An interdisciplinary graduate student conference exploring the junctures of media, theory, criticism and the visual arts. Panels include: Revolution 101/2012; Still, Mediated and Moving: The Image Today and Its Effects on Time and Space; Animism Anew: New Media and the Speaking Object; Handmade in the Information Age; The Writing on the Wall: Street Art, Hacktivism, and Subversive Inspiration; and Algorithmic Thought and Memory. Organized in consultation with faculty member Russet Lederman. For more information visit http://criticalinformationsva.com. Sponsored by the MFA Art Criticism and Writing Department.