Jennifer Avery hangs her work


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Artist Talk: Music, Action, and Social Imagination by Sebastian Ruth
Wednesday, April 5, 5:00pm
Martinos Auditorium, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts

Sebastian Ruth is a professional musician and educator committed to exploring connections between the arts and social change. Ruth serves as Professor of the Practice through the Brown Arts Initiative for the 2016 - 2017 academic year. Join the BAI for a talk by the artist followed by a light reception. Free and open to the public.


Catherine Opie raised eyebrows with her early 1990s studio portraits of gay, lesbian, and transgendered men and women associated with California’s sadomasochist leather subculture. Most jarring were two self-portraits showing self-inflicted wounds, respectively forming a child-like image of a house and two women holding hands (Cutting, 1993) and the word “pervert” carved into her skin (Pervert, 1994). For all the provocation, however, Opie’s work contains elements of documentary and classicism, and seeks empathy with its subjects.


Poets Anna Moschovakis, author of "They and We Will Get into Trouble for This," and Douglas Kearney, author of "Buck Studies", will read from their work in the Writers On Writing Reading Series, sponsored by the Department of Literary Arts.


Brown University Chorus
Schola Cantorum of Boston
Providence Trebles from the Parish of All Saints, Ashmont
& Grace Church, Providence

Frederick Jodry, Conductor
Simon Wall, Evangelist
Stephan Griffin, Jesus
Judson Griffin, Concertmaster
Arias: Lydia Brotherton, Soprano; Chris Lowrey, Countertenor
Andrew Brown, Tenor; Jacob Scharfman, Bass

Granoff Center

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