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Mary Flanagan to Lecture on Jan. 28 at Columbia University in New York City

Art & Technology Lectures at Columbia University

The Digital Media Center and the Computer Music Center are pleased to invite you to a lecture by Mary Flanagan.

Wednesday, January 28, 2004, 6:00PM

The Leroy Neiman Gallery
Columbia University School of the Arts
310 Dodge Hall
2960 Broadway at 116th Street
New York, NY

Mary Flanagan, Assistant Professor Film & Media Studies Hunter College, focuses on networked and computer based installation, popular culture, and computer gaming. Her work has been shown internationally at venues including the Whitney Museum of American Art 2002 Biennial, New York; SIGGRAPH, San Diego; Ars Electronica, Linz; Moving Image Centre, Auckland; Central Fine Arts Gallery, New York; University of Arizona, Tempe; and University of Colorado, Boulder. Her essays on digital art, cyberculture, and gaming have appeared in Art Journal, Wide Angle, Convergence, and Culture Machine, as well as in several books. She is also the creator of "The Adventures of Josie True," the first web-based adventure game for girls, and is collaborating on a new project to teach middle school girls computer programming. Her projects have been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Pacific Cultural Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional information on Flanagan's work may be found at http://www.maryflanagan.com.

This event is the first in a series of art & technology lectures co-sponsored by Columbia University's Digital Media Center and Computer Music Center. All lectures in the series are free and open to the public.

Upcoming lectures:

February 25, 2004: Chris Csikszentmihalyi

March 24, 2004: Paul Miller

April 8, 2004: Manuel Delanda

May 12, 2004: Ricardo Rodriguez

For more information, please call 212-854-2875, email art-tech lecture@music.columbia.edu, or see http://www.columbia.edu/cu/arts/dmc/docs/lectureseries.html