Fall Term 2020
Wednesdays, 2-4 pm
September 9 Introduction to ARTS@ML (Tod Machover)
September 16 History, Themes and Interconnections of Arts at the MIT Media Lab (Tod Machover)
* this discussion will continue through all subsequent sessions
September 23 The Future of Museums (with Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator of Architecture & Design at MoMA, NYC)
September 30
The Tradition of Music and Audio at the Media Lab: MinskyVercoeMachover and Paradiso
Special Class – October 1, 9:00-10:00 AM Avant-Garde to Pop and back (with Peter Gabriel, musician-performer-entrepreneur-activist)
October 7 The Future of Theater (with Diane Paulus, theater/opera/Broadway-musical director and Artistic Director of the A.R.T. at Harvard)
October 14 Designing Buildings, Monuments and Transformational Spaces (with Craig Dykers, architect and founding partner of Snøhetta)
October 21 The Future of Music Performance (with Yo-Yo Ma and Jacob Collier)
October 28 New Media Experiences-Content-Contexts (with panel of artists-curators-producers hosted by Zach Lieberman)
November 4 Art, Politics and Society (with panel of artists/activists hosted by Ekene Ijeoma)
Week of
November 11
This class will be rescheduled for another day/time due to Veterans Day holiday on 11/11
Discussion of ARTS@ML Manifesto and of Class Projects
November 18 Doing Big Projects at the Lab – from Brain Opera to Death and the Powers to The Overstory (with Tod Machover)
December 2 Discussion of Class Projects
December 9 Final Class Presentations
December 12 Possible “Public” Presentation of Class Projects
We will likely schedule one or two additional sessions with invited artists/researchers at special days/times due to time zone differences.
We also will program some special “experiences” during the term, to be announced.