Green Media Schedule Fall 2016

Aug 29 – Introductions

Aug 31 –  Lovelock, Atmospheric homeostasis by and for the biosphere: the Gaia hypothesis

Sept 5 Labor Day

Sept 7 Teaser/Environmental Justice

Read:Ecocinema Theory and Practice, Chapter 3
Watch Abuela Grillo, Tambien La Lluvia

Climate Change Intro 

Sept 12 TCE Chapter 1 and 2

Sept 14 TCE Chapter 3 and 4

** FRIDAY Sept 16 SPECIAL EVENT **

11:30-2 Student Union Field, UB North Campus
The UB Haudenosaunee-Native American Research Group and The Native Graduate Students Association will be hosting a peaceful gathering in support of The Standing Rock Sioux and #NoDAPL

Sept 19 Lovelock and Gaia Hypothesis

Watch – BBC beautiful minds : the Gaia Hypothesis

** TUESDAY Sept 20 SPECIAL EVENT **

This changes everything screening, CFA 212 at 5 pm

Theoretical Intro

Sept 21 Ecocinema Intro (Vivien, James) & Chap 1 (Yanzi, Amir); Program Earth Intro (JP)

** FRIDAY Sept 23 SPECIAL EVENT **

CFA B45, Dept of Art Gallery, 10:30
Presentation and Workshop Igor Vamos, AKA Mike Bonanno, of the legendary, culture-jamming, activist duo: The Yes Men. Vamos will present and discuss several of his groundbreaking tactical media projects including his recently unveiled project, Share the Safety.

Sept 26 Ecocinema Chap 2 (Peter), 4 (Vivien) ; Program Earth Chap 9 (JP)

** TUESDAY Sept 27 SPECIAL EVENT **

“The Lanthanide Series” by  Erin Espelie
A feature length film about rare earth elements (the lanthanides), black mirrors (from obsidian to iPads), and how technology is reshaping the way we record the present and replay the past.

Sept 28 Ecocinema Chap 13 (Peter), Program Earth Conclusion (Amir, James); Lakoff “Why it Matters …” (JP)

Human Impact and Consumption

Oct 3 TCE Chapter 5  Vivien and 6 Yanzi, Atmospheres by Judy Chicago, Petropolis, Deseret by James Benning

Oct 5 Program Earth Chapter 7 Project Proposals and Feedback,

** FRIDAY Oct 7 SPECIAL EVENT **

ARTIST TALK: JOAN LINDER
Friday, October 7, 2016, 6–7 pm
Operation Sunshine, Albright Knox
The exhibition highlights Linder’s most recent body of work, which explores toxic waste sites in Buffalo, Tonawanda, and Niagara Falls, New York, and the documents related to such precarious properties.

Oct 10 TCE Chapter 7 (peter) and 8, (JP) Molle Industria Radical Games,  Capacities: Life In The Emergent City,

Activism, Art, Entertainment etc.

Oct 12 FIELD TRIP

Oct 17
TCE Chapter 8 (JP) Chapter 9 (Vivien) , Program Earth Chapter 4 (Amir) , Feral Robotic Dogs,

Oct 19 Project Work

*** Oct 21 and 22 SPECIAL EVENT ***

Workshop on Emerging Issues in Genetics and the Law — October 21 & 22, 2016

Oceans 

Oct 24 Ecocinema Chapter 8 (Peter) and 12 (Yanzi), Program Earth Chapter 6 (JP) and 8 (Vivien),

Oct 26 Project Work

Oct 31  TCE Chapter 10 (Yanzi) , Program Earth Chap 2 (Amir)  and Chap 5 (John P),  The Forgotten Space,

Environmental Justice 

Nov 2 Project Work

Nov 7 Ecocinema Chap 7 (Peter) , TCE Chapter 11 (Vivien), TCE Chapter 12, (Amir)

Nov 9  Project Work

Animals

Nov 14 Ecocinema Chap 5 and 6, TCE Chap 13

Nov 16 Project Work/ DEADLINE analysis

Nov 21 Program Earth Chap 3

Donna Haraway: “Anthropocene, Capitalocene, Plantationocene, Chthulucene: Making Kin,” Environmental Humanities, vol. 6, 2015 http://environmentalhumanities.org/arch/vol6/6.7.pdf

Nov 23 Thanksgiving

Nov 28 Project First Draft – run through installation

Nov 30 TBA

Dec 5 TBA

Dec 7 TBA