Pew Fellow, 1996
Jean Isaacs is the artistic director of San Diego Dance Theater and the founder of Trolley Dances.
Four artists of Arab heritage will come together in an international collaboration to create new poetry, music, and visual art works grappling with notions of displacement.
The ICA presents a conversation with Koyo Kouoh, founding artistic director of RAW Material Company—a center for art, knowledge, and society in Dakar, Senegal.
We speak to Mary Lattimore, a classically trained harpist who incorporates experimental techniques and technologies into her music.
Susan Stewart is a poet and a 1995 Pew Fellow.
Pepón Osorio is a visual artist and a 2006 Pew Fellow.
Mick Moloney is a musician and folklorist, and a 2000 Pew Fellow in folk and traditional arts.
Megawords (run by Dan Murphy and Anthony Smyrski, both Pew Fellows) is self-described as “an experimental media project” that takes the form of a biannual photography magazine, as well as related installation projects and public events.
Building on the success of its Museum Without Walls project, the Association for Public Art is working to engage audiences in an online dialogue about Philadelphia’s public art.
Located in Independence National Historical Park, the Independence Visitor Center is the official visitor center of Philadelphia and the region and is the primary point of orientation for Independence National Historical Park, the City of Philadelphia, and the Southern New Jersey and Delaware River Waterfronts, as well as Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania.
In 2006 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 73 dance, music, theater, and visual arts organizations and practitioners in the greater Philadelphia region.
This large-scale performance piece revealed unique insights into Fryderyk Chopin as both a historical figure and a masterful composer, as the piano parts for two concerti were replaced with powerful spoken monologues constructed from fragments of Chopin’s letters and biographies, performed in Polish by actress Barbara Wysocka and accompanied by the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia.