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2011 Festival Events Schedule

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Wed 02/16/2011 - Sun 06/05/2011

Francis Al˙s: The Moment Where Sculpture Happens is presented in conjunction with the Davis’s recent acquisition of a major triptych by Al˙s entitled Cityscape (1996-97). The exhibition features the Belgian-born artist’s subtle performances and extended documentation of life in the congested colonial center of his adopted home of Mexico City. The multimedia installation, specifically designed for the Freedman Gallery by t [...]

Sun 04/24/2011

The demoscene is a diverse computer art subculture focused on demos, or realtime rendered audiovisual demonstrations of coding, musical, and artistic prowess. Demos are meant to be technically as well as visually impressive. Chiptune artists use traditional instruments, both acoustic and electronic, alongside classic computational devices like Gameboys, Commodores, and Amigas, as well as more modern tools like palmtop [...]

Fri 04/15/2011 - Sun 05/01/2011

This solo exhibition of new works by Andrew Neumann, presented by MEME Gallery in conjunction with Boston Cyberarts, is a series of works which explore the intersection of the man-made, the artificial, and artifice all in the quest for examining “beauty”, the integration for beauty in all of it’s guises . Comprised of plexiglas boxes, motors and artificial foliage, “I’ve No Use For Flowers” examines the paradox and contra [...]

Fri 04/22/2011 - Sun 05/08/2011

Manifest.AR is an international artists collective working with emergent forms of augmented reality as interventionist public art. The group sees this medium as a way of transforming public space and institutions by installing virtual objects and artworks, which respond to and overlay the configuration of located physical meaning. Utilizing this technology as artwork is an entirely new proposition and explores all that we [...]

Fri 04/22/2011 - Tue 05/24/2011

Experience the occupation of Boston’s Greenway Park by virtual alien invaders. Occupation Forces is an augmented reality art project that allows the public to experience the invasion of the public space around them by aliens. These invaders can only be seen with the use of a smart phone, equipping with a special alien detection app. Otherwise, the invasion takes place undetected by an unsuspecting population. The project [...]

Fri 04/22/2011 - Tue 07/05/2011

Join the museum for an open reception of “Virtual Kinetics, and the Art of the Image” by David Gordon on April 23, 2010 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM. This new exhibit at the museum asserts that technology can be used to both create beauty and stimulate a sense of wonder. By combining historical and new media technologies, artist Dave Gordon achieves effects which are at once magical, beautiful and understandable. Much of th [...]

Sun 01/16/2011 - Sun 06/05/2011

Sound artist Halsey Burgund and the Museum of Science collected the voices of more than 250 people who live in towns along the Route 28 corridor and created a compelling audio scape of personal stories that reveals how we are all different and yet the same. To organize the world around us, we use broad strokes to label people and places, often relying on stereotypes. These simplifications stand in marked contrast to th [...]

Fri 04/22/2011 - Mon 06/06/2011

The MIT Museum presents Wen-Ying Tsai's 1970 work Cybernetic Sculpture #301. Tsai was a Fellow at MIT's Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS), where the work was created, from 1969-71. This sculpture is part of a small collection of historically important kinetic works created at CAVS and in the collection of the MIT Museum. The MIT Museum is also home to the ongoing exhibition, Arthur Ganson: Gestural Engineering, a [...]


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