Posts Tagged ‘Turner Theatrical and Performance Design Fund’

Honey Pot Performance planned

Honey Pot Performance’s​ Juke Cry Hand Clap (2014) focuses on house music culture as a conceptual ground to explore social practices developed in Black Chicago during the long 20th century. Drawing from music forms such as blues, gospel, disco, and funk as well as dances such as the slow drag, bopping, stepping, the hustle, and line dances, […]

“The Magic Box” performances

As part of the newly launched Robert L. Turner Theatrical and Performance Design initiative, students collaborated with the Providence Ballet Theatre company to design sets and costumes that support an  original ballet. Students worked with RISD faculty Jane South (Critic, Sculpture), Michael McGarty (Critic, Interior Architecture), Eva Marie Pacheco, artistic director and choreographer of the Providence […]

Hoyle solo performance @ AS220

A solo theatre performance by critically acclaimed actor/playwright Dan Hoyle is planned for Wednesday, March 11,  in connection with Avishek Ganguly’s (Assistant Professor, Literary Arts and Studies) ongoing “Performance Studies” course, funded by the Turner Theatrical and Performance Design Fund. The performance will take place at the Black Box Theatre at AS220 in downtown Providence. […]

Turner Fund grants awarded

Congratulations to recipients of the Robert Turner Theatrical and Performance Design Project grants for academic year 2015-16: Nick DePace (Senior Ciritic, Interior Architecture) and Bob Moody (Critic, Illustration) Behind the scene(s): The artifice, mechanics, contrivances and craft of the scenic arts to be taught in the Fall 2015 semester Martha Swetzoff (Senior Critic, FAV) and […]

Turner-funded “Check Your Vernacular” launched

Dirty Looks NYC celebrates the release of the Angela Dufresne (Assistant Professor, Painting) and Jane South (Critic, Sculpture) publication – CHECK YOUR VERNACULAR– at Printed Matter’s New York Art Book Fair with a performance and screening event featuring work by Dynasty Handbag, Narcissister, Colin Self and Chris E. Vargas. CHECK YOUR VERNACULAR – published on the […]

Painting Department presents

Painting presents Open Lecture on Performance affiliated with the course Tableaux and/or Performativety September 22 @ 6-9 pm Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center Rebecca Schneider Professor of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, Professor of History of Art and Architecture Rebecca Schneider, Professor in the Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, teaches performance studies, theater history, […]

Turner Award recipients announced

Congratulations to the 2015 Turner Award recipients: Angela Dufresne (Painting) and Jane South (Critic, Sculpture) will collaborate on the course Tableaux and/of Performativity in the fall semester. In the spring Avishek Ganguly (Literary Arts + Studies) will lead the seminar on Performance Studies: An Introduction. The Robert Turner Theatrical and Performance Design Fund at RISD […]

Call for Proposals – Turner Project

CALL FOR PROPOSALS ROBERT TURNER THEATRICAL AND PERFORMANCE DESIGN PROJECT Rhode Island School of Design’s 2012-­‐2017 strategic plan, Critical Making | Making Critical, acknowledges the importance of an immersive and discipline-­based approach to art and design education. At the same time, the current landscape of art and design education increasingly calls for collaboration and fluency […]

2014 Award & 2015 Deadline – Turner Theatrical and Performance Design Project

The Robert Turner Theatrical and Performance Design Project at RISD was established to support the teaching of interdisciplinary courses that integrate various elements of theatrical and performance design. 2014 Turner Award Congratulations to Jane South (Critic, Sculpture), Michael McGarty (Critic, Interior Architecture), and independent dancer and artist Li Jun Lai, on their multi-disciplinary studio and partnership with […]