The campus glowed on May 7 and 8 for FAST Light, part of the MIT150 Festival of Art, Science, and Technology (FAST). Maxwell’s Dream (above), by architecture grad students Kaustuv De Biwas and Daniel Rosenberg, let viewers play with a magnetic field to “paint” with light.
Above artworks created at MIT’s Center for Advanced Visual Studies were projected onto Liquid Archive, an inflatable screen on the Charles River that was designed by architecture faculty members Nader Tehrani and Gediminas Urbonas. In the background, Light Bridge, by Susanne Seitinger and Pol Pla of the Program in Media Arts and Sciences, illuminated the Harvard Bridge with a 10,000-pixel display activated by sensors detecting viewers’ movements.
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