Artist Talk: Joan Brigham on Steam Screens and Under Aquarius

March 17, 2011
Event Types
Talk / Lecture
Guests are seated on small stools around a woman with dark hair and glasses who is leading the lecture inside the gallery space.

Gallery talk as part of Gwenneth Boelens: At Odds at MIT List Visual Arts Center in 2017.

A Research Fellow from 1974-1999 at MIT’s Center for Advanced Visual Studies, and Professor Emeritus in Fine art, Emerson College, environmental artist Joan Brigham pioneered the use of steam in her work. She participated in 1977 documenta 6 in Kassel Germany, with Centerbeam and worked on a number of works collaboratively with Stan VanDerBeek including Steam Screens and Under Aquarius.  Brigham will discuss these works and her collaborative relationship with VanDerBeek.