LOCAL ECOLOGIES Panel discussion at UMass Boston
Sep
19
5:00 PM17:00

LOCAL ECOLOGIES Panel discussion at UMass Boston

  • University Hall, rm. 2110, UMass Boston (map)
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The LOCAL ECOLOGIES initiative presents contemporary, place-based art practices that bring our ecologies and land use histories into new focus. Panel discussion featuring curators Kirsten Swenson, Sam Toabe, and Rebecca Uchill, with a screening of Ecologies of Acknowledgment and talk by artists Sarah Kanouse and Nicholas Brown.

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Wardell Milan at the deCordova
Sep
26
12:00 PM12:00

Wardell Milan at the deCordova

  • deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum (map)
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Join artist Wardell Milan for a picnic and conversation in the Park, where we will channel the pastoral energy from his billboard commission Sunday, Sitting on the Bank of Butterfly Hill. Learn about Milan’s process and inspirational sources, from the modernist photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson to Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essay “Nature.” 

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Greg Lamarche at Trustman Art Gallery at Simmons University
Sep
26
6:00 PM18:00

Greg Lamarche at Trustman Art Gallery at Simmons University

  • Main College Building, 4th floor (map)
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Inspired by the dynamism of his native New York City, Lamarche uses found materials to abstract graffiti’s visual language. His precise, hand-cut paper collages use layers of bold colors, shifting perspectives and rhythmic repetition to melt the directness of graphic design with the aesthetics of fine art.

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Caroline Bagenal and by Susan Lyman at Boston Sculptors Gallery
Oct
2
6:00 PM18:00

Caroline Bagenal and by Susan Lyman at Boston Sculptors Gallery

Join us for artist talks by exhibiting sculptors Caroline Bagenal and Susan Lyman,
both scavengers of man-made and nature-made beach detritus, who draw their inspiration and material during frequent walks on coastal beaches and in the woodlands on the North Shore and the Outer Cape, respectively.

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Firelei Báez at the MFA Boston
Nov
6
7:00 PM19:00

Firelei Báez at the MFA Boston

  • Remis Auditorium, Musuem of FIne Arts, Boston (map)
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Firelei Báez was born in Santiago de los Caballeros and lives and works in New York. She makes intricate works on paper and canvas as well as large-scale sculpture. Through a convergence of interests in anthropology, science fiction, black female subjectivity, and women’s work, her art explores the humor and fantasy involved in self-making within diasporic societies.

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"Many Cities, One Providence – Tel Aviv: From the seafoam and clouds to the here and now" at Providence College Galleries
Sep
11
4:00 PM16:00

"Many Cities, One Providence – Tel Aviv: From the seafoam and clouds to the here and now" at Providence College Galleries

  • Smith Center for the Arts, Providence College (map)
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Join us as we open "Many Cities, One Providence—Tel Aviv: From the seafoam and clouds to the here and now" with an artist-led exhibition tour & Guest Scholar Presentation featuring Tel Aviv-based artists David Adika, Ronny Carny, Yael Efrati, Hilla Toony Navok and Shay Zilberman.

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Human Connections in a Digital World: Lani Asuncion, Christina Balch, and Keaton Fox
Aug
22
7:00 PM19:00

Human Connections in a Digital World: Lani Asuncion, Christina Balch, and Keaton Fox

Join Boston-area artists Lani Asuncion, Christina Balch, Keaton Fox and moderator Jesa Damora in a discussion about using art and technology to bring people together in today's digital world. Combining the messiness of technology with their bodies and experiences, these women artists explore and question the relationships between people, technology, and nature.

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2019 Emerging Artists Exhibition at the Kathryn Schultz Gallery
Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

2019 Emerging Artists Exhibition at the Kathryn Schultz Gallery

The 2019 Emerging Artists Exhibition is a juried show that exhibits emerging artists of all ages at the Cambridge Art Association’s Kathryn Schultz Gallery from July 9-26, 2019. This exhibition is juried by Chanel Thervil, a Haitian-American artist and educator who has been recently making a splash in Boston via her public art, portraiture, and collaborations with institutions like MassArt’s Center for Art & Community Partnerships, The Boston Children’s Museum, and the Museum of Fine Arts. 

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Wilhelm Neusser at Fruitlands Museum
Jun
8
2:00 PM14:00

Wilhelm Neusser at Fruitlands Museum

Explore the landscape both in and out of the gallery with Guest Artist, Wilhelm Neusser. This talk is in conjunction with Pastoral Present, a project in which he responds with his new paintings to a salon-style exhibition of nineteenth-century paintings from the museum's permanent collection. Neusser's contribution is part of a new body of work that he created in response to specific Hudson River School paintings on view.

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Ericka Beckman at MIT List Visual Arts Center
Jun
6
6:30 PM18:30

Ericka Beckman at MIT List Visual Arts Center

  • MIT List Visual Arts Center, Bldg. E15 (map)
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Ericka Beckman’s has forged a signature visual language in film, video, installation, and photography. Her moving image works are structured according to the logic of child’s play, games, folklore, or fairy tales, and populated by archetypical characters and toy-like props in bright, primary colors.

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Vic Brooks,  Lumi Tan, and Sara Magenheimer at the Carpenter Center
May
7
6:00 PM18:00

Vic Brooks, Lumi Tan, and Sara Magenheimer at the Carpenter Center

Vic Brooks, Senior Curator of Time-Based Visual Art at EMPAC, and Lumi Tan, Curator at The Kitchen, discuss their curatorial practices in conversation with artist Sara Magenheimer. Tan organized Magenheimer's I Collected Neglected Venoms at The Kitchen (2019) and Brooks organized Bloopers #1 at EMPAC (2014). 

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Inadelso Cossa at MIT ACT
May
6
6:00 PM18:00

Inadelso Cossa at MIT ACT

Mozambican filmmaker Inadelso Cossa’s work reaches different phases of Africa’s, particularly Mozambique’s, history from a personal perspective. Exploring the Colonial, Post Colonial, Independence, and Post Civil War periods, Cossa finds it his duty to document what he refers to as ‘acts of memory.’

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Krzysztof Wodiczko at the deCordova
Apr
26
6:30 PM18:30

Krzysztof Wodiczko at the deCordova

Join us for the 2019 Paul J. Cronin Memorial Lecture featuring acclaimed artist Krzysztof Wodiczko. Wodiczko is renowned for his large-scale slide and video projections on architectural facades and monuments that address themes of trauma, collective memory, and the power of mass media to disseminate and manipulate information.

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Chloe Dewe Mathews at Harvard University
Apr
25
6:00 PM18:00

Chloe Dewe Mathews at Harvard University

For five years British photographer Chloe Dewe Mathews traveled through the countries surrounding the Caspian Sea: Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Russia, and Iran. In images that range from stark and elemental to lush and mysterious, she recorded the vastly diverse peoples, politics, and geography of Central Asia, centering always on the great inland sea.

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