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
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”
Daniel Tucker is an artist, writer, and organizer who develops documentaries, publications, and events inspired by his interest in social movements and the people and places from which they emerge.
In conjunction with Emerging Voices: Art Song and Social Connection, the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society presents a panel discussion.
Choreographer Nora Chipaumire discusses the “baggage” audiences project onto a dancer’s appearance.
Nami Mun is a novelist and short story writer.
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 PRISM Quartet presents the New York performance of new works composed and performed by Tim Ries and Miguel Zenón.
Mural Arts Philadelphia presents a large-scale performance inspired by the late Iraqi broadcaster Bahjat Abdulwahed—dubbed the “Walter Cronkite of Baghdad.”
Jenny Gersten is producing consultant for the Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center in New York.
Bryn Mawr College presents Gardens Speak, the centerpiece of ear-whispered: works by Tania El Khoury.
Curtis will design and implement a new curriculum that provides graduates with the entrepreneurial and business skills necessary to forge effective careers within the rapidly changing classical music field, including coaching in how to produce, promote, and present their own music in innovative ways.
Network for New Music commissioned six new works for the Network Ensemble that paired composers with visual artists.
Chase’s vivid, gestural portraits employ painting, collage, and drawing in works that reflect the complexities of black and queer identity.
The Institute of Contemporary Art set about organizing the first posthumous survey on the art of Jason Rhoades, consulting with the artist's colleagues and collectors.
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s (PHS) Farm for the City hosts a community reading series to celebrate our the concept of interconnectedness, and the ways communities shape space to confront societal challenges.
The finale concert of the Mann Center's Philadelphia Freedom Festival, "Gospel Meets Symphony," has received widespread media attention.
The world premiere of a design-driven theater work, created in collaboration with MacArthur Fellow and Tony Award-winner Mimi Lien, considers how underground architecture, built environments, and hidden networks influence human behavior.
McClodden's interdisciplinary work traverses documentary film, experimental video, sculpture, and sound installations, to explore elements of race, familial histories, and social change.
PPAC holds a panel discussion on the creation of the community-sourced exhibition Archive Collective: South Kensington 19122.
Darielle Mason and Dan Spock discuss issues of museum accessibility, experiential design, and the influence of digital culture on visitor engagement.
Based on historical letters written by soldiers, the Rosenbach Museum & Library hosted an exhibition and program for veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and their families.