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: Francis Kéré on Creating Architecture that “Serves Humanity”
Questions of Practice: Visual Artist Ann Hamilton on the Relationship between Production and Consumption
Questions of Practice: Artist Pepón Osorio on the Role of the Arts in Expanding Dialogue Beyond the "Local"
Questions of Practice: Multi-media Artist Mariam Ghani on the Tensions between Private and Public Narratives
Questions of Practice: Elevator Repair Service’s John Collins on Process in Theater-Making
Questions of Practice: Choreographer Stephen Petronio on Performance and Ephemerality
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: Choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar on Artistic Evolution and Risk
Questions of Practice: Composer and Pianist Vijay Iyer and Librettist Mike Ladd on Improvisation
Yancey considers whether arts organizations be expected to approach their businesses with the same degree of courage and creativity that they expect of presenting artists.
Mariam Ghani is a multi-media artist, writer, and filmmaker.
Artist, writer, and organizer Daniel Tucker presents Organize Your Own: The Politics and Poetics of Self-Determination Movements.
Gordon's play was inspired by a small, multi-racial collective of women in Philadelphia who took action against social wrongs in the early 1800s.
Visiting Scholar Kristy Edmunds asks independent curator Claire Tancons about the process of earning trust and credibility in a community.
Dance scholar Linda Caruso Haviland revisits the work of choreographer William Forsythe and his efforts to re-substantiate what he calls its "trace" in the world.
Susan Stockton recently retired as the president of the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, a position she held since September of 2003. She is currently studying creative writing at Oxford University. Stockton served as a 2015 Performance LOI panelist.
Ralph Rugoff is director of the Hayward Gallery at the Southbank Centre in London.
Visual artist Diane Pieri and historian Dr. Abigail Perkiss lead a free bookmaking workshop.
This project will pose the question: What does a 21st-century urban monument look like? The centerpiece of this exploration will be a temporary monument designed by the late, award-winning artist Terry Adkins.
Theater magazine editor Tom Sellar talked with legendary avant-garde performer Kate Valk on the exciting challenges presented by the Wooster Group's 2011–12 theater season.
Zoe Strauss: Ten Years, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, received media attention from a number of publications.
Working with expert advisors from a variety of fields, Wyck developed a plan for inventive future community-focused programming.
This immersive, multi-sensory play captured Edgar Allan Poe's peculiar genius.
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.
An outgrowth of the anti-graffiti network, Mural Arts Philadelphia has produced over 3,600 murals since 1984, making it the largest public art program in the United States and earning Philadelphia the nickname "City of Murals."
The Voice of a Visionary explores the profound work of Schubert in his last year, featuring Piano Sonata in A Major and Schwanengesang.
Since its founding in 1987, Philadelphia Folklore Project has documented, supported, and presented Philadelphia-area folk arts and culture to sustain living cultural heritage in communities.
Two Center-funded theater pieces premiere on Philadelphia stages in May, from Thaddeus Phillips and Pig Iron Theatre Company, both at FringeArts.
Caribbean-American dancer-choreographer Tania Isaac (Pew Fellow, 2011) fuses choreography with personal documentary and social commentary.