Engaged Media – Talk on July 23, 10:30 AM at SID conference, NYU

The “Engaged Media” Series continues at the S.I.D. (Sound, Image, Data) conference at NYU Steinhardt (35 W 4 St., #303) on Thursday July 23 at 10:30 AM. Full program at:


A shout-out to OCR, Lanfranco Aceti, Tae Hong Park and their team for the curatorial concept + realization of this conference!

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Here is a link to a 2008 article I wrote on a machinima class in Second Life. We used to to location scout, build a castle interior, design costumes and masks, buy props for Excerpts of Macbeth. Turning avatar ‘babydolls’ into witches was fun!Machinima, Making movies in Second Life

Designforum Dessau: Die Bauhausbühne und ihr Bezug zum digitalen Raum

29. April 2015, 17:00 Uhr, FB Design
 der Hochschule Anhalt, Schwabestraße 3,  Raum 01/303, Dessau

Schlemmer ani board 1x.5k 72dpi

Mechthild Schmidt Feist zeigt erste Ergebnisse ihres theoretisches und visuellen Forschungsprojektes, das ihre digitalen Animationen auf die Bauhausbühne – insbesondere Schlemmers Bauhaustänze – zurückbezieht.

Sie spricht über ihren Ansatz, historische Kontinuität zwischen tradierten und neuen Medien nachzuzeichnen und zeigt die resultierenden visuellen Arbeiten. Sind die Sparsamkeit der Mittel, die bewusst reduzierteBühne eine Inspiration für eine Ästhetik der Nachhaltigkeit?

Engaged Media, Talk in Singapore on Feb 4

Mechthild Schmidt Feist

“InterActions” lecture series in the Interactive Media department of Nanyang Technological University School of Art, Design and Media (ADM) will begin on February 4 5pm with a lecture by Mechthild Schmidt Feist ! (fb post by Tamiko Thiel, Visiting Professor ADM)
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M.Schmidt Feist: Fossil Free, Projection

M.Schmidt Feist: Fossil Free, Projection

‘Fossil Free’ at BigScreen Plaza, 29th+6Ave, NY
with Mechthild and husband Rick.
for animation go to: https://vimeo.com/75654030

“FOSSIL FREE” , installation/projection by Mechthild Schmidt Feist


“FOSSIL FREE” by Mechthild Schmidt Feist
is part of 10 Days of Climate Action by the Image
The installation/projection  will be shown
Tuesday, September 24,
12-1pm at 6th Ave+29  and  7-9pm at 26th St between Park+Lexington

The installation is projected as a continuous loop, come anytime.


I am reviewing one of my works from 1989/90. The topic of time as a flexible temporal space still moves me. Image from: The Promiscuity of Time.


Vimeo link:

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  • ISEA AR city walk

    I went on a truly eyeopening ISEA/Biennial augmented reality city walk in the Galatea and surrounding quarters with artists Tamiko Thiel and Cem Kozar of Istanbul architect firm PATTU. There will be 1 or 2 more this week. Check it out at :   http://invisibleistanbul.org/

    My Blog

    For information or to register for my workshop, please use my ISEA blog page.