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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

The 2008 RISCA Fellowship Exhibition Film Night

From The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Presents:

Free and open to the public at Machines with Magnets, 400 Main St Pawtucket, RI
www.machineswithmagnets.org Friday, February 22nd, 7:00-9:00pm
(Gallery opens at 3:00 pm)

Featuring Films By:

Film & Video Fellowship Winner Kendall Moore - Moore is a professor of Journalism and Film Media at the University of Rhode Island. She has been a field producer and reporter for ABC News/Discovery Health, PBS, and Reuters and she is the recipient of two Fulbright Scholarships. Her documentary films have explored a range of topics including: the cross-cultural factors that expose women of African descent to the HIV/AIDS virus, the issue of sovereignty for Rhode Island’s Narragansett Indian tribe, and the cultural significance of hair in the black community.

Film & Video Fellowship Merit Award Winners Matt Brinkman & Xander Marro - Matt Brinkman & Xander Marro are Providence based artists who create prints, music, sculptures, installations, puppets, movies, and movies-starring-puppets, together and on their own. Their most recent collaboration is a single-frame film barrage of DIY living quarters, puppeteer frontiers, too many cats, silkscreen explosions, portable cookstoves, zine libraries, drum kits, and more - all to the discordant squall of their manic sonar hearts.

New Genres Fellowship Merit Award Winner Ju-Pong Lin - Laundry, neighborhoods, and the mundane stuff of human existence move from periphery to center in Ju-Pong Lin’s participatory performances. She figuratively and literally knits together communities through extraordinary stories of ordinary people. She also parents two children and teaches Interdisciplinary Art at Goddard College.

For more information call RISCA at 222-3881, or email cristina@arts.ri.gov

Cristina M. Di Chiera
Director Individual Artists & Public Art Programs
Rhode Island State Council on the Arts
One Capitol Hill
3rd Floor
Providence, RI 02908
(401)222-3881

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