Media@McGill, in collaboration with DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art, presents a free public screening and one-day conference examining representations of war and conflict in contemporary art and art history. Imaging War, Mediating Conflict: Recent Aesthetic Investigationsaddresses the politics, aesthetics and ethics of art and media practices relating to war from the 18th century until today, and assesses how such representations help to shape the experience of current conflicts, as well as their place in history.
Applications are now being accepted for the position of Media@McGill Project Administrator. To apply, please read the position description provided by McGill Human Resources below and follow the guidelines for submission.
Christine Ross has been appointed the new Director of Media@McGill for a five-year mandate, beginning June 1, 2012. Professor Ross is Full Professor in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies (McGill University) and holds the James McGill Chair in Contemporary Art History.
Media@McGill’s event, Media, Politics and Protest Camps in the Occupy Social Movement, will be broadcast this month in a two-part series on Canal Savoir. The first episode is titled, “The Way I See It”, and features the keynote lecture delivered by Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges on the Occupy movement as a crucial revival of American popular resistance. “The Way I See It” will air on Canal Savoir on Tuesday, April 17, at 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday, April 18, at 2:00 p.m.