Practice & Process
How do artists make their work? We ask artists and cultural practitioners of all disciplines to discuss their approaches to experimentation, discovery, research, and their methodologies of art-making.
Questions of Practice: Visual Artist Ann Hamilton on the Relationship between Production and Consumption
Questions of Practice: Multi-media Artist Mariam Ghani on the Tensions between Private and Public Narratives
Questions of Practice: Choreographer Stephen Petronio on Performance and Ephemerality
Questions of Practice: Elevator Repair Service’s John Collins on Process in Theater-Making
Questions of Practice: Artist Pepón Osorio on the Role of the Arts in Expanding Dialogue Beyond the "Local"
Questions of Practice: Choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar on Artistic Evolution and Risk
Questions of Practice: Writer and Dancer Wendy Perron on Trisha Brown and the Body
Questions of Practice: Wilma Theater's Blanka Zizka on Risk in Theater-Making
Questions of Practice: Interview with Theater Artist Romeo Castellucci
Questions of Practice: Composer and Pianist Vijay Iyer and Librettist Mike Ladd on Improvisation
Questions of Practice: Composer Jace Clayton and Barnes Director Thom Collins on the Making of Room 21
Anthony Romero and AUX present a night of performance and film, with esoteric performance actions from artists Nick Bastis and Dorian McKaie, and film by Vox Populi alumnus Cudelice Brazelton.
Andrea Grover is the Century Arts Foundation Curator of Special Projects at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, NY, where she is initiating new models for temporary and off-site exhibitions.
During a recent conversation at the Center, our visiting scholar Kristy Edmunds and Philip Bither, Senior Curator at the Walker Art Center, discussed the role audiences play in conserving performance works—what Edmunds describes as "art forms which we can't collect, and preserve, or own."
People's Light & Theatre Company mounted a highly physical production of Shakespeare's play with Guy Hollands of Glasgow's Citizen's Theatre and the National Theatre of Scotland.
"Connecting Through Story: Lives Lived Apart" is the result of an oral history and photography project connecting Pennsylvanians with and without intellectual disabilities.
A special opening reception in honor of artist Katharina Grosse and the world premiere of her public artwork for Philadelphia's rail gateway, psychylustro.
This month in Fellows Friday news: King Britt is named a 2014 SPACES resident at the Village of Arts & Humanities, Marshall Allen celebrates Sun Ra's 100th Birthday, and much more.
Integrating contemporary art within the Mütter Museum's approach to medical humanities interpretation, an exhibition plan will be developed to focus on the centennial of Philadelphia's influenza pandemic.
Major Jackson is a poet, professor, and author.
AUX Curatorial Fellow Jamillah James presents a screening of The Fantasies Given to Us May Never Be Fixed, followed by a performance from Philadelphia-based artists Kris Harzinski and Will Haughery.
Pew Fellow Yolanda Wisher leads a workshop exploring creative reflection in conjunction with the Center-funded Elephants on the Avenue, presented by Historic Germantown.
Michael Rohd is founding artistic director of Sojourn Theatre, an ensemble-based company in Portland, Oregon that explores the intersection of theater with democracy.
This is Nigerian-born, London-based Yinka Shonibare's first major Philadelphia exhibition since his artist residency at the Fabric Workshop and Museum in 2004.
This large-scale performance piece revealed unique insights into Fryderyk Chopin as both a historical figure and a masterful composer, as the piano parts for two concerti were replaced with powerful spoken monologues constructed from fragments of Chopin's letters and biographies, performed in Polish by actress Barbara Wysocka and accompanied by the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia.
Foley, a 2012 Pew Fellow, explores how every movement, no matter how ordinary or seemingly inconsequential, informs a responding movement, and so on, in an ongoing creative feedback loop.
Cynthia Oliver is a New York Dance and Performance Award ("Bessie")-winning choreographer whose work has been presented nationally and internationally.
"There is a hunger for a conversation about process," says dancer and choreographer Tania Isaac, when asked about changes in audience expectations.
Dr. Linda Caruso Haviland, associate professor at Bryn Mawr College, is the founder and director of its dance program as well as the chair of the arts program.
In this month's Pew Fellows news highlights, theater artists Thaddeus Phillips and Pig Iron Theatre Company's Dito Van Reigersberg, Dan Rothenberg, and Gabriel Quinn Bauriedel, as well as choreographer Kate Watson-Wallace, all have works on stage at FringeArts. Master embroiderer Vera Nakonechny talks to the National Endowment for the Arts about the history behind her work, and novelist Ken Kalfus' new book is released.
RAIR hosts sculptor Tom Sachs and Creative Time artistic director and Center contributor Nato Thompson for a discussion on material sourcing and sustainable practices