Our Questions of Practice research series includes in-depth publications on issues critical to artistic practice that derive from our experience as cultural grantmakers. Explore our web-based and print publications here.
In Terms of Performance, A Keywords Anthology
The Sentient Archive: Bodies, Performance, and Memory
danceworkbook: A Steady Pulse: Restaging Lucinda Childs, 1963–78
What Makes a Great Exhibition?
Pigeons on the Grass, Alas: Contemporary Curators Talk About the Field
Curating Now: Imaginative Practice/Public Responsibility
Gray Area: Provocations on the Future of Preservation
Letting Go? Sharing Historical Authority in a User-Generated World
danceworkbook: Susan Foster! Susan Foster! Three Performed Lectures
danceworkbook: Belonging and Solo: Roko Kawai
New York-based artist Demetrius Oliver's Print Center exhibition consisted of live-feed video projections that drew from telescopes aimed at the constellation Canis Major.
J.C. Todd's (Pew Fellow, 2014) poems investigate the impact of war, with an insistent eye and ear on language.
Pew Fellow Bhob Rainey talks about the relationship between noise and music.
Catch up on this month’s Pew Fellows news, including the latest recognition, new works, and press coverage.
Visual artist and Pew Fellow Pepón Osorio talks about the relationship between artistic practice and "the local."
Nace’s experimental improvisations and compositions extend the boundaries of electric guitar technique, using bows, metal, wood, glass bowls, and other implements. His distinctive musical vocabulary references folk, rock, and punk traditions as he works to make a ubiquitous instrument sound new.
The Wilma Theater produced the U.S. premiere of Tadeusz Słobodzianek'a play, which, beginning in a Polish primary-school classroom in 1925, follows 10 students—five Catholics and five Jews—over 80 years.
A number of Center-supported performances take the stage this summer, including seven new musical commissions by The Crossing and the world premiere of Pablo Batista's music and dance production *El Viaje (The Journey)*.
On June 2 and 9, The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts presents the Philadelphia premiere of MacArthur fellow Taylor Mac’s epic performance work A 24-Decade History of Popular Music.
Cliveden presents an exhibition of kitchen objects and recipes collected from members of the community.
In September, Pew Fellows from across all art disciplines were nationally recognized for their work, launched new and innovative projects, and received prestigious honors and awards. See the latest updates in our news roundup below.
Boris Charmatz is a choreographer, dancer, and director of Musée de la danse (Museum of Dance).
Cynthia Oliver is a New York Dance and Performance Award ("Bessie")-winning choreographer whose work has been presented nationally and internationally.
Graphic artist Marian Bantjes talks about how embellished text can provoke engagement with the reader.
The Philadelphia Chinese Opera Society presented three traditional Beijing operas, two dramas and a love story, featuring three leading performing artists from China.
Tina Davidson is a composer and a 1992 Pew Fellow.
A multi-sensory exhibition based on the Library Company of Philadelphia's collection of pre-Braille texts for the blind, curated by artist-in-residence and Pew Fellow Teresa Jayne.
Vera Nakonechny, a 2008 Pew Fellow, is a Ukrainian embroiderer, bead worker, and weaver.
Bruce Altshuler directs the museum studies program in the Graduate School of Arts and Science at New York University.
Four films commissioned by Scribe Video Center through its Center-funded project, The Great Migration, will be screened at the 2016 BlackStar Film Festival.