Graduate Student Talk: Agnes Cameron

February 15, 2018
Event Types
Talk / Lecture
MIT Community
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.


Agnes Cameron

Take a look at the List Center’s exhibitions from a new perspective. Join Agnes Cameron of the MIT Media Lab Viral Communications group to discover more about Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1974-1995

The talk will focus on visible and invisible aspects of surveillance and encryption, considering works in the exhibition that highlight communication and visual aspects of messaging.

About the Speaker

Agnes Cameron is a Research Assistant in the Viral Communications group at the MIT Media Lab. She finished a master’s in Information and Computer Engineering at the University of Cambridge in 2016, with research interests in holograms, self-organizing systems, and bio-inspired engineering. Her work is currently focused on developing a blockchain-based identity management system, and exploring different models of personal data and privacy on the internet.

About the Series

Graduate Student Gallery Talks at the List Center present focused explorations of our current exhibitions and are led by an MIT graduate student. These interdisciplinary talks examine art through the lens of students’ research, backgrounds, and interests.