David Ellsworth

1999 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 1999
Visual Arts

References

Collaborators & Colleagues

lê thị diễm thúy is a Vietnamese-American author, poet, and performance artist whose work explores the role of the body as the site of memory.

Playwright and Pew Fellow James Ijames talks about how history influences his work, the importance of failure, and more.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Dancer and choreographer Ronald K. Brown is the founder of Brooklyn-based contemporary dance ensemble Evidence, A Dance Company.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Steve Zeitlin is the founding director of City Lore, an organization dedicated to the preservation of New York City’s—and America’s—living cultural heritage.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Steven Lubar is a professor in the department of American Studies at Brown University, and teaches in Brown’s Public Humanities program. He was a Center heritage panelist in 2013, and an LOI panelist in Exhibitions & Public Interpretation in 2015.

Grants & Grantees

Babette Martino (1956–2011) was a visual artist and a 2000 Pew Fellow.

Development of a preservation plan considered Fleisher Art Memorial’s historic buildings on Catharine Street in South Philadelphia.

Grants & Grantees

First Person Arts offers bi-monthly story slams, classes, and an annual festival dedicated to transforming real life into documentary art.

Barbara Kasten: Stages curator Alex Klein explains the significance of staging and props in Kasten’s work, in this catalogue excerpt.

The Barnes Foundation presents a series of artist-led walking tours in various Philadelphia neighborhoods that invite audiences to become contemporary flâneurs.

Grants & Grantees

Jennifer Levonian (Pew Fellow, 2009) creates cut-paper animations that explore the ambivalence of everyday life.

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.