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Announcements

Building access during/after Thanksgiving Recess
Card access to the List Art Building will be removed for all students after Tuesday, November 24th. Students should not come to the building during Thanksgiving recess, remote reading period, or remote exam period.

Visual Art Funding | Marlene Malik Fellowship Award

Individual awards are available to VA Concentrators to support the purchase of supplies or materials for 3D/Sculpture, installation, or performance projects. Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis for the 2020-21 academic year. More info and submit here.

Visual Art Funding | Flexible Flyer Fellowship Award
Deadline: Fri Feb 5
An award for a Junior or Senior Visual Art Concentrator. Independent concentrators may apply as long as they plan a career in some aspect of art. Eligible projects may be done as completely independent projects outside of Brown, as independent study projects, or as work within the regular department curriculum. A student may not use the award while on leave from Brown, but it may be used in part for a summer project undertaken between junior and senior years, or for the completion of a project begun at Brown and finished during the summer following graduation. More info and submit
here.

Student Galleries

Class of 2021 Honors Group Show
Fri. Oct 30-Thurs. Nov 12
List Art Building, 2nd floor gallery

This Week

VA Office Closed
Mon. Nov 2 and Tues. Nov 3
The Visual Art Office and Equipment Checkout will be closed on 11/2 and 11/3. Normal hours will resume on Wed. Nov 4.


Monitor Hours Suspended/Labs Closed
Tues. Nov 3
Monitor Hours will be suspended on Tues. Nov 3. Normal Monitor Hours will be held Sun. Nov 1, Mon. Nov 2, and Wed. Nov 4
.

Registration Now Open for Katherine Bradford Virtual Artist Talk

Event date: Wed. Nov 11, 5pm
Register for free tickets
here

Katherine Bradford (born 1942) is an American artist based in New York, best known for paintings of swimmers, superheroes and ships that critics describe as simultaneously representational and abstract, luminous, and richly metaphorical.She began her career as an artist relatively late in life and has achieved her widest recognition in her seventies, through New York gallery shows at CANADA, Sperone Westwater, and Edward Thorp. Writing about her work’s adventurousness, open-ended process, refusal of canonical either/or conundrums (representational-abstract, formal-narrative) and relevance to younger artists, critic John Yau called Bradford, among others, “an important figure in an alternative history that has yet to receive the attention it deserves.” Image: “Fear of Waves”, acrylic on canvas, 84” x 72” 2015. Photo @greg Irikura. In partnership with Brown Arts Initiative.

Other Events, Opportunities, and Resources

Touched by the Mother
Thur. Nov 5, 6:30pm

In this lecture, Huey Copeland will provide an overview of his work on and approach to modern and contemporary art, with a focus on his forthcoming collection of essays, interviews, and reviews, Touched by the Mother: On Black Men, the Aesthetic Field, and other Feminist Horizons (1966-2016). This volume encompasses a range of unique practices, from the assemblages of Noah Purifoy to the drawings of Steffani Jemison. Just as important, in 'Touched by the Mother' -- a title borrowed from the work of renowned cultural theorist Hortense Spillers -- Copeland articulates how his black queer feminist method draws from various discourses in thinking the intersections of race and gender, history and memory, subjectivity and sexuality, art and culture, an approach that, he argues, productively expands our understanding of both art-historical practice and the aesthetic itself. Please register
here.

Deadline extended! The Department of Africana Studies/Rites and Reason Theatre invites students to create 90-second video clips for RIOT (Response In Our Time), a global performance action anchored at Brown University. In the past six months, what have you seen? How are you feeling? What do we need for the future? Your voice is powerful, and so are the tools at your disposal. Stuff all of that into a song, a dance, a story, a rant, a rap, a monologue, a poem—any kind of performance—using the spaces and places available to you. Submissions are due 10/26 at midnight. Click here to learn more and to submit!

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