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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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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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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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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David Brooks at Boston University
Apr
9
7:30 PM19:30

David Brooks at Boston University

  • Boston University, College of Fine Arts (map)
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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.

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Christina Balch, Giuliana Funkhouser, and Krista Wright at the Nave Gallery
Apr
6
3:00 PM15:00

Christina Balch, Giuliana Funkhouser, and Krista Wright at the Nave Gallery

AVATARS // ghosts attempts to document the ways that artists represent their bodies, their ideas, their nations, and their dead in today’s digital world. Join Christina Balch, Giuliana Funkhouser and Krista Wright, curators and artists of AVATARS // ghosts, as they talk about the inspiration behind the show.

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#Stitchers Artist talk at Gallery 263
Apr
6
2:00 PM14:00

#Stitchers Artist talk at Gallery 263

Gallery 263 is excited to present our latest Exhibition Proposal Series show, #stitchers. This exhibition features six women artists from around the world who met on the social media platform Instagram. Featuring Jennifer Lamontagne, Hannah Ferrante, Trisha Danforth, Courtney Sanborn, Meri Sawatzky, Emily Wright.

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Alex Truesdell at Northeastern University
Apr
4
11:45 AM11:45

Alex Truesdell at Northeastern University

Alex Truesdell is the Executive Director and Founder of Adaptive Design Association (ADA) and a 2015 winner of a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship. ADA is an organization that envisions and builds low-tech, affordable tools and furniture that enable children with disabilities to participate actively in their homes, schools, and communities.

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Beth Stryker at MIT ACT
Apr
1
6:00 PM18:00

Beth Stryker at MIT ACT

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.

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Markus Haala at UMASS Lowell
Mar
28
3:30 PM15:30

Markus Haala at UMASS Lowell

  • UMASS Lowell, O'Leary Library Auditorium (Room 222) (map)
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What is “nature” and what is “the natural”? These seemingly easy to answer questions become progressively harder to discuss with the rapidly expanding impact of human intervention on the ecosphere. Topics of how we outline, perceive and shape concepts of the natural and the artificial, the organic and the synthetic, are central aspects of Markus Haala’s studio practice.

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Tahir Carl Karmali in conversation with Jesse Firestone at Harvard GSD
Mar
27
1:00 PM13:00

Tahir Carl Karmali in conversation with Jesse Firestone at Harvard GSD

Tahir Carl Karmali is a Kenyan-born, New York-based visual artist whose work deals with critiquing the global economy, geopolitics and the networks that circulate goods an people. Jesse Firestone is an independent curator base in New York. His practice "utilizes art as a generative field fueled by meditation, catharsis, alchemy, and action outside the market."

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EJ HIl at the Harvard Graduate School of Design
Mar
25
6:30 PM18:30

EJ HIl at the Harvard Graduate School of Design

Join AfricaGSD and the African American Student Union (AASU) for an evening with EJ Hill (Radcliffe Fellow '19). One of the most exciting visual artists working in the US today, EJ Hill's practice centres on the endurance an resilience of the human body. As a Radcliffe Fellow, EJ is currently engaged din researching a new body of work title American Mountain.

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Bouchra Khalili at SMFA at Tufts
Mar
14
6:00 PM18:00

Bouchra Khalili at SMFA at Tufts

  • Anderson Auditorium, SMFA at Tufts (map)
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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.

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 Anna Andersen and Megumi Naitoh at Gallery 5 at Emmanuel College
Mar
13
3:30 PM15:30

Anna Andersen and Megumi Naitoh at Gallery 5 at Emmanuel College

  • Administration building 5th FL, Emmanuel College (map)
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Sending Ceramics by Email - Ceramic Commons is a project developed between Anna Andersen, Denmark and Megumi Naitoh, USA. Both are ceramic artists working with 3D printing. Ceramic Commons celebrates an open-source environment and digital 3D technology that allows our work to be sent and shared across the world.

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