Assembly: The Re-Sounding City
Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
RISD Museum, Contemporary Art Gallery 224 Benefit Street, Providence, RI
Part of Locally Made’s One Room.
In Assembly, gather for casual meetings of the minds and unexpected happenings curated by local artists and designers. Congregate for poetry readings, sonic performances, movement, projection, and more.
Micah Salkind curates The Re-sounding City from 7/23-7/28.
In “The Re-sounding City” six Providence DJs spin one-hour sets that speak to their experiences of life in The Creative Capital. Curators and DJs Micah Jackson will be on-site to talk and dance about the Assembly with audiences, asking them to contribute drawings and text indexing their impressions in archival leger, a document that will compliment audio recordings of the one-hour performances. — Micah Salkind
7/25: Dox Ellis
_A mix highlighting Dox’s roots to the local music scene presented in the current-day context._ — DJ Milkbone
Free with museum admission.
Micah Salkind is a Providence, Rhode Island-based curator, DJ and Ph.D. candidate in American Studies at Brown University interested in the impacts of Afro diasporic cultural production on local, national and transnational economies. His scholarly research on Chicago house music complements his activism on behalf of local artists and arts institutions.
Dox Ellis first gained notoriety as a producer and DJ for several New England-based groups, including Poorly Drawn People, and for his collaborations with Esh The Monolith. A mainstay of the Providence DJ circuit, he holds monthlies at venues including Local 121, The Salon and Dusk.
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