Material and Visual Worlds
Ours is a material world, one that consists of ceaseless and varied interactions among people and their artifacts – including those artifacts we call images. Today we are called to think through things, to understand them as active players in our lives rather than as means to other ends.
People and Initiatives
The Transdisciplinary Area of Excellence in Material and Visual Worlds spans a broad area of disciplines and is guided by the committee faculty.
Seed grants have been awarded with funding provided by the Binghamton University Road Map through the Provost's Office and the Division of Research.
A reading group for faculty and graduate students that critically engages scholarship and practice centrally concerned with issues of materiality and/or visuality.