A 1944 map of the beaches of Iwo Jima, donated by a Harvard staff member who served in the U.S. assault on the island
Courtesy of the Harvard Map Collection
Maps can be applied to straightforward ends; they can also be fanciful, surprising, or plain weird.
Laura van den Berg
Photograph by Paul Yoon
In Laura van den Berg’s fiction, the deeply strange is ordinary.
An art installation designed by local architect Haydee Casellas sits in the center of “Passports: Lives in Transit,” created with glass plates and dozens of passports purchased by the curators on eBay.
Photograph by Brandon J. Dixon/Harvard Magazine
Houghton exhibit documents “the dream of a globalized world.”
Harvard recently acquired one of Nam June Paik's most famous works, TV Buddha (Bronze Seated Buddha). “I think he is interested in the confrontation between this ancient figure and modern technology, or religion and the secular," says Marina Isgro, who helped curate the exhibit. "But I think he's also really interested in the idea of time and the infinite, or an eternal loop.”
Courtesy of Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of the Hakuta Family
Recent acquisitions at the Harvard Art Museums train a fresh lens on photography and video art.
A rehearsal scene from The Squirrel Plays
Courtesy of Olivia Munk
A graduate’s foray into the “real world” of fringe theater
Chai confers with a colleague in SPiNE’s Yangon office.
Photograph courtesy of SPiNE
Practicing architecture in Myanmar
Photograph by Audrey Kotkin
Korean art expert Soyoung Lee will join the museums in September.
Solar panels on the roof and fixed shading on the windows suggest that this is no ordinary wood-shingled house.
Photograph by Stu Rosner
The Center for Green Buildings and Cities aims to reduce energy used to heat and cool buildings to nearly zero.