Boston Cyberarts 2005 Festival Event

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Venue: Goethe-Institut of Boston & MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology   Categories: exhibition, conversation

Fri 04/22/2005 - Thu 05/05/2005
Free admission | Wheelchair accessible
Beyond Manzanar and Other Projects by Tamiko Thiel


Virtual Reality as Political Art- Media Art Installation Tamiko Thiel is an American media artist of Japanese/German heritage living in Germany who explores social and cultural uses of virtual reality. In cooperation with the the Iranian-American writer Zara Houshmand she created the interactive 3D virtual reality environment Beyond Manzanar as a memorial to Japanese internment camps and the political scapegoating of ethnic populations in times of crisis. The exhibition includes a project for a virtual memorial to the history of the Berlin Wall.

April 22-May 5, Mon-Thurs 10am-5pm, Fri 10am-4pm, Sat-Sun 12-4pm. Artist's Talk and Opening Reception Fri, May 22, 5-8pm.

For more info call 617.262.6050. Call ahead for wheelchair access.


Location:
Goethe-Institut of Boston & MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology
170 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02116 
phone: 617-262-6050
email: info@boston.goethe.org

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