Join us at Gallery Kayafas for an evening of conversation with Jack Lueders-Booth and Karen Shafts, Assistant Keeper of Prints at the Boston Public Library. They will examine his documentary project, Chinatown to Jamaica Plain, a series photographed for the UrbanArts Committee, sponsored by the MBTA in 1985.
Together, the Duennebier sisters intertwine their distinctive imagery, figures and narratives, combining their disparate styles to conjure fantastical wonderlands. Love Superior, a Death Supreme will feature both their collaborative and solo work. The Gallery will also host the Duennebier sisters for an artist talk on Tuesday, February 19 at 6pm.
William Forsythe is counted among the foremost choreographers of our time. Parallel to his stage productions, he has also developed installations, sculptures, and films that he calls Choreographic Objects. In this public program, Forsythe will be in conversation with Barbara Lee Chief Curator Eva Respini.
Join us for the dedication of Northwest Passage by Olafur Eliasson, a site-specific work for the ceiling of the breezeway of Building 12, MIT.nano.
In conjunction with the exhibition Harry Dodge: Works of Love, Los Angeles-based artist and writer Harry Dodge joins painter Amy Sillman in a public conversation.
Encompassing film, video, installation, photography, and prints, Khalili's practice articulates language, subjectivity, orality, and geographical explorations to investigate strategies and discourses of resistance as elaborated, developed, and narrated by individuals- often members of political minorities.
Beth Stryker works between NYC and the Middle East and has recently curated exhibitions and programs for the Ford Foundation in Cairo, Beirut Art Center, the AIA/Center for Architecture in New York (where she held the position of director of programs), and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.
David Brooks’ sculptures and installations are concerned with humans’ relationships to both the natural world and the built environment. His work investigates how cultural concerns cannot be divorced from the natural world, while also questioning the terms under which nature is perceived and utilized.
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.’
Eva and Franco Mattes are an artist duo originally from Italy, living in New York. They have continually made work that responds to and dissects the contemporary networked condition, always approaching the ethics and politics of life online with a darkly humorous edge.
Join us for an artist talk and demonstration with artist William Van Beckum. In "Ghost Lands: Pictures in Silver", Van Beckum recreates landscape images from past and present using a combination of modern and antique photographic techniques to challenge the idea that photography may have a role in the protection of public lands.
Adrienne Sloane’s presentation will start with the historical roots of knitting and politics through the lens of American wartime knitting and lead up to an overview of current trends, including Sloane’s own work and stories about using knitting to convey political messages.
Join us to celebrate the opening of our latest special exhibition, The Bauhaus and Harvard, on view February 8–July 28, 2019. Following an introduction to the exhibition by curator Laura Muir, Berlin-based artist Judith Raum will present a lecture-performance titled “Fabric in space, fabric out of space.”
Working in collage, painting, and sculptural assemblage, Troy Michie engages with the presence and absence of body through a queer lens. His work deconstructs the codes that inform our understanding race, gender, sexuality, and other fields of identity and power.
Join us during opening weekend of Howardena Pindell: What Remains To Be Seen for a conversation with the artist. Celebrating the final stop of her major touring retrospective, the Rose Art Museum will host Pindell and exhibition co-curators Naomi Beckwith and Valerie Cassel Oliver.
Interested in the mediated realities we construct, normalize and inhabit, Jim Skuldt’s work probes our dwindling relationship with physicality: from the construction (and locking) of a renegade structure in the back yard of his Art school, to the acquisition and distribution of the 48-foot-diameter circular rotating touring stage formerly belonging to Neil Diamond…
Join us for a special artist talk with Nancy Baker Cahill. Cahill is a visual artist whose works encompass drawing, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) Her one-person exhibition, Hollow Point is currently on view at the Boston Cyberarts Gallery.
Join us for the exhibition opening and reception, featuring a reading by Harry Dodge. "Harry Dodge: Works of Love" features a selection of recent sculptures, drawings, and videos that revel as much in theoretical ideas about a posthuman future as they do in the ecstasy of the workaday present
“All Languages Welcomed Here” is Dell Marie Hamilton's first solo exhibition which will include the debut of a new body of mixed-media work entitled “Punta: Pregunta" which references personal obsessions, the oceanic as well as a wide-range of source materials including Gray’s Anatomy, weather forecasts, and geographical maps.Dell M. Hamilton is an interdisciplinary artist, writer and independent curator.
Zenovia Toloudi is an artist, architect, and Assistant Professor of Studio Art at Dartmouth College. Zenovia makes art to realize imaginative architectures that generate inclusion through digital and organic media, and to experiment with subjective perception of space and engagement.
On Dec. 15, local violinist and composer Shaw Pong Liu will engage diverse communities through multidisciplinary collaborations, creative music, and social dialogue around the topics of violence and loss at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Code Listen 3.0.
Join us for a FREE artist's presentation and reception from BCA Fall 2018 Artist Resident Woomin Kim. Woomin has spent this fall working with the Boston art community in a series of small group workshops to create a large textile woven from personally meaningful donated objects and materials.
Join us for a creative twist on the traditional artist or curator talk. Featuring a lively conversation aroundThe Great Bare Mat, a carpet created by Raqs Media Collective in 2013 as a platform for discussion, Elaine Reichek, Nevet Yitzhak, and Sibyl Kempson join curators Pieranna Cavalchini and Christina Nielsen for an open dialogue about history and the stories we share through time.
The second of this two-part exhibit, Materials Matter 2 is a group exhibit of the work by Lavaughan Jenkins and four other Boston area artists. It explores the physicality of paint as an imperative, a rationale for the process and its conclusion.
Join us for this exciting talk with Sally Taylor, artist and musician, and Dr. Nadine Gaab, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital, where they will discuss the creative and intellectual strengths of those with dyslexia and how it can be an advantage for innovation.
Alexandria Smith is a mixed media visual artist and co-organizer of the collective, Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter. In Smith’s large-scale, mixed media works, humor and a dark probing of social issues are filtered through her personal mythology.
Yunhee Min examines the relationships between color, form, and materiality. Over the past two decades, she has moved seamlessly between studio painting and large-scale site-specific installations, creating works in various media including painting, sculpture, and video to investigate these concerns.
Four Newton Highland artists invite the public to a casual drop-in afternoon of art and story, mingling and refreshments. Featuring the works of visual artists Ellen Fisher, Marcus Parsons, Ellen Kaplovitz, and special guest, established novelist Suzanne Matson.
Ten years ago, Jason Moran created the soundtrack for Glenn Ligon’s The Death of Tom, an abstractionist recreation of the final scene of the 1903 silent film Uncle Tom’s Cabin, based on the novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Join the artists in revisiting this important collaboration with a screening and live performance.