Join Guggenheim Fellow Archana Venkatesan (South Asian Studies, 2018) for Lullabies and Laments at the Poets House in New York City. Venkatesan’s research interests are in the intersection of text and performance in South India, as well as in the translation of early and medieval Tamil ecstatic poetry into English. Read the press release to learn more about this event.
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…
The work of Jered Sprecher, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2009, is included in the exhibition Anxious Abstraction, currently on view at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art. Anxious Abstraction opened on March 21 and will run through June 3.
Matt Jensen’s solo show, There From Here, curated by Ian Cofré, opens at Open Source Gallery in Brooklyn on Wednesday, June 13, with a reception from 7 to 9 pm. Jensen was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Photography in 2016.
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).
Among the twenty-nine artists and scholars awarded 2018-19 Rome Prize and Italian Fellowships are five Guggenheim Fellows: Amy Franceschini, Fine Arts, 2010, Sze Tsung Leong, Photography, 2005, Helen O’Leary, Fine Arts, 2010, Karyn Olivier, Fine Arts, 2007, and Basil Twist, Drama and Performance Art, 2006.
Music of the Americas will present a concert of the work of composer Dániel Péter Biró, which will expand upon the research he conducted as a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University and as a Guggenheim Fellow (Music Composition, 2017). This concert is on May 4, at 7 pm, and is free and open to the public. Follow the link to register for the event.
Thursday night (4-19) and Saturday (4-21) catch Guggenheim Fellow Zack Canepari’s (Film-Video, 2015) “Flint is a place” at the Tribeca Film Festival. Zackary Canepari is an independent photographer and filmmaker specializing in documentary storytelling.
Join Guggenheim Fellow Julia Bacha (Film-Video, 2015) for Nailia and the Uprising this Sunday, April 22 and Tuesday, April 24 at Landmark E Street Cinema for Filmfest DC. A Q & A with Director Julia Bacha and Executive Producer, Suhad Babaa will follow the screening.
Join Guggenheim Fellow Dave Hullfish Bailey, (Fine Arts, 2018), and Michael Ned Holte,for a discussion of Hardscrabble, on Saturday, April 21, at 4 pm. A walkthrough with the artist will take place the following week, on Saturday, April 28, at 4 pm. Hardscrabble is currently on display at REDCAT. This exhibition explores experimental geographies of specific sites in the Western United States.
A great conversation with Michael Galinsky (Fellow in Film-Video, 2012) and Suki Hawley. For the past twenty-six years, Michael Galinsky has been making documentary and narrative films with Suki Hawley.
Olympia Stone’s latest feature documentary, Double Take: The Art of Elizabeth King, is premiering on April 21 at 5:00 pm at the Riverrun Film Festival in in Winston Salem, North Carolina, with an earlier showing on April 20 at 1:30 pm. Elizabeth King was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fine Arts in 2002. View a video about the film.
Join Guggenheim Fellow Amanda Petrusich, (General Nonfiction, 2016) for a reading and Q&A at Pomona College on Monday, April 23. Follow the link for more information about this event.
Congratulations to Louis Warren, Guggenheim Fellow in United States History, 2011, who was awarded the 2018 Bancroft Prize for his book God’s Red Son: The Ghost Dance Religion and the Making of Modern America.
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is pleased to present Analia Segal: contra la pared, a solo exhibition of the artist’s recent work. The exhibition will be on view May 20 to September 23, 2018. Analia Segal was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fine Arts in 2007. Read the Press Release
The Organization of American States (OAS) AMA | Art Museum of the Americas, in collaboration with Embassy of Chile in Washington, the Permanent Mission of Chile to the OAS, the Permanent Mission of Guatemala to the OAS, and the Permanent Observer Mission of Spain to the OAS, proudly present Transformers: New Contemporary Sculpture by Darío Escobar and Guggenheim Fellow Patrick Hamilton (Fine…
Schneider Museum of Art is pleased to present The Animated Image, co-curated by Richard Herskowitz and Scott Malbaurn in collaboration with the Ashland Independent Film Festival. Stacey Steers, Guggenheim Fellow in Film-Video, 2014 is participating in this group exhibition.