Artist in Residence Program

Please join us at the opening reception for the inaugural Artist in Residence at WPI on Wednesday, April 18th at 2:00 p.m. in the Salisbury Labs, Room 105. Learn more about the Program...

Please join us at the opening reception for the inaugural Artist in Residence at WPI.


A site-specific electronic multimedia sculpture exploring the connections between memories, forgetting, technology, and the built environment... by Deborah Aschheim.

Wednesday, April 18
2:00 p.m. - Salisbury Labs 105 * Artist's Talk
3:00 p.m. - Fuller Labs, upper lobby * Opening Reception

with Alessandra Anderson '12, Alex Gray '13, Kai He '13, Kyle Horn '12, Deniz Ozgoren '14, and Lauren Pehnke '12

About the Artist:

Deborah Aschheim makes installations that visualize invisible networks of memory and perception. Select exhibitions include theArmory Center for the Arts in Pasadena, CA; the Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro, NC; Laumeier Sculpture Park in St. Louis, MO; the Mattress Factory Museum in Pittsburgh, PA; Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, CA; Laguna Art Museum in Laguna Beach, CA. She has created installations for the Los Angeles Police Department, the City of Sacramento and The Wellcome Trust (London, UK.) In 2009-11 she was the Hellman Visiting Artist at the Memory and Aging Center in the Neurology Department at the UCSF medical school.

About the Program:

WPI's Artist in Residency was created by Professor Joshua Rosenstock in 2011 in response to President Dennis Berkey's call for innovative proposals supporting the arts on campus. The goals of the program are to enliven WPI's public spaces, provide opportunities for WPI students and faculty to interface with renowned artists, and to foster dialogue among the diverse members of the WPI community about the relationship between science, technology, and the arts.

Special thanks to the Jurying Committee (Lora Brueck, Joe Farbrook, Marie Keller, David Samson, Steven Taylor) and Kris Boudreau, Karen Oates, Fred DiMauro, Stephanie Pasha, Bill Spratt, Sophie Burke, and Mary Cotnoir.

See Also:

Official News Release
WPI Conection Article

April 6, 2012

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