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CMP student Philip Cartelli and Mariangela Ciccarello’s film, Lampedusa has its world premiere at the Lorcarno Film Festival.

Philip Cartelli and Mariangela Ciccarello
Italy, France, USA · 2015 · DCP · Color and Black and White

Combining high definition and Super 8 footage, Lampedusa is composed of interwoven narratives based on a series of real events. In 1831, a volcanic island suddenly erupted from the sea a few kilometers off the southern coast of Sicily. An international dispute ensued, as a number of European powers laid claim to this newfound “land”. The island receded below sea level six months later, leaving only a rocky ledge under the sea…


God Listens To Those Who Praise Him
A 16-channel sound composition exploring the Islamic acoustics of Istanbul and Turkish Berlin through sound, urban space and ritual by Peter McMurray

Wednesday Oct. 8, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.
Harvard Studio for Electro-Acoustic Composition
Paine Hall, Rm. 33 (3rd floor)



CMP student Joana Pimenta won the ’14 Pixelbunker Award for Best Short Film in the National Competition at Indielisboa for The Figures Carved Into the Knife by the Sap of the Banana Trees, which has gone on to screen at the Toronto International Film Festival and the New York Film Festival.


Save the date! There will be an informational meeting for students about the PhD Secondary Field degree in Critical Media Practice (CMP) on Tuesday Oct. 21 at 5:00 p.m. in Sever 416. The CMP Directors of Graduate Studies, Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Peter Galison will speak briefly about the program followed by short presentations by enrolled CMP students and alumni of the program. Light refreshments will be served.


The application for admission into the Critical Media Practice Secondary Field is now due on November 1st for the fall semester and April 1st for the spring semester. Note: If this date falls on a weekend, the applications are due the following Monday.

CMP student JP Sniadecki’s capstone film, People’s Park was recently reviewed in the New York Times. You can read the full article HERE.PP_NYTIMES2