May 18, 2006 – Performances and Visiting Artist Talks with Marilyn Arsem & Hiroko Kikuchi

Thursday, May 18 / 3PM – 7PM / Oakes Learning Center

Marilyn Arsem has been creating live events since 1975, ranging from solo performances to large-scale, site-specific events incorporating installation and performance. Arsem has presented work at festivals, alternative spaces, galleries, museums, and universities in many countries. She has been the recipient of numerous grants, including a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. She is the founder and continues as a member of Mobius Artists Group in Boston.

Hiroko Kikuchi is a practicing artist who has performed and exhibited her work in cultural venues in the Boston area, New York, and Tokyo. Recent and upcoming projects include “Sifting the Inner Belt,” a yearlong social performance and research project (Boston Center for the Arts), and various collaborative performance art projects. She is currently Education/Outreach Coordinator and Freshman Advisor/Lecturer at MIT’s List Visual Arts Center, and serves on the advisory board and steering committees of Art Interactive and Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston.

Sponsored by the Visual Studies Research Cluster