ReWildAR, augmented reality installation, Tamiko Thiel and /p, 2021. Commissioned by Ashley Molese for the 175th anniversary FUTURES exhibit of the Smithsonian Institution, at the Arts and Industry Building.

Unveiling the Invisible

The digital artworks of Tamiko Thiel ’83 expand perception of our immediate environment   Imagine walking in an urban setting, conjuring a spontaneous rewilding of the world around you; metro stations are dominated by native species, exotic invasives self-seed in … Continued

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Open Studio: The MIT Museum reopens in Cambridge’s tech hub

The reimagined MIT Museum looks at all the advances in technology and their positive — and controversial — effects on society, from genetic engineering to the increasing role that artificial intelligence is playing in art and media.

Nov 18, 2022

Ballet des Porcelaines

A contemporary reinterpretation of an 18th century ballet at MIT reveals the fragility of orientalist fantasies   A faraway island. An evil magician. A prince transformed into a teapot. A princess on a rescue mission. When the first performance of … Continued

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Crafting a New Platform for Cosplay

As the startup continued to gain traction, Kaye and Lowell began pitching Cosmosii to conventiongoers and investors alike. The pair visited the New York Comic Con, Fan Expo Boston, and many other comic-cons and cosplay gatherings to demo the new … Continued

Oct 18, 2022

If Any Museum Was Going To Go Heavy On Tech, It Would Be MIT’s

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is widely regarded as attracting many of the brightest young minds in the tech sector, so it makes sense that the school’s museum is filled with and driven by screens, interactive features and AI-based software.

Oct 27, 2022

The MIT Museum with John Durant

The amazing MIT Museum has just opened its doors in its brand new location in Cambridge, Massachusetts. John Durant, the director of the museum, sits down with unPlanned to tell us all about it.

Oct 18, 2022
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A local science festival, a beer week in San Diego, and crafts across Maine: Travel news you can use.

Who says science is boring? Certainly not the organizers of the Cambridge Science Festival. Modeled on art, music, and movie festivals, the annual, weeklong, multicultural event is designed to make science accessible, interactive, and fun by showcasing the leading edge in fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM).

Sep 18, 2022