Pew Fellow, 1993
Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design fosters the study, exploration, and management of the arts: media, design, the performing, and visual.
The possibilities of presenting a contemporary artist’s work posthumously will be explored in this discovery project dedicated to Julius Eastman, an African American composer who was active internationally in the 1970s and 80s, but who died at 49, leaving an incomplete but compelling collection of scores and recordings.
Mark Goodwin is a visual artist and a 1995 Pew Fellow.
Choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar is founding artistic director of Urban Bush Women, a performance ensemble dedicated to exploring the use of cultural expression as a catalyst for social change.
Monument Lab hosts a public conversation, on the ways in which architecture and public art tell the story of the city.
Eric Johnson is a librarian by training, currently serving as head of innovative media at the VCU Libraries of Virginia Commonwealth University.
The Slought Foundation conceived and built a long-term interactive sound room, closely modeled on a 1989 lecture/performance by American avant-garde composer John Cage.
Artist Barkley L. Hendricks suggests that whether or not an artist is deemed contemporary is really about who is doing the talking.
James Ijames’ (Pew Fellow, 2015) plays and devised works examine how class and gender intersect with race, drawing inspiration from historical texts, the media, and stories of his own family to deconstruct history and its established figures.
Jan Yager is a visual artist and a 2003 Pew Fellow.
One of Philadelphia’s smartest and scrappiest small, no-profit art spaces, Marginal Utility is known for forging long-term commitments with artists.
Philly.com gives us a sneak preview of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program’s upcoming Center-funded project with Berlin-based artist Katharina Grosse, which will make Philadelphians’ daily commutes more colorful.