Creighton Baxter at MassArt
Apr
18
6:00 PM18:00

Creighton Baxter at MassArt

Massart Fibers Department + SGA present with great pleasure and excitement, visiting artist Creighton Baxter. "In drawing, the body and with space, Baxter describes the presence of a spectral figure, the residual haunting of someone who is both there and not there." 

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JODI at the Harvard Art Museums
Apr
21
2:00 PM14:00

JODI at the Harvard Art Museums

Join us for a conversation with JODI, the pioneering artist collective formed in the mid-1990s by Joan Heemskerk and Dirk Paesmans. JODI will discuss their work and their recent Lightbox Gallery installation OXO with Jon Cates, associate professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Javier Téllez at Wellesley College
May
1
5:00 PM17:00

Javier Téllez at Wellesley College

Born in 1969 in Valencia, Venezuela, Javier Téllez is currently based in New York. As the son of two psychiatrists, he grew up around various forms of mental illness. He uses film, video, and installation to create works that question definitions of normality and pathology and examine the marginalization of those who exist outside of the societal constructions of normative psychological presentation.
 

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Liselot van der Heijden at Wellesley College
May
9
5:00 PM17:00

Liselot van der Heijden at Wellesley College

Living and working between New York and the Netherlands, Liselot van der Heijden is a multidisciplinary artist working in installation, video, sculpture, and photography. Objectification of 'the other' and anthropomorphizing fetishizing of nature are themes she often returns to in her work, in addition to examinations of control and the power of the gaze.

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Salvador Jiménez-Flores at Tufts University Art Galleries
Apr
12
6:00 PM18:00

Salvador Jiménez-Flores at Tufts University Art Galleries

  • Tufts University Art Galleries, Tisch Family Gallery, Aidekman Arts Center (map)
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Led by artist Salvador Jiménez-Flores, "Tortilla Social" is an ongoing participatory project that transforms public spaces through the use of printmaking as a tool for self-expression, advocacy, and art education, and food as a unifying element of community. Join Jiménez-Flores as he utilizes Tufts University Art Galleries to explore artistic and gastronomic creativity.

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Andrew Yang at Wellesley College
Apr
11
12:30 PM12:30

Andrew Yang at Wellesley College

  • Science Center 277, Wellesley College (map)
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Andrew Yang is a biologist and an artist whose recent work explores the Anthropocene – the new geologic epoch the Earth brought on by human environmental impacts. His current projects explore urban ecology and effects of architecture on humans and non-humans alike.

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Ralph Lemon at the Carpenter Center at Harvard
Apr
6
6:00 PM18:00

Ralph Lemon at the Carpenter Center at Harvard

  • Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts Harvard University (map)
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Ralph Lemon is a choreographer, writer, visual artist, and curator, as well as the Artistic Director of Cross Performance, a company dedicated to the creation of cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary performance and presentation. For his public artist talk, Lemon will present a meditation on the body, race, art making, and the Civil Rights Movement, instigated by his engagement with Bruce Nauman's iconic work Wall/Floor Positions (1968).

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Postcommodity at SMFA at Tufts
Apr
5
6:30 PM18:30

Postcommodity at SMFA at Tufts

Join us for this exciting documentary film examining the arduous process that went into creating the artwork “Repellent Fence,” a 2015 two-mile-long, temporary art installation straddling the US/Mexico border. The documentary tracks the progress of Postcommodity—a collective consisting of three Native American artists—as they negotiate borderland politics and bring communities together through “Repellent Fence.” Following the screening, members of Postcommodity will offer an audience Q+A.

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Gertrude's Salon // Art Writing, Part 1: What is art writing today? at the BCA
Apr
3
6:00 PM18:00

Gertrude's Salon // Art Writing, Part 1: What is art writing today? at the BCA

  • Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts (map)
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“Art writing" is broadly defined as writing about the arts. But is it criticism, journalism, or research? What are its uses: assessment, promotion, or community-building? In 2018, arts writers are grappling with these questions in the midst of transforming platforms and audiences.

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Miwa Matreyek at Boston University
Mar
28
6:30 PM18:30

Miwa Matreyek at Boston University

Miwa Matreyek is an animator, director, designer, and performer based in Los Angeles. Coming from a background in animation by way of collage, Matreyek creates live, staged performances where she interacts with her animations as a shadow silhouette, at the cross section of cinematic and theatrical, fantastical and tangible, illusionistic and physical.

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Daniel Assayag at SMFA at Tufts
Mar
27
6:00 PM18:00

Daniel Assayag at SMFA at Tufts

Paris-based, Moroccan artist, Daniel Assayag works find their roots in Hannah Arendt’s ethical question regarding individual awareness to our actions. Through performance, photography and installation, he aims at reinterpreting political involvement through a poetical prism.

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George Nick at Boston University
Mar
20
7:30 PM19:30

George Nick at Boston University

George Nick is a nationally recognized realist painter based in Boston. Blurring the line between realism and expressionism, Nick has described his painting style as intuitive and inventive. What we see between the frames is not a moment frozen in time, but a collection of moments that unify in our mind’s eye.

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Aram Han Sifuentes: Protest Banner Library Workshop at SMFA at Tufts
Mar
8
12:30 PM12:30

Aram Han Sifuentes: Protest Banner Library Workshop at SMFA at Tufts

Join visiting artist Aram Han Sifuentes for a protest banner workshop, part of Han Sifuentes’ project known as the “Protest Banner Lending Library.” Created in response to the 2016 election, the library is an act of creative resistance and solidarity. The library can be accessed by people engaging in activist activity and those who cannot physically attend protests themselves, but want to contribute to social movement culture.

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Caitlin Foley & Misha Rabinovich + ATNE, Boston Cyberarts Gallery
Mar
7
7:30 PM19:30

Caitlin Foley & Misha Rabinovich + ATNE, Boston Cyberarts Gallery

  • Boston Cyberarts Gallery (next to the Green Street Station) (map)
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Caitlin Foley & Misha Rabinovich work collaboratively to create works that engage ideas and practices that involve sharing communities, livable ecologies, and the transmutation of waste. They employ traditional drawing and sculptural techniques within a contemporary framework of interactive media and participatory installation.

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Carolina Caycedo at SMFA at Tufts
Feb
28
6:00 PM18:00

Carolina Caycedo at SMFA at Tufts

  • Anderson Auditorium SMFA at Tufts (map)
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Please join us for this visiting artist talk featuring Carolina Caycedo. Born in London to Colombian parents, Caycedo transcends institutional spaces to work in the social realm where she participates in movements of territorial resistance, solidarity economies, and housing as a human right.

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