AUX Curatorial Fellow Jamillah James presents a screening of The Fantasies Given to Us May Never Be Fixed, a recent video that forces the performance of masculinity into crisis, often from the margins. The screening will be followed by a performance from Philadelphia-based artists Kris Harzinski and Will Haughery, whose collaborative practice embraces a vocabulary of hypermasculinity as a manner of critique. This event will also feature a short discussion and talk-back with Harzinski and Haughery after the performance.
Jamillah James is a New York-based curator who succeeds Marissa Perel, AUX’s fall 2013 Curatorial Fellow. Over the course of two weekends in May, and two in June, James will present a series of performances and events, in conjunction with her fellowship.
The AUX Curatorial Fellowships have been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.
A program of Philadelphia University, The Design Center presents exhibitions, tours, programs, college courses, and special events that demonstrate how design shapes everyday life.
New Paradise Laboratories built this new Web-based engagement tool, which invites audiences to participate and collaborate with theater artists online.
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Ashon Crawley is an Assistant Professor of African American Studies in the Ethnic Studies Department at the University of California, Riverside.
The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance created a full-time controller position to manage a wide range of departments.
Visual artist and Pew Fellow Pepón Osorio talks about the relationship between artistic practice and “the local.”
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Steven Lubar is a professor in the department of American Studies at Brown University, and teaches in Brown’s Public Humanities program. He was a Center heritage panelist in 2013, and an LOI panelist in Exhibitions & Public Interpretation in 2015.
We asked our 2013 No Idea Is Too Ridiculous project facilitators, Kathleen McLean and Mark Beasley, to reflect on where they see constraints to doing creative work.
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The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy manages the largest and oldest public art program in the country, while The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia seeks to improve quality of life for all Philadelphians by facilitating collaborations between the city’s public, private, and non-profit sectors.