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On Feb. 20, “Transient Matter: Assemblages of Migration in the Mediterranean,” which includes a collection of objects left behind by migrants on the island of Levos in Greece, opened at the Haffenreffer Museum.

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New exhibit comes to Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

February 27, 2020 0 comments

A new exhibit, titled “Transient Matter: Assemblages of Migration in the Mediterranean,” opened at the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology Feb. 20.

The theme for this year’s Experimental and Foundation Studies exhibition was “duration and emergence.” The exhibition was curated by the course’s faculty members, who sought to highlight different media styles.

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RISD exhibition showcases first-year students’ talent

February 4, 2020 0 comments

Spread across four large rooms on the first floor of the Woods-Gerry Gallery, pieces composed of a multitude of materials, from paper and wood to textile and glass, are displayed as part of the Rhode Island School of Design’s Triennial Experimental and Foundation Studies exhibition.

The recent exhibit at the Bell Gallery featured numerous collaged pieces, as well as a three-dimensional video installation, all of which challenged social conventions of gender and environment.

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‘Fertile Ground’ exhibit challenges gender roles

September 9, 2019 0 comments

“Fertile Ground,” an art exhibit showcasing the complex and layered works of artists María Berrío, Zoë Charlton and Joiri Minaya, opened Aug. 31 at the David Winton Bell Gallery in the List Art Center. The collaborative exhibition was largely orchestrated by Heather Bhandari, guest curator and adjunct lecturer.

The exhibition at RISD’s Student Exhibitions Gallery, titled “In the Mood for Love” after the 2000 film of the same name, features multimedia works from animation to photography.

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Exhibition explores how Asian identity intersects with life experiences

December 7, 2018 Comments are Disabled

“He remembers those vanished years. As though looking through a dusty windowpane, the past is something he could see, but not touch. And everything he sees is blurred and indistinct.”

Brooklyn-based artist and feminist Sue Julien’s series spotlights both famous and lesser-known women from nearly every epoch of history. The portraits were drawn with pencils, photographed and digitally manipulated.

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‘A Woman Was a Woman’ pays tribute to famous, obscure figures

November 8, 2018 Comments are Disabled

From Oct. 3 to Dec. 19, the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts is showcasing Brooklyn-based artist and feminist Sue Julien’s portrait series titled “A Woman Was a Woman.”

Part I of “On Protest Art and Activism” ran from Oct.1 to Oct. 23. Part II — considering the influence of women artists — will run until December 19.

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“Protest Art and Activism” examines art world’s activism

November 5, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Co-organized by the David Winton Bell Gallery and the Brown Arts Initiative, “On Protest Art and Activism” is a series of exhibits currently on display at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts.

The Bell Gallery hosted a new exhibition showcasing works spanning the career of photographer and documentarian Danny Lyon.

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Danny Lyon’s artwork featured in Bell Gallery documentaries

November 5, 2018 Comments are Disabled

On Thursday Nov. 1, artist Danny Lyon sat down and discussed his life, as well as his artistic interactions with politics and morality, at the List Art Center Auditorium.

“Repair and Design Futures” highlights the themes of repair and transformation, both literally and metaphorically, through pieces from the Rhode Island School of Design’s permanent collection as well as the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology.

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RISD Museum exhibit delves into repair, renewal

October 19, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The Rhode Island School of Design Museum’s latest exhibition, “Repair and Design Futures,” opened its nine-month run Oct. 5.

David Bowen’s sculptures combine organic and mechanical materials to mimic natural occurences such as wind movement and plant growth. For example, “5twigs” compares twigs with identical plastic 3-D printed models.

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Sculpture exhibit blurs lines of nature, technology

September 10, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The only thing eerier than Providence’s chilly weather is finding a sculpture that appears to mimic its stormy mood.

“WeatherProof” explores climate change through multidisciplinary lens

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“WeatherProof” explores climate change through multidisciplinary lens

April 4, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Throughout the first half of April, five programs at Brown are partnering to discuss, teach and learn about the environment through a range of perspectives with a focus on collaboration.