Transmutations Panel Discussion at Montserrat Galleries
Nov
29
6:00 PM18:00

Transmutations Panel Discussion at Montserrat Galleries

Artists Esteban del Valle, Jose de Jesus Rodriguez, and Sean Downey make paintings, prints, videos, and animations that draw, in part, from cinema, political cartoons, and pop culture iconography and that engage with the topics of displacement, personal and collective memory, visual culture, and the history of art—reminding us that nothing we know is fixed and that all is open to endless interpretation.

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Judith Barry at MIT ACT
Dec
4
6:00 PM18:00

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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Bits, Sights and Sounds: Mary Sherman, Florian Grond and Hiroshi Ishii at the List
Nov
16
7:00 PM19:00

Bits, Sights and Sounds: Mary Sherman, Florian Grond and Hiroshi Ishii at the List

Artist Mary Sherman and researcher Florian Grond have worked together over several years manifesting the conversation between painting and sound. The are joined by MIT Media Lab Tangible Bits director, Hiroshi Ishii to explore the relationship and connection of all our senses and which help us navigate and also find pleasure in our material world.

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Postcommodity at MIT ACT
Nov
13
6:00 PM18:00

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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Sanford Biggers at Boston College
Nov
8
7:00 PM19:00

Sanford Biggers at Boston College

  • Devlin, Room 101, Boston College (map)
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A Los Angeles native working in New York City, Sanford Biggers creates artworks that integrate film, video, installation, sculpture, drawing, original music and performance. He intentionally complicates issues such as hip hop, Buddhism, politics, identity and art history in order to offer new perspectives and associations for established symbols.

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The Mural as a Subversive Act: Yuan Yunsheng in Context at Tufts
Nov
8
4:30 PM16:30

The Mural as a Subversive Act: Yuan Yunsheng in Context at Tufts

  • Aidekman Arts Center, Art Gallery (map)
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An interdisciplinary conversation about the complexity of Yuan Yunsheng's Two Ancient Chinese Tales—Blue + Red + Yellow = White?. Currently on view at Tufts University Art Gallery, the epic mural cycle reinterprets ancient Chinese fables and traditional stories to reflect modern historical narratives.

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Laura Letinksy at MassArt
Nov
7
2:00 PM14:00

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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Tanya Crane, Janice Jakielski, and Julie Morringello at Society of Arts + Crafts
Oct
28
1:00 PM13:00

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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Shannon Taggart & Peter Bebergal at Montserrat College of Art
Oct
26
6:30 PM18:30

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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