Nuit Blanche. Illuminus, Boston 2015

If the past summer has proven anything it’s that when art, science and innovation are brought together amazing things will happen. It was hard to know what to expect heading over towards Fenway Park around 7pm on October 10th.   I knew that art would be everywhere but that was pretty much it.  Turning the corner…

Descience: Research on the Runway

What happens when you try to use art to explain science? A week ago if you had said the word “fashion” to me, my first thought would not have been “science.”  But, in the midst of Boston Fashion Week and in the wake of the Descience fashion show it is hard not to recognize how…

Interview with Alberta Chu of AskLabs

Innovative, engaging, entrepreneurial…. cool… these are the words that ran through my head as I settled down at a table in Flour in the South End with Alberta Chu, on a wet Thursday afternoon.   Alberta Chu is the Producer, Writer and founder of Asklabs, a documentary film company based out of Boston’s South End…

Sightings: A Cryptozoology Themed Art Show

It’s hard to imagine what kind of work you might see in an art show with a theme like “Cryptozoology,” especially if you have no idea what Cryptozoology is.  As the Oxford English Dictionary defines it, Cryptozoology is,”the search for animals whose existence is disputed or unsubstantiated.” To me, this means Bigfoot meets the X-Files….

Comics and Healthcare

  As a kid weekends meant two things Saturday mornings cartoons and Sunday mornings comics.  Sometimes they were a little over your head, but they were the only part of the Sunday paper that mattered.  Over the years, I realized that comics aren’t just for kids and in the Nerd Nite talk, “Comics and Healthcare,”…