Mark Shetabi

2002 Pew Fellow

Collaborators & Colleagues

In addition to his work as a solo performer, Jaamil Kosoko is co-director of anonymous bodies and the founder and executive producing director of the Philadiction Movement in Philadelphia.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Strange Currencies, The Galleries at Moore host a conversation between Mexico City-based artist and activist Minerva Cuevas and Creative Time Chief Curator Nato Thompson about the effects of socially engaged art practices.

Integrating contemporary art within the Mütter Museum’s approach to medical humanities interpretation, an exhibition plan will be developed to focus on the centennial of Philadelphia’s influenza pandemic.

Grants & Grantees

Pew Fellow Paul Swenback developed a fascination with the macabre and occult at an early age, which has filtered into his idiosyncratic sculptures, paintings, photographs, and installations.

We talk to Sherlock, a 2013 Pew Fellow and Philadelphia’s newly designated poet laureate, about his dream collaboration with Yoko Ono and what made him want to become a poet.

Pew Fellow Yolanda Wisher leads a workshop exploring creative reflection in conjunction with the Center-funded Elephants on the Avenue, presented by Historic Germantown.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Cheng-Chieh Yu began her performing career with Cloud Gate Dance Theater of Taiwan. She is an associate professor in UCLA’s department of world arts and cultures/dance.

Several Center-funded performances and exhibitions have garnered national and regional media coverage in recent weeks.

Grants & Grantees

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.

Grants & Grantees

Relâche is a new music ensemble whose unique sound includes flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon, piano, percussion, viola, and bass.

Grants & Grantees

Bowerbird presented this festival in 10-day arcs that each focused on one of John Cage’s major musical compositions, providing a concentrated look at Cage’s compositional styles.

Commemorating the first major survey of artist Barbara Kasten’s work, on view at the ICA, Barbara Kasten: Stages is now available. Edited by curator Judith Tannenbaum in conjunction with the exhibition at the Free Library of Philadelphia, the vividly-illustrated publication Framing Fraktur reinterprets and reframes fraktur.