Dept. of Art History and Communication Studies

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Abstract: The Golden Record on board of the Voyager spacecraft (1977) is on a journey through outer space, carrying a sampling of world music into the unknown. Conceived as a visiting card to other life in the universe, the Golden Record has been called a “message in a bottle” and an “interstellar mixtape.”—The question I want to ask is simple: What would actually happen if extraterrestrials picked it up at the other end? Can we expect that extraterrestrials have ears? What does listening even mean in an interstellar context?

20Mar201816:00
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Deb Cohen (University of Toronto)

Beyond '150': Transnational Infrastructures of Empire and Resistance

 

More information coming soon.

27Mar201817:00

Co-sponsored with Media@McGill

Anna Feigenbaum (Bournemouth University)

Cruel Design/Disobedient Design – The Art and Politics of Designing for Social Justice