Ethel Renia serves as the resident arts & culture editor. She is an art history & economics concentrator. She will most likely be found outside of the office googling her friends’ names, making hot chocolate or touting arts & culture writers in all of their glory.

Articles by Ethel Renia (35)

Urs Fischer, creator of the controversial “Untitled (Lamp/Bear)” sculpture currently installed on Ruth Simmons Quadrangle, spoke Wednesday about responses to his art, his creative process and art’s role in society.

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‘Lamp/Bear’ creator talks philosophy of art

October 27, 2016 1 comment

Urs Fischer’s “Untitled (Lamp/Bear),” a multi-story blue teddy bear sculpture, made waves this summer when it materialized on Ruth Simmons Quadrangle.

An Alaskan Kobuk River birch-bark kayak is one of the artifacts on display in the exhibit “Northern Horizons, Global Visions: J. Louis Giddings and the Invention of the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology" at the Haffenreffer Museum.

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Haffenreffer honors Arctic archaeologist’s legacy

October 26, 2016 0 comments

The new exhibit is titled “Northern Horizons, Global Visions: J. Louis Giddings and the Invention of the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology.”

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Wind Symphony set to play for Family Weekend

October 20, 2016 0 comments

The Wind Symphony, conducted by Senior Lecturer in Music Matthew McGarrell, will play its first concert of the year over Family Weekend.

Sarah D’Angelo, the newest TAPS faculty member, was drawn to Brown for its student and faculty diversity and inclusive open curriculum.

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New professor brings fresh perspective to TAPS

October 12, 2016 0 comments

Sarah D’Angelo is the Theatre Arts and Performance Studies department’s latest faculty addition this semester.

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‘Memories of the Wind’ depicts Turkish tragedy through poet

October 5, 2016 0 comments

“Ruzgarin Hatiralari” (“Memories of the Wind)”, directed by Ozcan Alper, is a film marred by tragedy that draws the portrait of a pained society.

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Apfelbaum reflects on art career marked by experimentation

September 29, 2016 0 comments

Polly Apfelbaum visited campus yesterday to discuss her three-decade career as an artist.

Devin Allen’s photographs depicting the strife plaguing Baltimore after the Freddie Gray shooting in 2015 are showcased at the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America. The photographer’s work gained attention suddenly last year when one of his pictures went viral on social media and made the cover of Time Magazine’s may 2015 edition.

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Baltimore native captures city’s protests in photos

September 28, 2016 0 comments

The Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America opened an exhibition Sept. 8 called “Rising/Uprising in Baltimore: A Beautiful Ghetto.”

‘Antisocial,’ screened in the Granoff Tuesday and Wednesday, explores the influence of free speech and social media on Romanian student life.

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‘Antisocial’ delves into Romanian student life

September 22, 2016 0 comments

“Antisocial” chronicles how a scandal involving a prestigious high school in a Romanian town affected the community’s students, parents and teachers.

A sculpture by Diana Al-Hadid is displayed in the David Winton Bell gallery. Her artwork often incorporates the structural imagery of decay, integrating themes from Western artistic work and Eastern reflection.

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‘Phantom Limb’ showcases ruinous forms

September 21, 2016 0 comments

Sept. 3rd, the David Winton Bell Gallery opened its latest exhibition, “Phantom Limb,” which features the work of Syrian-American artist Diana Al-Hadid.

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Aerial Arts Society to perform spring finale

April 28, 2016 0 comments

The Brown Aerial Arts Society will put on its fourth annual spring showcase on Friday, featuring an underwater theme and titled “Aquaerials.”

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