Brown University assistant professor of music Eric Nathan blogs about his early fall residency at Yellow Barn, an international center for chamber music in Putney, VT. While in residence, Nathan and his artistic collaborators further developed and recorded his new composition, Some Favored Nook, inspired by the writings of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson. Nathan received a Research and Development grant from the Brown Arts Initiative in support of this work.
Providence, RI...The Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) today announced highlights of its much-anticipated 2017‒18 season of programming, featuring influential musicians, poets, artists and filmmakers. In addition, on October 11, the BAI will present a conversation about the world-premiere of a multi-media performance piece by artist Kelly Nipper co-commissioned by the BAI and New York-based Performa and developed at Brown with students. Prominent artists and presenters for the upcoming season include:
Learn more about the BAI's collaboration with Performa and the first co-commision of a new work of performance art by Kelly Nipper in the ArtDaily.org article posted here.
Inaugural participants in dynamic interactive series include artists Nick Cave, Wangechi Mutu, and Shirin Neshat and museum director and curator Thelma Golden
The Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) and Performa have teamed up to co-commission a new multi-media performance work by artist Kelly Nipper, the first project of a three-year collaboration between the two organizations. ArtNet News journalist Sarah Cascone reveals the impetus behind the work and discusses its development, made possible by a BAI-sponsored and student-supported artist residency this summer at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts.