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Alumni News

Oct 14, 2011 | Alumna wins Rappaport Prize  + -

Artist Orly Genger ‘01 was named the recipient of the 12th annual Rappaport Prize by the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum. The prize, founded by the Phyllis & Jerome Lyle Rappaport Foundation, is given to an important artist with New England ties to “generate excitement for their art and perspective, and provide some financial support to advance their careers.” 

Jul 11, 2011 | 20/20, a new song cycle by Andrew Hertz '04  + -

"There is a mysterious cycle in human events. To some generations much is given. Of other generations much is expected. This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny." - FDR

Adjunct Lecturer in Theatre Arts & Performance Studies, Andrew Hertz '04 worked with Assistant Professor Kym Moore and a cadre of Brown students and alumni on 20/20, a new song cycle. The group work-shopped and rehearsed for two weeks in the Granoff Center's Martinos Auditorium before moving to NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. For a sneak peek, watch the video below. 

Mar 30, 2011 | Marilynne Robinson '66 nominated for Man Booker Prize  + -

Novelist Marilynne Robinson '66, aithour of Housekeeping, Gilead, and Home, was a nominated for a Man Booker International Prize, recognizing achievement in fiction at a press conference held at the University of Sydney today.  The winner will be announced at the Sydney Writers' Festival on May 18th, and the winner will be celebrated at an awards ceremony in London on June 28th. 

Mar 19, 2010 | Vincere opens at Lincoln Plaza Cinemas and IFC  + -

Vincere, a film created with the help of Deborah Belford de Furia ’88, an alumna now living in Italy, had its American debut. The film, about Mussolini’s secret wife and son, was written and directed by Marco Bellocchio. Deborah worked as the story editor, helping the Bellocchio focus the story and characters, structure the script, and shape its momentum.

Feb 25, 2010 | Brown Alumni in Whitney Biennial  + -

Dawn Clements '86 and Kerry Tribe '97, two former Art-Semiotics concentrators, are featured in the 2010 Whitney Biennial. The exhibition, now in its 75th year, showcases contemporary American art. The 2010 Exhibition is on view through May 30.