Curatorial Assistant of Contemporary Art A. Will Brown introduces each program; opportunities for discussion follow the screenings.
Emily Wardill: When You Fall into a Trance
March 10, 2016 | 6:30 pm
When You Fall into a Trance traces the psychological and metaphysical relationships between a neuroscientist, her patient, an aid worker, and a synchronized swimmer. (2013, 72 min.)
Chto Delat: Border Musical
April 28, 2016 | 6:30 pm
Russian collective Chto Delat (translation: "What is to be done?") makes deftly critical and humorous projects that merge political theory, art, and activism. Border Musical tells the story of a Russian woman who abandons everything to live with her son and her new husband in Norway. (2013, 49 min.)
Agnieszka Polska: Future Days
May 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm
Future Days follows a group of dead artists, former members of the 20th-century neo-avant-garde, as they ceaselessly roam the afterlife. (2013, 29 min.)
Projections is co-sponsored by the RISD Museum, the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Film, Animation + Video department, and Brown University's department of Modern Culture and Media.
His videos What Shall We Do Next? (Sequence #2) (2014) and Patterns of Life (2015) uniquely address movement in technology and innovation. Prévieux engages professional dancers and choreographers to create distinct, dynamic narratives that highlight the quotidian, seemingly natural actions of the swipe, twirl, wave, walk, and pinch.
About the RISD Museum
The RISD Museum--- southeastern New England's only comprehensive art museum--- was established in Providence in 1877, alongside the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). The Museum's collection of nearly 100,000 objects includes paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, costume, furniture, and other works of art and design from all over the world, from ancient times to the latest in contemporary art.
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