Artist talk by Betsey Biggs on “The Providence Postcard Project”

Posted by Ian on Feb 14, 2012 in blog

Article source: http://urbanheritages.wordpress.com/2012/02/13/artist-talk-by-betsey-biggs-on-the-providence-postcard-project/

Videos from the Winter 2012 Symposium

Posted by Ian on Feb 14, 2012 in blog

From Urban Cultural Heritage & Creative Practice Article source: http://urbanheritages.wordpress.com/2012/02/13/videos-from-the-winter-2012-symposium/

Introduction to the Urban Cultural Heritage & Creative Practice Research Collaborative

Posted by Ian on Feb 13, 2012 in academic, arts, blog, news, publications, video

From the Winter 2012 Symposium held at Brown University. More information here.

Archaeology and the homeless community: Turbo Island, Bristol

Posted by Ian on Feb 9, 2012 in blog

Article source: http://urbanheritages.wordpress.com/2012/02/09/archaeology-and-the-homeless-community-turbo-island-bristol/

Postcard Project featured on Providence Daily Dose

Posted by Ian on Jan 26, 2012 in blog, news

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 […]

Opening of the Providence Postcard Project

Posted by Ian on Jan 25, 2012 in blog, news

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 […]

Launch of the Providence Postcard Project

Posted by Ian on Jan 17, 2012 in blog, news

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 […]

“Repo History”

Posted by Ian on Dec 5, 2011 in blog

REPOhistory existed from 1989-2000 REPOhistory began in Manhattan in 1989 as a study group of artists, scholars, teachers, and writers focused on the relationship of history to contemporary society. It grew into a forum for developing public art projects based on history and a platform for creating them. For the past ten years REPOhistory’s goal […]

Windshield (2011) installed at Brown University

Posted by Ian on May 10, 2011 in blog, news

Windshield (2011) – a new piece of public sculpture by artist Dennis McNulty at the Nightingale-Brown House in Providence, Rhode Island – was installed successfully this past week. Dennis has been in residence at the John Nicholas Brown Center at Brown University since February 2011. During this time he has completed this sculpture as well […]

Photosynth of ‘Space replaced by volume’

Posted by Ian on May 6, 2011 in blog, news

I’ve been experimenting with Microsoft’s re-launch of Photosynth as a mobile application. Here I’ve applied it to documenting Dennis McNulty’s exhibition ‘Space replaced by volume’ which is currently open at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts at Brown University. As it is often difficult to capture the spatial relationships between works in the documentation […]