Contemporary Art and the Inter-Asian Imaginary

Posted by Ian on Oct 3, 2013 in news

I am happy to announce that I will be taking part as a presenter in the “Contemporary Art and the Inter-Asian Imaginary” workshop organized by Alice Jim and Henry Tsang as part of the Conference on Inter-Asian Connections IV: Istanbul co-organized and co-sponsored by the Social Science Research Council, Yale University, the National University of […]

Betsey Biggs’ Postcard Project featured in Bettery Magazine

Posted by Ian on Nov 13, 2012 in news, press, reviews

Ayun Halliday & Betsey Biggs 2012 “How can we keep pre-digital communication’s most pleasurable rituals from becoming extinct?” in Bettery Magazine, November. Read it here.

Celebrity bike tour guide for Providence Gallery Night

Posted by Ian on Sep 19, 2012 in news

With my co-guide and arts advocate Flannery Patton, I’ll be leading a bike tour for Providence Gallery Night tomorrow, Thursday, September 20, 2012. Hope to see you there with your pedals spinning! More information here.

Will Allen speaks at Brown University

Posted by Ian on Apr 9, 2012 in news

Please join us tonight (Monday, April 9th) at 5:30pm at the Martinos Auditorium of the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, for an evening lecture by Will Allen, CEO of Growing Power and MacArthur Foundation Grant Recipient. Mr Allen will be speaking on the topic of “A Good Food Revolution,” on the occasion of the […]

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.

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

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

From the Winter 2012 Symposium of the Urban Cultural Heritage & Creative Practice International Research Collaborative. More information here.

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 […]

Brown to host International Symposium on Urban Cultural Heritage & Creative Practice

Posted by Ian on Jan 20, 2012 in blog, news

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 […]

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 […]