Bebe Miller is the artistic director of Bebe Miller Dance Company in Columbus, Ohio. She investigates a mix of text, performance, and visual presentation. Miller’s performances include Going to the Wall (1998), Verge(2001), and the Bessie award-winning Langing/Place (2005). In 1999, she, along with choreographer Ralph Lemon and filmmaker Isaac Julien, completed the award-winning collaborative film Three. Miller’s work has been performed nationally and internationally in venues ranging from Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Next Wave Festival, to numerous colleges and universities around the country. She has been awarded with four Bessie Awards, a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, an American Choreographers Award, and artist fellowships from both the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Ohio Arts Council. Recently, she was honored by New York Live Arts who presented her with the 2013 David White Award.
Meg Foley presents an exhibition of improvisational research and performance documenting up to 750 dances, which Foley performs on a daily basis at 3:15pm.
Bobby Zankel is a musician and a 1996 Pew Fellow.
Dancer, choreographer, and Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier tells the autobiographical story of an artistic journey defined by sacrifice, passion, and transcendence.
This month, Afaa Michael Weaver is awarded the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, Joshua Mosley’s work appears at the Whitney Biennial, King Britt curates at MoMA PS1, and much more.
Julie York is a visual artist and 2007 Pew Fellow who works in porcelain, glass, and plastic, and whose practice is driven by the industrial process.
Internationally recognized artist Cai Guo-Qiang will energize the Benjamin Franklin Parkway with an interactive public artwork of 27 “fireflies”—luminous, kinetic sculptures inspired by Chinese pedicycles—which the many daily Parkway visitors can experience in motion as carriage passengers, pedestrians, and motorists.
Master improviser, classical conductor, and 10-time Grammy Award winner Bobby McFerrin is recognized for his extraordinary vocal range and technique.
In this month’s Pew Fellows news, Jenny Sabin is honored with a Women in Architecture Award presented by Architectural Record, Benjamin Volta unveils a new mural, and we remember the late artist and teacher Nicholas Kripal.
Nadia Hironaka is a visual artist and a 2006 Pew Fellow.
Known for its high energy performances, Koresh Dance Company was founded in 1991 by Israeli-born choreographer Ronen Koresh.
In 1992 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 16 visual arts, dance, and music artists in the greater Philadelphia region, including Odean Pope and Judith Schaechter.
In 1993 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 16 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 13 dance organizations in the greater Philadelphia region.