Supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Supper, People on the Move is a large-scale performance by choreographer Silvana Cardell, inspired and informed by the immigration process and premiering in June 2015. “Living in a cultural crossroads, both mentally and physically, my work resides in the overlap between places, cultures, and artistic forms,” says Cardell, a native of Argentina, now a United States citizen.
Performances at the Icebox Project Space at Crane Arts in Philadelphia will be followed by a free public screening of the performance at Independence National Historical Park. Follow along by reading portraits of “people on the move,” as the project progresses.
All performances begin at 8 p.m.
Dr. Susan Leigh Foster is a choreographer, dancer, and scholar. Her “danced lectures” became a launching point for the third iteration of the Center’s danceworkbook series.
In this excerpt from her June 2014 talk at The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, eminent philosopher Avital Ronell reflects on the relationship between thinking and bodily movement.
This month in Fellows Friday news: Vera Nakonechny is named a National Heritage Fellow by the National Endowment for the Arts, Alex Da Corte exhibits at White Cube, and much more.
Cuban performance artist Tania Brugera will present her 1998 performance work Displacement.
A celebration of African music featuring performances by Pew Fellow and Liberian singer Fatu Gayflor and the Refugee All Stars.
Mufulu Kingambo Gilonda is a dance artist and a 2004 Pew Fellow in folk and traditional arts.
EgoPo Classic Theater transforms classic theater and literature into provocative performances, placing equal emphasis on text, vocals, and movement. Its
A recreation of 18 rarely-performed cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach will be performed as originally intended: in an arc spanning the Christian church calendar and the seasons.
Martha McDonald is an interdisciplinary artist whose performances and installations feature handcrafted costumes and objects.
In 2011, playwright and actress Anna Deavere Smith spoke at a Center-hosted event about the evolution of her one-woman show.
Composer and vocalist Lisa Bielawa is a 2009 Rome Prize winner in musical composition. She began touring with the Philip Glass Ensemble in 1992, and in 1997, she co-founded the MATA Festival.
The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society serves the Greater Philadelphia region and the field of music by presenting a rich and compelling variety of chamber music and recital programs performed by exceptional international and Philadelphia-based artists at affordable prices.