Roko Kawai

2003 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 2003
Dance

References

Grants & Grantees

Supporting, documenting and presenting Philadelphia area folk arts, the Philadelphia Folklore Project is committed to sustaining community cultural knowledge.

Setting the stage for the performances of Trisha Brown’s Early Works at the Barnes Foundation, Susan Rosenberg, scholar-in-residence at the Trisha Brown Dance Company, offers an overview of Brown’s career at the crossroads of dance and visual art.

Rosario Toledo performs Vengo, a piece that switches in and out of the flamenco idiom, originally created to be performed in the streets of her hometown of Cádiz, Spain.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Dubbed a “master storyteller” by The Independent, William Dalrymple is a renowned historian, bestselling author, essayist, curator, and co-founder and co-director of the Jaipur Literature Festival, the largest literary festival in the world.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Julie Crosby is the producing artistic director of the Women’s Project in New York City, the nation’s oldest and largest theater dedicated to producing new plays written and directed by women.

Grants & Grantees

“I see my work as representation of the first generation to grow up entirely under the umbrella of a ‘read-write’ culture,” 2010 Pew Fellow Kara Crombie states.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Ben Marcus is the author of several books of fiction, including Leaving the Sea (Alfred A. Knopf, 2014) and The Flame Alphabet (Alfred A. Knopf, 2012).

Grants & Grantees

Philadelphia Dance Projects produced the Local Dance History Project, reuniting five prominent Philadelphia dancers to examine the development of contemporary dance in the city.

The Philadelphia Art Alliance underwent exhibition planning with artist collective the Miss Rockaway Armada for a project that explored the organization’s relationship to its surrounding neighborhood.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Ralph Lemon, Artistic Director of Cross Performance, is a dancer, choreographer, writer, and visual artist dedicated to cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary work.

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

Grants & Grantees

Charles Burnette is a design educator and a 1993 Pew Fellow.