As part of its worldwide interventions and art engagements, the Museum of Contemporary Cuts presents ad nauseam at documenta 14 by international artist and activist Willem Jan Smit (NL, ES, DE). Ad nauseam is Willem Jan Smit’s redux from an exhibition of documentary sculpture in Athens titled THEY WERE SHOWN […]

What is a protest? And what does it mean to picket, to resist, to respond, and to give voice to one’s social and political concerns? In the wake of growing political uncertainty and the news of the United States withdrawal from the global Paris climate accords, a protest will occur […]

As part of its ‘FEATURED’ artist series for the Platforms Project in Athens, the Museum of Museum of Contemporary Cuts presents a solo show by the international artist and activist, Willem Jan Smit. “The choice fell on Mr. Smit,” explained the curator Lanfranco Aceti and the artistic director Artemis Potamianou, […]

Affirmative Re-Action, curated by Lanfranco Aceti and Candice Bancheri for the Museum of Contemporary Cuts, is the latest art project by American conceptual artist, Jay Critchley. Rooted in the long tradition of twentieth-century art, the artwork is a recycling and re-hanging of Provincetown’s historical street banners. These large plasticized banners […]

100 Days Urn is the newest artwork to be placed on The Fifth Column of the White House. “The urn has been produced by the internationally renowned British artist Grayson Perry. It will collect metaphorically, and perhaps one day even physically, the ashes of the first one hundred days of the […]


How does one inhabit emptiness? There is a tension and struggle between the will of the space in preserving its void and the will of the forces that wish to occupy it. This conflict became the subject matter of conversation between the Director of EMST (National Museum of Contemporary Art, […]

How does one inhabit emptiness? There is a tension and struggle inherent to the space between the will of preserving its void and the will of the forces that wish to occupy it. For Katerina Koskina, director of EMST (National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens), the complexity of emptiness and […]

EMST (The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens), in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Cuts, Leonardo Electronic Almanac (MIT Press) and with Arts Administration @ Boston University launches a call for artworks open to international artists on the theme of empty pr(œ)mises. empty pr(œ)mises, conceived and curated by Lanfranco […]

The Museum of Contemporary Cuts announces, DemosPopuli, a new artwork series by Will Pappenheimer. Curated by Lanfranco Aceti for the Museum of Contemporary Cuts this virtual installation series consists of writings in augmented reality that are placed in the sky above the Massachusetts State House, the Old South Meeting House and other historical locations of […]

The Director of the Arts Administration program at Boston University, Lanfranco Aceti, is proud to announce the premiere in the US, at the Boston Athenaeum, of a new performance of Stefanos Tsivopoulos: One Too Many. As part of ArtWeek Boston, the debut performance in the United States will include a brief post-performance talk about Tsivopoulos’ piece […]

The Director of the Arts Administration program at Boston University and of the Museum of Contemporary Cuts, Lanfranco Aceti is proud to announce, Sound Politics, to be performed at the Boston Athenaeum, September 30, 2016, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Sound Politics is a curated project that includes two performances, Duty and Untitled for Cyborg String Quartet, by Australian artist Michaela Davies. These pieces […]

The Museum of Contemporary Cuts and its Director, Lanfranco Aceti are proud to announce a new curated project, The Market Will Save Us, a banner installation and performance by international artist Bill Balaskas. The artwork, premiered for the first time in the US in Boston, will be paraded around the Boston Common, accompanied by a […]

“Hope, Hope, fallacious Hope! Where is thy market now?” Joseph Mallord William Turner Hope Coming On is a performance conceived and curated by Lanfranco Aceti (MoCC) and with the gracious participation of the Boston Children’s Chorus(Anthony Trecek-King, Artistic Director and Ben Hires, Director of Programs). The choreography has been realized in collaboration […]

The Museum of Contemporary Cuts is proud to announce two performances by Michaela Davies, Duty and Untitled for Cyborg String Quartet that will take place at the Elytra Filament Pavilion in the John Madejski Garden of the Victoria and Albert Museum. This project titled Sound Politics was supported by the […]