SA+P Alumni in the Media: Week of June 18

US architects reflect on Trumpism at the Venice Biennale
Architecture alumna Ann Lui SM ’15, co-curator of "Dimensions of Citizenship,” the US pavilion exhibition at this year’s Venice Biennale of Architecture talks to CNN about how the exhibition addresses questions of belonging that have emerged in the wake of the inauguration, providing a framework for discussion and moving forward.

Imaginary Explosions
A new book from ACT alumna Caitlin Berrigan SM ’09 is an experiment in sequential, narrative poetry that combines with computational renderings of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano topography from the National Land Survey of Iceland drawing from storytelling and geological time and space through episodes of volcanology. Attend one of her book events on June 29 or July 5.

Media Arts and Sciences alumni profiles
Explore profiles of the Media Lab’s MAS alumni.

Microsoft’s former philanthropy head now leads social impact accelerator
“I studied architec­ture but discovered at MIT how all other factors impact form—such as social, reli­gious, and community. It gave me confidence to become a change-maker.” Entrepreneur, author, and artist Akhtar Badshah SM '83, PhD '93 is profiled by Slice of MIT.

Welcome to the Bionic Age
Watch Media Lab alum Ernesto Martinez-Villalpando SM '06, PhD '12  at Viva Technology Paris. YouTube.  

Printing tomorrow
VICE on HBO covered the work of the Center for Bits and Atoms and alumni on additive fabrication. Watch the trailer.