Any words I might offer would only diminish how amazing this tradition is… From Matthew Allard: Japan has always been on the forefront of cutting edge robotics. Its roots can be traced back 200-300 years during the Edo period when skilled craftsmen created automata (self-operating machines). Using nothing more than pulleys and weights they were […]
Article source: http://urbanheritages.wordpress.com/2012/02/13/artist-talk-by-betsey-biggs-on-the-providence-postcard-project/
From the Winter 2012 Symposium held at Brown University. More information here.
Article source: http://urbanheritages.wordpress.com/2012/02/09/archaeology-and-the-homeless-community-turbo-island-bristol/
A nice little piece of press on the Postcard Project was recently featured in the Providence Daily Dose: http://providencedailydose.com/2012/01/22/providence-postcard-project/ Head over to the Granoff Center Friday for the opening party of The Providence Postcard Project — 1000 postcards,100 photographs, 22 neighborhoods — you may still have time to participate yourself. The Providence Postcard Project, by artist Betsey Biggs, explores […]
A love letter to, and ongoing exploration of, the city of Providence Lower Lobby Gallery | Granoff Center for the Creative Arts | 154 Angell Street | Providence, Rhode Island Opening reception: January 27, 2012 – 5:30pm 1000 postcards – 100 photographs – 22 neighborhoods. “The Postcard Project,” by artist Betsey Biggs, explores the familiar souvenir […]
A Discussion of International Approaches Heritage professionals from around the world converge on Brown’s campus for a day of conversation. Cape Town – Dublin – Hong Kong – Istanbul – Providence – York What is heritage, and what forms does it take in an urban environment? How are creative practices affected by, and how do they […]
On January 15, 2012, at AS220 in downtown Providence, artist Betsey Biggs launched her Providence Postcard Project. The project explores the familiar souvenir medium of postcards as a source of reflection by the residents of Providence on what meanings the city holds. Beginning this week, the project will be distributing pre-addressed, postage-paid postcards featuring photographs taken […]