New Media

Audiovisual Performances/Metal/Bubbles At Granoff

(2.16) Psychedelic. Looks like Granoff is the place to be this week. Tuesday it’s live video by Alexander Dupuis in combination with music performances by: Bevin Kelley, Kristin Hayter, Caroline Park, and Asha Tamirisa. (Facebook event page.) G’d(w)^n’s castle is a video performance system I’ve been developing over the past year, exploring at various times […]

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Fellowships Awarded To Local Composers

The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded $25,000 fellowships to three Providence musicians: Peter Bussigel will be building new instruments; Shawn Greenlee will be composing music for traditional Korean instruments, combining same with new technology; and sound designer and electronic music/multimedia performer Bevin Kelley (who often goes by Blevin Blectum) will be composing and creating new

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‘Skies Over Milton’ Starts Saturday At Granoff

Theater artists Katie Pearl and Lisa D’Amour invite the public to take a break from hectic holiday planning and shopping to contemplate pieces of the sky — a constellation of skies that stretch across the country joining 5 towns called Milton. PearlDamour creates theater for unusual spaces; past performance sites include an empty office building

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Meridian Project Album Release Party

(12.6) At the Southside Cultural Center: Meridian Project is pleased to announce a special performance celebrating the release of “Dark Matter,” a new multimedia album exploring cutting edge research in dark matter detection. Dr. Jeremy Chapman, a recent graduate of Brown University’s Particle Astrophysics Group, will discuss the latest developments in dark matter research in

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‘What Nerve’ At The RISD Museum

Don’t forget, no admission on Sundays. Up now through January 4th is “What Nerve: Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to the Present” which . . . proposes an alternate history of figurative painting, sculpture, and vernacular image-making from 1960 to the present that has been largely overlooked and undervalued. At the heart of What

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Artist Talks At Bell Gallery

(9.5) Hear from the artists behind the new exhibit at Bell Gallery. Audible Spaces presents three sound installations that encourage participants to explore the subtleties of listening. Tristan Perich, Zarouhie Abdalian, and [The User] have each created immersive environments using seemingly uniform sounds that dissolve into tonal, tactile, and temporal variations as participants engage with them. Exhibition runs through

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‘NightVisions No. 3’ At Grant’s Block

(8.27) Nature abhors a vacuum and so do installation artists, like those associated with AS220 who seem to be staking a claim to Grant’s Block on Wednesday nights. This week, Join us on Wednesday, August 27th at 8pm, at the Grant’s Block in Downcity Providence for “Disappear in Light: An Evening of Experimental Sound and

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‘Un-Bound’ Sound & Light At Grant’s Block

(8.20) Join Erik Carlson, Erica Carpenter, and Erik Gould for “Un-Bound: Nightvisions no.2” an evening of image, text and sound, unfolding over the course of the evening, starting at dusk. Erica Carpenter and Erik Carlson will be experimenting with the overlap of text, image and sound in several ongoing pieces that they are creating for

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OpenSignal At Granoff Friday And Saturday

The electronic music festival opensignal concludes its colloquium and concert series with a 2-day festival this Friday and Saturday at Granoff with performances by Brown University students and alumni, as well as local artists. opensignal is a collective of artists based in Providence, concerned with the state of gender and race in experimental electronic music

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‘Dark Matter’ Multimedia Performance And Lecture

Crank up the Zeiss! The Meridian Project is pleased to announce the premiere of “Dark Matter” a multimedia performance exploring cutting edge research in dark matter detection. Dr. Jeremy Chapman, a recent graduate of Brown University’s Particle Astrophysics Group, will discuss the latest developments in dark matter research in combination with new music written and

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‘Human + Computer’ New Media At Exposé

[Update: Another “Opening” is scheduled for Thursday night, February 20th. Yay! The snow did not stop some exceptionally hardy new media types from gathering last night, but without the refreshments and provisions it did not quite satisfy. So Thursday then!] New show opens Saturday at RISD’s student-run gallery Exposé, presented by RISD STEAM, Brown STEAM,

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Blevin Blectum Multimedia Music — Two Shows At Granoff/Columbus

(12.7) Blevin Blectum and the Traveling Bubble Ensemble present “Multimedia Music in Three Parts: Preservation, Terms of Addition, Emblazoned.” Free, but seating is limited. Go here for details. [Or on Saturday, December 7th, catch the “Blectum from Blechdom” album release show at the Columbus Theatre (with a D.J. set from her brother Kelley Polar).] Artist

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‘Locally Made’ Assembly Performance Series At RISD — Noon All Week

Change things up on your lunch break — feed your head with sound, light, and music in the RISD Museum Contemporary Art Gallery. Part of Locally Made’s One Room: In Assembly . . . gather for casual meetings of the minds and unexpected happenings curated by local artists and designers. Congregate for poetry readings, sonic

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MEME Electroacoustic Ensemble At Granoff

(5.2) Head over to Studio One in the Granoff Center tonight for something completely different — the students of Blevin Blectum will present the MEME Electroacoustic Ensemble Concert. Alessia Arregui, Abraham Arevalo, Ben Barsky, Soumya Ghosh, Catherine Luo, Alex Meehan, Carl Romines, Johnny Snelgrove Free and open to the public, 8:30pm, Thursday, May 2, MEME

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Soundscape 004 At The Salon

(3.21) Soundscape 004 will be an exploration in sound, video, and performance, Thursday night downstairs at The Salon. Performances by: Casey Anderson, Blevin Blectum, Tim O’Keefe, Sang Un Jeon, LaRochelle, Matthew Gaertner, and Abraham Arevalo Installations by: Irene Su, Xixi, and Evan Grothjan Meanwhile, upstairs at The Salon during Soundscape 004, is Dream Street hosted

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