MIT Visiting Artist Guilherme Marcondes lecture and demonstration
Thursday January 24th, 5pm
275 Mass Ave
A group of striking short films and production stills provide a glimpse into the artist's working process. Marcondes shares results from a 2-week workshop that prototyped a spatial narrative with MIT students and faculty from the GAMBIT Game Lab. A gifted animator and filmmaker, Marcondes' works have appeared on MTV, the BBC, Animal Planet and in film festivals across the globe.
Co-presented by the MIT Program in Science, Technology and Society and the MIT GAMBIT Game Lab.
The MIT Museum Presents Joël Tettamanti: Compas Points
February 15th through August 31, 2013
The MIT Museum opens Compass Points: Joël Tettamanti the first exhibition in the United States of Tettamanti's work. A Swiss photographer who travels extensively, this exhibition in the Kurtz Gallery for Photography reveals the varied impact of human settlement on the landscape, from Asia to the Arctic Circle. The exhibition at the MIT Museum features over 30 of his works and is on view February 15 through August 31, 2013.
About the artist:
Joël Tettamanti was born in Efok, Cameroon in 1977. Tettamanti received his diploma in Graphic Design and Photography in 2001 from ECAL (University of Art and Design, Lausanne), where he now teaches photography along side his independent work. Tettamanti currently lives in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Gallery talk with Tettamanti at the MIT Museum on February 16 from 11am to 3pm
The MIT Wind Ensemble with guest composer Don Byron and guest soloist, Evan Ziporyn, clarinet. Plus special guests, the MIT Wind Ensemble!
Stravinsky - Circus Polka Bennett - Suite of Old American Dances Byron - Concerto for Clarinet and Wind Ensemble (World Premiere) Ives/Elkus - The Alcotts Bach/Byron - Sonata no. 1 in G minor Plus a special performance by the combined MIT Alumni and current Wind Ensemble!
$20, MIT students, faculty, and staff: Free; Other Students: $10
EVIYAN is a new collaboration between legendary Iva Bittova, guitarist Gyan Riley & Evan Ziporyn, with guests Sandeep Das and Blake Newman. Joining Eviyan onstage will be Sandeep Das (tabla), Blake Newman (bass), and MIT CAST Visiting Artist Victor Gama, a composer and instrument builder.
General Admission is $20, Free for MIT Students, Faculty, and Staff. $10 for Non-MIT students
The three-hour CAST spring concert, following up on 2011’s popular FAST Forward New Music Marathon, features renowned guest artists Hauschka, Pamela Z., Dewa Alit and Mark Stewart performing solo works and with students in MIT’s own Gamelan Galak Tika, Glass Lab Orchestra, Lamine Touré and Rambax.
Trimpin: The Sound of Invention
Wednesday, April 19, 2013. 7pm
MIT Building 34-101
50 Vassar Street
Free and open to the public
Screening of the documentary Trimpin: The Sound of Invention by Peter Esmondes in conjunction with the Cambridge Science Festival
MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble with Chick Corea - 50th Anniversary of Jazz at MIT
MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble 50th Anniversary Gala Concert Music of Herb Pomeroy, John La Porta, and others, with special guest artists, and the world premiere of a piece composed for the MIT Jazz Ensemble by Chick Corea.
East Boston, MA: The World Peace Mural Tour will make its way to Boston for a special 4th of July Independence Day installation of a “Handwritten Mural” by renowned Miami artist, Renda Writer. The artist will install a “World Peace” mural on the main exterior wall of Iglesias Bautista Sendas de Fe in East Boston (316 East Meridian St., Boston, MA 02128) on July 4th, starting at 10am. The mural will include the phrase “WORD PEACE” spray-painted repetitiously, in a patriotic mix of red, white, and blue. For more details, check the World Peace Mural Tour Facebook Event.
Boston is the first stop on the “World Peace Mural Tour.” The five-city tour will make its way to Detroit in late July and will then head back East to create murals in Philadelphia and Washington DC in August and New York in September.
The World Peace Mural Tour is an artistic campaign and an ongoing art installation project aimed at enacting worldwide change through the power of the written word and the energy behind the w…