Pew Fellow, 2001
Matt Porterfield has written, directed, and produced three feature films, Hamilton (2006), Putty Hill (2011), and I Used To Be Darker (2013).
Eckes’ poetry documents the voices and histories of urban life through narrative-driven, investigative, and experimental texts that draw from sources such as news archives, personal accounts, and corporate correspondence.
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.
Pew Fellow Yolanda Wisher leads a workshop exploring creative reflection in conjunction with the Center-funded Elephants on the Avenue, presented by Historic Germantown.
The Leah Stein Dance Company is committed to making dances spontaneously, rigorously, in collaboration, and in connection with the moment, often as site-specific works.
In 1998 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 52 dance, music, theater, and visual arts organizations in the greater Philadelphia region.
Catherine Hughes, who has written and presented widely on performance in museums, is project director of Meet the Past, a live interpretation initiative at the Atlanta History Center.
Theater artist and Pew Fellow Jennifer Kidwell on how she became an artist, the role of humor in her work, Philadelphia’s arts scene, and more.
Dancer, choreographer, and Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier tells the autobiographical story of an artistic journey defined by sacrifice, passion, and transcendence.
In 2000 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 47 dance, music, theater, and visual arts organizations and practitioners in the greater Philadelphia region.
Headlong Dance Theater produced Improvisation Lab, an interdisciplinary movement project that involved choreographer Miguel Gutierrez and Dan Rothenberg of Pig Iron Theatre Company.
Living and working in Philadelphia for 25 years, 2011 Pew Fellow CAConrad’s work falls between poetics, performance, and pedagogy.