Rendering (the) Visible III: Liquidity, (February 8-10, 2018) is an interdisciplinary conference on visuality and moving image media. Presented by the graduate program in Moving Image Studies, the conference focused on the concept of “liquidity” as an innovative critical approach to the image’s relation to space, sensation, and the digital as well as the political ontology of movement. Conference highlights included:
- Reception and conversation hosted by the research group liquid blackness with Professor Thomas F. DeFrantz (Dance; Theatre; and African American Studies, Duke University) about its research project “Figuring Suspension: A Study of Visual Recording Artist Storyboard P,” a study of movement, affect, synchronization, black performance theory and animation.
- Screening of 3-D video work by Marc Downie and Paul Kaiser (OpenEndedGroup)
- Keynote with Dr. Grant Farred (Africana Studies Research Center, Cornell University)