Throughout January, and until May 2014, Boston’s MIT Museum features and extraordinary exhibit called 5000 Moving Parts, which highlights new work by Arthur Ganson (in collaboration with sound artist Christina Campanella) and Anne Lilly near Boston Hotels like The Boston Park Plaza Hotel - A Boston Back Bay Hotel. Sculptures by John Douglas Powers, Takis, and Rafael Lozano-Hemmer are also on display.
5000 Moving Parts is a Boston Event and exhibit that looks at the wide range of kinetic art being made today. From works that are entirely concerned with motion and unpredictability, to sculptures that engage the mind with modern political topics, you will find a wonderful variety of displays at Boston Events like 5000 Moving Parts that inspire, inform, and leave you awe-struck.
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Some of the most fabulous exhibits focus on bringing ancient myth into contemporary life, which is of special interest to many students and artists. Arthur Ganson’s work has long been exhibited at the MIT Museum, and for 5000 Moving Parts, he collaborated with sound artist Christina Campanella to create an audio component called BREATHE, which is part of his greater work titled Machine with Breath.
Anne Lilly has 3 sculptures in the exhibition, including To Caress, To Conjugate, and Eighteen Eighteen, each of which are carefully engineered to elicit connections between visitors’ exterior physical space and their own personal psychological domain. Please Empty Your Pockets is a piece from Rafael Lozano-Hemmer that many MIT visitors’ enjoy.
This work asks guests of the Boston Museum to do just that – empty their pockets – while they contemplate the meaning of memories, captured imagery, and political interference in one’s daily life. This year is the “year of kinetic art” at the MIT Museum, which is why Takis’ influential Electro-Magnetic I is an important piece of the 5000 Moving Parts puzzle.
When you want to attend a Boston Event that is thought-provoking, engaging, and visually stunning, head to the MIT Museum near Boston Accommodations like The Boston Park Plaza Hotel, and discover the many programs and exhibits that are available to the public throughout the year like 5000 Moving Parts.