Created through the Center-funded project Prisons in the Age of Mass Incarceration, Eastern State Penitentiary presents Prisons Today: Questions in the Age of Mass Incarceration, an interactive exhibition that sheds light on the current state of incarceration in America. The exhibition will encourage audience reflection and dialogue around complex issues of crime and justice, while situating Eastern State’s vast history within a contemporary context.
As part of its public art project The Village will hold a series of open mics hosted by artist-in-residence Kwasi Ohene-Ayeh.
The Institute of Contemporary Art hosted this touring exhibition: the first major retrospective to honor the singular accomplishments of artist Sheila Hicks.
The new web-based publication In Terms of Performance provokes dialogue, debate, and discovery in an anthology of keywords designed to generate shared literacies.
JG, a 26 1/2-minute work in 35mm anamorphic film, was made possible by Center funding in 2010. This week Dean’s film will be shown at Film Forum in New York City.
Kemi Ilesanmi of The Laundromat Project talks with us about the impact of organizational values on community practice.
Congolese choreographer Faustin Linyekula discusses why he is “constantly trying to find ways of being in dialogue with the city.”
PRISM will explore the artistic possibilities that arise at the intersection of saxophone music, technology, and time-based visual art, to lay the foundation for an evening-length production.
With a commitment to contemporary craft and design that is broad and inclusive, the Philadelphia Art Alliance is carving out its own space in the museum landscape.
Born in Burkina Faso and based in Berlin, architect Francis Kéré integrates traditional knowledge and craft skills into innovative and sustainable buildings worldwide.
New York-based artist Demetrius Oliver’s Print Center exhibition consisted of live-feed video projections that drew from telescopes aimed at the constellation Canis Major.
Yvonne Bobrowicz is a fiber artist and a 1996 Pew Fellow.
Several ongoing and recently completed Center-funded Exhibitions & Public Interpretation projects have received national and regional media coverage in recent months.