Everyone is familiar with MIT and the university’s reputation as a serious force in the world of science, tech, and research, but how many are aware of MIT’s legacy in the arts?
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I first came across Pedro Reyes’s work while researching performance and social activism.
Gandelsman has been celebrated for playing a wide variety of music, from purely classical to the most inventive contemporary pieces.
It’s Noam Chomsky vs. Ayn Rand in a new show from multimedia artist Pedro Reyes — and just to be clear, it’s a comedy, and they’re puppets.
“Manufacturing Mischief,” which will have its premiere run on April 26 and 27 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, puts a mini-Chomsky onstage alongside Elon Musk, Ayn Rand and Karl Marx.
One of only a few African Americans to find success in classical music, violist Marcus Thompson has garnered critical acclaim since the start of his illustrious career.
“Mosque Manifesto” by artist Azra Akšamija is showing at The Anderson, the exhibition and program space for VCUarts, the School of the Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Virtual Reality isn’t a mere fad which will come and go – it is technology that will soon turn empirical experience on its head.
BAT OUT OF HELL, THE FERRYMAN, Andrew Garfield, Amber Riley & More Win Big at 2017 London Evening Standard Theatre Awards
Evening Standard Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical was presented to Bat Out of Hell.
Peek into the MIT Museum on Mass. Ave. in Cambridge, and you may glimpse a slightly odd scene: a group of people huddled together, wearing sci-fi-looking headsets.
As the fall semester draws to a close and — while avoiding studying for finals — you consider redecorating your sparse dorm room, try to think bigger than the usual arrangement of postcards, posters, and Polaroids.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has commissioned new public artworks by Olafur Eliasson and Nick Mauss, due to be unveiled in fall 2018.
Slip the straps of the eight-pound backpack over your shoulders, buckle it around your waist, and try not to tense up as an attendant tightens your virtual-reality headset.
Pianist Sarah Cahill offers a belated 80th birthday celebration for the composer that challenges conceptions about Minimalism.
Can an immersive virtual-reality project engender empathy and end violence?
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has awarded the 2018 Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts to Audra McDonald.
Audra McDonald, the winner of a record six Tony Awards, has been chosen as the 2018 recipient of the Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has announced that Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning singer and actress Audra McDonald is the recipient of the 2018 Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has just announced that Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning singer and actress Audra McDonald is the recipient of the 2018 Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT.
Much of what we hear about public space comes via routine transactional politics, when officials tell us whether or not we can afford, say, parks, schools, and libraries.
Violinist Johnny Gandelsman of Brooklyn Rider and Silkroad Ensemble; new-music piano luminary Sarah Cahill; and Evan Ziporyn, virtuoso clarinetist and faculty director of the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology.
“One of the most profound museum experiences of my life.”–WGBH Radio
At the MIT Museum, a new virtual reality exhibition conceived by photojournalist Karim Ben Khelifa takes participants face-to-face with opposing combatants in international conflict zones.
Trevor Paglen, 43, artist and geographer living in Berlin: “Documenting the hidden operations of covert government projects and examining the ways that human rights are threatened in an era of mass surveillance.”