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Announcements

Studios Closed Over Spring Recess
Open Lab Hours will end at 11:59pm on Thursday, March 22nd for Spring Recess. There will not be any Lab Monitors in the studios during this time. Studios will resume normal hours on Monday, April 2nd. Please plan accordingly.

Student Galleries

Fri. Mar 16 - Thurs. Mar 29
Katie Hay*^ - 1st floor
Meagan Peters*^ - 2nd floor
Jade Wang*^ - Gallery 221
*Honors exhibition, ^Senior exhibition

This Week

Junior Class Lunch
Tues. Mar 20, 12pm
List Art Building, room 222A

Junior VA Concentrators are invited to have lunch with the department Chair, Leslie Bostrom, as well as other VA faculty and staff to discuss applying for honors, what to expect from your senior year and how to apply for the "Rising Senior" summer exhibition.

Honors Applications
Open Tues. Mar 20
As a Junior Visual Art Concentrator, you may choose to apply to the Honors Program for the 2018-2019 academic year. The details of the program are outlined in the link provided here. If you have any questions, please meet with your advisor or contact Olanda Estrada. A link to the online application will be sent directly to Junior VA Concentrators.

Lecture | Photographing Indian Country: Taking Back our Narrative
Wed. Mar 20. 5:30pm
List Art Building, room 110
Adam Sings In The Timber, Apsaalooke (Crow), is a documentary photographer and filmmaker whose work is focused on the lives and culture of Native American people across the country. In this lecture, he will describe his education and experience as an indigenous photojournalist whose desire it is to capture the beauty of Native American culture without entirely shying away from the realities of poverty, addiction and abuse. How do we ethically portray Indigenous communities through art and research? How do we create art that capture the on the ground reality while still portraying people in a way that makes them proud to be who they are?


Lecture | Berlin: Art, Overlay, Transformation!
Tues. Mar 20, 6pm
John Nicholas Brown Center
357 Benefit Street

Renata Stih and Frieder Schnock are conceptual artists based in Berlin. Their dialogical work is shaped around art, science and social science; their field of inquiry is focused on how to create platforms for diverse creative activities and new forms of expression in unlikely places. Their multi-media methodology refers to traditional artistic formats and rituals, but also encourages public interaction and engagement.

Workshop | 360 Degree Video
Wed. Mar 21, 12pm
Rockefeller Library, Digital Scholarship Lab

We've all seen those cool 360° videos on YouTube, the kind where you can choose where to look as the action is happening all around. The happy surprise is that for all its tech-cool vibe, 360° video is quite easy to create and edit — and all the equipment required to shoot it is available for borrowing on Brown's campus. This workshop will show you how 360° video is shot and edited, as well as think about some of the interesting challenges in creating 360° content. Register here.

Opportunities

Call for Entries | Polar Opposites
Brown University, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts
Deadline: Fri. March 23
The Brown Arts Initiative seeks student work that engages with the theme of Arts & Environment for display in April 2018. Selected work will be shown at the Granoff Center during the BAI's forthcoming symposium, Polar Opposites, in early April. Submissions that address ecology and metaphorical ecologies, the polar regions, water politics, ice, and climate change are welcome. We particularly encourage work that complicates the idea of "natural," examines extractive economies, or critically engages with environmental imagery and rhetoric.To submit, please email granoffcurator@brown.edu with a brief description, medium, dimensions, preferred installation method, and images or links to view work.

Theories in Action | Brown University
Deadline: Fri. March 23

Theories in Action (TiA) is Brown's kick-off event for graduation, sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the College and the Curricular Resource Center. It is a unique and cross-disciplinary learning experience to gather graduating seniors together to showcase culminating experiences. It's a time for senior presenters to reflect upon, share with, and connect to members of the Brown community, greater Providence community, families, and friends. More info here.

Student Award | Textile Study Group
Deadline: Sun. Apr 1

The Textile Study Group of New York (TSGNY) has announced a call for entries for the 2018 Nancy and Harry Koenigsberg Award. The winner will receive a $1,500 award and a one-year TSGNY membership. They must give a presentation (in person or via Skype) at the June 20, 2018 TSGNY meeting held in New York City. Entries will be juried by the TSGNY Student Award Committee. More info here.

Call For Entries | Woodbury Art Museum
Deadline: Mon. Apr 2

The 2018 Art of OUR CENTURY show calls for pieces relating to the idea of unity. Whether within the elements of physical, conceptual, or subjective matter, show your take on the individual or unique components joining together to create unity. This exhibition strives to showcase the art community on a broader scale with a wide spectrum of contemporary works. Apply here.

Call For Entries | Sketchbook
Deadline: Fri. Apr 6

Sketchbook is a literary magazine that Brown's chapter of St. Anthony Hall publishes every year. We take submissions of any format that can be printed in a book, whether that be works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, or anything else. We're also thinking about publishing this year's Sketchbook in a digital format too, so please come talk to us if you have digital content that can't be printed, like sound or video. The theme this year is Heros and Villians. Submit work here.

Call for Entries | Real Art Ways
Dead;ine: Sun. Apr 8
Emerging artists residing in New England, New York, or New Jersey are invited to submit their work for consideration for The Real Art Awards at Real Art Ways. In addition to a $2,500 prize, chosen artists will receive a solo exhibit at Real Art Ways in 2018 or 2019, an exhibition publication with essay and documentation of the exhibit, curatorial assistance, and the opportunity for an artist talk. Real Art Awards will be judged by: Min Jung Kim, Director of the New Britain Museum of American Art; Saya Woolfalk, Artist;  Will K. Wilkins, Executive Director of Real Art Ways.

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