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A couple of years have passed since the last book in the metaLABprojects series came out with Harvard University Press: Tara MacPherson’s award winning Feminist in a Software Lab: Difference + Design (2018). Since that time, the series migrated to MIT Press and I am pleased to announce the publication of the first volume in the relaunched series: Idea Colliders – The Future of Science Museums by the founding director of BIOTOPIA Naturkundemuseum Bayern and
 
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- September 24, 2020

I get interviewed quite a bit as well as doing my fair share of interviewing. Beyond the realm of immediate practice, I have long harbored an interest in dialogue (dialectic) as a mode of philosophical inquiry and puzzled over its relative rarity within the contemporary academy. Perhaps it appears too “unprofessional,” too tainted by the literary and the ludic, the matter of fact and the improvisational, to be taken seriously as a form of scholarship.
 
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- June 1, 2020

Commissioned by Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences, metaLAB is in the process of launching a curriculum mapping experiment that seeks to serve both the immediate needs of students and to provide a deep institutional history of Harvard through its curricular history. The project’s title is CURRICLE and its aim is to model an approach to expressing college and university curricula that can also be followed by other institutions of higher learning. A curricle was
 
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- February 12, 2016

In the wake of this summer’s¬†Beautiful Data¬†workshop, held at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts and the Harvard Art Museums, the metaLAB core team gathered together for a weekend retreat in Woodstock, Vermont. The occasion was intended as an opportunity to reflect on our first four years of work together and to craft a revised mission statement that better reflects our sense of: a) how we fit into the larger universe of experimental practice
 
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- December 31, 2015
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