Studio for Interrelated Media (SIM)
Maccarone presents "Angel Youth" by Jack Pierson '84 BFA SIM at its New York venue. "Angel Youth" comprises 13 chromogenic prints mounted on archival board.
Now on view at the Paula Cooper Gallery in New York, "Phones" by Christian Marclay '80 BFA Studio for Interrelated Media. The exhibition includes early work by Marclay, including sculptures and a video, as well as a selection of photographs and works on paper - all of which explore the recurrence of telephonic technologies as visual and acoustic material.
Big Red & Shiny interviewed MassArt grad Jimena Bermejo, who received her MFA in SIM, About SIM, Jimena tells Big Red & Shiny:
"To my surprise, I was accepted to SIM, which was incredible and completely changed my world. I learned a lot about performance art and had a lot of freedom to explore themes I couldn’t before. The dialog at SIM was incredibly helpful to my practice. I felt like a had a voice."
MassArt's Green Arts network advocates for "sustainability on the ground level," and was established by junior Stephanie Houten '18 BFA SIM & Film/Video to create a community of eco-friendly artists to foster idea-sharing and discussion surrounding sustainability.
Brookline Interactive Group, BIG, filled with coders, artists, programmers and storytellers on Earth Day weekend for its first ever “eco hack” – an event that not only taught participants new skills, but that could make its way to the United Nations.
Among the winning team was Stephanie Houten '18 BFA SIM & Film/Video, who joined the event to learn more about virtual reality. Houten credits the range in diversity of her team as a one of the factors in her team's accomplishment.
MassArt hosts Bread & Puppet Theater as artists in residence from February 11-21, 2016. With each performance, Peter Schumann, the founder and artistic director serves freshly baked bread.
Last month, Ben Jones ('99 BFA SIM) exhibited a new body of work at The Hole gallery on the Lower East Side. The gallery’s walls and floor are painted a bright, startling white; Jones’s artwork, usually drenched in hot hues, here consists only of graphite-colored oil-stick line drawings.
"We See Each Other All the Time" is a month-long experience and exhibition that explores the nature of our perpetually cell-phone connected world.
Artists and friends, Dana Moser and Nita Sturiale, have completed a 30-day communication exercise where they used various methods of information exchange every day without fail. These included cell phones, pay phones, Skype, text, images, email, paper letters and postcards, web-based social networks, video, and personal live meetings, both synchronous and asynchronous.