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Tamiko Thiel, an innovator in VR/AR who studied computer graphics and visual imaging, talks about her work and her career.
Biomedical engineer and dancer Shriya Srinivasan PhD ’20 explores connections between the human body and the outside world.
Ceasar McDowell, among others, spoke to participants at the WORLDING workshop on “Land-Use Planning and Authorship."
Alum Alexander Reben describes his experience making art with algorithms and considers what the future of the field may bring.
The museum’s director, John Durant, talks about the new location and installations including Media Lab alum Andy Cavatorta’s sculpture.
Four Emmy nominees in this year’s Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary category feature MIT students, faculty, and alumni.
The artist's incisive exhibition at Cuchifritos Gallery addresses the biological and political realities of childbearing and rearing.
Grammy Award-winning artist Jacob Collier talks to Opera of the Future alum Andy Hong about music and technology.
Critics, practitioners, and researchers like Human Dynamics PhD student Ziv Epstein talk about AI-generated art..
Six MIT students, including Biomechatronics student Ayse Guvenilir, share their thoughts on belonging, identity, love, and MIT itself.
MLK Jr. Visiting Professors and Scholars will enhance and enrich the MIT community through engagement with students and faculty.
Ekene Ijeoma's Breathing Pavilion installation explores the power and meaning of breath.
Advancements in machine learning have recently enabled the hyper-realistic synthesis of prose, images, audio and video data, in what is ref…
Freedom Radio (in development) is an ongoing participatory artwork collecting multilingual thoughts and expressions of freedom across natio…
The Boston Globe takes a tour around the new MIT Museum, highlighting a number of exhibits and events related to the Media Lab.
BubbleSynth translates motion tracking and blob detection data collected from floating soap bubbles into sound, by using the size, position…
Open Agriculture Initiative (OpenAg)
Creating technology for social change
Changing storytelling, communication, and everyday life through sensing, understanding, and new interface technologies
Designing for, with, and by nature
The artist and MIT Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative Arts curator makes work that explores why the seemingly impossible is possible.
Master’s student Chelsi Cocking combines her love for computer science and design in her research and outreach efforts at the Media Lab.
These wall drawings are generated by a series of predesigned instructions that dictate their form. The instructions give both constraint an…
ArtBoat is a tool for communities to make collaborative light paintings in public spaces and reimagine the future of their cities. &n…
Two of the most important traits of environmental hazards today are their invisibility and the fact that they are experienced by communitie…
DuoSkin is a fabrication process that enables anyone to create customized functional devices that can be attached directly to the skin. Usi…
We collaborated with NIAS (National Institute of Agricultural Science) to genetically engineer silkworms to develop new kinds of silk for f…
As we know from our ‘maker’ classes and workshops, different capabilities and approaches can yield remarkable projects. Let’s facilitate a …
The Gender Shades project pilots an intersectional approach to inclusive product testing for AI.Algorithmic Bias PersistsGender Shades is a…
With advances in virtual reality (VR) and physiological sensing technology, even more immersive computer-mediated communication through lif…
Spanning from the early Musical Telegraph and Electronic Sackbut, to the late EMS Synthi AKS and Moog Synthesizers, electronic music and mu…
Storytelling is a fundamental way in which human beings understand the world. Imagine watching a movie telling the story of your life, how …
With(in) is a multi-stage project that includes an exhibit, installation, qualitative exploration, and visual storytelling.This is a s…
How will new mobility patterns shape the built environment?
Our body and mind relate in ways which are extraordinarily enigmatic and seemingly incomprehensible. Recent findings exemplify this by show…
“A Counting,” an art project from the Poetic Justice group, invites people to call in and count to 100 in their native language.
Article by cinematographer and visual artist Sean Webley
How do new mobility patterns interfere relationships?
How new mobility patterns influence what carry and possess?
Prototyping and testing space of Two Mobility Futures 0∞.
Nina does daily sketches on Twitter @ninasketches or at the website for her 2021 sketches , where you can see them in all their glory.You c…
Between Worlds was a day-long learning event that explored new methods of teaching art and design in today's hybrid and digital world.
For the project T-Voks: The Singing and Speaking Theremin. Congratulations!
MM-RT is a tabletop tangible musical interface that employs electromagnetic actuators and small permanent magnets to physically induce soun…
The 'Who' that I live from is a choice that I make. This essay looks critically at this choice, by diving into the QUESTion "Who am I?"
Neri Oxman talks about the Nature x Humanity exhibit at SFMOMA, which features current and past research from the Mediated Matter group
A collection of tutorials to introduce computer protocols for sharing data between computers and over the internet, for artistic purposes…
Optically transparent and structurally sound, glass has played a significant role in the evolution of product and architectural design acro…
Ancient yet modern, enclosing yet invisible, glass was first created in Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt 4,500 years ago. Precise recipes for…
The Wanderers were unveiled as part of the exhibition: ‘The Sixth Element: Exploring the Natural Beauty of 3D Printing' on display a…
Gemini—an acoustical “twin chaise"—spans multiple scales of the human existence extending from the warmth of the womb to the stretches of…
Vespers is a collection of masks exploring what it means to design (with) life. From the relic of the death mask to a contemporary living d…
Biodiversity on planet Earth is under momentous threat, with extinction rates estimated between 100 and 1,000 times their pre-human level. …
Alum and research affiliate Xiao Xiao talks to “I Am a Scientist” about her work, which merges science with art.
Ekene Ijeoma spoke at the Museum of Modern Art’s R&D Salon 37: Breath, alongside others. Watch the recording here.
Check out this list of cyberart projects compiled by The Boston Globe, which includes work by alum Alexander Reben and Prof. Ekene Ijeoma.
Developed in collaboration with dancer Loni Landon, Tapis Magique is a pressure-sensitive, knitted electronic textile carpet.
Zach Lieberman talks to arts curator Roddy Schrock about creative coding, his career path, the work of his group at the Media Lab, and more.
SynopsisThe class will cover a wide range of perspectives on deepfakes, from their historical ancestors through their philosophical underpi…
Discussion at MIT explores ways the music industry can help in the battle to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.
Xiao Xiao, an alum and research affiliate of the Tangible Media group, recognized for her project T-Voks: The Singing and Speaking Theremin
Afsar, Ozgun Kilic, et al. "Choreographic Interfaces: Wearable Approaches to Movement
Learning in Creative Processes." ACM CHI'21 Workshop HAA'21.
An exploration of how advances in deep learning and generative models can be used to help us synthesize our ideas.
By Chelsi Cocking and Manaswi MishraCode Cypher, hosted by CAST Visiting Artist and Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco and Pr…
The LA Times talks to Fluid Interfaces alum Xin Liu about her art project Living Distance.
DropletIO proposes aqueous droplets as a programmable material for biology, art, and design. The DropletIO system can actuate and sense mac…