First Person will be screened this weekend in San Diego as part of
Technika Radica's Powering Up/Powering Down conference at UCSD.
(http://teknikaradica.org/conference) We (Carla Herrera-Prats and
Michael Mandiberg) will be attending the conference, so find us there
(Short(er) woman with long brown hair and tall man with long curly
red hair. (Sadly, Anne-Julie has had to return to Switzerland.))

First Person will be exhibited in ArtExpo 2004 from February 7-28 at
Centro Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico. This exhibition is curated by
Luca Curci.

First Person will be exhibited from March 25th-April 8th at the Sala
de Arte Publico Siqueiros (SAPS) in Mexico City. On April there will
be a panel of lectures by Monica Mayer, a representative of SAPS, and
Carla Herrera-Prats and Michael Mandiberg, followed by a reception.

What is first person:

First Person is a collaborative curatorial project by Carla
Herrera-Prats, Michael Mandiberg, and Anne-Julie Raccoursier. This
curated DVD foregrounds 12 young video artists in Mexico City and Los
Angeles who are working with their own bodies in a hybrid space
between video and performance. The artists included are Arturo
Castelan, Ximena Cuevas, Sharon Hayes, Carla Herrera-Prats and Julia
Steinmetz, Justin Lincoln, Michael Mandiberg, Rodney MacMillian,
Amaranta Sanchez, Anne Walsh and Natalie Zimmerman.

This project exists as an edition of 1000 DVDs, which we are
currently screening and distributing. We have re-purposed the DVD's
menu/scripting structure to create an interactive visual essay
combining photographs, video, audio, and text. Our goal is to
distribute the 1000 edition of this DVD to a broader audience, via
screenings, festivals, and via our website:

How to get a copy:

You can buy a copy online at http://theredproject.com/firstperson/

You can buy a copy in New York at The New Museum bookstore, and Printed Matter.

Further Inquiries

Michael Mandiberg, Michael@Mandiberg, 323-668-0733
Carla Herrera-Prats, hpbambi@hotmail.com, 323-650-7657