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Past events

Live: Super Stream Me 26 Nov 2015 at 20:00

A look back on one of the most ruthless live streaming experiments ever with Tim Den Besten and Nicolaas Veul as well as several special guests.

Live: VR Cinema Showcase 24 Nov 2015 at 20:00

Virtual reality pioneers show their latest works and reflect on both the hype and artistic potential of virtual reality and immersive media.

Live: The Art of Artificial Intelligence 23 Nov 2015 at 20:00

Live cinema event on artificial intelligence, including live presentations of Kyle McDonald, Dries Depoorter and Ross Goodwin.

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William Uricchio

Professor of Comparative Media Studies at MIT, Principal Investigator of MIT’s Open Documentary Lab, and Professor of Comparative Media History at Utrecht University.

He’s also Principal Investigator of the MIT Game Lab (formerly the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab), and he’s interested in the interplay of media technologies and cultural practices. In particular, through the work of the Open Documentary Lab <http://opendoclab.mit.edu>, he and his team explore participatory, interactive and location-based storytelling, as well as the new distribution possibilities available to documentary makers. At last year’s IDFA DocLab, he presented Moments of Innovation <http://momentsofinnovation.mit.edu>, a project that puts the history of innovation and documentary into conversation.
Uricchio has held visiting professorships in Germany, Sweden, China and Denmark, is a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (Lichtenberg-Kolleg), and winner of the Berlin Prize. His research has been supported by Guggenheim, Humboldt and Fulbright research fellowships, and he is currently writing about the cultural work of algorithms.

Profile details

William Works at: MIT, Utrecht University Based in: Utrecht, The Netherlands Website

Field of expertise

Professor and Director of MIT Comparative Media



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