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September 26, 2016
September 28, 2016, from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm you can join Prof. Vincent Brown (Harvard), Jen Mergel (MFA and curator of Political Intent), Prof. Nicholas Mirzoeff (NYU), Susanna Schoenberg (artist and lecturer at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf) and Prof. Lanfranco Aceti (BU) in a peripatetic panel at the MFA, Boston following the performance Hope Coming On.     The panel
September 26, 2016
“Hope, Hope, fallacious Hope! Where is thy market now?” Joseph Mallord William Turner   Hope Coming On is a performance conceived and curated by Lanfranco Aceti (MoCC) and with the gracious participation of the Boston Children’s Chorus(Anthony Trecek-King, Artistic Director and Ben Hires, Director of Programs). The choreography has been realized in collaboration with Betsi Graves and
September 18, 2016
The Director of the Arts Administration program at Boston University, Lanfranco Aceti is proud to announce a new curated project, The Market Will Save Us, a banner installation and performance by international artist Bill Balaskas.   The artwork, premiered for the first time in the US in Boston, will be paraded around the Boston Common, accompanied by a marching band
September 18, 2016
The Director of the Arts Administration program at Boston University, Lanfranco Aceti is proud to announce, Sound Politics, to be performed at the Boston Athenaeum, September 30, 2016, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Sound Politics is a curated project that includes two performances, Duty and Untitled for Cyborg String Quartet, by Australian artist Michaela Davies.   These pieces explore the application of electric muscle stimulation (EMS) to musical composition and
September 18, 2016
The Director of the Arts Administration program at Boston University, Lanfranco Aceti, is proud to announce the premiere in the US, at the Boston Athenaeum, of a new performance of Stefanos Tsivopoulos: One Too Many. As part of ArtWeek Boston, the debut performance in the United States will include a brief post-performance talk about Tsivopoulos’ piece between Professor Lanfranco Aceti and
September 17, 2016
The Body of the People is a site-specific art installation and performance that interweaves iconic language and visual imagery into a poetic discourse concerning current socio-political disruptions that will take place Thursday September 29, 2016, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Old South Meeting House. Created by multimedia artist and educator Jeffrey Baykal-Rollins, with Rex Cadwallader on piano, vocals
September 17, 2016
There are two projections of the film Madame B by Mieke Bal & Michelle Williams Gamaker at Boston University. The film is by Prof. Mieke Bal and is the basis for her keynote speech. Therefore, everyone attending the lecture is kindly requested to see the film. The times are as follow: Projection 1 – Wednesday September 28 from 9:30am
September 7, 2016
This is the program of THE SOCIAL – the IAVC conference at Boston University. The conference is supported by OCR, the Museum of Contemporary Cuts, the Boston University Center for the Humanities and Arts Administration @ Boston University. The conference is free for speakers and attendees. Attendees can register at this link: http://www.bu.edu/artsadmin/the-social-confrence-registration/. Also, if
September 7, 2016
Stefanos Tsivopoulos (Gr/NL), is living and working between Amsterdam, Athens and New York.   His works often result from a long-term research into historical films and photographic archives, and are typified by a poetic cinematic language and the use of allegoric narratives. Tsivopoulos’ art practice is driven by an interest in the social, political and
September 7, 2016
Jeffrey Baykal-Rollins is an American multimedia artist and educator, now based in the greater New York City area after living in Istanbul for more than a decade.   His “art as social practice,” combines drawing with performance, alternative education, institutional critique, and cultural studies. His performance Flux was choreographed by Ernesto Pujol and showcased at Istanbul Modern Art