Category: events

March 28: Visiting Artist Miwa Matreyek

  Visiting Artist: Miwa Matreyek Wednesday, March 28, 6:30 pm Tsai Performance Center 685 Commonwealth Ave. Miwa Matreyek is an animator, director, designer, and performer based in Los Angeles. Coming from a background in animation by way of collage, Matreyek creates live, staged performances where she interacts with her animations as a shadow silhouette, at the cross […]

Categories: events, Visual Arts

February 7: Visiting Artist Laurie Anderson

  Visiting Artist: Laurie Anderson Wednesday, February 7, 6:30 pm Tsai Performance Center 685 Commonwealth Ave. Laurie Anderson is a visual artist, composer, musician, film director and writer at the forefront of the American avant-garde for over four decades. A fixture in the realms of contemporary art, experimental theater and music, she has consistently pushed […]

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Schools: Visual Arts

Visiting Artist: Gabriel Kuri

Visiting Artist: Gabriel Kuri Wednesday, September 20, 5:30 pm Room 303, 3rd Floor, 808 Commonwealth Ave. In Gabriel Kuri’s work, familiar things are caught in a semantic play. Kuri’s practice engages the language of found objects and materials (natural or industrial) to create a multilingual conversation. He accepts the socioeconomic conditions of his materials while […]

Categories: events, Visual Arts
Media Type: SculptureSchools: Visual Arts

Visiting Artist: Tom Sachs

Visiting Artist: Tom Sachs Wednesday, November 29, 6:30 pm Sleeper Auditorium, 871 Commonwealth Ave. Tom Sachs is an interdisciplinary artist known for his intricate, hand-built reconstructions of American cultural detritus. Utilitarian objects, luxury goods, artifacts from the NASA space program are combined and reimagined using makeshift materials, laboriously assembled by hand. Simultaneously playful and critical, Sachs’ […]

Categories: events, Visual Arts
Media Type: SculptureSchools: Visual ArtsPrograms: Sculpture BFA Sculpture MFA

Fall 2017 Tuesday Night MFA Lecture Series

Hosted by the graduate programs in Painting and Sculpture at Boston University, the Tuesday Night MFA Lecture series brings practicing artists to campus to present their work. All lectures are free and open to the public. Fall 2017 Lectures Ryan Johnson Tuesday, September 19, 7:30 pm Room 303, 808 Commonwealth Ave. Ryan Johnson is a visual artist based in […]

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Visiting Artist: Martha Rosler

  Visiting Artist: Martha Rosler Thursday, October 12, 6:30 pm Sleeper Auditorium, 871 Commonwealth Ave. Martha Rosler is an artist, writer, and activist based in Brooklyn, New York. A pioneer of American conceptual photography, video art, performance, installation and feminist art practice, she has had solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum […]

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Schools: Visual Arts

BU Students Shine at Songfest 2017

MM collaborative piano major Regan Siglin and BM voice major Victoria Lawal are pictured aobve with composer Libby Larson. After coaching her Margaret Songs at the SongFest summer music festival yesterday, Regan and Victoria were able to talk with the composer herself. BU SOM faculty member Javier Arrebola, collaborative piano, is also a faculty member […]

Categories: events, Music, Voice

School of Music Student Releases Debut Album

Nicholas Patrick Quigley (b. 1994) is an independent composer based in Boston, Massachusetts. Best known as a creative and interdisciplinary musician, he is also currently a teacher, researcher, and artistic industry consultant. Drawing on his childhood and teaching experience in cities, he aims to foster creativity and critical consciousness at the forefront of his praxes […]

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Schools: Music

BU MFA Students Debut their Work in Manhattan

Didier William and Josephine Halvorson, artists, professors, and Chairs of their respective MFA programs, have teamed up to present a selection of their students’ work from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and Boston University School of Visual Arts. The exhibition, Playbook, comprises work across media by twenty-six, newly minted masters of fine art. […]

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BU Student Wins Boston Woodwind Society Flute Merit Award

Boston Woodwind Society supports a broad range of cultural and educational projects aimed at expanding, learning, and performing opportunities for students and professional woodwind musicians. BWS has established merit awards to honor the artistry and achievements of five legendary woodwind musicians. The awards are presented annually to outstanding young students hoping to fulfill their dreams […]

Schools: Music