Saturday 27 October <- Support BR&S!
Bartos Theater, 20 Ames St, MIT
Big Red Forum: Community
Big Red & Shiny will host a spirited conversation on art & community.
Moderated by Danforth Museum director Katherine French, with panelists Jenny Gibbs, Louisa McCall, & Richard Graf.
5-6:30pm / Free
Tuesday 23 October
Wellesley College, Susan and Donald Newhouse Center for the Humanities (237 Green Hall), Wellesley, MA
Everybody's A Critic! A Panel Discussion On The Art Of Criticism
4:30pm / Free
Tuesday 23 October <- Support BR&S!
New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA), 145 Tremont St, 7th Floor, Boston
Public Art Discussion Series: Crowdfunding Public Art: Opportunities & Challenges
6-7PM: a roundtable with Big Red and Shiny and the Awesome Foundation. We invite you to join the discussion! Topics will include: the arts landscape of Boston; trends in crowdfunding and crowdsourcing; and helpful tips to promote yourself and your work.
7-9PM: led by Kickstarter art program director Stephanie Pereira. She will discuss the effective ways to structure a campaign, and then lead a panel of artists who embarked on succussful Kickstarter campaigns. Come away help strategies to bring your public art project to fruition!
Panelists include: Jennifer Waddell (photography), Sandrine Schaefer (performance), Jean Nicolazzo (painting), Beth Kantrowitz and Roberta Paul (curator & artist collaboration)
6—9pm / Free
Wednesday 24 October*
BU College of Arts & Sciences, Room 522, 705 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston University
Hosted by the Photographic Resource Center (PRC)
Lecture: Ernesto Bazan
After speaking, Bazan will show two multi-media presentations directed by Juan de la Cruz based on his books.
6:30pm / $10 General Public | $5 PRC members
Wednesday 24 October
Newhouse Center for the Humanities, Green Hall, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
A Critical Eye: Photography Now
4:30pm / Free
Wednesday 24 October
Boston Cyberarts Gallery, 141 Green St, Jamaica Plain, MA
ATNE Salon: The Inseparability Of Art And Technology
Join Art Technology New England for the second in our series of informal discussions on art/technology topics. At each event, we’ll start the discussion with a presentation by an expert in the field who’ll provide context and raise provocative questions. Next, with the help of a moderator, we’ll turn the debate over to you. Share your ideas, discover new ones and participate in analytical discourse and artistic cross-pollination. This salon led by Alexander Reben will explore the unbreakable ties between art, technology and humanity. It will also cover some works of art which highlight people’s relationship with technology. The salon will begin with a short presentation followed by discussion questions. The remainder of the salon will be discussions in the group which will naturally lead though many topics.
7:30 pm / Free, but space is limited. Please RSVP to Alexander Reben
Thursday 25 October*
328 Massachusetts Avenue (across from the Middlesex), Cambridge, MA
MARK FELL: Études Microtonales Maison Cordale/Microtonal House Chords
8-channel installation/performance. Microtonal House Chords is a work for multiple speakers with mathematical transformations of the frequency relationships found in a series of notes used on Mark Fell's Sensate Focus record series. Presented by Non-Event and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston
6-10pm / Free, but donations are very welcome! Complementary green tea courtesy of Café Fixe and snacks courtesy of Prosefood
Middlesex Lounge, 315 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
MARK FELL (Editions Mego, Raster-Noton, LINE), performing SENSATE FOCUS (live premiere), JACK DICE (Modern Love) with visuals by Linda Aubry Bullock with a late DJ set by JOHN BARERA
presented by Non-Event and Basstown as part of Make It New!
Doors 9:30pm / 21+ / $10
Friday 26 — Saturday 27 October
Montserrat College of Art, 23 Essex Street Beverly, MA
Guerrilla Girls - Agents of Change: Art As Activism Academic Symposium
Art has long been a vehicle of protest and an agent for social change. In October 2012 Montserrat College of Art will welcome the Guerrilla Girls and other artists and academics to approach the topic of Art & Activism as it relates to art history, studio art and contemporary issues within artistic practice.
Keynote Address: Friday 26 October
8pm / Free
Friday 26 October — Saturday 17 November
Points North, Farmington, ME
Method of Exchange
Curated by Chloe Watson Artists: Libby Barbee, Matthew Best, Matthew Fishel, Lou Joseph, Hector Leiva, Stephanie Lohmann, Sarah McNeil, Steven Pearson, Erik Parra, Chris Rusak, Jonathan Stonely, Charlotte XC Sullivan
Opening reception: Friday 26 October
7-9 pm / Free
Tuesday 23 October*
Harbor Art Gallery, 100 William T. Morrissey Blvd., University of Massachusetts Boston
Internet Cat Video Festival
On August 30, 2012 10,000 viewers showed up at the Walker Art Center’s summer-long experiment, Open Field, for the first Internet Cat Video Festival, an event with a name that has become ubiquitous in Internet culture and art circles alike. Now, the festival is going on tour. The Harbor Gallery at UMass Boston is pleased to announce that it is engaging in a collaborative effort with the Walker Art Center that will make UMB campus the first stop. Program Director Scott Stulen, one of the event’s creators, is coordinating with the Harbor Gallery, to make this phenomenal event possible. Screening will occur on the UMass Boston circle lawn in front of the Campus Center. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own blankets and foldable chairs.
7pm / Free
Thursday 25 October*
Bartos Theater, MIT
In the Holocene Film Screenings
Daria Martin, Soft Materials (2004), 16mm, (10 min)
Daria Martin, Sensorium Test (2012), 16mm, (10 min)
Terry Fox, The Children’s Tapes (1974), DVD, (30 min)
6:30pm / Free and open to the public
Thursday 25 — Friday 26 October*
Barbara and Steven Grossman Gallery, SMFA, Boston
Mnemonic, by Katrina Chamberlin
Visitors to the exhibition Something Along Those Lines will have the opportunity to receive a permanent tattoo of a small blue dot on the location of their choosing. First performed at MCA Chicago in 2011, the piece will function as a performative response to Wall Drawing #118: Fifty random points all connected by straight lines by Sol LeWitt.
Tattoo appointments are no longer available.
Thursday 1pm—8 pm, Friday 10am—5pm / Free and open to the public
Saturday 27 October*
Anthony Greaney, SoWa, Boston
Thrust / Everything Must Go #3
Thrust #3 is one of a series of performances in which Keith Rocka Knittel explores the objectivity of his record collection by getting rid of it. In each performance a record is chosen from years of vinyl amassed while djing professionally and used as a starting point for a presentation on a theme connected to that particular record.
Check back for times / Free and open to the public
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Wednesday 31 October
Good Life, 28 Kingston Street, Boston
BEAST RESEARCH ft. Zuzuka Poderosa + Kush Arora
9pm—2am / $3 with costume / $7 without. 21+
Thursday 1 November 2012 — Sunday 31 March 2013
Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
Opening Reception: Thursday 1 November
5:30 — 8pm / Free and open to the public. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 25.
Wednesday 31 October*
MFA, Remis Auditorium, 161, Boston
Raphael Montañez Ortíz
7-9pm / Free with suggested donation - no tickets required
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