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2014-2015

Narrative and Immersion Final Installations | May 11, 2015  + -

The course Narrative and Immersion will host a series of final installations on: 

May 11th at 6pm

Throughout the Granoff Center

Narrative and Immersion is a production course examining the potentials for cinematic media installations. The course draws on techniques of narrative to establish engagement in immersive environments. Students will be introduced to cinematic concepts, interactive technologies, multi-channel video and surround sound environments.

OPENSIGNAL SPRING FESTIVAL | May 9, 2015  + -

May 9th at the Granoff Center: OPENSIGNAL will host the 2015 Spring Festival


opensignal is a collective of artists based in providence RI with a concern for gender and race in electronic music/art. stay tuned for more recordings, conversations, and performances!

For schedule and further information, please visit: http://opensignalcollective.org/5-9-OPENSIGNAL-FEST

The Spring festival will feature: 

Ayako Kataoka is an artist originally from Tokyo, who works in sound and visual art, performance, and installation. Her recent projects focus on the realm of resonance, sound spatialisation and site ambiance; aesthetics and rituals in modern culture; and the semiotics of movement improvisation. Her work has been exhibited, performed, and screened nationally and internationally at venues such as; Electrogals Festival (PDX), High Zero and Transmodern Festival (Baltimore), Museruole: The Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art Bolzano ITALY (IT), San Francisco International Arts Festival (SF), The Stone (NYC), and Tokyo International Dance Video Festival (JP). Kataoka holds an MFA from Mills College, Oakland, CA and is a recipient of Frog Peak Music prize.

Monisola Gbadebo (b.1986) is a composer who works extensively with electronics, text, and spacialized rhythm. A recent MFA recipient from Mills college, she began her work as a composer of electroacoustic music at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. A composer-performer and spoken-word artist, her work often stretches genre and bridges media. Working within the psychic media of histories told and (re)imagined, as well as somatic memory, and experience, her music is influenced by West African musical idioms and aesthetic ideologies--hence the attention to rhythm, narrative, and an overall destabilized temporality. As she seeks to reveal the musicality of language and the poetry in sound, much of her work involves weaving text that is rich in metaphor and visually evocative into dense sonic environments. She works in the realms of fixed (tape) music and real-time performance. Her live performance utilizes an instrument she built with Max/MSP and incorporates real-time granular synthesis and convolution filtering with sampling and sequenced found sound. The laptop keyboard as her only interface as she explores structured improvisational frameworks on the instrument. Formerly based in the bay area, Monisola lives, works, and plays in the Pioneer Valley. 

Interdisciplinary artist and composer, Tamara Yadao, works with gaming/antiquated technology, conceptual methods of sound-making, movement, improvisation, spoken word and virtual instrument design. She has spoken about microsound, the “glitch” and failure in improvisation at Diapason Gallery and about Mashup culture, game sound and virtual instrument construction at MassArt, Museum of Arts & Design NYC, the New School, NYU Poly and TAGlab at Concordia University in Montréal. Her investigations of sculptural sound-making have informed the construction of virtual instruments in her game art duo with Chris Burke called foci + loci; awarded a 2013 NYSCA grant to develop their full scale game art performance installation ‘Bal(l)ade’. She is also the recipient of a 2014 commissioning grant by the Jerome Fund for New Music through the American Composers Forum. Among others, her work has been performed/exhibited at Babycastles, the Brooklyn Museum, Downtown Music Gallery, Eyebeam Art + Technology Center, the Hackers on Planet Earth conference, Joe’s Pub, the Kitchen, free103.9’s NOISE! festival at the Ontological Theater, Secret Project Robot Gallery, the Stone, and Zebulon. She also writes structured music on a Game Boy DMG under the moniker Corset Lore and co-curates the word/music/sound performance series, TXT FST with WFMU dj Kurt Gottschalk. Upcoming performances for 2015 include Cluster: New Music + Integrated Arts Festival in Winnipeg and Press Start Festival at Centre Pompidou, Paris.

CAROLINE PARK is a composer, musician, and artist working within the minimum in experimental electronic music. Her 2015 digital release “less than human” was called “transportive … a hissing, humid approximation of summer and wet earth to surround” (the Wire) and “luminous and droning … best experienced in full body” (Disquiet). Caroline collaborates frequently with Asha Tamirisa in duo situations and also performs as 1/4 of the electro-improv quartet BUMPR (Peter Bussigel, Stephan Moore, Tim Rovinelli). Performances, both solo and collaborative, have occurred at venues including Machines With Magnets, AS220, Jordan Hall, Goethe-Institut Boston, the New Museum, and the Stone. Caroline is a founding member of OPENSIGNAL, a Providence-based artist collective focusing on the representation of gender and race within experimental electronic music. She received B.M. and M.M. degrees in composition at the New England Conservatory and is currently finishing the MEME Ph.D at Brown University. Caroline lives and works in Providence, RI.

Asha Tamirisa is often found working with some combination of sound, video, sculpture, and movement. She graduated from Oberlin College with a degree in Technology in Music and Related Arts [ TIMARA ] and is currently a doctoral student in the Multimedia and Electronic Music Experiments [ MEME ] program at Brown University. She is also concurrently working towards an MA in Modern Culture and Media [ MCM ] at Brown. Current research interests include gender, race and technology, interfaces and tool-making, and audiovisual synthesis. She is a founding member of OPENSIGNAL, a group of artists concerned with gender and race in electronic arts practice. 

 

 


Systems for Play Final Performance | May 8, 2015  + -

The course Systems for Play will present a final performance on: 

May 8th at 8pm

Studio 1 (Studio 2 adn Studio 3)

Systems for Play, taught by Peter Bussigel, Granoff Center Artist-in-Residence, Music, explored complex patterns emerge while playing with simple processes. This course focuses on systems as creative constraints and sites for composing sound and other materials. Amplifying, multiplying, delaying, cutting, folding, growing and randomizing become lenses for animating our practices and playgrounds for exploring tendencies (our own, the materials', the systems').

Richard Fishman | Recent Work | April 30, 2015 - June 18, 2015  + -

 Please join us on April 30th at 5:30pm for an opening reception for  Richard Fishman | Recent Work, an exhibition featuring the work of Professor Richard Fishman as he celebrates 50 years at Brown University. Fishman is a Professor of Visual Art and Director of the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts.

 

Fishman’s recent work is based on The Elm Tree Project, a long-term program seeking ways to use a felled elm tree for the creation of artworks and other responses inspired by the tree and its story.

 

In 2003, Brown's oldest elm tree contracted Dutch elm disease and had to be removed from its place in front of the Watson Institute for International Studies.   After consultation with colleagues in Environmental Studies, Urban Planning, and RISD’s Furniture Department, Fishman developed a program designed to use the elm tree conceptually, physically, and metaphorically as the basis to develop innovative cross-disciplinary courses and programs.  The tree became a means of drawing together a community of interested individuals who would respond in multi-dimensional ways: as an educational tool, as a means of learning about the local environment and its history, and as a vehicle for discussing the tree’s symbolic and pragmatic issues.

 

Richard Fishman | Recent Work examines an elm tree’s dismantlement, reassembly, and ultimate destruction through fire. Cross sections of the tree hang resurrected or are rejoined into full slabs. The works are ghosts and monuments, moments left lone or rejoined to their wholes, oscillating between death and rebirth.

 

Richard Fishman is a sculptor whose work is represented in numerous private and public collections including the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Jewish Museum in New York, the Rose Art Museum, Brandies University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Over the course of his career he has had 27 one-person exhibitions, more than 50 group exhibitions, and is the recipient of many awards including a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. 

 

Richard Fishman | Recent Work will be on exhibit in the Granoff Center’s Cohen Gallery from April 30 – June 18, 2015.  The Granoff Center is located at 154 Angell Street, Providence.  Gallery hours are: April 30 – May 24: M-F 8:30a – 10p, Sat 12-6p, Sun 12-8p; May 26 – June 18 M-F 8a-4p.

Time’s Up! Performance | April 30, 2015 - May 3, 2015  + -

The AntiGravity Theatre Project presents: Time’s Up 

April 30 – May 3, 2015
Granoff Center, Studio One

$7 adults; $5 students
www.brown.edu/tickets

All shows at 8PM

For ticket sales and more information: call (401) 863-2838, or visit the Box Office in the 
Leeds Theatre Lobby (83 Waterman St, Providence), Tuesday - Friday from 12pm - 
4pm, or email boxoffice@brown.edu.

 

The AntiGravity Theatre Project presents the latest iteration of the immersive, 
multimedia performance that is Time’s Up: Love, Friendship and Transformation Across 
the Fourth Dimension at Brown University Theatre. 


Across moments of time - from medieval France to present-day Harlem - and even in 
spaces outside of time, two souls keep brushing up against one another, intuitively 
sensing their past and future lives together. They alternately fight to remember the 
intimacy of their souls and yearn to forget in the hopes of skirting pain. Throughout, 
conflicting cosmological forces look on and sometimes assume physical bodies, with 
which they thread these two souls through discord and unity. What is revealed is a 
relationship existing outside of time and space, in a place without culture, gender or 

The two souls, Jason and Sienna, are “dropped” into three different historical settings 
and their idealized relationship must encounter the assumptions, limitations, and 
prejudices of each time and place. The piece weaves between a feudal village during 
the Cathar crusade in medieval France where religious dissenters are burned at the 
stake; a “whites only” diner in 1960s Selma during the chaos of police attacks on civil-
rights demonstrators; and a trendy soul food restaurant in contemporary Harlem where 
Sienna (the owner) is reluctant to hire Jason because he is white. Gradually Jason and 
Sienna’s ethereal bodies become unstuck in time and space, laying bare the arbitrary 
yet very real devices of racism, politics and religion. This true connection between their 
souls is manifested by transformational live video processing of the actors’ bodies, 
projected throughout the space. Time’s Up seeks to reconsider "otherness” and disrupt 
our habitual methods of perceiving one another that prevent us from connecting with 
each other in meaningful and productive ways.  

This piece is another installment in an ongoing collaboration between writer and director 
Kym Moore and media composer, Todd Winkler, of the Brown University Departments 
of Theatre Arts & Performance Studies (TAPS), and Multimedia & Electronic Music 
Experiments (MEME) respectively.

Time’s Up: Love, Friendship and Transformation Across the Fourth Dimension is 
presented by The AntiGravity Theatre Project with support from Brown University’s 
Creative Arts Council, the departments of Music, and Theatre Arts and Performance 
Studies, the MEME program, and the Sara and Robert A. Reichley Concert Fund.

Recording Studio as Compositional Tool Final Concert | April 30, 2015  + -

The Music Department course Recording Studio as Compositional Tool will present a final concernt on:

April 30th at 8pm

Martinos Auditorium

The concert will explore study of advanced studio techniques taught in parallel with topics in psychoacoustics. Students will create original studio work while developing listening and technical skills for audio production. Technical topics include recording, signal processing and mixing software, microphone technique, and live sound engineering.

SCAC Spring Arts Festival | April 25, 2015  + -

SCAC Spring Arts Festival

Saturday, April 25

Granoff Center

 

The Spring Arts Festival is the Student Creative Arts Council's Spring showcase of creative practice at Brown/RISD @ The Granoff Center, April 24-26.  The Student Creative Arts Council annually showcases student work from all disciplines in the spring arts festival. this weekend-long celebration has featured a variety of events over the past few years including art shows, music and multimedia performances, film screenings, poetry readings, dance, lectures, and more!  For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/brown.scac

CAGE MATCH: ROUND 2 | April 16, 2015  + -

John Cage. Nicolas Cage. In 2009, these two legendary artists faced/off in an epic showdown in Brown University’s Grant Recital Hall. Now, they’re back for a second bout. Join us for an audiovisual filmusicircus as compositions by John go head to head with scenes featuring Nic, and chance encounters and deep resonances bring out the best in the work of both these visionaries. This is Cage and Cage as you've never seen and heard them before. 8:00pm

Brazenly Brown: Daniel Alexander Jones | April 9, 2015  + -

 Thursday, April 9th, 2015  -  6p

NOTES FROM AN INTEGRATOR'S MANUAL (free and open to the public)

Brazenly Brown, A Lecture by Daniel Alexander Jones AM'93 

Martinos Auditorium

 

Friday, April 10th, 2015  - 4p-6p

CONCEPT ALBUM

Brazenly Brown Master Class (by invitation only)

with Daniel Alexander Jones AM '93

 

 Saturday April 11th, 2015  -  8pm

JOMAMA JONES: RADIATE (free and open to the public)

Part concert, part revival featuring the triumphant return of legendary expatriate performer Jomama Jones, a mythical R&B diva who left the US after a string of hits in the 80s, back from the darkness as a lone star with a singular purpose – to awaken the comeback in us all, through her music and live performance.  She shares songs of resilience and regeneration recounting her rise to the stratosphere, her self-imposed exile from the US and surprising observations of the America to which she has returned.

Jones is accompanied by her collaborator and musical director, Bobby Halvorson, her backing vocalists, the Sweet Peaches - the extraordinary Helga Davis and Laura Jean Anderson, and a knockout band.  "RADIATE glows..." said the New York Times, "making it hard to resist this sequined earth-mother's soulful embrace."

Rites and Reason Theatre

 

Daniel Alexander Jones is an award-winning performer, writer, and director. American Theatre Magazine named him "one of fifteen artists whose work will be transforming American stages for decadesto come." His work includes plays (Bel Canto, Earthbirths, Phoenix Fabrik), performance pieces (Blood:Shock:Boogie, The Book of Daniel, Cab and Lena) and devised work (Qualities of Light,Clayangels). With composer Bobby Halvorson, Jones has released three recordings, performed at Joe's Pub and Symphony Space, and in the critically acclaimed show Jomama Jones * Radiate at Soho Rep. Jones holds degrees in Africana studies from Vassar College and in Theatre from Brown University's Graduate School. He taught in MFA programs at the University of Texas at Austin and Goddard College. Jones is a Creative Capital grantee, a MAP Fund grantee, and a Howard Foundation Fellowship recipient. He's an alumnus of New Dramatists, a Playwrights' Center Core Member, and a Pillsbury House Theatre company member. He was a 2011-2012 Fellow at the Ellen Stone Belic in Chicago. He received the prestigious Alpert Award in the Arts for Theatre in 2006.

Cinema Ritrovato: Marriage Italian Style | March 20, 2015  + -

Cinema Ritrovato: Marriage Italian Style

Friday, March 20, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM, Martinos Auditorium

● Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni star in Marriage Italian Style (Matrimonio all’italiana, 1965). Sophia Loren received an Oscar nomination for best actress in a leading role for her interpretation in this classic Italian comedy, directed by legendary director Vittorio De Sica. 

● The film will be introduced by a conversation and followed by a Q & A with Giacomo Manzoli (University of Bologna) and Massimo Riva (Brown University).

Cinema Ritrovato: Investigation Of A Citizen Above Suspicion | March 19, 2015  + -

Cinema Ritrovato: Investigation Of A Citizen Above Suspicion

Thursday, March 19, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Martinos Auditorium 

● Investigation Of A Citizen Above Suspicion (Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto, Academy Award for best foreign language film and Grand Prix of the Jury at the Cannes festival, 1970). A recently restored, rarely seen Oscar-winning classic, "a suspense melodrama with the moral concerns of angry satire" (New York Times), directed by Elio Petri, starring Gian Maria Volonté. 

● The film will be introduced by a conversation on “Film, Crime and Politics in Italy, 1968-2014” with Giacomo Manzoli (University of Bologna), Marco Natoli (UMass Boston), Mauro Resmini (University of Maryland) and Massimo Riva (Brown University).

Cinema Ritrovato: "The Miracle" and "Angst" | March 18, 2015  + -

Cinema Ritrovato: "The Miracle" and "Angst"

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Martinos Auditorium

Federico Fellini and Anna Magnani star in 
● "The Miracle," an episode from the 1948 film The Ways of Love (L'Amore), directed by Neorealism master Roberto Rossellini. The film created high controversy around censorship in the US, leading to a Supreme Court decision in 1952 known as the "Miracle Decision", which declared that film is a form of artistic expression protected by the First Amendment. 

● To follow, a screening of Angst (La Paura, 1954), the last film made in 1954 by Roberto Rossellini with Ingrid Bergman, before their separation. Both films were recently restored at the Cineteca of Bologna as part of the Rossellini Project. 

● The program will be introduced by a conversation on “Gender and Censorship” with the artist collective Radha May (Elisa Giardina Papa, Nupur Mathur and Bathsheba Okwenje) and Suzanne Stewart Steinberg (Director of the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women).

Major Transgression! Poetry from Poland | March 18, 2015  + -

We are happy to announce Major Transgression! Poetry from Poland event on March 18th and 19th. 

Celebrating contemporary poetry and experimental prose from Poland and offering open collaborative translation workshops, this two-day poetry and translation festival brings together five major Polish poets and translators: Ewa Chruściel, Julia Fiedorczuk, Tadeusz Pióro, Agnieszka Taborska, and Adam Wiedemann. During two translation workshops, the invited poets will collaborate with students to create English versions of selected poems. Contact Michal_Oklot@brown.edu or Forrest_Gander@Brown.edu for details.  

The event is organized and sponsored by Creative Art Council at Brown and the departments of Slavic Studies and Literary Arts.

Program:

March 18, 2015

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM: Translation Workshop led by Julia Fiedorczuk

English Department, 70 Brown Street (Fones Alley entrance), room 130

 

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM: Poetry Reading: Julia Fiedorczuk, Adam Wiedemann

McCormack Family Theater 70 Brown Street (Fones Alley entrance)

 

March 19, 2015

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM: Translation Workshop led by Tadeusz Pióro

English Department, 70 Brown Street (Fones Alley entrance), room 130

 

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Poetry Reading: Ewa Chruściel, Tadeusz Pióro, Agnieszka Taborska

McCormack Family Theater 70 Brown Street (Fones Alley entrance)

 

Cinema Ritrovato: Prix de Beauté (Miss Europe, 1930), directed by Augusto Genina, with live piano-vocal accompaniment by Donald Sosin and Joanna Seaton. | March 17, 2015  + -

Cinema Ritrovato: Prix de Beauté (Miss Europe, 1930), directed by Augusto Genina, with live piano-vocal accompaniment by Donald Sosin and Joanna Seaton.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Martinos Auditorium

● Prix de Beauté (Miss Europe, 1930), directed by Augusto Genina, with live piano-vocal accompaniment by Donald Sosin and Joanna Seaton. This rarely seen jazz age classic was the last major film to star the dazzling Louise Brooks, here at the center of a perversely seductive depiction of social decadence. Like many films of the late 1920s, Prix de beauté was made in both silent and sound versions. 

● The program will be introduced by a conversation on “Music and Silent Film” with Antonella Sisto (Post-doctoral fellow in Italian Studies, Brown University), Paul Phillips (director of the Brown University orchestra) and Donald Sosin.

Cinema Ritrovato:"Charlot at 100: 1914-2014." Four recently restored Chaplin shorts | March 16, 2015  + -

Cinema Ritrovato:"Charlot at 100: 1914-2014." Four recently restored Chaplin shorts

Monday, March 16, 2015 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Martinos Auditorium

● Kid Auto Race at Venice, Cal (1914)
● The Rink (1916)
● Easy Street (1917) 
● The Immigrant (1917).


The program will be introduced by Guy Borlée, coordinator of the Cinema ritrovato film festival and Phil Rosen (Professor of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University) and will include a special screening of "Chaplin, A Body of Work," a short film by Brown students Beatrix Chu, Andrew Deck, Tarek Shoukri and Mc Kenna Webster, made in Bologna at the 2014 Cinema Ritrovato festival.

Freedom Project | March 13, 2015  + -

Friday, March 13, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Studio 1

Everett Company culminates its three-year research and creation process for the development of the Freedom Project, a multi-disciplinary documentary theater production that shares the stories of people who have been marginalized by America’s criminal justice system. The project examines and critiques that system through the juxtapositions of personal stories with jarring statistics that reveal gross racial and socio-economic disparities in the way the law is applied, especially in regard to the War on Drugs.

Everett approaches this challenging topic with humor and humanity, and emphasizes the creativity and spirit of perseverance that can surface when people confront extreme adversity. The work utilizes the disciplines of theater, dance and filmmaking to draw out multiple perspectives on this complex topic. Visceral choreography and poetic visual imagery deepen the experience as Everett explores the effects of mass incarceration on some of our most vulnerable communities.

Brown University is a development and producing partner in the creation of Freedom Project. They join Everett in producing a series of public workshops, forums, street actions, and in-progress previews that will continue to be held at both Brown and Everett Stage. These events draw a wide segment of the community into an ongoing dialogue about incarceration and help shape the final performance.

After its premiere in March at Brown University’s Granoff Center for the Arts, The Freedom Project will then be available for touring through 2017.

IRQ3 INTERRUPT3 | March 12, 2015 - March 15, 2015  + -

IRQ3 INTERRUPT3


A Discussion Forum and Studio for New Forms of Language Art


Highlighting text and/or/as image, art and/or/as language and with a particular investment in digitally mediated language art, Interrupt3—the third of its kind—will take place, chiefly, in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Brown University, March 12-15, 2015. From Thursday evening through Saturday, there will be six plenaries featuring fifteen Featured Presenters, and six Interrupt (IRQ) Discussions with as many as twenty-six IRQ Presenters, plus two additional Featured Presenters to provoke two of these IRQ Discussions. Currently confirmed featured presenters: Bill Seaman, Brian Droitcour, Brian House, Clement Valla, Christopher Funkhouser, Helen Mirra, James Hoff, Jason Nelson (by remote presence), Johanna Drucker, Kenneth Goldsmith, Paul Soulellis, Rhada May, Research Service, Special America, Tom Ockerse. Coordinated with these gatherings, there will be an exhibition From Line to Constellation in the Cohen Gallery of the Granoff Center curated by Francesca Capone; an installation and performance by Jen Bervin; related video presentations on four public screens; a live collaborative studio/exhibition led by four visiting resident artists, David Court, Kristen Mueller, Benjamin Shaykin and Sophia Le Fraga; an exhibition and series of web based works entitled Maximum Sideline: Interrupt Postscript at Proxy, a curatorial platform currently located in a downtown storefront in Providence; and a residency led by Alan Sondheim in Studio 4 utilizing Brown’s legacy ‘Cave’ immersive audiovisual environment. On Sunday morning, time will be reserved for an ad hoc, studio-curated, follow-up IRQ Discussion and, later, an evening of performances at the Machines with Magnets venue in nearby Pawtucket.  Interrupt3 is generously supported with Arts Initiative funds administered by Brown’s Creative Arts Council, and the further support of the Literary Arts Department. It is co-organized by Francesca Capone, John Cayley, and other members of the Brown and RISD community associated with Digital Language Arts.

http://interrupt.xyz

WHEN THE TOWEL DROPS | March 12, 2015 - April 10, 2015  + -

WHEN THE TOWEL DROPS 

a solo exhibition from Radha May

Thursday 12 March - through 10 April 
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts

In the summer of 2014, Radha May found herself in Bologna, Italy going through the archives of the Cineteca di Bologna, viewing scene after scene of film clips that had been cut out of publicly viewed cinema between the 1950’s and 1960’s in Italy. She was drawn to the scenes that depicted expressions of female pleasure and provocation. With selections of clips banned from films such as La Notte by Michelangelo Antonioni and Brink of Life by Ingmar Bergman, Radha May has created a provocative 35 millimeter film that explores femininity and female sexuality. 

When The Towel Drops Vol 1 | Italy focuses on the materiality of the piece highlighting the sheer volume of film that was taken out of cinema and out of the public domain. Using a custom designed, motorized mechanism, the 35 millimeter film runs over three floors of the Granoff Center culminating in a single, miniature projection. Accompanying the installation, Radha May has created a publication that includes the official deliberations on the removal of scenes and the justifications for doing so. Many of the scenes in the installation have never been seen in public. Similarly, many of the official records have never been made available to the public. 

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Radha May is Elisa Giardina-Papa, Nupur Mathur and Bathsheba Okwenje. She comes from Sicily, Delhi and Kampala. 

Radha May's work explores forgotten and hidden histories, peripheral sites, and feminine myths. Her projects begin with an investigation of things she does not understand but wants to bring closer to her. She uses tools borrowed from anthropologists, historians and journalists to conduct her research. She works in the field, meticulously sifting through historical and social archives making what she finds available to anybody; she also distills the material into fictional and surreal scenarios that complicate assumptions about history, borders and cultural and social formations.

 

info@radhamay.com

www.radhamay.com

 

 

When The Towel Drops, Vol 1 | Italy is made possible by the generous support of: MiBACT - Direzione Generale per il Cinema, Italy; Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna, Italy; Fondazione Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia – Cineteca Nazionale, Italy; Italia Taglia, Italy; Creative Arts Council, Brown University; Italian Studies Department, Brown University; Granoff Center for the Arts, Brown University, Department of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University, Digital + Media, Rhode Island School of Design, Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women, Brown University.

Neil Harbisson Public Lecture | March 9, 2015  + -

Student Creative Arts Council is honored to welcome Neil Harbisson.

Neil Harbisson sees in black and white but hears in color, via an antenna implanted in his skull. A sonochromatic cyborg artist, Harbisson utilizes and explores the connection between his brain and its cybernetic capabilities to create paintings, sound portraits, and performance pieces. 

He co-founded the Cyborg Foundation, which helps people become cyborgs (extend their senses through cybernetics), defends cyborg rights, and promotes the use of cybernetics in art. 


Reserve your free tickets here:
https:// www.eventbrite.com/e/the-lecture-series-neil-harbisson-tickets-15657660484

 

THIS LECTURE IS SOLD OUT.

Decolonizing the Racialized Female Subject Guest Panel | March 7, 2015  + -

Decolonizing the Racialized Female Subject Guest Panel

Saturday, March 7, 2015 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Studio 1

Decolonizing the Racialized Female Subject Symposium Panel including: Dr. Josie Saldana, Dr. Imani Tafari-Ama, Dr. Kim Tallbear, Dr. Tiffany King, Dr. Amie Breeze Harper.