Feb 17, 2009

David Polonsky at RISD and Brown

David Polonsky, Art Director of Waltz with Bashir will be an artist-in-residence on the RISD and Brown campuses for spring semester, from February 9 – May 1, 2009. The Brown University / Rhode Island School of Design Hillel has arranged Polonsky's residency, and are coordinating the events.

The movie has received numerous awards including the Golden Globe Award for best foreign language film, the top prize at the Cannes film festival, and the Best Picture by the National Society of Film Critics.

Scheduled Events that are open to the public:

Screening of Waltz with Bashir, the Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Film
Followed by Q & A with Art Director, David Polonsky
Wednesday, February 18, 5:00 PM
Avon Cinema, 260 Thayer Street
Free admission with a student ID ($5 for non-students)
Hosted by Brown Israeli Film Festival and Ivy Film Festival

Gallery Exhibition: Imaginative Worlds - Book Illustrations by David Polonsky
Opening Reception and Artist Talk
Thursday, March 12, 7:00 - 9:00 PM
On Exhibition from March 12th - 26th
Brown RISD Hillel, 80 Brown Street
Hosted by Brown RISD Hillel Gallery Project, Brown Creative Arts Council, and the RISD Student Gallery Board

From Film to Graphic Novel: David Polonsky Book signing following the lecture
Thursday, March 19, 7:00 PM
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design
20 North Main Street, Providence
$8 non-Museum-members, contact Arttix at 401-621-6123 or www.arttixri.com;
free tickets for Museum members by contacting Deb Clemons at dclemons@risd.edu
For directions: www.risdmuseum.org

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