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Novel Antenna-Based Controller for Musical ExpressionTune Field is a 3-dimensional tangible interface that combines and alters previously e…
E-maki is a collection of ancient, painted scrolls accompanied by a cross-reality app that give contextual information and interactive expe…
The design of next-generation bionic ankles and knees aims to improve bionic actuators on all metrics: range of motion, power density, band…
In this new show, AI artist Harshit Agrawal uses machine intelligence to talk about social justice and empathy.
Death and the Powers is a groundbreaking opera that brings a variety of technological, conceptual, and aesthetic innovations to the th…
Read (in Japanese) about "Machinoia: Machine of Multiple Me,” an art project created by Fluid Interfaces student Pat Pataranutaporn.
Living in space could have significant physical and mental impacts on astronauts. Wearables have the potential to play a critical role in m…
The Space Exploration Initiative supports research across and beyond MIT in two microgravity flights this spring.
Ever wish you could toss your folded up tent and have it self-assemble mid-air? Well...you can. In a zero gravity environment.Self As…
By Larissa Zhou and Adam ZacharFood is crucial to maintaining the physical and psychological health of humans in space. Eating food pr…
By Nancy Valladares and Rae Yuping HsuThis project is an art performance that seeks to rethink imaginaries of multispecies surviv…
The Miniature Optical Steered Antenna for Intersatellite Communications (MOSAIC)By Shreeyam KackerThe Miniature Optical Steered Antenn…
Solid-state microfrabricated devices are in development to replace contemporary heavy mechanical components for use in spacecraft propellan…
How did life originate? Nobody knows. Life might not even be native to our Earth - it might have come from asteroids or the interstellar me…
By Somayajulu Dhulipala and Manwei ChanAs humanity explores deeper into space, long-duration missions will require horticulture activities …
By Po-Hao ChiHow could microgravity/hypergravity shape our perceptual experience of listening with weightlessness? How can we seek to explo…
Description: Designed for grant proposal and research publication student writers, this course presents a general overview as well as …
Ekene Ijeoma speaks with Document Journal about his interdisciplinary, data-based artworks and the intersectional issues they address.
An application that drains your computer's resources at the rate of COVID-19 infections and deaths in your state. It exhausts your CPU powe…
The projects on board the Media Lab's first suborbital rocket flight
This mission included participation from several departments at MIT and outside collaborators from across the globe.
The Public Library Innovation Exchange (PLIX) has recently released its latest creative learning activity: Inflatables!
Therms-Up! is a DIY method of creating inflatables and prototyping interactive materials from wasted thermoplastic bags that easily found a…
Ekene Ijeoma talks about his artistic influences and new editions of his latest projects, including A Counting and Freedom Radio.
The Council for the Arts at MIT congratulates the recipients of the 2021 Schnitzer Prize in the Visual Arts.
Programmable Water-Based Biocomposites for Digital Design and Fabrication across ScalesAguahoja is an exploration of nature’s design space.…
Advincula, Larson 2021. With(in): Three women, three informal settlements, and the rituals of the meal as a microcosm of urban life.
What are radically sustainable methods for knitting, making and building in the age of the Anthropocene? How can humankind and members of o…
Maiden Flight is an autonomous biological laboratory environment designed for studying the impact of space flight on the sole reproductive …
Novel technologies for additive manufacturing are enabling design and production at nature’s scale. We can seamlessly vary the physical pro…
The Silk Pavilion explores the relationship between digital and biological fabrication on product and architectural scales.The primary st…
Rottlace is a family of masks designed for Icelandic singer-songwriter Björk. Inspired by Björk’s most recent album—Vulnicura—the Mediated …
How can we design relationships between the most primitive and the most sophisticated life forms? Can we design wearables embedded with s…
Beast is an organic-like entity created synthetically by the incorporation of physical parameters into digital form-generation protocols. A…
French for "single shell," Monocoque stands for a construction technique that supports structural load using an object's external skin. Con…
Raycounting is a method for generating customized light-shading constructions by registering the intensity and orientation of light rays wi…
Gihan moved to Ezbet Khairallah not long ago. Escaping from an abusive marriage, she bravely left home in upper Egypt with her three kids —…
With(in)captured a fragment of Eva, Gihan, MamaG and their communities’ stories. The nature of this work poses challenges for retelling the…
Life on Mars, if it exists, could have been transferred between Earth and Mars due to meteorite impacts. The Search for Extra-Terrestrial G…
Nine groups of artists are selected to be on board Sojourner 2020, which will be launched into low Earth orbit for about 30 days.
EBIFA (Everything Beautiful Is Far Away) is a crystalline robotic device that carried a tooth to outer space. EBIFA's form and fu…
Cate McQuaid talks to Ekene Ijeoma about his work, including the Black Mobility and Safety Seminar
Poetic Justice head Ekene Ijeoma talks to The New York Times about “A Counting,” a participatory art project
Researchers + artists reflect on the partnerships that have created career opportunities and forged a deeper public understanding of science
Zach Lieberman talks about the illustrations he created for this week’s cover story of The NYT Magazine and translating code-based art.
An MIT researcher is helping students bring their favorite sci-fi technologies to life.
Ekene Ijeoma, head of the Poetic Justice research group, talks to Frame about his work.
Postdoc Dan Novy on SciFi-preneurship, a summer series from the All Turtles Podcast.
As bikes navigate city streets after dark, they are often equipped with lights. The lights make the bikes visible to cars or other bikers, …
Open Drawing Machine is a low-cost open source drawing machine for controlling drawing instruments with motors and code, and it is oriented…
An open source digital instrument to check if institutions still exist, and alert when they don't exist anymore.The instrument periodically…
Andrea Ling, an alum of the Mediated Matter group, has won the Grand Prize in Artistic Exploration at this year's festival.
Canadian architect and installation artist Andrea Ling has received the 2020 STARTS Grand Prize in the category of Artistic Exploration.
Sparking discussion about the social, cultural, and ethical implications of emerging technologies through design and storytelling
People speak as many as 800 languages in New York alone. With A Counting, Ekene Ijeoma aims to represent every single one.
Revealing insights into the human condition and repairing brain disorders via novel tools for mapping and fixing brain computations
Complex biological systems such as brain circuits are extended 3-D structures made out of nanoscale building blocks such as proteins, RNAs,…
In this project the ephemeral and intangible aspects of human communication are represented by a soap-bubble. The shapeless, intangibl…
We present an interactive shape-changing display—Dancing Membrane of the reSpire- using the deformation of fabric and airflow control…
Collective memory and attention are sustained by two channels: oral communication (communicative memory) and the physical recording of info…
What if we could look at the entire history of humanity at once? Pantheon aims to create a data-driven view of history by collecting, …
A collaboration between CAST visiting artist Thom Kubli, Hiroshi Ishii, and members of the Tangible Media group.
Poetic Justice head Ekene Ijeoma in conversation with Stephen Burks.
The exhibition has now become a part of the MoMA's ‘Virtual Views’ program due to the pandemic.
Poetic Justice head Ekene Ijeoma talks to NPR about his work, from Deconstructed Anthems to A Counting.