September 28, 2016, from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm you can join Prof. Vincent Brown (Harvard), Jen Mergel (MFA and curator of Political Intent), Prof. Nicholas Mirzoeff (NYU), Susanna Schoenberg (artist and lecturer at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf) and Prof. Lanfranco Aceti (BU) in a peripatetic panel at the MFA, Boston following the performance Hope Coming […]

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 […]

The Body of the People is a site-specific media installation and performance that interweaves iconic language and visual imagery into a poetic discourse concerning current socio-political disruptions. Created by multimedia artist and educator Jeffrey Baykal-Rollins, with Rex Cadwallader on piano, vocals by Tiffany Jackson, Arti Dixon on drums, and Mike Asetta on bass, […]

“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 happy to announce that its Director, Lanfranco Aceti, will have a workshop at KHM in Cologne, Germany, Monday September 19, 2016 @ 11:30am. The workshop is titled: A Museum, A Black Sheep and a Dead Rooster: Artistic and Curatorial Displaced Practices. The workshop – […]

31Aug

OUR FIRST KICKSTARTER

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This the first Kickstarter we are doing for The Body of the People by Jeffrey Baykal-Rollins with Rex Cadwallader on piano, vocals by Tiffany Jackson, Arti Dixon on drums, and Mike Asetta on bass. MoCC sponsors and produces a variety of critically engaging art projects like this. We are trying […]

SOCIAL – IST is the title of the new exhibition by the Museum of Contemporary Cuts with artworks by international artist Murat Germen. The exhibition examines the remnants of the social protests of Gezi Park in Istanbul and analyzes questions emerging from the current socio-political developments in Turkey as a […]

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 […]

10Aug

BLACK SHEEP TALKS – MISCHA KUBALL

Black Sheep Talks: Mischa Kuball from Museum of Contemporary Cuts on Vimeo.

Black Sheep Talks, a production of the Museum of Contemporary Cuts (MoCC), Arts Administration @ Boston University and Leonardo Electronic Almanac (MIT Press), presents an interview with Mischa Kuball. The interview was possible thanks to the support of Mary Sherman director of TransCultural Exchange. Mischa Kuball has been working in the public sphere since 1987. He […]

27Jul

BLACK SHEEP TALKS – DON RITTER

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Black Sheep Talks, a production of the Museum of Contemporary Cuts (MoCC), Arts Administration @ Boston University and Leonardo Electronic Almanac (MIT Press), presents an interview with Don Ritter. The interview was possible thanks to the support of Mary Sherman director of TransCultural Exchange. Don Ritter is an artist and writer who has been active internationally […]

The Lady with a Revolutionary Parrot is a new work of art by Lanfranco Aceti – part of the series The Fat Cat Was Here. The artwork will be exhibited at Art Athina, International Contemporary Art Fair of Athens, and focuses on the processes of enslavement and exploitation of beauty to create contemporary […]

08Apr

MIEKE BAL @ THE SOCIAL

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OCR in collaboration with the International Association for Visual Culture, Arts Administration @ Boston University and the Museum of Contemporary Cuts is proud to announce that Professor Mieke Bal will be delivering a keynote for THE SOCIAL – the forthcoming biennial conference of Visual Culture at Boston University. Prof. Mieke Bal has had an illustrious […]

08Apr

NICHOLAS MIRZOEFF @ THE SOCIAL

Black Sheep Talks: Nicholas Mirzoeff from Museum of Contemporary Cuts on Vimeo.

OCR in collaboration with the International Association for Visual Culture, Arts Administration @ Boston University and the Museum of Contemporary Cuts is proud to announce that Prof. Nicholas Mirzoeff will deliver the keynote address for the conference section titled Revolutions, Free Speech, Radicalization and Social Media for THE SOCIAL @ Boston University. This particular session of the conference […]