New Physical Media

Overview of New Physical Media

In the midst of a metapsycially mediated oversaturation of virtual, internet spawned, and digital media there is a longing among current Bard students for the lucidity brought by physical works of art and thinking. This club will curate and distribute: sound, art, and literature synthesised by, and resonant with, current and past Bard students in physical formats. The aim is not to make consumable products but to give art that would normally be condemned to a screen or forever unheard the physical potency it deserves. We are trying to make art objects that will inspire face to face discussion and push minds further communally, not commodities to be marveled at. In our first semester we will focus primarily on releasing audio tapes of music and poetry by students as well as collaborative zines, one being an ethnographic exploration and documentation of Bard's current music