MetaLab Harvard University’s metaLAB has created a unique, multisensory experience that embodies the Internet Archive’s mission: to store all of the world’s knowledge in digitized form. The light reflecting in all directions and the audible processing of data will create a confusing, prismatic, infinite effect of light and sound. A Bit in the Abyss evokes the existential and aesthetic condition of information storage; as we digitize recorded knowledge, it falls into a virtual abyss, one of abstraction.
Light Installation The Prudential Tower will be lit ART HUB in recognition of HUBweek Boston and the culmination of a weeklong series of events influenced by art, science, and technology.
Labspace Studio (John Loerchner & Laura Mendes) Part installation, part sociological survey, Between Doors invites audiences into an evolving narrative on the nature of choice
Boston Beats: Poetry in Motion
The Society of Urban Poetry & MetaMovements ’Boston Beats: Poetry in Motion’ will take you on a literal literary performance ride impressed upon displaying the innovation that beat generation poetry is responsible for today.
Robert Maloney Inspired by the fluid and flawed process of our deteriorating memories, this installation projects textures and drawings onto architecturally inspired structures.
Peter Burr An ambitious new project, ‘Cave Exits’ is a multimedia narrative set inside a 4-channel video cube.
Zenovia Toloudi An experiment between nature and technology, this cyborg hanging garden allows plants and artificial lights to coexist and coevolve based on people's movements
The ElectroFunk Mixtape: ILLUMINUS Edition
Nettrice Gaskins Inspired by the TR-808 Drum Machine, which created an entirely new platform for musicians in the 1980s, these artists will use sensors and music to create a multimedia spectacle in a concourse of Fenway Park.
Marco Gomez & Yulan Grant Members of the a pioneering, self-described “queer” collective “#KUNQ,” Yulan Grant (SHYBOI) and Marco Gomez (FALSE WITNESS DJ) will perform in the Fenway Concourse. Grant and Gomez, who recently performed at MoMA PS1, blur the lines between the contemporary artworld and the underground club scene.
Jim Kalambokis Monumentally sized human figures will be projected into an architecturally segmented area so that figures will be squeezed and contorted to fit the unique constraints of the space.
Nada Tarkhan & Aman Singhvi Using sophisticated scientific methods, ‘Flux Perception’ will transform airflow into light.
Claire Eder A site-specific projection, Claire Eder’s installation is inspired by her sustained interest in the movement of animals and Fenway Park’s history.
Brian Knep Healing Pool uses custom algorithms to create a glowing pool of organic patterns on the floor.
Robert Trumbour & Jon Sakata This installation recalls an earlier landscape that once thrived along the Charles River’s edge.
David Kennedy, Benjamin Peek & Jacob Mans An object d’art and architectural experience, Lime Light appears from a distance as a curious wooden box.
Heather Kapplow & Liz Nofziger Ovation washes you in a giant wave of love. It wasn't love originally intended for you, but the artists have managed to obtain it and are giving it to you as a gift. Bathe yourself in it for as long as you would like.
P.L.A.Y. (Poetry, Light, Art, and You)
Dell M. Hamilton An interactive, communal, and virtual poetry reading about light, P.L.A.Y. invites individuals to improvise a poem, read a poem of their choice, or choose a poem to orate.
Projective Dualism 2.0
Wendy W. Fok A participatory installation, Projective Dualism 2.0 seeks to explore the difficulty of privacy, anonymity, responsibility in cities that are subject to surveillance.
Requiem for Rhinoceros: Nabire's Dream
David Nunez A street performance commemorating the final days of the nearly-extinct Northern White Rhino, “Requiem for Rhinoceros: Nabire's Dream” will call attention to the five white rhinos that exist on earth today by giving flight to robotic puppet effigies.
Sloss, Kerr, Rosenberg & Moore
Mary Ellen Strom & Carlson On loan from the Museum of Fine Arts, the video “Sloss, Kerr, Rosenberg & Moore” was made with four practicing, successful New York City litigators.
The Greatest Show on Earth
Devon Bryant A preexisting sign inspires a complete transformation of a souvenir shop into a multilevel circus spectacle. Lights flicker and flash, carnival posters move, and strange performers peek out through open windows.
Jessie Kaminsky & Isabella Koen Projected on tin foil, a material that invokes the feeling of sci-fi movies, a large-scale, two-channel video installation will live on the Lower Parking Deck.
Pat Falco A group of old technologies, like out of date TV's and DVD players that have been found on street curbs, will be arranged like stones in a cemetery.
Waking The Monster
Maria FinkelMeier, Ryan Edwards & Sam Okerstrom-Lang A cohort of New England-based musicians, composers, and visual artists will transform Boston’s iconic “Green Monster” into a giant percussion instrument.
Your Heart is a Prism
Kevin Clancy An immersive video installation with live light manipulations accompanied by a live sound score, “Your Heart is a Prism” will create a meditative space for the audience.
BLKBX, Performance as a part of ‘Waking the Monster’ As a part of the live visual performance ‘Waking the Monster,’ BLKBX creates music that allows his body to speak the complexities of resistance, of protest, liberation, and of prayer.