Lydia Nsiah

2020

“Friendly Confrontations – Festival zu globaler Kunst und Institutionskritik kuratiert von Julia Grosse und Julian Warner“, Münchner Kammerspiele, Jan 16–19

2019

UNCENSORED: WE ARE SICK OF IT, Talk/ Get-Together/ Film Program, Blickle Kino/ Belvedere 21, Vienna, Dez 6
FILM ALS POLITISCHE PRAXIS: Produktion, Präsentation und Partizipation, Arsenal Summer School, silent green Kulturquartier & Kino Arsenal, Berlin (DE), Aug 22–24
“What is to be Done”, Panel Discussion on Innovative Cinema, with Lydia Nsiah, Sylvia Schedelbauer, Johann Lurf, Daniel Fitzpatrick and Claudia Slanar (mod.), Grazer Kunstverein, Mar 23

2018

“Framed Existences”, Symposium, Medienwerkstatt, Vienna, Nov 30
“trust*us – Die Kunst der Freundschaft”, Exhibition, Fuenfzigzwanzig, Salzburg
“Artist Talk”, Department Experimental Design, Kunstuniversität Linz (AT), Apr 24
“Not for Love Nor Money…“, Lecture, New York University TISCH School of Arts (US), Apr 11

2017

“JENE TAGE / THOSE DAYS“, Film Program/ Symposium, topkino & Studios at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Oct 5–7
“WE DEY archive: Past.Present.Future”, in the context of “Pixel Léger“, X SPACE, Vienna – Sept 21
“Film Art as Vision in (Non-) Use”, Lecture, ‘Screen Advertising’, Sigtuna Foundation (SE) – Mar 3

2016

“search form”, Exhibition, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
Curating and Moderation of the Screening/Lecture “Billy Roisz“ as part of the Golden Pixel Cooperative Film Lecture Series ‘Let‘s stay realistic‘, Blickle Kino/ Belvedere 21, Vienna – May 25

2015

“Rhythm in Ephemeral Films”, Lecture, Seminar on Useful Media, Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision in Hilversum (NL) – Nov 5
“To Forget: Memory and Oblivion in Contemporary Archival Practice”, Lecture, NECS Conference ‘Archives of/for the Future’, University of Lodz (PL) – Jun 19
“Rhythmische Filmkunst in der Werbung”, Lecture, Schule Friedl Kubelka für Unabhängigen Film – Mar 10

2013

“An Area of Tension between Art and Life: Rhythm in Sponsored Films”, Lecture, ‘Dialogues at the Interlude: Between Body, Artefact, and Discourse’, Plymouth Arts Centre (UK) – Jul 13
Co-curation and Introduction, “Wir haben Herz. Auftragswerke: Werbung als Avantgarde“, Austrian Film Museum – Mar 17
“Long live elementary Gestaltung. Rhythm and its outcomes in Advertising Film“, Lecture, ‘Shaping New Dynamics. Audience and Media in Advertising and Sponsored Films’, Symposium at ‘Play and Prosume’, Kunsthalle Wien Karlplatz – Mar 7

2012

“Sponsored Films und die Kultur der Modernisierung. Schnittstellen zwischen Ökonomie und Ästhetik im österreichischen Werbe- und Industriefilm“ (in collaboration with Sema Colpan and Joachim Schätz), ‘5. ÖAW-Graduiertenkonferenz DOC-team’, Academy of Science, Vienna – Jan 26
Film Competition Jury Member at ‘YOUKI 14’ (Youth Media Festival), Wels – November
“Unifying Rhythm in Animation: Len Lye’s Avant-gardistic Advertising Film The Birth of the Robot“, Lecture, ‘NECS (Network for Cinema and Media Studies) Conference’, New University of Lisbon & University of Coimbra, Lisbon – Jun 21
Visiting Researcher, EYE Film Institute & Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, Amsterdam & Hilversum, Netherlands – May
“Expanding Animation: Advertising Films Between Economic and Artistic Practice“ (in collaboration with Sema Colpan), ‘Exploring Advertising Conference’, Stockholm University, Stockholm – May 4
“Shaping Industrial Modernity: Austrian Sponsored Films between 1920 and 1960“ (in collaboration with Sema Colpan), ‘European Social Science History Conference’, University of Glasgow, Glasgow – Apr

2011

Visiting Researcher, McGill University, Montreal – Jul-Nov
“Sponsored Films“, Workshop (in collaboration with Sema Colpan and Joachim Schätz), ‘Ephemeral Cities Conference’, Institute for Theatre, Film and Media Studies, Vienna – Sept
Book Presentation “Hybrid Fotofilm. Dem Sehen Zeit und Raum geben“, Depot, Vienna – June
“Avant-gardistic Advertising Films: more than music in the eye“, Lecture, ‘NECS’, University of London, London – Jun
Visiting Researcher, Archivio Naziona­le Cinema d‘Impresa, Ivrea (IT) – Apr

2010

“Visualising industrial production. Rudi Mayer’s Industrial Films“, Lecture at Workshop ‘Filmic Interventions. Advertising, Industry and the Moving Image in German and Austrian Modernity’, McGill University, Montreal – Nov

2009

“Eikones Summer School“, Institute for Bildkritik, Basel
“Irritation und Intervention des filmischen Bilderflusses im Fotofilm“, Lecture, ‘Bildstörung. Ästhetiken des Im­perfekten, Depot, Vienna

2008

Visiting Researcher, Humboldt University & Free University, Berlin – May-Jul