List education coordinator to perform Yoko Ono piece
Hiroko Kikuchi, education/outreach coordinator for the List Visual Arts Center, is one of nine artists taking part in "Corporeal Heat," an international exhibition of performance art April 2-3 at the abandoned D-4 Police Station in Boston's South End at Warren Avenue and East Berkeley Street. Doors will open at 7 p.m. with performances beginning at 8 p.m. Different works will be presented each night; Kikuchi's performance is on Friday, April 2. Admission is $5, or $3 for students and seniors.
On Saturday, April 24, Kikuchi will perform Yoko Ono's "Cut Piece," interpreting and re-enacting Ono's instructions for the work, at the ISE Foundation Gallery in New York as part of a survey of Ono's 1964 works.
Office of the Arts staff member shows work in Miami
Magda Fernandez, administrative assistant in the Office of the Arts, has been named one of five finalists for the 2004-05 Cintas Fellowship in the Visual Arts, a program that acknowledges demonstrated creative accomplishments and encourages the development in the creative arts by artists of Cuban descent. As a finalist, Fernandez will participate in a group exhibition to open at the Miami Art Central (5960 S.W. 57th Ave., Miami, Fla.) on May 20. Miami Art Central is the city's newest exhibition space dedicated to exhibiting Latin American art in the Southeast. It is funded by Cisneros Fontanal Art Foundation. The awardees will be announced when the exhibition closes on July 31.
Deveau prepares for busy summer perfomance schedule
Senior Lecturer David Deveau is already planning for an active summer. On July 1-2, the pianist will perform Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops. Also, in addition to fulfilling his duties as artistic director of the Rockport Chamber Music festival, he will perform there several times in June, with clarinetist Richard Stoltzman (June 18); the Vega Quartet (June 4); and SONOS, the "hands across the river" ensemble that includes Boston University members as well as Deveau and Professor Marcus Thompson from MIT (June 12).
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on March 31, 2004.