Center For Art Science & Technology (CAST) Articles
Jaffer Kolb and his collaborators are working to turn architectural waste into shared community infrastructure When Jaffer Kolb, a lecturer in the Department of Architecture at MIT, refers to himself and his collaborators as “garbage people,” he’s talking about the … Continued
Video: Reimagining of ‘Ballet des Porcelaines’ probes the complex cultural work behind the making of porcelain
Reimagined “Ballet des Porcelaines” premiered at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2021. The ballet has since traveled to leading cultural institutions in the United States and Europe, with a recent staging occurring at the MIT Center for Art, Science … Continued
The world premiere of The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage is set for February of 2023 with stage direction by Tina Mitchell and is supported by The Center for Art, Science & Technology at MIT.
Recently, Fiasco (Wasalu Jaco) began a new challenge that he can add to his long résumé: an appointment as a Martin Luther King Jr. Visiting Scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
The Center for Art, Science and Technology’s (CAST) Artist-in-Residence Program, invites renowned artists to MIT to collaborate with students in classes, seminars, workshops, and productions, which complements the classes offered by MIT’s renowned faculty and staff.
Anna Kohler weaves a multifaceted narrative fabric out of images, sounds, text, and expressive movement, commenting on the human condition.
ourey discusses all things sustainability, climate change, and being eco-conscious at your next festival ahead of Above & Beyond’s 2022 Group Therapy Weekender.
Departing from games that glorify European conquest, Promesa helps players understand Puerto Rico as a modern-day colony In the popular board game Puerto Rico, players are placed in the role of colonial governors. Their task, while growing crops on … Continued
Presented by Mass General Hospital and the Front Porch Arts Collective
After nearly a decade, an interdisciplinary collaboration to model a 3D spider web leads to many surprising results The spiderweb is an everyday architecture—unmonumental and easily overlooked. Yet artists and scientists are working to unlock the secret of its complex … Continued
A new art-science collaboration uses molecular structures as creative medium In MIT CAST Visiting Artist Jenna Sutela’s work, which ranges from computational poetry to experimental music to installations and performance, she enlists microbes and neural networks as co-creators. “I want … Continued
Finding Connection in Isolation Through Design How can we be together? This is the question that designer Thomas Heatherwick asks. The winner of the 2020 Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT, renowned for his large-scale public projects around the … Continued
JS Bach: Complete Cello Suites Johnny Gandelsman, violin February 8, 2020 / 7:00pm Kresge Auditorium, MIT Building W16 48 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA Reserve a seat Following up on his celebrated debut recording of JS Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas, Grammy award-winning … Continued
the wave function collapses harbanger DJ Septet Concert January 16, 2020 / 8:00pm MIT Building W97 345 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA Reserve a seat Part of the MIT Sounding series See 7 Talented DJ’s Come Together at MIT Sounding In the … Continued
Reserve your ticket to The Silence, part of the MIT Performing Series The Silence Work-in-Progress Performance Directed by Jay Scheib December 12-14, 2019 / 7:30pm Free for students, $5 general admission MIT Theater Building W97, 345 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA … Continued
Location, location, location: Cities are a fertile source of artistic practice for a dance-theater artist
Thinking Choreographically: A Talk with Constanza Macras Thursday, October 31, 2019 / 7:00pm MIT Theater Building, W97 345 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA Boundary-defying dance-theater creator Constanza Macras discusses her approach to text and movement in a lecture as part … Continued