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  • Reprogramming the City: An interview with Curator scott Burnham

    Have you ever envisioned how one might re- purpose a parking machine or a utility storage box? How about using billboards to distribute fresh water?  Or perhaps getting a healthy dose of ultraviolet light at the bus stop during those harsh, dark winter months? Reprogramming The City: Opportunities for Urban Infrastructure a new exhibition at the [...]

  • Editors pick from AD 20/21: Wendy Wolf

    During a visit to the BAC’s annual AD 20/21 at the Boston Cyclorama, Kim Poliquin, Director of SHIFTboston, discovered the organic, nature inspired work of Wendy Wolf.  Wendy, an artist who has completed residencies at both Taliesin West and the Contemporary Artist Center at Woodside “establishes a tenuous connection with the natural world..”.  Her print making and installation art, embodies gentle plant-like textures, capable of softening the hard lines of the urban environment. [...]

  • Help Build the Award Winning ENfold Pavilion!

    We are looking for volunteers to help assemble ENfold a 500′ glowing ribbon in Frederick Law Olmsted’s Evan’s Way Park, directly across from the Isabella Steward Gardner Museum. The installation has already been recognized by the Boston Society of Architects, as it has been nominated to receive an 2013 Unbuilt Architecture Award. We need your [...]

  • ENfold Pavilion at Evans Way — Volunteers Needed!

    We are looking for volunteers to help build the ENfold installation in Evans Way Park, adjacent to the Gardner Museum. Construction will take place during the last two weeks of September — but we will be running a series of trial-builds at the park every Wednesday morning from 9-12 am beginning this Wednesday, August 29th. [...]