MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2013 Activities by Sponsor - Office of the Arts

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dLight :: collaborative art installation @ Maseeh Hall

Diane Willow, Visiting Associate Professor | Media Lab, Ellan F. Spero, TA | STS

Enrollment: Limited: Advance sign-up required
Sign-up by 01/09
Attendance: Participants welcome at individual sessions
Prereq: send 3 phrases that describe your interest in dLight

dLight is an open invitation for participation in the making of a collaborative light installation to be created and installed in Maseeh Hall during IAP. All interested students are welcome. Students who reside in Maseeh Hall are especially encouraged to participate. Artist Diane Willow, Maseeh Hall Residential Scholar and Visiting Associate Professor in the High-Low Tech research group at the Media Lab, is the catalyst for this collaborative art installation. She will introduce techniques that are accessible to all and create an inviting social environment that encourages creative art, science and technology sparks from people with little and lots of experience making things together. With your participation, dLight will culminate in an atmospheric light installation on the residential floors of Maseeh Hall. To sign up, send 3 phrases that describe your interest in participating in dLight.         

• scheduled meeting times will be determined with the project participants

Sponsor(s): Office of the Arts, Residential Life Programs
Contact: Diane Willow, WILLOW@MEDIA.MIT.EDU

The Council for the Arts at MIT Grants Program

Susan Cohen, Director, Council for the Arts at MIT

Jan/23 Wed 02:00PM-03:00PM E14-240

Enrollment: Unlimited: No advance sign-up

An informal walk-through of the application and review process for proposals submitted to the Council for the Arts at MIT.  Please read the grant guidelines prior to attending this session. 

They can be found here:

Open to all currently-registered MIT undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff.

Sponsor(s): Office of the Arts
Contact: Susan Cohen, E15-205, 617 253-4005, COHEN@MEDIA.MIT.EDU

Thursday Intro to Ceramics

Caroline Chopko, MIT Student

Enrollment: Limited: Advance sign-up required
Sign-up by 01/10
Limited to 10 participants
Attendance: Participants encouraged to attend all sessions
Prereq: none
Fee: $80.00 for instruction and materials visit to register

This class is taught by MIT student Caroline Chopko, she is also an accomplished SAA ceramics member. The class will cover the basics of ceramics and wheel throwing.

Sponsor(s): Student Art Association, Office of the Arts
Contact: Sam Magee, E15-205, 617 253-4004, SAMMAGEE@MIT.EDU

Jan/10 Thu 07:00PM-09:30PM Location TBD
Jan/17 Thu 07:00PM-09:30PM Location TBD
Jan/24 Thu 07:00PM-09:30PM Location TBD
Jan/31 Thu 07:00PM-09:30PM Location TBD

Caroline Chopko - MIT Student