Brown Arts

Queer Durations

December 5-7, 2024
SYMPOSIUM
A three-day symposium that will investigate how and why duration has been an important aesthetic mode for performance, visual, and media artists.

An IGNITE Series Campus Project

Curated by the Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, Pembroke Center Faculty Seed Grant Program, and the Brown Arts Institute's IGNITE Series

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Queer Durations Symposium
December 5-7, 2024
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, 154 Angell Street

Queer Durations is a three-day symposium that will explore how and why duration has been an important aesthetic mode for performance, visual, and media artists to investigate in relationship to the meanings of queer lives, communities, and subjectivities. The gathering will feature performances, discussions, and talks by artists, scholars, and curators.

Curator: Leon Hilton
Associate Curator: JD Stokely
Performers and Scholars: Elliot Reed, Anh Vo, Xiomara Sebas Castro Niculescu, Julie Tolentino, Jonathan Berger, Adrienne Edwards, J Dellecave and others TBA

Photograph of Anh Vo by Julieta Cervantes

Collaboration

Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies: Jayna Brown, Chair
Brown Arts Institute: Thea Quiray Tagle, Associate Curator, Bell Gallery
The Pembroke Center’s Faculty Seed Grant Program

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Brown Arts’ IGNITE Series uplifts the spirit of artistic collaboration across Brown, Providence, the Rhode Island region, and beyond. Ignite your creative curiosity through this multi-year series of programs, activations, interventions, and investigations.