Digital Art and Public Space: Expanding Definitions of Public Art

Saturday and Sunday April 26-27, 2003
at Boston University and the Harvard University Art Museums

"Digital Art and Public Space: Expanding Definitions of Public Art" was organized by Boston Cyberarts and Urban Arts at the Massachusetts College of Art with the help of Boston University and Harvard University Art Museums. The conference was the first event of its kind ever held in the US, and is intended to focus attention on art and technology and expanding definitions of public space in the 21st century.

As an adjunct to the Conference, numerous temporary public digital art projects have been sited and/or performed around Boston and Cambridge.  Browse the complete list for details.

Click HERE to see the biographies of all participants.

Click HERE to see the links referred to by Christiane Paul in her keynote speech.

This event is funded by the LEF Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts with additional support from the New England Foundation for the Arts the Goethe Institut in Boston, the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Boston Cultural Council, a municipal agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.


Saturday April 26, 2003 -
Photonics Center, Boston University
8 St. Mary's Street, Boston, MA
Coffee and registration 8:30am

Sunday, April 27, 2003 -
 Arthur M. Sackler Museum Auditorium, Harvard University Art Museums

The 2003 Boston Cyberarts Festival is an international biennial festival at museums, galleries, theaters, educational institutions, and public spaces in and around Boston from April 26 to May 11, 2003, and on the Festival's website, www.bostoncyberarts.org