SUMMARY
The 2001 Festival

Symphony of a City, Boston City HallThe 2001 Boston Cyberarts Festival, held April 21 - May 6, was an international biennial festival of art and technology and the nation's original and largest all-media cyberarts celebration. It explored how artists throughout the world are using computers to advance traditional artistic disciplines and create new interactive worlds.

George Fifield, Boston Cyberarts Director, at Mass College of ArtThe festival attracted over 11,500 people. (Attendance figures are based on reports submitted by each of the participating institutions, and do not include on-line or broadcast activities or attendance outside the official Festival dates). Seventy-five arts and educational organizations participated offering more than one hundred events in all media including visual arts, Internet, music, performance, literature, film and digital media. Participating organizations included The List Center for the Arts, The Institute of Contemporary Art, The DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, The Worcester Art Museum, Green Street Gallery, ONI Gallery, Howard Yezerski Gallery and numerous commercial galleries. In addition visual arts programming was presented as part of the Festival at Harvard, MIT, Boston University, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, the Massachusetts College of Art and University of Southern Maine. There were numerous music events including performances at Symphony Hall by Boston Modern Orchestra Project, A Electronic Music Marathon organized by Brandeis Electro-Acoustic Music Studio, Sonic CircuitsBMOP Concert at Symphony Hall at Institute of Contemporary Art and Immersion Music at Somerville Theater.

 

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Top: Symphony of a City, Liz Canner and Mark Ewing
Middle: Boston Cyberarts Conductor, George Fifield 
bottom: Boston Modern Orchestra Project

 
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