EL Putnam: Artist Reception and Performance

Join us for a celebration and unveiling of the new spring exhibition EL Putnam: PseudoRandom. Artist will perform a newly created piece "Ghost Work" live at 6PM. Mary Gray and Siddharth Suri define ghost work as the hidden human labor that powers our digital systems. In the performance of this title, Putnam acts as the...

Live Performance: “Friction” by EL Putnam and David Stalling

Putnam acts as the human mediator between two generative animation systems, making visible the labor that responds to and produces data, as her body acts as the database of lived experience. A collaborative performance, Friction, created and performed with German sound artist David Stalling will debut in March. 

EL Putnam Artist Talk

Friday, March 24, 2023 Join us for a audio-visual presentation on EL Putnam's artist practice. Putnam will discuss recent performance and video works. Location: Media Art Gallery, 25 Avery Street

New Standards related events

In celebration of the one-of-a-kind installation, the New Standards Boston Takeover will include public programs, such as panel discussions, curated artist talks, and afternoon and evening concerts that will take place at multiple venues across the City of Boston, curated by Carrington and the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice. Opening Reception: Wednesday July...

Truth Be Told: (Re)Considering Innovation, Transformation, and Genius through the Lens of Jazz, Gender, and Justice

Grammy Award winning artist Terri Lyne Carrington recently conceived and curated the New Standards Exhibit, celebrating the work of women composers and performers who have been either under-acknowledged or rendered invisible regarding the overall representation of the art form. This multidisciplinary exhibit imagines the sound of jazz through the lens of gender justice and is...

Artist Reception, GBFA, Friday August 12, 5-7pm.

Huret and Spector Gallery

Image Caption: Joie Cousin, Our Home: Book One, multi-media video installation, 2023 Emerson College's BFA thesis exhibition featuring graduates from the Global Paris BFA in Film Program. Featured Artists are: Joie Cousin, Miriam Yoboué, and Mars Tomasetti, Gallery Hours 12-5pm, August 16 - 19, 2023 Artist Reception, Friday August 12, 5-7pm. Join us for refreshments...

“Artists Defusing Barriers to Discovery” feat. Nicole L’Huillier and Nathan Miner

  Organized in partnership with the Long Now Boston Conversation Series, this artist talk will explore artistic research as a place of possibilities; an open-ended strategy of experimentation and failure that can lead to new modes of thinking and reframes knowledge conventions. This program presents two artists whose transdisciplinary practices dynamically intersect with technology, science,...


This project began as a journal entry to the artist’s younger self: “I just want to give you a hug. I want to see you smile and laugh. But that’s what I see in the mirror, isn’t it? I just don’t recognize it. You are me? I am you. I’m different, of course. I’m older. ‘Soiled’ by the world, as some would say. But I have you in me. I can be who I want to be because I come from you.”