ACT Graduate Open House Fall 2017

On the Record: Broadcasting Workshop with ACT and NODE Berlin/Oslo and Bengler. Photo: Irina Chernyakova.

Considering a graduate degree in Art, Culture and Technology? Join us for the Graduate Open House. This is your chance to meet our faculty and students, familiarize yourself with our program, and learn how to prepare your application materials.


Application Deadline: December 31, 2017
Artists and cultural producers with diverse backgrounds and innovative transdisciplinary practices are encouraged to apply.Admission is based on a careful examination of the applicant’s artistic and academic record, including relevant samples of completed work, a statement of purpose, and letters of recommendation. Admission to the graduate program is processed by the Department of Architecture and facilitated by MIT’s web-based admission system. Learn more about the online application and portfolio requirements here.


Tentative Schedule of Events:

10:30 AM | Check-in

11:30 AM | Class Visit

12 PM | Lunch with current SMACT candidates

1 PM | Faculty Presentations, Portfolio Overview + Candidate Interviews

2:30 PM | Application, Curriculum, Financial Aid + Resources Overview

3:15 PM | ACT Facilities Tour

4:45 PM | Q&A with ACT Archives+Special Collections, Media, and Fabrication

5:15 PM | Reception

6 PM | Special Open House Lecture: Postcommodity


Meet the Faculty

Gediminas Urbonas: Director + Associate Professor

Judith Barry: Professor

Renée Green: Professor

Azra Akšamija: Associate Professor

Lara Baladi: Lecturer

Marisa Jahn: Lecturer

Lars Bang Larsen: Lecturer + Guest Curator

Lucy Siyao Liu: Lecturer

Tobias Putrih: Lecturer

Laura Knott: Consulting Curator


Have questions about ACT Graduate Open House Fall 2017? Contact Hana Omiya, ACT’s Academic Assistant, or Marissa Friedman, ACT’s Senior Communications and Public Programs Assistant.

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