Joel Sternfeld, Looking East on 30th Street on a Late September Morning, 2000. © Joel Sternfeld; Courtesy of the artist and Luhring Augustine, New York.

“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

A row of five small old computers.
Nick Montfort’s five Commodore 64 programs running on five of the taupe keyboard-and-CPU units. Boston Cyberarts Gallery, 2014. Photo: Courtesy of the artist.

#!/usr/bin/perl; print “Nick Montfort reads #! and other computational poems at the List \n”;

Samuel Johnson’s shortsighted critique of Tristram Shandy, an 18th century novel unmatched in its day for its experimental use of typographic layout and print technology, was that “nothing odd will do long.” Nick Montfort’s new book of poems #! (pronounced … Continued