Catalyst Conversations: Technology and Art in Public Places

June 10, 2014
Event Types
Talk / Lecture
Matthew Ritchie's Games of Chance is displayed on glass.

Matthew Ritchie, Games of Chance and Skill, 2002. Mixed media hallway installation, Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center (Bldg. W35), 1st floor hallway.

Catalyst Conversations and Boston APP/Lab are excited to present a conversation about the influence – actual and potential – of technology on the creation and appreciation of art in public places.

Symposium Schedule

5 – 6 pm: A Walking Investigation: Public Art @ MIT

Tour the MIT List Visual Arts Center’s public art collection with List Assistant Curator Alise Uptis and Ron Mallis, Director, Boston APP/Lab. Please meet at the Ames Street entrance to the List.

6:30 – 8 pm: Discussion between scientists, artists and architects 

George Fifield, Director, Cyberarts, Inc.

Primavera De Fillipi, Researcher, CERSA / CNRS / Université Paris II and Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University

Matthew Blumberg, Founder and Executive Director, GridRepublic

Dan Sternof Beyer, Founding member of New American Public Art

Camilø Alvårez, Director, Samson Projects

Pedro Alonzo, Independent Curator

Ron Mallis, Director, Boston APP/Lab

8 pm: Reception + Networking