Practice & Process
How do artists approach their work? We ask artists and cultural practitioners of all disciplines to discuss experimentation, discovery, research, and their methodologies of art-making.
Questions of Practice: Guitarist Nels Cline on Virtuosity
Questions of Practice: Set Designer Mimi Lien on a Design-First Theater-Making Process
Questions of Practice: Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on Leadership
Questions of Practice: Curator Koyo Kouoh on Transdisciplinary Practice
Questions of Practice: Composer David Lang on Classical Music, Education, Composing, and Virtuosity
Women, Art, and Technology: Kelsey Halliday Johnson and Amy Beste in Conversation
Artist Ann Hamilton on the Relationship between Production & Consumption
Questions of Practice: Visual Artist Jeanne van Heeswijk on the City as Subject
Questions of Practice: Ernesto Pujol on Durational Performance
Artist Cai Guo-Qiang on Public Art and Ephemerality
Questions of Practice: Francis Kéré on Creating Architecture that “Serves Humanity”
Johannes Goebel joined Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2002 as the founding director of the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center.
Nathalie Anderson is a poet and a 1993 Pew Fellow.
Over its 18-year history, Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) Lively Arts Series has engaged local and national artists to share their work with the college and surrounding Blue Bell community.
Two highly respected curators, Helen Molesworth and Paul Schimmel, describe how they see the relationship between curating and historiography.
Raphael Xavier (Pew Fellow, 2013) has practiced "breaking," an acrobatic street dance style commonly known as breakdancing, since 1983.
"I'm interested in the landscape for political reasons, environmental reasons...things that have to do with us and our society right now," says painter and 2008 Pew Fellow Mauro Zamora.
Interdisciplinary artist Martha McDonald presents a site-specific installation and performance at RAIR's recycling facility and artist space.
MacArthur Fellow Vijay Iyer is a critically-acclaimed jazz pianist and composer.
Established in 1876, the University of the Arts is one of the nation's only universities dedicated solely to educating students in the visual and performing arts and design.
People's Light & Theatre Company produced the regional premiere of this production by the late Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Horton Foote.
When asked about his sense of ethical responsibility in creating work, Whit MacLaughlin of New Paradise Laboratories responded with a reflection on his place in the performance world.
Supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia celebrates their 140th season with the North American premiere of Felix Mendelssohn's 1841 revision of Johann Sebastian Bach's St. Matthew Passion.
Christopher Bursk is a poet and a 1995 Pew Fellow.
Thomas F. DeFrantz directs SLIPPAGE: Performance|Culture|Technology and teaches in dance and African and African-American Studies at Duke University.
Pablo de Ocampo is a Vancouver-based film and exhibitions curator at Western Front, one of Canada’s leading artist-run centers for contemporary art and new music.
Founded in 1960 as the Philadelphia Maritime Museum, Independence Seaport Museum (ISP) is a repository of art, artifacts, and archival materials documenting the diverse maritime history of the Greater Delaware Valley, and the history of major urban ports of the Delaware River.
In an essay excerpt accompanying a series of programs related to the performances of After the Rehearsal/Persona, theater editor and critic Tom Sellar describes Ivo van Hove's affinity for complex characters, his commitment to text, and his ability to transcend traditional disciplines.
The organizations supported by the Center have a wide range of ambitious projects planned for 2019. The sampling below showcases their upcoming performances, exhibitions, and public programs around the region.
This month, Afaa Michael Weaver is awarded the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, Joshua Mosley's work appears at the Whitney Biennial, King Britt curates at MoMA PS1, and much more.