Alex Kanevsky

1997 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 1997
Visual Arts

References

Grants & Grantees

Susan Rethorst (Pew Fellow, 2014) is an internationally renowned choreographer and teacher of choreography.

Campuzano, a visual artist and 2009 Pew Fellow, spent an entire night in the Center office, with only the staff’s belongings for company. He used the experience as inspiration for a new set of drawings.

New Paradise Laboratories’ core ensemble will expand their devised theater techniques and lay the groundwork for a series of new pieces, through investigations of improvisational structures, games of chance, and audience interactivity, with a group of international practitioners including composer Bhob Rainey and UK game theory specialist Tassos Stevens.

Grants & Grantees

Marc Brodzik (Pew Fellow, 2009) is a visual artist and documentary filmmaker interested in filming portraits of the common man.

Bassist, composer, and Pew Fellow Jymie Merritt discusses the early influence of Duke Ellington on his artistic practice, his interest in digital composition tools, and more.

Four artists of Arab heritage will come together in an international collaboration to create new poetry, music, and visual art works grappling with notions of displacement.

Collaborators & Colleagues

In January 2009, Tanya Bowers came on as the director for diversity at the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Washington, D.C. headquarters.

The Village of Arts and Humanities supports the voices and aspirations of the community and inspires people to be agents of positive change through programs that encompass arts and culture, engage youth, revitalize community, preserve heritage, and respect the environment.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Mara Isaacs is the founder and director of Octopus Theatricals LLC, a company dedicated to producing and consulting in the performing arts.

This documentary film project, produced in collaboration with WHYY and Equality Forum, will illuminate the 50-year history and progress of the LGBTQ civil rights movement by highlighting the powerful experiences of Gay Rights movement pioneers and documenting a planned reenactment of the 1965–69 peaceful demonstrations at Independence Hall.

In an article for The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Trust Magazine, Tom Infield explores how the Center fulfills Pew’s long-standing commitment to arts and heritage in the region by supporting projects that reach a wide range of audiences.

Grants & Grantees

Megawords (run by Dan Murphy and Anthony Smyrski, both Pew Fellows) is self-described as “an experimental media project” that takes the form of a biannual photography magazine, as well as related installation projects and public events.