For Jonny Sun, loneliness felt like being an alien on a distant planet, alone in the universe.
In the Media
Una sorta di carosello onirico sospeso nell’aria, con oggetti di ogni natura che girano in maniera circolare formando un’orbita immaginifica e surreale
From tinkling harmonies as the virus disarms cells to clashing and stormy as it replicates, U.S. scientists have translated the novel coronavirus’ spiked protein structure to music in an effort to better understand the pathogen.
The Opening Response titles a special series of interviews with artists, curators, writers, composers, mediators, and space-makers around the world.
Coronaviruses get their name from the crown of spikelike proteins that surround them. Now, the protein spikes of the novel coronavirus have been turned into an intriguing musical composition — one researchers hope could inspire new ways to fight the … Continued
You’ve probably seen dozens of images of the novel coronavirus—now responsible for 1 million infections and tens of thousands of deaths. Now, scientists have come up with a way for you to hear it: by translating the structure of its … Continued
Last year, MIT researchers announced that they were turning the biochemical properties of proteins into music. Now, they’ve used those musical compositions to create entirely new proteins.
The drawings and video included in George’s first institutional solo exhibition, which was scheduled to open at the MIT List Visual Arts Center this month, stem from an effort to unpack these childhood experiences through art.
Open source developments in music are leading the industry in a new direction.
Some scientists teach computers to “see” proteins. Markus Buehler is teaching them to hear the compounds instead
If the purpose of museums is to reflect on our reality, can virtual reality interpretation add a new and valuable dimension?
Buildings With Skin and Wearable Digestive Systems: How Neri Oxman Is Revolutionizing the Relationship Between Biology and Design
The MIT professor’s new show “Material Ecology” is open now at the Museum of Modern Art.
Where to go and what to see for your spring design fix.
The show, called “Colored People Time,” dives into questions of race, colonization, and reparations.
When artist Christine Sun Kim performed the national anthem in American Sign Language (ASL) at the Super Bowl on Feb. 2, she hoped it would give the Asian Deaf community some comfort to see someone like her on national TV.
Why Alan Lightman, astrophysicist turned writer, traded black holes for black ink.
If you didn’t catch California-born, Berlin-based artist Christine Sun Kim’s work at the Whitney Biennial last year, and if you didn’t make it to the Museum of Modern Art’s first major exhibition of sound in 2013, then you likely first … Continued
No rule book prohibits someone from playing music on an instrument for which it wasn’t originally written.
The MIT Department of Architecture has announced its spring 2020 public program starting from February 10 with a film screening of Jill Magid’s The Proposal, followed by a discussion with Caroline A. Jones, Timothy Hyde, and Ana Miljački.
Bach’s Six Cello Suites are the beating, deep-souled heart of the cello repertoire.
Sundance Institute, a nonprofit organization that provides and preserves the space for independent artists in film, theatre, and media to create and thrive, and Ucross, a prestigious artist residency program and creative laboratory for the arts, and have announced seven … Continued
Christine Sun Kim, the Transgressive Deaf Artist, Will Sign the National Anthem Alongside Demi Lovato During the Super Bowl
In an interview, Kim explains why she accepted the opportunity to perform during one of America’s most-watched events and what it means to the Deaf community.
January 2015. The violinist Johnny Gandelsman — Moscow-born, New York-based, and a member of such restlessly curious groups as the Silk Road Ensemble and the string quartet Brooklyn Rider — is on the small stage of MIT’s Killian Hall.
Inspire your science-loving teens with a visit to the MIT Museum.