Trained as an illustrator at the Rhode Island School of Design (2013), Cindy Ji Hye Kim came to painting a few years later, during her MFA at Yale University School of Art (2016).
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A man’s ghostly voice speak-sings from the black screen: “Rock-a-bye baby, on the treetops …”
Devi Lockwood ’19 spent five years traveling the globe talking to people about changes they were seeing to their local water and climates. Here are some of the stories she heard.
Using observations from NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), astronomers have identified an unprecedented collection of pulsating red giant stars all across the sky.
For “The Land Claim” at the Parrish Art Museum, she digs deep into the suppressed stories of communities of color in the Hamptons.
Jonathan Gruber explained the economics behind the music industry as more music venues reopen for live shows. He also talked about the lack of revenue musicians gain from streaming services and album releases. Gruber is the Ford Professor of Economics at … Continued
Each episode is nonetheless tightly crafted, down to the music that plays at the beginning. On recent episodes, Zahedi’s longtime friend, the composer Evan Ziporyn, has begun composing a short, distinct piece of opening music for each episode.
Wet-on-Wet (2021) is a sonic toolkit for amplifying the waves of emotive molecules in domestic waters inspired by experimentalist Masaru Emoto’s ideas about water as a “blueprint for our reality,” and his work on how different emotional energies and vibrations can … Continued
We humans evolved to survive in a world with specific types of matter and energy; our particular hominid ancestors thrived by favoring interpretation over instinct.
A photography project reveals the allure of equations in mathematicians’ blackboard work
Venice Biennale curator Hashim Sarkis: ‘We are exploring the same subjects that led to the pandemic’
The curator of Venice Biennale of Architecture says this year’s event examines our relationship with the planet and each other
A celebration of architecture focuses on how, together, we can live now.
The pandemic has “re-imagined how we can exhibit” says Venice Architecture Biennale curator Hashim Sarkis
The Venice Architecture Biennale opens this week. Installing it during the pandemic has forced participants to work in a more collaborative and sustainable way in line with the event’s key themes, according to curator Hashim Sarkis.
The 17th Venice Architecture Biennale operates on several different registers, requiring the visitor to keep pace with thematic leaps and intellectual vaults, analytical flybys, and prescriptive tunneling. Asking the question “How will we live together?”
The Los Angeles–based gallery François Ghebaly will open its first space in New York on May 7. Located at 389 Grand Street on the Lower East Side, the gallery’s inaugural exhibition in New York, titled “The Future in Present Tense,” will feature … Continued
Calendar mention with video footage of Ritchie’s film.
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have turned spider webs into music — creating an eerie soundtrack that could help them better understand how the arachnids spin their complex creations and even how they communicate.
It is an eerie, foreboding, reverberating tune, enough to send a tingle down your spine.
Spiders rely on the vibrations in their webs to perceive their environment, and now we can hear their mysterious music.
The inflatable pillars invite visitors to breathe along with its pulsing lights.
Spiders don’t have great eyesight.
A multi-part transmedia artwork exploring the many dimensions of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The production emerged in response to a call for intimate video self-portraits and is a meditation on the need for human connection and search for joy.
The artist Ekene Ijeoma has been working on “A Counting,” an art project involving numbers and language, for more than a year. Now, a sign language edition has begun.
Artist Ekene Ijeoma finds the humanity in data points.