Videos of Talks & Interviews


Surveillance Culture: Art and Critical Social Practice

“Surveillance Culture: Art and Critical Social Practice”
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Nov 21, 2014

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“Bringing To or Bringing Out: Art, Culture, New Media
Whitney Shared Spaces symposium, Jan 14, 2014.

Shanken lecture at Art Center 2012

“The History and Future of the Lab:  Collaborative Research …”   Password = edward

Lecture at Art Center College of Design, Grad Media Design Windtunnel, Pasadena, March 1, 2012

“Alternative Nows and Thens to Be: Photography, New Media, and Art Historical Revision”      Lecture at UC Santa Barbara, Media Arts and Technology Graduate Program, Feb, 2012.

“The History and Future of the Lab: Collaborative Research at the Intersections of Art, Science, and Technology” Keynote at Synergy, Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona, Nov 2011.

“Tuning in and Spacing Out: The Art and Science of the Presentness of Sound”
(with Yolande Harris) Sonic Acts, Amsterdam, Feb 2010.

“Art and Electronic Media: Exhibitions, Institutions, Research, Collaborations”
BALTAN LABS, Design Academy of Eindhoven, Eindhoven, 2010.

“Artists in Industry and the Academy: Collaborative Research, Interdisciplinary Scholarship,
and the Interpretation of Hybrid Forms.” Lecture at UCLA Art|Sci Center, Dec 2005.
Link to video (RealPlayer).

“Art in the Information Age: Technology and Conceptual Art.”
Lecture at UCLA Design|Media Department, March 2000.
Link to video (RealPlayer).



FreeSpace:  Process – Collaboration – Performance, 2003. Directed by Erik Martin. Produced by Edward A. Shanken and ISIS/Duke University in collaboration with Banzai. Color, 28 minutes, 2003.


Interview at Synergy conference, Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona, Nov 2011.

Interview at ArtFutura, Es Baluard, Palma de Mallorca, 2009.

Interview at INSIDE [art + science] – Lisbon, 2009.

Interview on sustaining networks at Walled Garden – Amsterdam, 2008.

Art critic/curator Pau Waelder on Edward Shanken and Art and Electronic Media, 2009 (Catalan).