Vik Muniz: Visiting Artist
Brazilian artist Vik Muniz radically transforms understanding of image-making by using shifts in scale, photographic manipulation and unexpected materials — from dust and chocolate to grains of sand and industrial garbage — to explore the nature of visual cognition.

Muniz presented two free public programs at MIT:

Screening of the film Waste Land
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012

Artist Presentation
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012

Vik Muniz is known for his deep exploration of visual perception and reproductive technologies, informed by the history of science and art, as well as for his Academy Award-nominated film Waste Land, which will be screened during the residency. Learn more about Vik Muniz.

Presented by the Arts at MIT Visiting Artists Program and the MIT Media Lab.

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