CAST presents performing and visual arts or design relevant to the research of engineers, scientists and the MIT community, through collaborative projects.
MIT SOUNDING: Contemporary music with a global cast
The innovative annual performance series MIT Sounding blurs the boundaries between contemporary and world music. Curated by Evan Ziporyn, Faculty Director of the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology, Sounding integrates the avant-garde sounds of ancient instruments and traditional practices with cutting-edge composition and technology to present various visions of a new, evolving music that defies genre.
MIT Sounding is co-presented with MIT Music and Theater Arts.
MIT PERFORMING: A presenting and prototyping series
The 2018-19 inaugural season of MIT Performing, a prototyping and presenting series curated by Jay Scheib, professor for Music and Theater Arts, with the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology, promotes a research based artistic practice in the development of a new platform for contemporary performance.