Please find below a selection of audio recordings from the two day symposium Life Remade: The Politics and Aesthetics of Animation, Simulation and Rendering held at Birkbeck, University of London, 5-6th of June, 2015

Joel McKim and Esther Leslie – Introductory Remarks

Liam Young – City Everywhere: Animated Scenes from the Visionary Present

Gillian Rose – Rendering Future Spaces: Digital Architectural Renders as Frozen Animations

Sean Cubitt – Ethics and Animation

Thomas Elsaesser – Simulation and the Labour of Invisibility: Harun Farocki’s Life Manuals

Kitano Keisuke – Animated Body: The Logic of Trans-media Aesthetics in Japan

Toshiya Ueno – War and Anime in the Age of Machine-Oriented Ontology: In the Case of Oshii Mammoru

Anselm Franke – On Animism

Richard Squires – Let Me Feel Your Finger First: Acting Dumb & Playing Dead

Erika Balsom – Intro to Hito Steyerl’s How Not To Be Seen. A Fucking Didactic Educational .Mov File (2013)


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