In the 1960, tape recorders, film cameras, and reproduction machines of all kinds entered the studio. Noted art historian Caroline Jones traces this development and examines its impact on artists and art works. A professor of history, theory and criticism at MIT, Caroline Jones is the author of the groundbreaking book Machine in the Studio: Constructing the Postwar American Artist, and co-editor of Sensorium: Embodied Experience, Technology, and Contemporary Art. Recorded Tuesday, February 16, 2010, 6 pm.
Transformation, mediation, gesture, embodiment. The artist is both performer and observer in the studio, and the protagonist of the myths that surround this space. Three artists in the MCA exhibition Production Site: The Artist’s Studio Inside-Out, discuss their own works in the show, using them as a springboards for reflecting on the creative acts of the studio. Recorded Saturday, February 6, 2010, 3 pm.