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For her List Center exhibition In Between Glances, Kwade will realize Light Touch of Totality (2019) a major new sculptural commission. Comprised of five stainless steel rings each with a diameter of approximately 16 feet and positioned at varying angles, the sculpture is adorned with over 1,400 strands of beads made from wood and lapis lazuli, which create a curtain-
The exhibition also features LinienLand (2019), a temporary intervention in Augmented Reality (AR) currently in development and sited in four locations around MIT. Produced in collaboration with Acute Art, this work presents the first immaterial development of Kwade’s ongoing project LinienLand. This digital iteration moves the project towards a new perceptual experience of art in an increasingly information-
Here, and throughout her work, Kwade strategically blurs received distinctions between past and present, fact and fiction, and high and low value. In doing so, her works evince a persistent inquiry into the scientific, economic, narrative, and social principles that structure how we understand and interpret the world around us. Recasting the mundane as strange, Kwade invites us to question our learned assumptions of what constitutes the real.
Alicja Kwade: In Between Glances is organized by Henriette Huldisch, Director of Exhibitions and Curator, MIT List Visual Arts Center.
Exhibition October 18, 2019 -
Alicja Kwade, Against the Run, 2019. MIT Collection. Commissioned with MIT Percent-
Photo: Tim Lloyd.