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Go & See: Tuesday 7 – Monday 13 May

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Every week, BR&S picks out a series of gallery events, screenings, exhibitions, performances. Here are our choices for you to go & see this week:

• Events

Thursday 9 - Sunday 19 May

Fairmont Battery Wharf, 3 Battery Wharf, Boston,
Flash Forward Photography Festival
See extensive schedule here.

Sunday May 12

Museum of Science, Charles Hayden Planetarium, 1 Science Park, Boston
A Nex Cosmic Mix: Now in 5D! (set 2)
Featuring HEXbeam by Vela Phelan, LOOSE by D’hana Perry, BATHAUS, Bobby Andres and a video transmission with Yassy Goldie. Through the combination of live sound and moving image, these artists skillfully execute contemporary techniques of appropriation such as sampling, cutting and editing. Loosely inspired by La Raza Cósmica (1925), an essay written by Mexican philosopher José Vasconcelos, along with contemporary theoretical models that have co-opted the term ‘remix’ as a way to study and describe culture and an interest in the 5th Dimension, Cavallo sought out live artists whose work celebrates and challenges our relationships with identity and the cosmos.
8:30-10pm / $15. Get tickets here.

• Exhibitions

Wednesday May 8 - Sunday July 14*


Gabriel Abrantes and Alexandre Melo, Fratelli, 2011
Photo: Mutual Respect Productions and Alexandre Melo

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, List Visual Arts Center, 20 Ames Street, E15, Cambridge
Nairy Baghramian, Alan Uglow: Standards and Portraits
List Projects: Gabriel Abrantes
Opening Reception: Wednesday May 8, 5:30-8pm
Film Screening and conversation with Gabriel Abrantes and List Curator Joao Ribas: 6pm, Bartos Theatre
Free

Friday 10 - Friday 24 May

Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Bakalar Gallery, 621 Huntington Ave, Boston
Thesis Exhibition II
Nadia Afghani (Studio for Interrelated Media), Yael Alkalay (Dynamic Media Institute), Unum Babar(Studio for Interrelated Media), Alejandra Carles-Tolra (Photo), Canbra Hodsdon (Photo), Ji In Lee (3D), Victoria Piron (2D), Gabriel Schaffzin (Dynamic Media Institute), Amber Vistein (Studio for Interrelated Media), Chelsea Welsh (Photo)
Reception: Thursday, May 16, 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Gallery Talks: Saturday, May 11, 1:00 pm
Free

Friday 10 - Wednesday 24 May*


Kathya Landeros

Nave Gallery Annex, 53 Chester Street, Somerville, MA
Young New England Photographers Group Exhibition
In conjunction with the Flash Forward Festival
Opening Reception: Friday May 10
6-9pm / Free

• Performances

Tuesday May 7*

Boston Center for the Arts, Stanford Calderwood Pavilion, 527 Tremont Street, Boston
MFA Thesis Performance: Cathy McLaurin, No Place Like Home
7pm (please arrive by 6:45 pm) / Free

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Wednesday May 15


Photo: Daniel S. DeLuca. Sandrine Schaefer Ghandi's Flame, 2012

Panel Discussion, co-presented by Big Red & Shiny and the MFA:Odd Spaces
Odd Spaces Performance Art Even and Panel Discussion will launch the MFA’s new performance art program, involving the Boston arts community in a discussion on this new initiative, and the role of performance art in museums today.
4-6:30pm: Performances will be held in various "odd" places in the MFA
7-8:30pm: Panel Discussion will take place in the Alfond Auditorium
Admission to the MFA is by voluntary contribution. For more information see mfa.org and here.

Friday May 17


Ian Deleón, ¡Este Pueblo Tiene Sabor! 2013

Victoria Center for the Arts, 85 West Newton Street, Boston
Ian Deleón: Cuba + Puerto Rico | Invitación a Volar
Villa Victoria Center for the Arts proudly presents the first solo exhibition of Miami-born Cuban/Brazilian artist Ian Deleón. The residency-based exhibition will feature a dynamic open studio setup on public view, new site specific pieces created for LA GALERÍA, intimate performance/screening events throughout the show's run, as well as several projects engaging the Villa Victoria community beyond the walls of the gallery space.
Opening Reception: May 17, 2013, 6-9 pm / Free


* Found on Big Red and Shiny's Listing page! Please consider listing your events with us here.

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