In Spring 2020, Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee will host sharp-witted artist Sarnath Banerjee at MIT, America’s most hallowed academic ground, for a lecture on the economics of water.
In the Media
Scientists are setting dark traps from which light cannot escape. But nature already has built a few of her own.
She’ll use technology that mimics the visual effects of a black hole.
The author-illustrator behind ‘everyone’s a aliebn when ur a aliebn too’ is writing for TV and film, plus pursuing a Ph.D. at M.I.T.
Boston has more than one fantastic orchestra, as Boston Modern Orchestra Project thoroughly demonstrated in a landmark concert honoring the 80th birthday of John Harbison on Sunday in Jordan Hall, BMOP presented four works which showed the range of the composer’s … Continued
Technological advances have always influenced art.
Ayesha Jordan and Justin Hicks have been collaborators for many years.
“Spider’s Canvas/Arachnodrone,” a sonic exploration of a spider’s web, is the result of a meeting of minds at MIT.
Now, British jazz prodigy/YouTube sensation Jacob Collier returns to MIT for a two-week residency and an extravagant musical blowout, timed to coincide with the release of his new album, “Djesse, Vol. 1.”
In a stuffy studio at MIT’s Media Lab, Jacob Collier and Ben Bloomberg are squeezed in front of a small desk flanked by big speakers.
The Twitter celebrity’s Laughing Room features a laugh track powered by artificial intelligence.
First, he wrote a book with Lin-Manuel Miranda. Next, an art exhibit in Cambridge that will tell you if you’re funny
Between moonlighting as a Twitter comedian, collaborating with “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda on a new book, and making appearances on late-night television, Jonny Sun somehow found time to create an interactive art installation that’s debuting in Cambridge this month.
What becomes a legend most?
“Oh, no! They swept her away!” exclaimed Tomás Saraceno, his eyes wide as he looked through a doorway at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris.
“La idea es actuar juntos en un sistema en devenir, siempre contingente y en permanente evolución, siguiendo various ritmos y trayectorias, para obtener un conjunto del universo”, explicó ayer en la vista guiada para la prensa internacional, junto con la … Continued
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?
“In our increasingly complex society, science and technology can no longer be segregated from their human and social consequences. The most difficult and complicated problems confronting our generation are in the field of the humanities and social sciences.” This declaration, … Continued
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.