Catalyst Conversations Technology and Art in Public Places

June 10, 2014, 5:00PM - 8:30PM

Bartos Theater (Lower Atrium Level)
20 Ames Street, Bldg. E15
Cambridge MA, 02139

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

For more information, contact:

Deborah Davidson
[617] 253-4680

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