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2011 Festival Events Schedule

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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 [...]

Wed 04/27/2011 - Wed 05/11/2011

This extraordinary collection early German video art, part two of a much larger project, includes numerous discoveries which, for the most part, have no longer been available for viewing for decades. Many of the more than 40 videos had to undergo elaborate restoration before they could be played at all. The project, supported by the German Federal Cultural Foundation, aims to save, maintain, and mediate the cultural herit [...]

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 [...]

Mon 04/25/2011 - Sun 05/08/2011

Where I Live… is an interactive sound installation featuring the voices of over 40 high school students speaking about their neighborhoods, and the psychic effects of growing up in an urban environment. The installation is activated by visitors’ movements through the gallery, which trigger ambient sounds and story fragments from surrounding speakers. Filling Urbano’s gallery, Where I Live… uses motion-tracking software, a [...]


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