Social & Community-Based Practices
What roles can art and artists play in society and in our communities? Artists and cultural practitioners discuss responsibility, trust, and long-term impact when creating socially engaged art.
Questions of Practice: Artist Yael Bartana on Participating in Politics Through Art
Questions of Practice: Farm for the City Participants on What Urban Farming Can Do for a Community
Questions of Practice: Ernesto Pujol on Pursuing Aesthetics
Questions of Practice: Photographer Zanele Muholi on What it Means To Be a “Visual Activist”
Questions of Practice: Choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar on Art and Social Justice
Questions of Practice: Curator Koyo Kouoh on Politics and Socially Engaged Practice
Questions of Practice: Artist Michael Rakowitz on Threading Disparate Sources into a Cohesive Whole
Questions of Practice: Artist Hank Willis Thomas on Photography and Framing
Questions of Practice: Artist Mariam Ghani on Collaboration in Socially Engaged Art
Questions of Practice: Cohabitation Strategies on the Role of the Arts in Fostering Social Change
Questions of Practice: Choreographer Germaine Ingram on the Responsibilities of Creating Socially Engaged Art
In 2015, Fellows performed and exhibited their work at theaters, festivals, and in museums around the globe, received prestigious awards, and garnered international media attention.
In conjunction with the reopening of its eight South Asian art galleries, the Museum will present a series of family-friendly events.
The fifth event in a seven-part series organized by AUX Performance Space's fifth Curatorial Fellow, Katya Grokhovsky.
Tangles in Time, presented by Thomas Jefferson University, is the culmination of a two-year collaborative project to foster conversation about the lived experience of dementia.
People’s Light presents the world premiere of a new music-theatre work that sheds light on legendary vocalist and jazz pianist Nat "King" Cole's public and private personas.
Institute of Contemporary Art chief curator Ingrid Schaffner contextualizes Jason Rhoades' sprawling work and ambitions.
The first artistic collaboration between New Paradise Laboratories founding company members and newer, younger members, The Adults premiered at the 2014 Fringe Fringe Festival in Philadelphia.
Anthony Romero and AUX present a night of performance and film, with esoteric performance actions from artists Nick Bastis and Dorian McKaie, and film by Vox Populi alumnus Cudelice Brazelton.
On view at the ICA through August 16, Barbara Kasten: Stages has received media attention from numerous outlets.
Nunally Kersh is an independent producer and consultant in the contemporary performing arts sector.
In conjunction with Emerging Voices: Art Song and Social Connection, the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society presents a panel discussion.
Poet and Pew Fellow Ryan Eckes on his desire to “write toward another way of living,” why he chooses to work and live in Philadelphia, the books on his bedside table, and more.
FringeArts presented Lucinda Childs's Dance at its 2010 festival and organized a film series about the life and career of Childs and collaborator Philip Glass.
Bryn Mawr College presents Stories of Refuge at Twelve Gates Arts, part of ear-whispered: works by Tania El Khoury.
Local concert promoter, writer, and DJ Sara Sherr will host two nights of "Women Who ROCK" Karaoke at Teri's Bar in Philadelphia.
Pig Iron Theatre Company member Alex Torra talks about the experience of performing for Japanese audiences after premiering Zero Cost House in the United States.
Working with artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles, a group of interdisciplinary artists introduce the public to the environmental history and artistic potential of a former scrap metal site through a community event and series of widely distributed creative newsprint publications.
Orrin Evans (Pew Fellow, 2010) never stops thinking about the traditions and evolution of jazz music, as well as renewing jazz's legacy in the African-American community.
In the Fabric Workshop and Museum's Sarah Sze exhibition catalog, the late art critic Arthur C. Danto considered Sze's past and future art works.
Asian Arts Initiative invites submissions of micro-project proposals, designed to help further transform the Pearl Street alleyway in Philadelphia's Chinatown North neighborhood.