Coming Soon: Bizarre Animals 2.0!

On the evening of April 8, the Harvard Museum of Natural History will present a special evening of performance, multimedia, and art installations throughout its historic galleries. For two and half hours, 15 artists from across the country will transform the museum into laboratory, library, exploratorium, and stage. Through thoughtful interventions and captivating experiments, viewers will experience new ways to engage with the museum’s spaces, its collections, and its history.

Participating artists include:   Terah Maher, Teaching Assistant, Department of Visual & Environmental Studies at Harvard in collaboration with filmmaker Michael Langan;  Norah Solorzano Teaching Assistant, Department of Visual & Environmental Studies at HarvardKera Lagios, Cambridge-based architect and lighting designer;  New York-based poet Jen Bervin, working in collaboration with Harvard’s Woodberry Poetry Room;  Darina Zlateva and Takuma Ono, Video artists and faculty in Landscape Architecture at RISD; Brigid Boyle, GSD ’09 and Chicago-based artist; Lizzie Rose, Harvard College, ‘09, Christa Hartsock Harvard College, ‘10 and  Jim Fingal Harvard College, ‘10. Additional installations and performances by Bea Camacho, Julia Rooney, Ellen Rogers, Hannah Verlin, Yuanjian Luo, and Nancy Webber

With musical performances by The Hind Legs and Duck That.

The events are curated by Lisa Haber-Thomson (Harvard College ’02, Harvard GSD, ’10) and Tom Scanlon, from the Harvard Museum of Natural History.

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Bizarre Animals: An Evening of Contemporary Art Interventions at the Harvard Museum of Natural History

Organized by Carlin Wing, (Harvard ’02) Artist-in-residence

Friday, March 26, ongoing from 7:00 to 9:30 PM

Please join us for a special evening of performance, sound, and video throughout the galleries of the Harvard Museum of Natural History. For two and half hours, twelve artists from across the country—including many Harvard alumni and several current students—will transform the museum into laboratory, library, exploratorium, and stage. Through thoughtful interventions and captivating experiments, viewers will experience new ways to engage with the museum’s spaces, its collections, and its history. Participating artists include: Amy Michelle Davis, Lucky Dragons, Noah Feehan/AKA, Greg Gagnon, Liz Glynn, Jesse Aron Green, Lisa Haber-Thomson with Phil Watkins, Lovers v. Haters, Rebecca Lieberman, Alexandra Perloff-Giles and Alissa Schapiro and Hannah Yohalem, Hanna Rose Shell, and Catherine Wing. Admission: $6.00, free to HMNH members and HU ID holders. Supported in part by Office for the Arts at Harvard through the Peter Ivers Visiting Artist Fund, the Department of Visual, and Environmental Studies and the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts.

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