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Go & See: Tuesday 11 – Monday 17 February

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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:

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Stephanie's Pick:
Tuesday February 11*

Harvard University, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge
BYO, Voices of the Contemporary: Climate as Site
"Presenters: Lize Mogel, Jane Marsching, and Emily Eliza Scott. This panel brings together three artists, activists, and researchers working to bring awareness and visibility to the complex and uneven territory of climate change and the environment.

INVITATION TO BYO (Bring Your Own: Voices of the Contemporary at the Carpenter Center): BYO fosters discussion and debate about pressing issues in contemporary culture across Harvard and Boston area communities by bringing to campus emerging figures in contemporary art for informal evening conversations.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Living as Form (The Nomadic Version). Sponsored by the Provostial Fund for the Arts and Humanities at Harvard University." [source]
7pm / Free

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Brian's Pick:
Wednesday February 12 & Friday February 14

Mark Dion, Scala Naturae, 1994
Courtesy the Artist & Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, NY

Wednesday
School of Museum of Fine Arts, B209, 230 The Fenway, Boston
Lecture: Tanya Mars
12:15pm / Free

Friday
Mobius, 55 Norfolk Street, Cambridge, MA
Performance:Rare Parity
"Rare Parity is a durational, task-oriented performance that uses foreign currency as its primary material. Over the course of several hours the money is washed, dried, repainted and reconfigured. It can be presentational or have a relational component, or possibly a combination of the two, depending on the performance situation." [source]
12—8 pm / Free

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Leah's Pick:
Wednesday February 12*

Kelly Hunter & Dan DeRosato, vöxtur, 2012

Boston University, 808 Gallery, 808 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston
The Lightning Speed of the Present: Kelly Hunter & Dan DeRosato
"Dan DeRosato and Kelly Hunter have been working together in performance art for 3 years. Coming from design based backgrounds, their collaborative pieces are often worked on aesthetically before concepts are formed, while picking up a fragmented narrative as the piece is developed. Both of their work deals with grief, loss, failure, intimacy, and the human condition. Dan works in printmaking, installation, and graphic design. Kelly works in printmaking, illustration, and installation. Together their work explores themes of disaster as well as growth." [source]
Durational Performance: 11am-8pm / Free

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Clint's Pick:
Thursday February 13 - Sunday April 13

Cole Caswell, Transient Salesman, New River, Arizona 2013, courtesy of Susan Maasch Fine Art

Boston Center for the Arts, Mills Gallery, 539 Tremont Street, Boston
BRINK v1
Curated by: Lexi Lee Sullivan
"BRINK v1 is the first in a series of exhibitions dedicated to emerging art in the Northeast and organized around a theme or subject determined by the invited exhibition curator. In BRINK v1, curator Lexi Lee Sullivan brings together four artists and one artists’ collaborative to explore ideas of itinerancy in contemporary photographic practices. Featured artists are Cole Caswell, Nelson Chan, Georgie Friedman, Houseboat Press and Scott Patrick Wiener." [source]
Opening Reception: Thursday February 13
6-8pm / Free and Open to the Public

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John's Pick:
Thursday February 13 - Sunday June 8

Chris Burden, Victoria Falls Bridge, 2003
Courtesy of Chris Burden Studio

The Rose Art Museum, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA
Chris Burden: Master Builder
Mike Rottenberg: Bowls Balls Souls Holes
Rose Projects 01A- The Matter That Surrounds Us: Wols and Charline von Heyl
Collection in Focus: The Threshold of Recognition
Opening Reception: Thursday February 13
5-8pm / Free and Open to the Public

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