Old City Arts History Project: Symposium

23 Feb 2019
2 p.m.
WHYY, Dorrance H. Hamilton Public Media Commons, 150 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

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"Mandala/Summer" performance in Independence Historic Park, 1977. Pictured: Terry Fox and Ishmael Houston-Jones. Photo courtesy of Philadelphia Dance Projects.

Philadelphia Dance Projects presents a symposium and reception for Old City Arts History Project, a research and discovery process to capture the legacy and influence of artists working in Old City, Philadelphia, in the mid-1970s and 80s. The symposium will feature research findings, images, and ephemera, followed by a panel discussion and conversation with Old City Arts participants. Guest panelists include visual artist David Deakin; Barbara Dufty, executive director of Trisha Brown Company; Charles Guarino, publisher for Artforum; and choreographer Ishmael Houston-Jones.

This event is open to the public; RSVP to info@philadeanceprojects.org