Artifacts of the Future

Art History faculty in collaboration with Boston’s ICA features New Bedford native and internationally celebrated artist Mark Dion.

work by Mark Dion
Mark Dion, New Bedford Cabinet, 2001, wooden and glass cabinet and dig finds. Courtesy of the artist and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York. © Mark Dion

In October 2017, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston will host "Mark Dion: Misadventures of a 21st Century Naturalist", the largest American Survey to date of the artist work. 

This symposium takes place in conjunction with Mark Dion’s survey exhibition Misadventures of a 21st-Century Naturalist at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston. 

The symposium begins at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, in Mark Dion’s hometown, where the artist will deliver a keynote speech. It continues the next day at the ICA. The Whaling Museum event is organized by Art History Professor Pamela Karimi, in conjunction with the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA/Boston). Other activities related to Mark Dion's show at the ICA involve contributions by Art History Professor Rebecca Uchill. 

Click here for more info and to register for the event.

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