MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble, MIT Wind Ensemble, MIT Vocal Jazz Ensemble, and some special guests came together to perform It Must Be Now! (IMBN!), a two-year endeavor combining music, spoken word, and interpretive dance.
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Rapper and 12-time Grammy nominee Lupe Fiasco has been appointed to the 2022-23 MLK Visiting Professors and Scholars Program at MIT.
Lupe Fiasco is graduating from Chicago rhyme-slinger to MIT professor, announcing Friday that he’ll be teaching at the prestigious school.
Lupe Fiasco is trading backpack rap for, well, just backpacks. The Food & Liquor MC has been announced as part of MIT’s MLK Visiting Professor Program for the 2022-23 academic year.
Azra Akšamija explores the complex role of culture in war and other crises.
Earlier this week, Lupe Fiasco announced via social media that he is going to be teaching rap at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
To support the large community of design professionals, many of whom have had their lives uprooted by the conflict, a team of architects based in Boston has formed Hire Ukrainian Designers.
Markus Buehler, a materials engineer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and also a musician and composer, believes the crossover between molecules and music goes even further than “music therapy.” He says we could potentially use music to make new … Continued
Massachusetts Institute of Technology presented an immersive music and multimedia event with themes of racial injustice and healing.
Starting from the most humble of beginnings, Santiago Ramón y Cajal was to become not only Spain’s most distinguished scientist but also, arguably, the founder of the discipline we now know as neuroscience.
“Visualizing the Proton” – Physicists’ Innovative Animation Depicts the Subatomic World in a New Way
MIT professor of physics Richard Milner, Jefferson Laboratory physicists Rolf Ent and Rik Yoshida, MIT documentary filmmakers Chris Boebel and Joe McMaster, and Sputnik Animation’s James LaPlante have teamed up to depict the subatomic world in a new way.
Dr. Frederick Harris Jr.’s IMBN! Initiative presents a massive music and multimedia event featuring works exploring themes of racial and social justice by leading jazz artists Terri Lyne Carrington, Braxton Cook, and Sean Jones.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology has announced It Must Be Now!, a unique immersive music and multimedia event featuring the world premieres of newly commissioned work of three leading jazz artists of our time.
“The idea that musicians and their work are apolitical flourished after World War II, in part thanks to the process of denazification,” wrote Emily Richmond Pollock and Kira Thurman.
School of Architecture and Planning and design academy will be housed in newly-renovated Metropolitan Storage Warehouse in September 2022, supported by a $100 million gift from The Morningside Foundation.
For a third consecutive year, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and its Hashim Sarkis-led School of Architecture and Planning has claimed the number one spot.
Harlem-based artist Sanford Biggers has most recently been appointed the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. visiting professor and scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, honored by the Savannah College of Art & Design with the deFINE Art Award, and … Continued
At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, artist Ekene Ijeoma and his group Poetic Justice at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology began thinking about potential miscounts in the U.S census.
An exhibition called “Robota,” by artist Matthew Angelo Harrison, has gone up at MIT and will be displayed there until July 24. Harrison creates sculptures and installations, exploring the themes of colonialism, capitalism, and racism, “while subtly addressing the aspects of … Continued
Throughout Cambridge’s history, women have led the charge in creating change, progress and growth for the city… In 1888, Lois Lilley Howe entered the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s school of architecture and took the two-year Partial Architecture course.
Composer Nina C. Young is working on The Glow that Illuminates, The Glare that Obscures for the American Brass Quintet. The music is paired with a 50-minute immersive audiovisual installation using wave field synthesis, which create 3D audio holograms.
Work inspired by the Gardner Museum, a children’s book set in a garden, and word of a new book series from MIT
The MIT Press and Brown University Library announced the launch of “On Seeing,” a book series “committed to centering underrepresented perspectives in visual culture,”
Multispecies Space Witch: An Interview with Agnes Meyer-Brandis.
The emergence of the term science art is also associated with the name of Joe Davis, a biologist from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Two musicologists discuss national identity in the performing arts and the politics of blacklisting sparked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.