FAST was a prominent feature of the MIT150 events, a festival celebrating MIT's unique confluence of Art, Science and Technology.
Gustavo Dudamel's infectious energy and exceptional artistry have made him one of the most sought-after conductors by orchestras and opera companies around the world.
MIT Professor Tod Machover, Director of FAST, discusses the Festival of Art, Science and Technology, a prominent feature of MIT's 150th celebration.
Artist Matthew Day Jackson discusses the residency that led to works in the 2009 exhibition at the MIT List Visual Arts Center, "The Immeasurable Distance."
FAST Light, the finale event of the three-month-long Festival of Art + Science + Technology, illuminated MIT's campus and the Charles River on May 7-8, 2011.
In 2008, the Charles J. Connick Stained Glass Foundation generously donated its collection to the MIT Libraries.
A brief video tour of the Student Art Association's Alternative Process Photography class. For more information, visit the SAA website.
Social Protest in Imperial Japan: The Hibiya Riot of 1905. Professor Andrew Gordon. Harvard University. Part of MIT Visualizing Cultures.
Visualizing the Boxer Uprising: A Kaleidoscopic View. PowerPoint by Ellen Sebring. Presented by Peter Perdue. Part of MIT Visualizing Cultures.
Excerpt from an interview with Elizabeth Anne Watkins, MS Candidate in Art, Culture and Technology. In this video Elizabeth talks about her research into time-based media.
LightBridge is a 10,000 pixel dynamic display created for the FAST Festival of Art, Science and Technology in celebration of MIT's 150th anniversary.
Piano arrangement on hand-punched paper. A dynamic music roll of Finger Breaker composed by Jelly Roll Morton, AS PLAYED BY Jelly Roll Morton. Also known as Finger Buster and often confused with Willie Lion Smith's Finger Buster. Note: Music rolls or piano rolls were almost never played or ...
Physicist Walter Lewin shares his personal insights into major works of art from the first quarter of the 20th century.
The inimitable Walter Lewin gives a literally hair-raising performance in this MIT Museum lecture/demonstration for learners young and old.
11/07/2011 Stella McGregor, Director, Urbano Project (USA) Ploughshares from Swords - Social Sculpture and Cultural Agency Respondent: Gediminas Urbonas, ACT Associate Professor, MIT (USA) How does creative activism contribute to society? How do we moderate crises ...
10/31/2011 Lucy Walker, filmmaker (UK) 99 is not 100 - Documenting the Transformative Power of Art, or the Art of Transformative Documentary Respondent: Claude Grunitzky, Chairman, TRUE, Sloan Fellow, MIT (USA) How do we observe or quantify the impact of an artistic ...
October 17, 2011 Joichi Ito, Director, MIT Media Lab (USA) Enabling Emergent Voices And Expression Through Technology Respondent: Brendan Mcgetrick, Independent Writer & Designer (China) Moore's law and the Internet have dramatically reduced the cost of producing ...
In 1992, Jack Persekian founded Anadiel Gallery, the first and only independent gallery for Palestinian artists in Jerusalem.
Part of the "Common Threads" video, produced for the MIT 150th celebration, this clip features the vital role of humanities, arts, and social sciences at MIT.