Joshua Sariñana hopes that combining science, poetry, and photography can create new avenues for understanding and advocating for social justice. Joshua Sariñana (PhD ‘11) has always asked big questions. “I wanted to understand consciousness,” Sariñana says of studying neuroscience … Continued
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A statement from the symposium conveners: “BEING MATERIAL—and being digital, for that matter—demands that we be with science and engineering, both in the sense of standing with the scientific method and its results as well as in the sense … Continued
Any contemporary music festival is inevitably going to be a crapshoot. Even with living composers one admires, you never know how the new piece is going to work out.
This is easily the most stunningly realized video production I’ve seen anywhere, with amazing clarity and resolution. You can see every flyaway hair, every drop of perspiration. For this we can thank teams from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where … Continued
Like much of Anicka Yi’s work, the artist’s current solo exhibition at the MIT List Visual Arts Center, “6,070,430K of Digital Spit,” manages both physical restraint and sensory overload.
LENOX — Ever hear Virgil Thomson’s musical portrait of Fiorello La Guardia? Or how about Jerome Kern’s portrait of Mark Twain? These were sibling works of Aaron Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait,” all three commissioned in the early 1940s to spotlight great national … Continued
MIT is hosting an exhibition that highlights the sustainability development work of women policy makers and social entrepreneurs in Malaysia.
Mayor Marty Walsh’s Office of New Bostonians has something special planned for its upcoming gala.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — It is a dark room that seems like nothing much — a cave, an aside to the larger exhibition spaces at MIT’s List Center — until you immerse yourself in it for any length of time.
A new Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST) is being established at MIT with support from a $1.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.