Pradip Malde is a photographer and teaches at the University of the South, Sewanee, TN. Much of his work considers the experience of loss and how it serves as a catalyst for regeneration. He is currently working in rural communities in Haiti, Tanzania and Tennessee, designing models for community development through photography. Follow this link to learn more about his current project.
In 1985 and 1986, David T. Hanson captured aerial views of Superfund sites across forty-five states. His Guggenheim Fellowship (Photography, 1985) supported his work on this project. Hanson’s work will be published in Waste Land (Taverner Press) on September 25, 2018. Follow this link to read the press release.
Stanford University Press is pleased to announce the publication of Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime, by Ge Wang. Artful Design, a 488-page full-color book, is designed in the medium of a photo comic. Ge Wang’s Guggenheim Fellowship (Music Research, 2016) supported his work on this book. Follow this link for more information.
A podcast released Thursday, September 6, features Laura Dassow Walls, William P. and Hazel B. White Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame. Laura Dassow Walls is the author of Henry David Thoreau: A Life, published in 2017, by the University of Chicago Press. Her Guggenheim Fellowship (Biography, 2010) supported her work on this book.
Meena Alexander (Poetry, 2008) is pleased to announce new work in 2018: A collection of poems, Atmospheric Embroidery (TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University); an anthology she edited, Name Me a Word: Indian Writers Reflect on Writing (Yale University) and Poems for Sarra/Poesie per Sara, Italian/English by Meena Alexander, Rita Dove and Esther Schor (Damocle Press, Venice).
Rahmin Bahrani’s latest film, Fahrenheit 451, based upon the novel by Ray Bradbury, is now available on HBO on demand. Ramin Bahrani is a writer, director, and editor of feature fiction films who received his B.A. in film studies from Columbia University in New York City. Bahrani was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Film in 2009.
Three Guggenheim Fellows are among the scholars in residence at the Getty Research Institute for the 2018-19 academic year. Congratulations, Matthew Canepa (Fine Arts Research, 2015), Edward Dimendberg (Architecture, Planning and Design, 2018) and Hal Foster (Fine Arts Research, 1998).
Matthew P. Canepa, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts Research, 2015, is pleased to announce the publication of his latest book, The Iranian Expanse: Transforming Royal Identity through Architecture, Landscape and the Built Environment, 550 BCE-642 CE (University of California Press, June 2018). Canepa is an historian of art, archaeology and religions. A leader in the field of ancient Iranian art…
The Library of Congress announced it will award to Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust the John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity. Faust was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in U.S. History in 1986.
The SFJAZZ Collective is pleased to announce the addition of trumpeter Etienne Charles (Music Composition, 2015). Current SFJAZZ members also include Guggenheim Fellows Miguel Zenón (Music Composition, 2008) and Edward Simon (Music Composition, 2010). Learn more about the SFJAZZ Collective and the 2018 European Fall Tour by viewing the press release.
On April 23, 2018, The MacDowell Colony awarded fellowships to eighty-four artists. Fourteen Guggenheim Fellows were among the recipients. Composers: Mikel Kuehn, 2014, Laura Schwendinger, 2008, Kate Soper, 2012. Filmmakers: J. P. Sniadecki, 2017, Brett Story, 2018. Interdisciplinary Artists: John Kelly, 1989. Theatre Artists: Rinde Eckert, 2007. Visual Artists: Nayland Blake, 2012, Dawn…
Two Guggenheim Fellows are among this year’s Pulitzer Prize winners: Andrew Sean Greer (Fiction, 2018) won for Less (Lee Boudreaux Books / Little, Brown and Company) and Frank Bidart (Poetry, 1979) was awarded for Half-Light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 (Farrar, Straus and Giroux).