Ryan Johnson at Boston Univeristy
Sep
19
7:30pm 7:30pm

Ryan Johnson at Boston Univeristy

Ryan Johnson is a visual artist based in Brooklyn, New York. His sculptures, made from a variety of materials, among them wood, medical casting tape and sheet metal, have been described as having “strange spatial compressions, surreal displacements and quasi-Futurist illusions of movement.”

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Gabriel Kuri at Boston Univeristy
Sep
20
5:30pm 5:30pm

Gabriel Kuri at Boston Univeristy

Sculptor Gabriel Kuri will give a talk on his practice. His work engages the language of found objects and materials to create a multilingual conversation. He accepts the socioeconomic conditions of his informed materials, while taking a democratic approach focusing on the form and the formal.

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Martin Beck at the Carpenter Center at Harvard
Sep
20
7:30pm 7:30pm

Martin Beck at the Carpenter Center at Harvard

  • Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts Harvard University (map)
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On the occasion of the launch of An Organized System of Instructions, architect and writer Keller Easterling talks with the artist Martin Beck, curator and former CCVA director James Voorhies about Beck’s two-year exhibition titled Program, which occurred from 2014 to 2016 at Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts and the publication that resulted from the project.

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Andrew Yang at MassArt
Sep
28
1:45pm 1:45pm

Andrew Yang at MassArt

Yang’s work identifies intersections between art, science, and natural history. His interdisciplinary practice, in his own words, serves “to make various sense of the ever-changing connections between the theories, things, and creatures that teem within our ecology of experience.”

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Shannon Taggart & Peter Bebergal at Montserrat College of Art
Oct
26
6:30pm 6:30pm

Shannon Taggart & Peter Bebergal at Montserrat College of Art

Shannon Taggart is a documentary photographer from New York who offers glimpses into the lives and communities of Modern American Spiritualists who regularly communicate with the departed. Peter Bebergal is a researcher and author of many books, including: "Season of the Witch: How the Occult saved Rock and Roll."

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Tanya Crane, Janice Jakielski, and Julie Morringello at Society of Arts + Crafts
Oct
28
1:00pm 1:00pm

Tanya Crane, Janice Jakielski, and Julie Morringello at Society of Arts + Crafts

The every-other-year exhibition Artists Awards is closing on Saturday, October 28 and the three artists will be present to discuss the show and their careers. Tanya Crane, Janice Jakielski, and Julie Morringello will be with us from 1:00-4:00pm for a discussion panel followed by some beverages, snacks, and friends. 

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Laura Letinksy at MassArt
Nov
7
2:00pm 2:00pm

Laura Letinksy at MassArt

Studying photography first in Canada at the University of Manitoba, then at Yale University’s School of Art, Laura Letinksy's ideas and work are formed through a perspective that affords, perhaps insists upon, a kind of attention to the act of looking and of picturing.

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Postcommodity at MIT ACT
Nov
13
6:00pm 6:00pm

Postcommodity at MIT ACT

Postcommodity will discuss their 2015 land art installation and socially engaged artwork Repellent Fence, and the implications of this work on their art practice, their future work, and the field of contemporary art as we approach the year 2043 (when the US transitions to a non-white majority).

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Judith Barry at MIT ACT
Dec
4
6:00pm 6:00pm

Judith Barry at MIT ACT

Since her first performances in the late 1970’s, Judith Barry has produced unique, habitable, visual environments that are activated by the viewer. Each of her projects aims to provide new ways for engaging conceptually and visually within a space

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Trevor Paglen at MIT ACT
Sep
11
7:00pm 7:00pm

Trevor Paglen at MIT ACT

Trevor Paglen is an artist whose work spans image-making, sculpture, investigative journalism, writing, engineering, and numerous other disciplines. Among his chief concerns are learning how to see the historical moment we live in and developing the means to imagine alternative futures.

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Nettrice Gaskins at MassArt
Jul
26
6:00pm 6:00pm

Nettrice Gaskins at MassArt

  • Design and Media Center, lecture hall, MassArt (map)
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Nettrice Gaskins attended Georgia Tech where she received a PhD in Digital Media in 2014. Her model for ‘techno-vernacular creativity’ is an area of practice that investigates the characteristics of this production and its application in STEAM.

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MJ Caselden, Derek Hoffend, & Stephanie Dvareckas + ATNE
Jul
2
5:00pm 5:00pm

MJ Caselden, Derek Hoffend, & Stephanie Dvareckas + ATNE

  • Boston Cyberarts Gallery (next to the Green Street Station) (map)
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ATNE is teaming up with the Boston Cyberarts gallery to explore their current show, Vibrations: A Sound Experience. The show is an interactive sound exhibition with work by MJ Caselden and Derek Hoffend. Come hear both artists talk about their work, with background provided by curator Stephanie Dvareckas.

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Art, Sex, and Democracy - a panel discussion
May
6
3:30pm 3:30pm

Art, Sex, and Democracy - a panel discussion

  • 10 Vine Street Melrose, MA, 02176 United States (map)
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The artists of the pop up, Appetite, host a lively panel discussion with a group of diverse women artists on how they respond to political and social turmoil. The artists include Silvia Lopez Chavez, Nayda Cuevas, Elisa Hamilton, Kledia Spiro, Kathleen Volp, moderated by curator Mary M. Tinti.

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