Image: Playwright and MIT Senior Lecturer Ken Urban's The Immortals. Credit Melissa Blackall.
Playwright and MIT Senior Lecturer Ken Urban's The Immortals, recipient of a CAST Fay Chandler Faculty Creativity Grant, is a work in progress by playwright Ken Urban, draws from the strange and troubling case of Henrietta Lacks. Credit Melissa Blackall.

Observations from The Immortals workshop at MIT

Students share their experiences from a workshop with theater professionals Director Logan Vaughn, dramaturg Ignacia Delgado, and actors Heather Alicia Simms, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Naomi Jacobson, and Jordan Geiger came together at MIT to work with Ken Urban, Senior Lecturer … Continued

Matthew Ritchie at the ICA, where the British-born, New York-based artist had an 18-month residency. Credit: Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe.
Matthew Ritchie at the ICA, where the British-born, New York-based artist had an 18-month residency. Credit: Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe.

An Artist Inquires into the Computational Substrate at MIT

Matthew Ritchie researches technology’s growing scope as CAST visiting artist. Matthew Ritchie is no stranger to the MIT campus. The contemporary artist, who works in installation, performance, painting, drawing, sculpture and sound, created a site-specific installation at the Zesiger Center … Continued

Adrienne Truscott’s THIS.
Adrienne Truscott’s THIS.

What the Hell is THIS?

Reserve seats to THIS by Adrienne Truscott, part of the MIT Performing series February 7-9, 2019 / 8:00pm MIT Theater Building W97, 345 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA Provocateuse Adrienne Truscott brings her wickedly funny new work to MIT. One of … Continued

The Lightweaver, photomontage of a kinetic light installation for the Future Heritage Lab at the refugee camp Al Azraq, Jordan by Azra Aksamija / FHL. Credit: Azra Aksamija, The Lightweaver, 2017.

Future Heritage Lab Devises Creative Responses to Humanitarian Crises

Artistic Collaboration Between MIT, German-Jordanian University and Refugees in the Al Azraq Camp in Jordan Associate Professor Azra Akšamija, Art, Culture & Technology Program, MIT Department of Architecture, first visited the Al Azraq refugee camp in Jordan in 2016. “Once … Continued