1993 Grants

Nathalie Anderson – Literature
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Bo Bartlett – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Terry Beck – A Minute Too Later
Project Grant, $5,000

Stephen Berg – Literature
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Becky Birtha – Literature
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Charles Burnette – Design
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Asimina Chremos – Choreographic Exploration
Discovery Grant, $7,500

Lisa Coffman – Literature
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Linh Dinh – Literature
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Lina Early – Il Piacere
Project Grant, $10,000

W.D, Ehrhart – Literature
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Rafael Ferrer – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Bruce Graham – Theater
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Group Motion Dance CompanyLabyrinth I
Project Grant, $10,000

Rennie Harris – Creative Exploration
Discovery Grant, $10,000

Essex Hemphill – Literature
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Ronen Koresh – Carousel
Project Grant, $8,000

Iain Low – Design
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Sarah McEneaney – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Karen McMahon – Folds of Skin
Project Grant, $8,000

Christian Michel – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Honor Molloy – Theater
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Pennsylvania Ballet – New Work by Terry Beck
Project Grant, $17,500

Philadelphia Dance Company – The Five Spot
Project Grant, $20,000

Sonia Sanchez – Literature
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Darla Stanley – Collaboration with Choreographer Melanie Stewart
Discovery Grant, $9,000

Leah Stein – New Site Specific Work
Project Grant, $10,000

Sheila Ward – Residency with Choreographer Rod Rogers
Discovery Grant, $10,000

Zeromoving Dance Company – The Open Palm
Project Grant, $20,000

Grants & Grantees

SoMoS, the culmination of Merián Soto’s ambitious Branch Dance series, encouraged audiences to participate in meditative movement with the dancers.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Dance and choreographer Megan Bridge co-directs < fidget >, a platform for her collaborative work with composer, designer, and musicologist Peter Price.

WXPN’s yearlong project explores the origins and evolution of zydeco, a form of African-American roots music that blends Cajun traditions, blues, and R&B. On Saturday, December 13, Zydeco Crossroads and Allons Danser welcome zydeco musicians Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys to Norristown’s Holy Saviour Club for a holiday potluck and dance party.

“Dancing around the Bride* at the Philadelphia Museum of Art told “the story of five extraordinary artists and what happened to art and culture when their lives and work intersected,” said curator Carlos Basualdo.

Grants & Grantees

Gabriel Quinn Bauriedel is a theater artist, director of the Pig Iron School for Advanced Performance Training, a co-founder and co-artistic director of Pig Iron Theatre Company, and a 2002 Pew Fellow.

Grants & Grantees

Justin Cronin is a writer and a 2001 Pew Fellow.

A series of community dance workshops will be held as part of Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design’s Center-funded project Boris Charmatz: Levée des conflits.

Acclaimed French choreographer and experimental dancer Boris Charmatz visited Philadelphia for a residency and public presentation of his performance piece for 24 dancers, Levée des conflits (Suspension of conflicts), at Drexel’s Mandell Theater, co-presented by FringeArts, in combination with a series of interpretive programs.

Poet, critic, and teacher Claudia La Rocco addresses the question “Should we dance in museums?” She argues that dance must be “contextualized in a larger curatorial framework.”

Grants & Grantees

Daisy Fried is a poet and a 1998 Pew Fellow.

In this month’s Pew Fellows news highlights, photographer Emmet Gowin shows his work at the Morgan Library and Museum, and jazz pianist Matt Mitchell and choreographer Susan Rethorst are awarded Doris Duke Impact Awards. Bassist Jamaaladeen Tacuma will pay tribute to the late Ornette Coleman, and visual performance artist Kate Watson-Wallace gives an interview on the evolution of her practice.

In conjunction with the recent Center-funded retrospective, Trisha Brown: In the New Body, we invited author and art critic Douglas Crimp and MoMA PS1’s Peter Eleey to reflect on Brown’s influential choreographic practice.