At Babson there are several exhibit spaces including the Hollister Gallery, the Photography Gallery on the second floor of the Sorenson Center for the Arts, and the Student Gallery in Trim in the Sorenson Family Visual Arts Center. Beyond these spaces, there is art situated all over campus through the Permanent Art Collection and site-specific installations. If you are unable to visit during regular hours, please email the Sorenson Center for the Arts to coordinate visits. Communication is required a week in advance to facilitate after-hours access
Fall 2012 – Spring 2013 Exhibits
"Algorithmix" by Lina Giraldo
January 23 - March 14
Opening Reception: January 31 at 5 p.m.
Artist Talk: February 5 at 5 p.m.
Lina Giraldo will be exhibiting her compelling video-works: Plus and Minus, Fractal Maps, and Rain. Fractal Maps land mass reinterpretation reminds us of politics influence on geography. Plus and Minus, a screen based interactive environment modeling system that shows world AIDS rates from 1990-2007, addresses political action (and inaction) as viewers make on-screen choices to potentially speed or slow the spread of the disease. Rain demonstrates the massive accumulation of discarded plastic bottles and paper cups that we produce through our consumption habits. Lina Giraldo has shown in Boston, Bogota, and Sante Fe, her work has been reviewed in the Boston Globe, The Phoenix and ABC News.
“Islam/Malsi: A Photographer’s Reflection” by Marzan Khan
March 4 - March 8
Artist Talk: March 7 at 5 p.m.
As part of Leap of Faith and Service in Action Week March 4-8th, the Glavin Chapel will host the art exhibit “Islam/Malsi: a photographer’s reflection” by Marzan Khan ’14. During his semester in the BRIC Program, Marzan photographed Islamic architecture and Muslims praying, working, and going about their everyday lives. Marzan Khan will discuss his photographs and the stories behind them with Muslim Chaplain Bilal Mirza, and Artist in Residence Danielle Krcmar. The discussion, followed with a Q+A, will begin at 5 p.m. followed by a reception.
“Sightlines” by David Akiba
March 26 - May 25
Opening reception: March 28 from 5-7 p.m.
Artist Talk: April 4 at 5 p.m.
During “the fraction of a second that the shutter is open” David Akiba’s telephoto lens captures solitary figures as they travel through a nearly unpopulated urban landscape. The aerial viewpoint creates a layered space in the photographs that echos the experience of moving through a city. In his images of bridges, bus stations, and airports “the places people pass through” rather than the places people go, Akiba captures surprising moments of solitude in Boston and Chelsea. David Akiba received his MFA from RISD, his work is in the collections of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, The Library of Congress, The Fogg Art Museum, The Brooklyn Art Museum, The DeCordova Museum and other public and private collections.
For information about art exhibits at Babson, please contact Artist-in-Residence, Danielle Krcmar, at 781-239-5888.
Babson students: Are you interested in showing your artwork at Babson? All mediums considered... paintings, photographs, video clips, sculpture, ceramics, etc. Contact Babson Artist-in-Residence, Danielle Krcmar