Projects On Tour: Pati Hill Exhibition, Thaddeus Phillips, Silvana Cardell Bring Work to New Venues

27 Nov 2017

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Thaddeus Phillips, A Billion Nights on Earth, 2017. Photo by Johanna Austin.

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Pati Hill, Alphabet of Common Objects, c. 1975-79, 45 black and white copier prints, each 11” x 8.5,″ part of Arcadia University Art Gallery's 2015 exhibition Pati Hill: Photocopier. Courtesy Estate of Pati Hill and Arcadia.

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We Shall Not Be Moved, 2017. Photo by Dave DiRentis, courtesy of Opera Philadelphia.

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Urban Space Jockeys by Amber Art & Design. Photo by Paul Gargagliano of Hazel Photo, Courtesy of Daniel Tucker.

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Cardell Dance Theater in performance for Supper, People on the Move. Photo by Josh McIlvain.

Following successful premieres in the Philadelphia region, several Center-supported performances and exhibitions are traveling to venues around the world. Here’s a preview of where to find touring projects in the months ahead.

Center-Funded Projects on Tour

A Billion Nights on Earth, Thaddeus Phillips’ family-friendly visual theater work that premiered during FringeArts’ 2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival, will travel to the Brooklyn Academy of Music as part of the 2017 Next Wave Festival, November 15–18. The show also returns to FringeArts December 15-17.

Pati Hill: Photocopier, Arcadia University Art Gallery’s exhibition of early photocopier artworks by the late American writer Pati Hill, is on view at Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London, CT through March 4, 2018.

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Pati Hill, Alphabet of Common Objects, c. 1975-79, 45 black and white copier prints, each 11” x 8.5,″ part of Arcadia University Art Gallery's 2015 exhibition Pati Hill: Photocopier. Courtesy Estate of Pati Hill and Arcadia.

Silvana Cardell’s large-scale performance Supper, People on the Move, toured to Black Mountain College Museum and Art Center in Asheville, NC. In the fall of 2018, Supper will be on stage at The Dance Complex in Boston and Ferst Center for the Arts at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta (dates to be announced).

Following its run at Kelly Writers House in Philadelphia, curator Daniel Tucker's exhibition and event series Organize Your Own: The Politics and Poetics of Self-Determination Movements will continue to explore questions of equity, justice, and race with a series of residencies in Illinois, Michigan, California, Texas, and Oregon. Click here for a full schedule of events.

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We Shall Not Be Moved, 2017. Photo by Dave DiRentis, courtesy of Opera Philadelphia.

Advancement Grantee Expands Reach

Opera Philadelphia’s O17 Festival, supported by a Center Advancement grant, premiered several new works in September. Following its highly-praised Philadelphia premiere, We Shall Not Be Moved, a chamber opera created by composer Daniel Bernard Roumain, librettist Marc Bamuthi Joseph, and director Bill T. Jones, traveled to the Apollo Theater in New York. The work will next be seen in 2018 at Hackney Empire in London (dates to be announced).