Providence, RI…For the 2017‒18 academic year, Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) at Brown University welcomes choreographer and writer Ralph Lemon, musician Sebastian Ruth, and poet Anne Waldman as Professors of the Practice. Established by the BAI in September 2016, and made possible by endowed gifts, Professor of the Practice (PoP) positions bring distinguished artists of all genres and other arts practitioners and professionals to the University to further enrich the Brown experience.
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.