Afaa Michael Weaver is a poet and a 1998 Pew Fellow.
Murphy makes up one half of the artist duo Megawords, along with Anthony Smyrski. Megawords is well known throughout Philadelphia for installations that are equal parts gathering space, artist studio, and storefront.
The Barnes Foundation presented a major exhibition of work by Nigerian-born, London-based artist Yinka Shonibare, including a new commission, plus works of sculpture, photography, painting, and installation.
The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University explored the potential of public performance to engage the community in a dialogue around disability issues.
The Philadelphia Art Alliance’s 2011 exhibition Let Me Tell You About a Dream I Had: The Miss Rockaway Armada received media attention from a number of publications.
Dancer, choreographer, and 2013 Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier takes hip-hop techniques from the street to the stage and tells the autobiographical story defined by sacrifice, passion, and transcendence.
Fleisher Art Memorial is a community arts organization dedicated to the ideal that people of all ethnicities and socioeconomic backgrounds have a right to experience art.
Vox Populi presented a group exhibition with guest-curator Malik Gaines that explored various tactics for representing the complex, contradictory legacies of cultural difference.
Michael O’Reilly is a producer and a 1994 Pew Fellow.
A multidisciplinary theater artist whose practice is rooted in set design, Matt Saunders answers our questions on inspiration, artistic legacy, and more.
Michael Rohd is founding artistic director of Sojourn Theatre, an ensemble-based company in Portland, Oregon that explores the intersection of theater with democracy.
Zoe Strauss: Ten Years, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, received media attention from a number of publications.