Ecologies of Practices

A symposium with Sha Xin Wei organized by the Department of Critical Media Practices Funded by a Roser Grant, CU Boulder Center for Humanities and Arts. Organized with the support of NEST, CMAP, IAWP, ATLAS September 18-19 2019 This two-day event will open a space for collaboration and exchange at the intersection of media, art, […]

Ecologies of Practices Symposium – September 18th Events

9:00-12:00 Media Lab, Stadium, Gate 7, Suite 255 Grad + Faculty Workshop with Sha Xin Wei (open to all grads and faculty – sign up required for presenters) Students & researchers can present projects, demos and research ideas for response and discussion. Graduate students and faculty from all disciplines are invited to participate in this […]

Ecologies of Practices Symposium – September 19th Events

12:30-2:30 Roundtable on Ecologies of Practices Xin Wei + Friends (NEST, ATLAS, MAL and others?) Media Lab, Stadium, Gate 7, Suite 255 Recent research streams:Movement and Gestural MediaAlter-Eco; alternative ecologies and economiesMultiscale Rhythm A conversation. Participants will bring examples from their own practices of research-creation: making knowledge via artistic practices. In particular we will explore […]

Ecologies of Practices Symposium – Keynote Background and Research

Sha Xin Wei’s overarching research is “a philosophical investigation that is conducted in a poetic mode of installation or event-based art and technology.” His collaborative practice weaves together, traverses through, and resists disciplinary methods that operate as doctrine, arguing that “poesis precedes theory-building, and theory-building precedes methodology, because methodology repeats a process that no longer […]

CMDP Undergraduate Creative Work Exhibition, September 21st, 2017 from 5:30pm-7:00pm in ENVD 134

Please come and join the Department of Critical Media Practices for an evening of new undergraduate media works in sound, moving image, performance and  hybrids forms. The work explores a variety of modes from creative nonfiction to expressive media making.  If you have any questions about the event, please contact Andrew Young at youngap@colorado.edu

The 1st Colloquium on Critical Media Practices

Thank You! For making the 1st Annual Colloquium on Critical Media Practices a huge success! The Colloquium was presented by the Center for Documentary and Ethnographic Media. Events investigated the increasing overlap between art, engagement and nonfiction in the current technological landscape through workshops, screening, presentations, and panel discussions. MTL Collective (Nitasha Dhillon and Amin Husain) are […]

Announcing the Center for Documentary and Ethnographic Media

The Center for Documentary and Ethnographic Media The Center for Documentary and Ethnographic Media (CDEM) was launched in 2016 at the University of Colorado Boulder in the Department of Critical Media Practices, which is part of the innovative new College of Media, Communication, and Information. CDEM encourages and supports innovation and experimentation in documentary media. […]

DCMP 1400: Fall 2016

Welcome to the course website for DCMP 1400 Introduction to Contemporary Media Cultures!  Students can use this website for course resources, including both both sections of CMDP 1400, as well as the archived materials for previous iterations of the the course. Complete blog posts and reading responses, watch tutorials, review assignment instructions, and find other […]