This month's digest includes a BOMB Magazine interview with Chris Forsyth in connection with his latest release with the Solar Motel Band, Intensity Ghost. Ryan Trecartin has received international attention for a collaborative video installation at London's Zabludowicz Collection. If you're looking for "must-see painting shows," New American Paintings provides a list, with four Pew Fellows in the mix: Sarah McEneaney, Charles Burwell, Rob Matthews, and Anthony Campuzano. Read on to learn more about our Pew Fellows' work and recognition around the world.
"Necessary" and "Audacious" New Releases
Chris Forsyth (2011) talks about his introduction to music, finding inspiration in the music of Neil Young and Grateful Dead, and his latest recording with the Solar Motel Band, Intensity Ghost, for BOMB Magazine. A song from the new record is also available for listening on WXPN's The Key.
Sun Ra Arkestra, led by Marshall Allen (2012), recently released a new album titled In the Orbit of Ra. mxdwn.com calls it "a necessary listen for any fan of experimental music in general."
From Pink Elephants to Social Practice, Pew Fellows Make the News
Ryan Trecartin (2009) and Lizzie Fitch's exhibition on at Zabludowicz Collection in London is reviewed in the London Evening Standard: "as maddening and abhorrent as it is compelling." The exhibition has also received attention from The New York Times' T Magazine and The Art Newspaper.
Tristin Lowe's (1995) 10-foot-tall pink elephant was covered in both Vanity Fair and The New York Times in connection with an awareness-raising event organized by the Clinton Foundation during New York Fashion Week.
CAConrad's (2011) latest work, Ecodeviance, is called both an "ambassador to the past" and an "agent of the now" by The Boston Globe.
Philly.com features SPACES, a project of the Village of Arts and Humanities, mentioning artist-in-residence King Britt (2007).
Painters Mount "Must-See" Shows & Other Upcoming Events
Architect Karen M'Closkey (2013) will speak at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 12 at Penn State's University Park campus, with a reception to follow.
Grants and Fellowships from Leeway and Dartmouth