Daniel Heyman

2009 Pew Fellow

Daniel Heyman, 2009 Pew Fellow. Still from Heyman’s Pew Fellow short film, directed by Glenn Holsten.

“I believe […] that one service I can give to these people is to not edit their stories.”

Daniel Heyman’s (b. 1963) works on paper capture the images and words of Iraqi torture victims from United States facilities like Abu Ghraib. Several of these images were created while sitting in the room with the victim and listening to his testimony. He says, “One service I can give to these people is to not edit their stories.” Heyman was honored with a 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship in fine arts. His work has been exhibited at Cade Tompkins Projects, Providence, RI; the Museum of Art, University of Iowa, Iowa City; the Katzen Center Museum of Art, American University, Washington, D.C.; the Print Center, Philadelphia; International Print Center, New York; and Crane Archive Space, Philadelphia. His work appears in numerous collections, some of which include the Baltimore Museum of Art, MD; the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH; the Library of Congress, Washington, DC; and the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT. Heyman received his A.B. from Dartmouth College, and his M.F.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.


An opening reception for Preface will be held on March 10, featuring a community meeting and a panel discussion with the artists.

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.

Grants & Grantees

Yolanda Wisher’s (Pew Fellow, 2015) writing addresses both artistic and community-oriented pursuits. The founder and director of the Germantown Poetry Festival, she is dedicated to poetry as a performative, public act, capable of producing environmental and social change.

McCreary is a 2013 Pew Fellow, author of the new poetry collection & now my feet are maps, and co-founder and editor of Philadelphia’s ixnay press.

Grants & Grantees

Robert Crowder (1930–2012) was the founder of Kùlú Mèlé African Dance and Drum Ensemble and a 2004 Pew Fellow in folk and traditional arts.

Grants & Grantees

Tacita Dean conducted site research for JG, a new film inspired by the dystopian vision of British writer J.G. Ballard.

Grants & Grantees

Leah Stein, the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia, and composer Pauline Oliveros collaborated on a new music and dance work.

The first in a series of events programmed around the exhibition Barbara Kasten: Stages, the ICA hosts a conversation with artist Sarah Crowner and art historians Christine Poggi and Jenni Sorkin.

This month in Fellows Friday news: Alex Da Corte prepares for a major exhibition at ICA Philadelphia, and new albums from Orrin Evans, Mary Lattimore, and Chris Forsyth have generated buzz. We also say goodbye to jazz violinist John Blake, Jr.

Grants & Grantees

Sandra Brownlee is a weaver and a 1992 Pew Fellow.

Ingrid Schaffner, curator of Jason Rhoades, Four Roads, will deliver a public lecture on Jason Rhoades at The Kitchen, in New York, to launch the exhibition catalog, Jason Rhoades, Four Roads, published this summer.

Collaborators & Colleagues

A Los Angeles-based dancer and choreographer, Dally is the artistic director of the Jazz Tap Ensemble, which she co-founded in 1979.