Graduate open house fall 2022

Graduate open house fall 2022

Art, Culture, and Technology Program at MIT

Po-Hao Chi, Virtual Confinement, 2020. Participatory WebVR Experiment.

October 14, 2022
Graduate open house fall 2022
October 25–27, 2022
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Considering a graduate degree in Art, Culture, and Technology? Join us for ACT’s virtual graduate student open house. This is your chance to meet our faculty and students, familiarize yourself with our program, and learn how to prepare your application materials.

Register here to join us via Zoom on Tuesday, October 25 at 7pm ET and/or Thursday, October 27 at 9am ET.

Artists and cultural producers with diverse backgrounds and innovative transdisciplinary practices are encouraged to apply. Admission is based on a careful examination of the applicant’s artistic and academic record, including relevant samples of completed work, a statement of objectives, and letters of recommendation. Admission to the graduate program is processed by the Department of Architecture and facilitated by MIT’s web-based admission system. Learn more about the online application and portfolio requirements here.

Schedule of events: Each session will include an application, curriculum, financial aid and resources overview; ACT production and fabrication resources; Q&A with current ACT graduate students and alumni; and faculty presentations.

The Master of Science in Art, Culture, and Technology at MIT is an academic program and hub of critical art practice, artistic intelligence, and discourse within the School of Architecture and Planning at MIT. The Art, Culture, and Technology (ACT) program at MIT is headed by distinguished artist-professors and supported by a dynamic cast of practitioner graduate students and staff, visiting artist-lecturers, affiliates, and guests. Through an integrated approach to pedagogy, public event programming, exhibitions, and publications, ACT builds a community of artist-thinkers around the exploration of art’s complex conjunctions with culture and technology. ACT is not an art school in the traditional sense. The program’s mission is to promote leadership in critical artistic practice and deployment, developing art as a vital means of experimenting with new modes of knowledge, valuation, and expression; and to continually question what an artistic research and learning environment can be and do.

Born out of the 2009 merger between MIT’s influential Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS, founded in 1967 by György Kepes) and the Visual Arts Program (VAP, founded in 1989), ACT shares in a rich heritage of work expanding the notion of visual studies and enabling art to enlist science and technology in cultural production, critique, and dissemination at the civic scale.

Faculty: Azra AkšamijaJudith BarryRenée GreenGediminas UrbonasNida SinnokrotLara BaladiHector R. Membreno-Canales, Chucho Ocampo AguillarTobias Putrih

Questions? Contact: Claudine Monique (cmonique [​at​], ACT’s Academic Assistant, or Marissa Friedman (marissaf [​at​], ACT’s Marketing and Communications Manager.


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