A new exhibition at MIT Wiesner Student Art Gallery explores the practicalities and play of architectural aging The average lifespan of a house in the United States is between 50 and 63 years, from construction to demolition. For Lauren … Continued
A solo show concurrently on view at MIT, Civic Floor, builds on Tieu’s investigations into a banal genre of psychological discipline: the hostility, violence and paranoia embedded in supposedly neutral bureaucratic spaces and architectures.
3 Questions: Three Emerging Student Artists React To Their Wiesner Student Art Gallery Experiences In Fall 2019
Exposures II featuring Adam Jost and SAA artists, Surrounded by Digitized Faces and Bodies featuring Yangyang Yang and recent IDM alumni, and Ohyoon Kwon’s Closing Remarks Each month, the Jerome B. Wiesner Student Art Gallery welcomes students, staff, faculty, and … Continued
Students show their research at MIT through their gallery exhibitions Each month, the Jerome B. Wiesner Student Art Gallery welcomes students, staff, faculty, and visitors to view a new and engaging exhibition of student art work. A gift from MIT’s … Continued
“The notion of ‘artistic research’ has really taken hold and captured the imagination of the art world in the past fifteen years,” explains Gediminas Urbonas, associate professor in the Art, Culture & Technology (ACT) program in the MIT School of … Continued
“The history of time-based art and technology are entwined,” notes Henriette Huldisch, Director of Exhibitions & Curator, MIT List Visual Arts Center, in her catalogue for Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1974-1995. Yet, we rarely pause to consider how the physical … Continued
The MIT Grad Arts Forum, a group that encourages artistic collaboration and intellectual discussions among MIT graduate students from different departments, invited the greater Boston community to the 8th Annual Graduate Arts Soirée on March 25, 2017. This event was … Continued
It’s a hard slog in the studio, battling with materials, suppressing self-doubts, cultivating a vision, destroying false starts and ultimately creating something new. To emerging artists, seeing work outside the confines of their studios and in a gallery setting is … Continued
Tomás Saraceno: Arachnid Orchestra. Jam Sessions Arachnid Orchestra. Jam Sessions, on view from October 23, 2015 to December 20, 2015 at Nanyang Technological University Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, is a new production by CAST Visiting Artist Tomás Saraceno that … Continued
ACT Professor Azra Akšamija framed her Spring 2015 section of Foundations in Art, Design, and Spatial Practices (4.302), around the idea of Wunderkammer, or cabinets of curiosities. These wonder-rooms gained popularity in Europe in the sixteenth century and typically comprised encyclopedic … Continued
“Wherever you look in science”, says MIT Museum Director John Durant, “you see the historical importance of finding new ways of visualizing things, leading to greater understanding of the world. From Galileo’s use of his own hand-built telescope to explain … Continued
“Photographing Places”: MIT Museum exhibits a broad spectrum of photographic portfolios featured in Places journal
For Joel Leivick, the Carrara marble quarries — the place where Michelangelo obtained the stone from which he liberated his David — represent a complex geological and cultural terrain. Laura Volkerding’s silver gelatin prints document centuries old craft workshops for … Continued
Exhibit by MIT professor Azra Akšamija explores how art and architecture can act as vehicles for community making in contexts of conflict and crisis.