Ivy Baldwin Dance is in residence here at MASS MoCA, working on Oxbow. For the piece, Ivy Baldwin (choreographer) is working collaboratively with Anna Carapetyan, Lawrence Cassella, Eleanor Smith, and Katie Workum (dancers); sound designer Justin Jones; and set designers Wade Kavanaugh and Stephen Nguyen. Wade Kavanaugh and Stephen Nguyen exhibited in MASS MoCA’s Material Worlds (2011.)

Oxbow, work-in-progress showing, Saturday, March 29, 2014, 4pm

Photos: Olympia Shannon

MASS MoCA interns, staff and local volunteers are helping artist Lee Boroson begin fabrication on work for his upcoming Building 5 exhibition, Plastic Fantastic.

Step 1: Trace circles on vinyl.

Step 2: Pin four corners of a circle through two layers of vinyl.

Step 3: Cut out circles.

Step 4: Sew the circumference of the circle.

Step 5: Repeat Steps 1-4 until you end up with a sculpture! (Canopy by Lee Boroson, 2010.)

Session Photos: Olympia Shannon

Arnold Printworks swatches!
In 1860, the print works O. Arnold and Company established itself on a portion of the future MASS MoCA site, installing the latest equipment for printing cloth. By the end of the 1890s, 25 of the 26 buildings in the present-day MASS MoCA complex had been constructed, and by 1905, Arnold Print Works employed some 3,200 people as one of the leading producers of printed textiles in the world.

Arnold Printworks swatches!

In 1860, the print works O. Arnold and Company established itself on a portion of the future MASS MoCA site, installing the latest equipment for printing cloth. By the end of the 1890s, 25 of the 26 buildings in the present-day MASS MoCA complex had been constructed, and by 1905, Arnold Print Works employed some 3,200 people as one of the leading producers of printed textiles in the world.