Cronenberg & Fringe Science

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A lecture on Cronenberg and Fringe or Nomadic Science on the occasion of the fantastic Cronenberg Exibition and Retrospective at the EYE Film Institute Netherlands.

Necsus #5 Traces

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The new issue of NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies is online now. Check it out at

NECS Conference Milan

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Join the annual conference of the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies in Milan. More details can be found at

Affects of Surveillance at Pratt Institute

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Mirror-Touch Synaesthesia, Empathy, Spectatorship at Tate Modern

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How do art works touch us? Are images reflected in our bodies?

Can sensation be a form of participation?

At Tate Modern a symposium on the phenomenon of Mirror-Touch Synaesthesia. Initiated by Daria Martin

See here for the video registrations of this event. See here for my lecture, entitled "Orchestration of the Senses: 

Eisenstein’s Fourth Dimension and Aesthetic Synaesthesia".

Image by Jasper Toeli for the E*Cinema programme Fragments and Feedback Loops at EYE.


Thinking Cinema: New Approaches in Film Philosophy

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This lecture series, organized by the Faculty of Philosophy and the Department of Arts, Culture and Media at the University of Groningen, aims to showcase this vital interdisciplinary endeavor with talks by film theorists and philosophers from the Netherlands, Great Britain and Germany. See for more information and the full programme the website of the University of Groningen.