Graduate Student Talk: Andrea Ling

March 2, 2017
Event Types
Talk / Lecture
MIT Community
A corner space, two clay tablets on left wall, a large abstract print and a small yellow and black print on wall to the right

Installation view, Gwenneth Boelens: At Odds, MIT List Visual Arts Center, 2017, Photo: Peter Harris Studio


Andrea Ling

Take a look at the List Center’s exhibitions from a new perspective. Join Andrea Ling (MIT Media Arts and Sciences Department) to discover more about Gwenneth Boelen’s conceptual process.

About the Speaker

Andrea Ling is a research assistant in the Mediated Matter research group. As a Master’s candidate, she is interested in physical story-telling and making things by combining technological and biological tools with traditional processes. 

Andrea is an architect with the Ontario Architect’s Association and a founding partner of designGUILD, an artist collective, based in Toronto, Canada, that focuses on large-scale public art projects. As a former project lead at Philip Beesley Architect, she worked on a series of immersive kinetic installations exhibited at  the Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art in Seoul, the Fiber Arts Triennial in Hangzhou, the Fondation EDF in Paris, the Dutch Electronic Arts Festival in Rotterdam, the Sydney Biennale, and VIDA Fundacion Telefonica in Madrid, amongst other places. She was also the project co-ordinator for the studio’s collaboration with Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen on her VOLTAGE collection. 

About the Series

Graduate Student Gallery Talks at the List 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.