When we unpack its current meaning, we may find that we want—and need—to retool the word yet again.
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The term “bio art” is often linked to works from the late 1990s and early 2000s that involved the manipulation of genetic code. One might recall Eduardo Kac’s fluorescent bunny or the ear implanted in Stelarc’s arm. The curators of … Continued
At Universal Studios Japan, one of the world’s most popular theme parks, a single parade can run 45 minutes and involve more than 100 performers, a half-dozen floats, intricate choreography, and a huge all-out water fight with the audience. It’s … Continued
When the MIT Museum opened its new 56,000-square-foot space in Kendall Square last October, it was a time of public celebration. Today, it has reimagined the online experience for visitors, who can now browse through more than 156,000 items from … Continued
For composers like Tod Machover, the future of AI and music depends on collaboration with human creativity.
The Boston Festival for New Jewish Music presents Yiddish Dreams & Futures, a portrait concert of composer Derek David, featuring new vocal and chamber works that reflect upon Jewish identity and Yiddish culture in a contemporary landscape.
Contemporary works are casting a new light on sentimentality for Communism.
The Boston Art Review editors have selected the exhibitions that are piquing our interest all over New England this Winter.
The actor, a fixture of New York’s experimental-theatre scene, did not “become” his characters; he stood, somehow, next to them, amused and delighted.
A winner of Metropolis‘s second-annual Responsible Disruptors program, the Civic Data Design Lab at MIT explores new ways of looking at a humanitarian crisis.
This conceit sets in motion a wondrous blend of history and fantasy in Elena Ruehr’s The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage, which Guerilla Opera presented in its first staged production at MIT’s new W97 Black Box Theater… Part rescue narrative … Continued
On Friday at the MIT Theater Arts building, Guerilla Opera presented the world premiere of “The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage,” an adaptation of Sydney Padua’s whimsical webcomic series.
Guerilla Opera presents the first staging of “The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage,” a new opera by composer Elena Ruehr and librettist Royce Vavrek based on Sydney Padua’s graphic novel of the same name…
5 things to do this weekend, including a May Stevens exhibit and the New England Farm & Fiber Festival
New York Times best-selling graphic novel “The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage,” by Sydney Padua, will take to the stage this weekend at MIT’s Building W97. Pulitzer Prize-winning librettist Royce Vavrek adapted the book, and the story tells the … Continued
The resulting conversation highlighted two strains of thought: innovative progress via design and the revelation of what is already present in interspecies connections—whether mutual, parasitic, or commensal.
Excavations and revelations in Symbionts: Contemporary Artists and the Biosphere at MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge
MIT Music and Theater Arts, and Guerilla Opera present the world premiere of The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage.
His cavernous Hudson Valley foundry helped Louise Bourgeois, Richard Serra, Jeff Koons and many others turn their large-scale visions into reality.
With the new MIT Museum now open, “Gestural Engineering” returns, to the relief of many, though not quite as before. The new exhibition pairs Ganson’s works — fewer than before, it should be noted — with a piece by Andy … Continued
Echelman’s 2015 sculpture “As If It Were Already Here” is the first ephemeral piece and artwork to win the Harleston Parker Medal
Guerilla is now associated with the MIT Center for Art, Science, and Technology (CAST) and this first collaboration sounds delicious.
Have a night at the museum with the MIT museum after dark. This month’s theme is ‘Making Memories,’ with dancing, games, and food and drink from local vendors.
Artificial intelligence, robotics and gene sequencing are the stuff of headlines, science fiction and sometimes even our worst fears. It’s all on view at the new MIT Museum.