(Archives) Atalanta Workshop 2016

Tear the Books Apart!

“Tear the Books Apart!”
Atalanta Workshop, 5-7 February 2016

Brown University: schedule, location of events

.*all events will be held at Brown University
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5 Feb 2016, 5:30pm

“Songs from Hesperides: Michael Maier’s 1618 Musical Alchemical Emblem Book, Atalanta fugiens.
Annmary Brown Memorial, 21 Brown Street, Providence, RI 02912

  • A Performance Lecture exploring the sound and structure of Maier’s seventeenth-century canon as encoded instructions for making the philosophers’ stone. Solo-voice ensemble Les Canards Chantants, Robin and Graham Bier, Directors. With Donna Bilak, Columbia University. Reception to follow, co-sponsored by Renaissance and Early Modern Studies at Brown.


6 Feb. 2016, 9:00am-5:00pm

Hands-On Atalanta: link, layer, and play!
Digital Scholarship Lab (DSL)/Rockefeller Library and Hay Library, Brown University, 10-20 Prospect Street, Providence, RI 02912

  • 9:00-10:30am, DSL/Rockefeller Library. Introduction: exploring the book and mapping out issues and questions (orientation and structure, re: tools for prototyping), Donna Bilak, Lee Zickel, Tara Nummedal
  • 10:30am-noon: Hay and DSL/Rockefeller. Prototyping breakouts in “disciplinary” groups
  • noon-1pm: lunch in DSL/Rockefeller
  • 1-5pm: Hay and DSL/Rockefeller. Breakouts in interdisciplinary groups by emblem


7 Feb. 2016, 9:00am-noon

Show and Tell, and Reflections Therewith.
Digital Scholarship Lab, Rockefeller Library

  • Group presentations of emblem prototypes.

 

… and we are excited to announce an “extra” event on Sunday: the Les Canards Chantants concert, “Every Lasciviousness” held as part of an Early Music series led by Fred Jodry (Senior Lecturer in Music, Director of Choral Activities Brown University)
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“Every Lasciviousness” is an exploration of the 17th century Italian Madrigal: the music of Monteverdi, Gesualdo, Gabrieli and Bianchieri
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Details:
Sunday, 7 Feb. at 3:30
First Unitarian Church
One Benevolent Street
Presented by Museum Concerts of Rhode Island
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Tickets at the door $25
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