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She Was Warned: An Interview with AK Burns

When I found out that the artist A.K. Burns was one of the Radcliffe fellows at Harvard this year, I was excited to have gotten that memo because things come and go pretty quietly over there. My husband works next to the Radcliffe, so I walk by it often and…

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The NO That Brought Us Together: KNOW NO by Masary Studios

Whenever an immersive art experience takes place in Boston, I hear many people say: “This is exactly what Boston needs…we need more of this.”  I don’t think it’s the spectacle people need. I think people crave a space where they can be immersed in art and culture, find solitude, and…

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ISSUES OF POWER: Resilience and Healing

“With my work I reaffirm black cultural values in the contemporary world.” – Juan Roberto Diago Durruthy, 1998 Curated by Alejandro de la Fuente, Diago: The Past of This Afro-Cuban Present at The Cooper Gallery presents Juan Roberto Diago Durruthy’s first retrospective. Diago’s work is expository; a knowledge producer, Diago reconstructs…

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Listening to Jed Speare (1954-2016)

When Jed Speare died earlier this spring, Boston’s experimental arts community lost a pioneering artist, a tenacious advocate, a dear colleague, and an even more dear friend. Jed was best known for his work as a composer and sound artist, but his work was truly multidisciplinary, encompassing video, installation, and…