Current Issue: Spring 2013
Leading new technologies, criss-crossing disciplines, transcending bias, and leaving us resonating with ourselves, each other, and the cosmos.
A Letter From the President
The arts at MIT
In One Voice
Music resounds –– leading new technologies, criss-crossing disciplines, transcending bias, and leaving us resonating with ourselves, each other, and the cosmos.
Portrait of the Artists
The MIT community is alive with the arts.
Dylan Sherry ’12, who played tenor sax before a crowd of 9,000, is jazzed about music and artificial intelligence.
Composing and Consciousness
Dustin Katzin ’12 composed an orchestral piece that premiered last spring and brought the audience to their feet, stomping, cheering, and whistling.
Jay Scheib, a sizzling director, playwright, actor, and videographer was recently named Best New York Theater Director.
The Sonic Environment
In a world of rising noise, composer Keeril Makan starts with silence.
Creativity Within Constraints
J. Meejin Yoon creates large-scale, public art installations, including White Noise/White Light, which she designed for the 2004 Athens Olympics.
Neri Oxman launched a new research initiative –– material ecology –– that merges architecture, engineering, computation, and ecology.
‘Shifting Mental Spaces’
Visual artist Renée Green recently designed the Media Lounge at New York’s Museum of Modern Art.
In the Holocene
Joao Ribas, curator of MIT’s List Visual Arts Center, discusses a recent exhibition that explores art as a speculative science.
With a Little Help From My Friends
Alex Rigopulos, a former music major, and Eran Egozy, an engineer, married their talents and were named among the 100 most influential people in the world.