Today’s Spotlight is a slideshow highlighting the wide variety of music, dance, literature, and fine art events happening this spring at MIT.
First slide :
Scanner (aka Robin Rimbaud) and Stephen Vitiello’s residency investigates the spatial dimensions of sonic environments as a common territory in visual research, music and cognition. Image : Stephen Vitiello, The Sound of Red Earth. Photo by Paul Green.
Second slide :
Olafur Eliasson: 2014 Recipient of the Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT. His public lecture, "Holding Hands with the Sun," is on March 13th at 5pm in Building 10250. Image: Olafur Eliasson, Din blinde passager. Image courtesy of the artist.
Third slide :
Cinematic Migrations Symposium, March 67. Speakers include Renée Green, visiting artist John Akomfrah, Arthur Jafa, Manthia Diawara, Laura Marks, Fred Moten, and Gloria Sutton. Still from "Last Angel" by John Akomfrah.
The List Visual Arts Center presents Hans Op de Beek's "Staging Silence (2)". Image courtesy of the artist.
Hanya Yanagihari, author of the celebrated book, "The People of the Trees" will be at the CMS/W "Science in Fiction," April 3 event. Photo by Sam Levy. Painting details from Martin Johnson Heade's "Cattleya Orchid and three Brazilian hummingbirds."
The Jupiter Quartet played Beethoven Cycle Concerts: Concert II. March 7, 2014 8:00pm in Kresge Auditorium. Photo by L. Barry Hetherington.
The Art and Science of Solar Lights: Friday March 14 at 5pm at the MIT Museum. Explore the beauty, function, and technological potential of solar lights through a series of discussions with MIT scientists and 2014 McDermott Award recipient Olafur Eliasson. Learn why design is a critical element when developing a functional lamp for global users. Delve into research that will improve materials for capturing and storing solar energy for lighting use, and brainstorm ways of creating solar lighting with flexible materials such as textiles and paper. Photo by L. Barry Hetherington.
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