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: Curator Koyo Kouoh on Transdisciplinary Practice
Questions of Practice: Guitarist Nels Cline on Virtuosity
Questions of Practice: Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on Leadership
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
Questions of Practice: Choreographer and Dancer taisha paggett on the Relationship Between Art and Politics
Questions of Practice: Visual Artist Ann Hamilton on the Relationship between Production and Consumption
Questions of Practice: Visual Artist Jeanne van Heeswijk on the City as Subject
Questions of Practice: Ernesto Pujol on Durational Performance
Questions of Practice: Artist Cai Guo-Qiang on Public Art and Ephemerality
Questions of Practice: Francis Kéré on Creating Architecture that “Serves Humanity”
Poet, performer, and scholar Tracie Morris shares the impact and challenges of presenting time-based art in museums.
Bowerbird presents two exhibitions curated by Pew Fellow Tiona McClodden that explore the work and legacy of the late African American composer Julius Eastman.
Thaddeus Phillips' family-friendly, visual theater work returns to FringeArts for a series of special holiday performances.
Poet and 2012 Pew Fellow Kevin Varrone has worked for over 10 years on a multiple-book project entitled g-point Almanac.
Writer and dancer Wendy Perron evokes Trisha Brown to explain why contemporary dance is open to multiple meanings.
The Legacy Center at Drexel holds the records of the Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania, which was established in 1850 as the first medical school for women in the United States.
Patricia Lent of Merce Cunningham Trust, an experienced restager, along with theater-maker Richard Schechner, video/installation artist Sharon Hayes, and UC Berkeley professor and moderator Shannon Jackson, here explores the difficulties of recreating works of performance, and how the terms used to describe such acts—restaging, reconstructing, reenacting—vary across disciplines.
Heather Lineberry is senior curator and associate director at Arizona State University (ASU) Art Museum, where she curates contemporary art exhibitions with an emphasis on collaborations across disciplines and experimental curatorial approaches.
The Pennsylvania Humanities Council joins forces with woodworking shop Butcher Shop Rehab to present a public workshop.
Bryn Mawr College presents an open studio lecture and demonstration with Trisha Brown Dance Company members, Pennsylvania Ballet dancers, and choreographer Stephen Petronio
Meg Foley presents an exhibition of improvisational research and performance documenting up to 750 dances, which Foley performs on a daily basis at 3:15pm.
Benjamin Filene is associate professor and director of public history at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, and co-editor of Letting Go? Historical Authority in a User-Generated World.
Leah Stein's Center-funded project Battle Hymns, set to an original score by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang, was remounted in San Francisco in the spring of 2013.
Dancer, choreographer, and 2013 Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier takes hip-hop techniques from the street to the stage and tells the autobiographical story defined by sacrifice, passion, and transcendence.
The History Truck visits Kensington, where the public is invited to share their experiences with the Women, Infants, and Children (W.I.C.) nutritional assistance program.
New Paradise Laboratories presents the world premiere of Hello Blackout!, a devised theater work created by NPL artistic director and Pew Fellow Whit MacLaughlin and composer and Pew Fellow Bhob Rainey.
Institute of Contemporary Art chief curator Ingrid Schaffner contextualizes Jason Rhoades' sprawling work and ambitions.
Lucinda Childs is one of America's most important modern choreographers and an original member of the Judson Dance Theater in New York.
Amada Cruz on how her Hispanic heritage informs her approach to audience engagement in bilingual communities.
For Shelf Life, the Center invited artists, curators, and designers to use the books in our library for curated displays on subjects of their choosing.