Social & Community-Based Practices
What roles can art and artists play in society and in our communities? Artists and cultural practitioners discuss responsibility, trust, and long-term impact when creating socially engaged art.
Questions of Practice: Artist Michael Rakowitz on Threading Disparate Sources into a Cohesive Whole
Questions of Practice: Artist Hank Willis Thomas on Photography and Framing
Questions of Practice: Choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar on Art and Social Justice
Questions of Practice: Cohabitation Strategies on the Role of the Arts in Fostering Social Change
Questions of Practice: Choreographer Germaine Ingram on the Responsibilities of Creating Socially Engaged Art
Questions of Practice: Artist Bob and Roberta Smith on Art as Advocacy
Questions of Practice: Choreographer Faustin Linyekula on Theater and Civic Life
Questions of Practice with Kristy Edmunds & Claire Tancons: How Do You Establish Trust in a Community?
Questions of Practice: Choreographer Faustin Linyekula on Creating Accessible Art
Questions of Practice: Kemi Ilesanmi of The Laundromat Project on the Role of Artists in Community Development
Culture Shock on the Stage: Pig Iron's Alex Torra on Performing Zero Cost House in Japan
In this month's Pew Fellows news, four Fellows receive nominations for the 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre, Sarah McEneaney's latest gallery show is profiled in The Philadelphia Inquirer, and Sharon Hayes opens a new exhibition at The Common Guild in Scotland.
Philadelphia’s significant contributions to visual culture in the 1950s through the 1970s are highlighted and explored in an exhibition, a publication, and performances.
Trey Lyford is a theater artist and co-artistic director, with Pew Fellow Geoff Sobelle, of physical theater company rainpan 43.
At age 33, Germaine Ingram (Pew Fellow, 2010) took up dance under the tutelage of a Philadelphia tap legend, the late LaVaughn Robinson (a 1992 Pew Fellow).
Timothy Rub is The George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer of The Philadelphia Museum of Art.
On Monday, June 19, 2017, The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announced 53 grants in support of a wide range of extraordinary work from the Philadelphia region’s cultural organizations and artists.
Kùlú Mèlé embarked on a two-week residency in Conakry, Guinea with traditional artists Mariama Touré and M'Bemba Bangoura.
Gabrielle Revlock will developed a new dance-theater work with past collaborator Nicole Bindler that explored the nature of creative collaboration, as well as themes of gender, competition, and spectacle.
In the Fabric Workshop and Museum's Sarah Sze exhibition catalog, the late art critic Arthur C. Danto considered Sze's past and future art works.
As part of its ongoing project, Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture presents its second public forum exploring stories of displacement.
FringeArts partnered with Bang on a Can to present this event at its 2010 festival: a 12-hour concert that explored contemporary American compositional currents.
June 22nd at Chester City Hall, the Chester Cultural Corridor Initiative will present its Chester Arts and Culture Map to City Council.
Ann Hamilton is internationally recognized for her large scale, multimedia installations.
Philly.com gives us a sneak preview of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program's upcoming Center-funded project with Berlin-based artist Katharina Grosse, which will make Philadelphians' daily commutes more colorful.
This exhibition examined the imagery of puppets in contemporary art with work by 30 artists.
Headlong created a dance-theater event designed to be experienced by one audience member at a time.
Nicholas Kripal is a visual artist and a 1999 Pew Fellow.
The Barnes presents a multi-part project that captures city life through a gallery exhibition, newly commissioned public installations and performances, and citizen-created photos and videos.
Berlin-based visual artist Katharina Grosse will transform one of Philadelphia's major transportation thoroughfares with a series of seven bright, bold installations.
Tradition – An Evolving Continuum, led by composer and director Kiranavali Vidyasankar and presented by Sruti, is a pioneering effort to bring together prominent Carnatic musicians residing in the United States to form a unique vocal-instrumental ensemble, highlighting the rich history of Carnatic music and its continued evolution.