This Week on TV: Unconventional sculptures

This Week on TV: Unconventional sculptures

Newest member-made videos explore sculpture art that goes beyond the gallery setting

  • Posted on: 28 April 2016
  • By: lily

Ever heard of sculpture racing? It's a multimedia art form, in which sculptures are pushed, pulled, or pedaled through a race course. People's Sculpture Racing organizes races in Cambridge each year, and CCTV Producer Rock Louis attended one such event to document:

John Manson has a new installment of #whatImake, his series of short documentaries on people who make art and why they do it. Episode 8 visits instrument maker and performer Jason Sanford who engineers and welds instruments out of trash and other found materials and who plays instruments ranging from the guitar to the "Feedback Organ Inside Metal Tank." Viewers may also tune in to Channel 8 this Saturday, Apr. 30 at midnight for a marathon of all eight episodes of the series.

These and other new member productions play each week on Channel 8, Sundays and Tuesdays starting at 5pm and Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday starting at 9am.

Cambridge's Annual Holocaust Commemoration will take place this year Wednesday, May 4

Recalling all who perished during the Holocaust, the program features an evening of music, candle lighting, and remembrance, and will take place from 7 to 9pm at Temple Beth Shalom, at 8 Tremont Street. If you can't attend the event in person on Wednesday evening, past years' programs will play this week on Channel 8: Saturday Apr. 30 at 12:30pm and 3pm, Sunday May 1 at 6pm, Tuesday May 3 at 1:30pm, Wednesday May 4 at 3pm.

Surviving the Holocaust -- a presentation given to high school students by Holocaust survivor Irene Fogel Weiss -- will also play this week, on Channel 8 Saturday Apr. 30 at 3pm, Sunday May 1 at 8pm, Tuesday May 3 at 2:45pm, and Wednesday May 4 at 4:15pm.