Brown Arts

PVD+ Projects

Interdisciplinary and collaborative programs created by community members in Providence and beyond

IGNITE Series PVD+ Projects

These exciting projects, catalyzed by Providence and Rhode Island-based artists, are currently in development with support from Brown Arts IGNITE. Please check back soon for more information about opportunities to engage with these artists and their evolving works at Brown and beyond.

On Now/Up Next

September 2024
A multidisciplinary work that reimagines pansori, a traditional Korean musical form that combines improvisation, song, story, and gesture.
September 12 - October 6, 2024
An immersive video installation and experimental documentary piece about the Newport Navy Sex Scandal of 1919

Coming Soon

An Activation by the Haus of Glitter
Conceived and created by The Haus of Glitter Dance Company + Performance Lab + Preservation Society

A multidisciplinary research, performance, and community curriculum disrupts and transform the commemoration of Esek Hopkins, who was hired by the Brown brothers to command the horrific voyage of the slavery ship “Sally.” Proposed and created by the five co-founders and co-directors of The Haus of Glitter: Assitan Coulibaly, Anthony "AM." Andrade, Steven Choummalaithong, Trent Lee, & Matthew Garza ’11.

(Machine) Learning to Be
Conceived and created by Ioana Jucan and Company

A hybrid (online and in-person) performance blending theater, dance, hip hop, and artistic experiments with machine learning to explore alternative modes of engaging with our data-filled world and possibilities of more equitable futures alongside AI. Curated by Ioana Jucan with Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo (Assistant Professor, Music; performs as SΔMMUS), and others.