Arts & Culture

Benjamin Lundberg is not afraid to get personal with his audience: The artist invites audience members to make markings on his body and conduct a mock cosmetic surgery in his performances at AS220.

Resident artist’s work explores feeling at home with transnational identity

January 30, 2015 0 comments

Lundberg said he identifies with academic and creative attitudes toward art in Providence. “I drew inspiration from two different worlds and methodologies.”

Neumann melds passions for architecture, urban design in academia

January 30, 2015 0 comments

Dietrich Neumann, professor of history of art and architecture, engages with architecture on a level greater than teaching theoretical and studio classes.

A ceramic piece, “Two Birds” by Maya Bjornson ’19, gleams in the light in the Cohen Gallery. First-year Dual Degree student Bjornson’s work responds to the fragility and symbolic power of birds, according to her artist statement.

Exhibition showcases ‘off course’ art

January 30, 2015 0 comments

Currently on display at the Granoff Center, the 7th Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition examines everything from the sky to the self.

The NCECA 2015 Biennial features 50 pieces of ceramic work selected by three jurors out of 1,147 submissions.

Exhibit challenges ceramics’ conventions

January 27, 2015 1 comment

Upon entering the lobby of the List Art Center, a massive pyramidal structure of stoneware and porcelain loops bombards the eye.

Providence art projects receive national recognition

January 23, 2015 0 comments

Out of a pool of nearly 1,300 applicants, ArtPlace America listed two Providence art project proposals among 90 finalists for its National Grants Program.

Film details development of emergency medicine

January 23, 2015 0 comments

“The Evolution of Emergency Medicine” explores the experience of the people who developed emergency medicine in response to the changing needs of Americans.

‘The Interview’: a humorous view of real-world controversies

January 23, 2015 2 comments

In the wake of North Korea’s cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment and threats of violence against the US, the film has garnered worldwide attention.

City Gyro was one of three food trucks asked to relocate by the Providence Police Dec. 17, following a complaint that they were illegally parked in metered spaces.

Mama Kim’s ceases daytime Thayer St. operations

January 21, 2015 3 comments

Mama Kim’s Korean BBQ, a food truck mainstay on Thayer Street, will no longer operate along its normal route in 2015, wrote CEO Don Fecher.

Students who returned early to campus gathered in Salomon 101 Monday afternoon to watch a screening of the documentary “The New Black” followed by a question-and-answer session with the filmmaker Yoruba Richen ’94.

‘The New Black’ depicts conflict between black and LGBT identities

January 21, 2015 0 comments

“Black community is not monolithic,” says Reverend Eric P. Lee in “The New Black,” a documentary by Yoruba Richen ’94.

‘Heist Play’ subverts Hollywood tropes

December 5, 2014 0 comments

The perfect play bears a striking resemblance to the perfect crime — ever-adapting, prone to explosions and often more illusion than reality.