Join Guggenheim Fellow Meena Alexander (Poetry, 2008) for In Praise of Fragments: Poetry, Performance and Media Inspired by Sarra Copia Sulam. Over two days, Meena Alexander will read her poetry and present her illustrations inspired by Sarra Copia Sulam. George Drance, Ted Hardin, and Elizabeth Coffman will also participate in this collaborative event. Follow this link to view the press release.
The University of New Hampshire, Museum of Art is pleased to feature the work of Stephen DiRado (Photography, 2012) in A Photographer’s Embrace, opening October 26. This exhibition is a retrospective, and will feature photographs, film and projected images spanning the thirty-five-year career of Stephen DiRado.
The new class of twenty-four 2017 MacArthur Fellows includes five Guggenheim Fellows. Congratulations to Annie Baker (Drama and Performance Art, 2014), Dawoud Bey (Photography, 2002), Taylor Mac (Drama and Performance Art, 2016), Viet Thanh Nguyen (Fiction, 2017) and Derek Peterson (African Studies, 2016).
Barbara Hammer, Guggenheim Fellow in Film-Video, 2013, is a visual artist primarily working in film and video. Her work reveals and celebrates marginalized peoples whose stories have not been told. Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art is pleased to present “Barbara Hammer: Evidentiary Bodies,” opening October 7.
Katha Pollitt, Guggenheim Fellow in Poetry, 1987, will participate in the Writers Speak Wednesdays series of free author talks and readings on October 4, at Stony Brook Southampton. Pollitt will read and discuss her work with Emily Gilbert at 7 p.m. in the Radio Lounge in Chancellors Hall.
Catch Guggenheim Fellow (Photography, 2016) Louie Palu’s Kandahar Journals at the Annual Reel Independent Film Extravaganza in Washington DC.
A full-time composer of opera and concert music, Daron Hagen was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Music Composition in 2012. Hagen, selected as Composer of the Month by ECS Publishing, was interviewed recently about his life and work.
Anna Shteynshleyger, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2009, has released ASSTOMOUTH, published by ROMAN NVMERALS and printed by Meridian Printing. Follow the link for more information.
Bridgman|Packer Dance will present a new work of dance and video, developed during an Artist Residency with the dance program at Rhode Island College. Follow the link for more information about this performance. Art Bridgman and Myrna Packer were awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Choreography in 2008.
The Center for Fiction is pleased to host an event on October 3 with Jonathan Dee, Guggenheim Fellow in Fiction, 2011, Scott Spencer, Guggenheim Fellow in Fiction, 2004, and NBCC critic Kerri Arsenault. This event, “American Dreaming,” begins at 7PM. Follow the link for more information
Join Jane Ira Bloom (soprano sax), Guggenheim Fellow in Music Composition, 2007, at the Kitano on Saturday night, October 7 for Wild Lines: Improvising Emily Dickinson. Sets begin at 8 & 10.
The National Book Foundation has awarded Annie Proulx, Guggenheim Fellow in Fiction, 1992, with its 2017 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. Proulx will receive the Medal at the 68th National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner on Wednesday, November 15.
Wake Up, a video installation by Andrea Juan, Guggenheim Fellow in Video & Audio, 2005, and Gabriel Penedo, is part of Latin American Endless Transformation, an exhibition currently on display at the RedLine Contemporary Art Center, in Denver, Colorado.
Builder Levy’s photographs are included in the exhibition Everyday Beauty, currently on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, in Washington DC. Levy was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Photography in 2008.
Join Kasumi, Guggenheim Fellow in Video & Audio, 2011, for The Optics of Memory Experience, at the Akron Art Museum. This video and sound installation event is for one night only and admission is free.
Matt Jensen, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2016, is pleased to announce the opening of Among Trees and Stones. This exhibition explores the landscape through various installations including photographs, paintings and artifacts, in both indoor and outdoor spaces at Green-Wood.
Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola is pleased to present the big band sound of Rufus Reid. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 6, 7, and 8. Follow the link for more information about reservations and tickets. Rufus Reid was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Music Composition in 2008.
The work of Lynn Aldrich will be featured in the group exhibition Conceptual Craft, on display at Denk gallery from September 9 through October 14. Aldrich was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fine Arts in 2014.
Liz Young, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2016, is participating in a group show at the Fellows of Contemporary Art. Conduction, curated by Lynne Berman, is on display through October 27.
Join Beth Gill, Guggenheim Fellow in Choreography, 2015, for the New York premiere of Brand New Sidewalk.