Steve Rowland

1997 Pew Fellow

Edmunds, executive and artistic director of the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, is The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage’s first visiting scholar. Paula Marincola, the Center’s executive director, spoke with her about the opportunity.

Grants & Grantees

Bruce Graham is a playwright and a 1993 Pew Fellow.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Jamal Cyrus is a multidisciplinary artist based in Houston working in performance and visual arts.

Choreographer and Pew Fellow Tania Isaac (2011) presents an iteration of her Center-funded discovery project open notebook: crazy beautiful.

We asked the 2013 Pew Fellow poets to share samples of their work. Watch Sueyeun Juliette Lee read from her chapbook, A Primary Mother.

Grants & Grantees

Greg “Peache” Jarman (1947–2009) was a musician and a 2000 Pew Fellow in Folk and Traditional Arts.

An actor, director, stage designer, and playwright, Thaddeus Phillips “creates visual spectacles that take audiences to new frontiers.”

Grants & Grantees

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.

This month’s digest includes a BOMB Magazine interview with Chris Forsyth, international attention for Ryan Trecartin’s collaborative video installation at London’s Zabludowicz Collection, and a list of “must-see painting shows” from New American Paintings stocked with Pew Fellows.

A 2012 Pew Fellow and Leeway Transformation Award winner, Waselchuk is interviewing and photographing Philadelphia block captains for Them That Do, a project which reveals the individual and shared histories of the city’s diverse citizenry.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Avital Ronell is the author of numerous substantial works and one of the major forces in contemporary literary criticism and philosophy.

Dancer, choreographer, and 2013 Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier takes hip-hop techniques from the street to the stage and tells the autobiographical story defined by sacrifice, passion, and transcendence.