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Solo Exhibition: Window on Memory | Jasmine Thomas-Girvan

Window on Memory

Thursday, April 27, 2023

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Cohen Gallery, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, 154 Angell Street, Providence, RI

About the Event
Jasmine Thomas-Girvan @jasminethomasgirvan is a renowned Jamaican-born, Trinidad-based sculptor and jeweler who creates exquisite renditions of the painful experiences of slavery, forced migration, and colonialism that continue to impact contemporary life in the Caribbean and the Americas. Her solo exhibition Window on Memory, curated by Dr. Patsy Lewis (Director of CLACS), presents mixed-media sculptures that reflect the resilience, survival, and creativity of individuals and communities in the postcolonial. Window on Memory closes the 2021–2023 Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar “Rethinking the Dynamic Interplay of Migration, Race, and Ethnicity in the Caribbean and Latin America.”

Event Program
Thursday April 27, 6–7 PM
Martinos Auditorium, Granoff Center: Conversation between Jasmine Thomas-Girvan and Patsy Lewis (CLACS)

Thursday April 27, 7–8 PM
Cohen Gallery: Opening reception of Window on Memory

Exhibition will be open April 27, 2023 - June 18, 2023 

Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Sponsored by
Brown Arts Institute @baibrownu
Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar on Migration @mellonfoundation
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies @clacsbrownu
Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs @watsoninstitute
Africana Studies Department / Rites and Reason Theatre @africanaatbrown
Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice @cssjbrown