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:
Inaugural participants in dynamic interactive series include artists Nick Cave, Wangechi Mutu, and Shirin Neshat and museum director and curator Thelma Golden
BROWN ARTS INITIATIVE AND PERFORMA LAUNCH NEW COLLABORATION WITH CO-COMMISSION OF A WORK BY KELLY NIPPER FOR PERFORMA 17 IN NEW YORK CITY
Artist Kelly Nipper and MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab will develop the project with students at Brown University to premiere at Performa 17 Biennial, November 1‒19, 2017
BROWN ARTS INITIATIVE ANNOUNCES SPRING 2017 GRANTS TOTALING $81,400
BAI grant programs support public presentation, artists-in-residence, and research and development projects in the arts
Providence, RI…The Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) announced today that grants totaling $81,400 were awarded to 19 faculty, postdoctoral fellows and professional staff at Brown University in support of artistic production, presentation and research.
The Brown Arts Initiative is pleased to present the work of photographer Chris Jordan in the exhibition, Message from the Gyre, on view from February 25 - March 24, 2017 in the Cohen Gallery of the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts. Curated by Jo-Ann Conklin, this show is presented in conjunction with the BAI's inaugural symposium, re|ACT: symposium on arts and environment. Read the release here.