Pew Fellow, 1994
Ezra Shales is an art historian, curator, and artist whose research, publications, and exhibitions explore the intersections of design, craft, and art in modern and contemporary culture.
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.
Sruti presented two concerts that explored the influence of native and folk traditions upon Carnatic (South Indian classical) music.
This month’s Fellows news digest features Geoff Sobelle’s “charming and sobering” performance piece; the trailer for The Barefoot Artist, a new film about Lily Yeh, filmed by Glenn Holsten; and Marshall Allen interviewed in The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Dr. Susan Leigh Foster is a choreographer, dancer, and scholar. Her “danced lectures” became a launching point for the third iteration of the Center’s danceworkbook series.
Originally created with Center support for the 2012 FringeArts Festival, Georgia Tech Arts now presents Thaddeus Phillips’ Red-Eye to Havre de Grace at the Ferst Center for the Arts.
James Sugg (Pew Fellow, 2010) describes himself as a bridge—a bridge between music and theater, composer and performer, and traditional and ensemble-generated theater.
One of Philadelphia’s smartest and scrappiest small, no-profit art spaces, Marginal Utility is known for forging long-term commitments with artists.
Located in Independence National Historical Park, the Independence Visitor Center is the official visitor center of Philadelphia and the region and is the primary point of orientation for Independence National Historical Park, the City of Philadelphia, and the Southern New Jersey and Delaware River Waterfronts, as well as Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania.
Named for Doylestown’s most famous son, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer James A. Michener, this museum was founded in 1988 with a regional focus, housing a collection of Pennsylvania impressionist paintings.
Elizabeth Smith is the executive director of the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation in New York City.
Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia performed the regional premiere of Roberto Sierra’s Missa Latina with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia.