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 Harvard; Kera 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.