Artist-in-Residence

In this public lecture, Artist-in-Residence David Lang gives an overview of the concerts he has curated for the 2017–18 Edward T. Cone Concert Series season. Lang continues the programming concept introduced last season, which emphasizes the use...

In this video, David Lang, Institute for Advanced Study's Artist-in-Residence, speaks about musical structure, conventions, and those who push the boundaries of...

There are glimpses of truths that don’t immediately make sense, that are puzzles, that we see only vaguely from a distance, or that we can see just one facet of, and they may remain puzzles for our lifetimes and several more after; we may only catch a dim impression, a shadow of what they imply.

Derek and I had several conversations during lunches about the potential for “The Symplectic Piece.” And he continued to attend occasional lectures on the subject, searching for a way to map symplectic geometry onto a musical score.

Paul Moravec, Artist-in-Residence at the Institute from 2007–2009, discusses the work of a composer in contemporary society.

In November 1946, Frank Aydelotte (Director, 1939–47) invited the poet T. S. Eliot to come to the Institute for Advanced Study as a Member in the School of Historical Studies and the first unofficial artist in residence at the Institute. By the...