lectures

virtual reality

Reality: Where Does It Go From Here?

The 2017 edition of annual VR and AR conference 'Versions' had a lot of feelings about our future relationship with tech.
Andrew Nunes
3.5.17
Art

All the Art You Can Watch Online This Black Friday

A mega-list of free, online art resources so you can fight consumerism by consuming knowledge.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
11.25.16
THE FUTURE

Watch a Quantum Computing Expert Describe How the World’s About to Change

Quantum information scientist Michele Mosca speaks about the near future.
Kate Lunau
10.5.16
videos

Physicist Neil Turok Explains the 'Astonishing Simplicity of Everything'

"The ways in which the universe has regular, predictable behavior."
Michael Byrne
10.10.15
Fashion

Kanye Gives Sobering Advice to Fashion Students

"As a race, human beings are a blip in existence. Death is promised. So what do you do with your life?"
Beckett Mufson
6.1.15
Music

Ragas and Ratios: 6 Things We Learned from Legendary Avant-Garde Artist La Monte Young

"You get involved with the frequencies and it becomes a vehicle for meditation. Through meditation, you can achieve another aspect of existence."
Abby Ronner
5.9.15
Music

9 Quotes on Creativity from Kanye West's Oxford Lecture

Yeezy dropped some "real art" knowledge on a bunch of students today. Here's some of what he had to say.
Beckett Mufson
3.2.15
Culture

An Hour-Long Lecture on the Psychology of Doing Nothing

Professor Helga Drummond on our screwy relationships with the future.
Michael Byrne
2.22.15
Art

Andrew Kuo Talks Art, Sports, and Obsession

We talked to Andrew Kuo about his upcoming Art + Sports talk with Ari Marcopoulos and Kelefa Sanneh at NeueHouse.
Hanson O'Haver
10.29.14
Chaos

Is It Always Possible to Find Order in Chaos?

A short primer on Ramsey Theory.
Michael Byrne
10.12.14
Art

I Became An Algorithm At The Museum Of Modern Art

MoMA's "Archives As Instigator" workshop taught me that like every internet user alive, witting or unwitting, I am the curator of my own digital museum.
Becky Chung
8.4.14
Gaming

Are Video Games Just An Extension Of Reality?

In his new four-part installation, "Parallele I-IV," Harun Farocki explores where gaming ends and reality begins.
Nadja Sayej
6.17.14
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