Fine Arts

Borgatti Presents Paper on Research in Nigeria

Jean Borgatti (Assistant Professor, History of Art + Visual Culture) recently presented a paper at the 2017 African Studies Conference held in Chicago. The paper focused on the history and sources memorial masquerades of Edo-speaking people living in Nigeria, Tall Ghosts, that returned annually to dance with their living kin and affirmed community solidarity and […]

Elyashiv Solo Exhibition at Galerie Marzee

Noam Elyashiv (Critic, Jewelry + Metalsmithing) currently has a solo exhibition on display at Galerie Marzee (Lage Markt 3, Nijmegan). The exhibition is entitled, Conversation, and will run through to 10th January 2018. The exhibition explores the transition of two-dimensional shapes into objects that are situated on the body; the formal gestures that occur in […]

Event: Grimanesa Amoros, 11/14, 7:00PM

Grimanesa Amorós Site Specific Light Installations Reception: November 14, 6pm Chace Center Lobby Artist Lecture: November 14, 7pm Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center 20 North Main Street, Providence RI Grimanesa Amorós is an interdisciplinary artist with diverse interests in the fields of social history, scientific research and critical theory, Through her art she conveys an ephemeral […]

Anthony’s Film at Academic Conference

Alexandra Anthony (Senior Critic, Film Animation Video) recently had her feature documentary film, Lost in the Bewilderness, featured as the subject of a paper presented at the Modern Greek Studies Association International Symposium on November 3, 2017. There paper, presented by Dr. Anastasia Bakogianni from Massey University in Auckland, was entitled, Caught Between Two Worlds: Documenting the Experience […]

Peltz exhibition ‘Recovering Data Remains: (Re)Working Knowledge’

Daniel Peltz (Professor, Film Animation Video) recently had a collaborative installation, Recovering Data Remains: (Re)Working Knowledge, at the Färgfabriken exhibition space. The installation and performance contained remains from the archives of two different artistic research projects he initiated and led in remote industrial towns become tourist sites: When we dig, things come up (Narrative fragments, Peking […]

recent screenings and shows

Steven Subotnick (Critic, Film Animation Video) has been featured in numerous international festivals and galleries. Highlights include, Dandelion and Two have been included in the Pompidou Centre’s, Mon Oeil, web series, Flight was part of a group show at Studio 44 gallery in Stockholm, Sweden in August, Little Girl was screened in festivals in Brazil, Australia, Germany, […]

Event: Artist & Poet Jen Bervin at GD Commons, 10/03, 6:30PM

Artist and poet Jen Bervin will be on campus for the launch of her book, Silk Poems, on Tuesday, 3rd October 2017 at 6:30PM at the GD Commons, Design Center.  The book is the final component of Jen’s Silk Poems project, conducted in conjunction with Tufts’ University’s Silk Lab. The project premiered at MASSMoCA in a yearlong exhibition and includes […]

Babcock Papermaking Installation at the Granoff Center

May Babcock (Critic, Printmaking) has a new collaborative installation, Ebb and Flow II, current on view at the Granoff Center (154 Angell Street, Providence), Brown University. Babcock and her fellow artist Megan Singleton were inspired by the waterways and flora of the Narragansett Bay, dendritic patterns found in watershed maps and plant forms are interpreted […]