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Salon: Jed Hancock-Brainerd & Rebecca Noon

Presented by Providence Athenaeum and Rhode Island Council for the Humanities at Providence Athenaeum, Providence RI

Oct 28 2016
Salon: Jed Hancock-Brainerd & Rebecca Noon

Hancock-Brainerd and Noon researched Rhode Islanders’ relationship with the ocean in preparation for a 100-person Sea Pageant performed on August 21, 2017 on First Beach in Newport during a solar eclipse. They found materials related to the ocean and epic poetry; recreation; performance; transportation; the slave trade; sailing races; shipping; immigration; indigenous, Colonial, and Victorian traditions; ecological changes; and hopes for the future. They will use their findings to create an epic

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