Claire Aguilar is the director of programming and industry engagement at Sheffield Doc/Fest, an international film festival that celebrates the art and business of documentary filmmaking. She was formerly the executive content advisor at the Independent Television Service (ITVS). Aguilar also commissions programming from the global community of independent producers and is curator of Independent Lens, the PBS prime-time series of independently produced programming. She has served as a Center panelist and evaluator for Pew Fellowships, and most recently as a 2014 LOI panelist in Exhibitions & Public Interpretation.
- NewsFellows Friday News: Afaa Michael Weaver Publishes New Poetry Collection, Alex Da Corte’s Times Square Billboards, and More
Poet Afaa Michael Weaver publishes a new book of poetry, visual artist Alex Da Corte’s video installation Blue Moon is projected on Times Square billboards, and filmmaker Cheryl Hess receives a 2016 Tribeca Documentary Grant.news-contentfellows-friday-news-afaa-michael-weaver-publishes-new-poetry-collection-alex-da-corte-s-times-square-billboards-and-more
- NewsFellows Friday News: Awards for James Ijames and Jenny Sabin, David Scott Kessler Screens His New Film, Linh Dinh Publishes Book of Photos and Poetry
In this month’s Pew Fellows news, playwright James Ijames receives a Whiting Award, filmmaker David Scott Kessler presents a screening of his new film, and architect Jenny Sabin wins the 2017 Young Architects Program.news-contentfellows-friday-news-awards-for-james-ijames-and-jenny-sabin-david-scott-kessler-screens-his-new-film-linh-dinh-publishes-book-of-photos-and-poetry
- GRANTS & GRANTEESPablo Batista
Over the course of his 30-year career, percussionist and 2000 Pew Fellow Pablo Batista has performed, recorded, and toured with a range of leading jazz, R&B, Latin, pop, and gospel artists including Bono, George Howard, Alicia Keyes, Gerald Levert, Jeffrey Osborne, Eddie Palmieri, Teddy Pendergrass, Diane Reeves, Grover Washington, Jr., Musiq, Manny Oquendo's Conjunto Libre, and the Philadelphia Orchestra.people-contentpablo-batista