Artist Talk by Olafur Eliasson

February 26, 2019
Event Types
Talk / Lecture
Olafur Eliasson's Northwest Passge hangs in the pedestrian path on the side of a building complex.

Olafur Eliasson, Northwest Passage, 2018. Stainless steel, LED lights, diffusers. An MIT Percent-for-Art Commission for MIT.nano Photo: Anton Grassl

Join us for the dedication of Northwest Passage by Olafur Eliasson. This program is in celebration of one of the newest additions to MIT’s Public Art Collection. Olafur Eliasson works through multiple mediums, including sculpture, painting, photography, film, and installation. This piece is a site-specific work for the ceiling of the breezeway of Building 12, MIT.nano.

Although the event is sold out we are providing a live stream of the talk for those that cannot join us in person.

View the live stream of the talk here

About MIT’s Percent-for-Art Program

The MIT List Visual Arts Center maintains one of the most active Percent-for-Art programs in the country.  Over the years MIT’s campus public art collection has continued to grow with new commissions by important and critically acclaimed contemporary artists.

All programs are free and open to the general public.