Nudity in the Upspace: An exclusive interview with the event’s creators

1235035_10151675864377469_1921664586_nNudity in the Upspace—a week-long event that “discusses and explores nudity in all forms” by way of nude body painting, nude yoga, and nude performance—is back for its second year. The event is currently taking place at Production Workshop’s Upspace, and has triggered international press coverage from The Huffington Post, Jezebel, CBS, and Daily Mail UK. Online comments on these articles range from encouraging messages to the students involved with the event to vitriolic attacks on Brown students and the institution itself.

On the heels of this influx of attention, BlogDH sat down with Becca Wolinsky ‘14, Camila Pacheco-Fores ‘14 and Gabrielle Sclafani ’14, the three main organizers of the event, to discuss their take on body image, nude performance, and press coverage. Check out the interview after the jump.

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NYTimes architecture critic thinks Granoff is pretty great

The "Granny" itself

Nicolai Ouroussoff, the Times’ architecture critic, was apparently creeping around Brown when you weren’t looking.

His generally positive review of the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts will appear in today’s print edition of The Gray Lady. (Which means your Internet-illiterate mother will soon send you the physical clipping along with a smiley face Post-it.) Continue Reading