United Photo Industries are pleased to present a chapter from FORGIVENESS & CONFLICT by photojournalist Sara Terry, founder of The Aftermath Project, and Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2012. Follow the link to learn more about Sara Terry’s work in South Africa.
The Phoenix Art Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of the work of Betsy Schneider, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2011. To Be Thirteen opens May 4 and will run through October 14. The exhibition includes photographic prints, video projections, and an archive where visitors can see pictures and words by each of the thirteen-year-olds photographed by Schneider.
Wesleyan University is pleased to present the world premiere of Jin Hi Kim’s One Sky II for Orchestra. This new work will be performed by Wesleyan University Orchestra conducted by Nadya Potemkina. This event is free and open to the public. Jin Hi Kim was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Music Composition in 2010.
Call Her Ganda, a documentary film directed by Guggenheim Fellow PJ Raval (Film-Video, 2015), will have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Film Festival on Thursday, April 19, at 6pm. Raval’s Guggenheim Fellowship supported his work on this project.
Join poet Edward Hirsch, host Elisa New, NBA players Shaquille O’Neal, Pau Gasol, and Shane Battier, and a group of basketball players as they read Hirsch’s “Fast Break” and use basketball to understand poetry–and poetry to understand the game of basketball. Hirsch’s episode will premiere starting this Sunday, April 8. Edward Hirsch was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in poetry in 1985.
On April 4, 2018, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation approved the awarding of 173 Guggenheim Fellowships (including two joint Fellowships) to a diverse group of scholars, artists, and scientists. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants in the…
LeVar Burton, of Star Trek: The Next Generation and Reading Rainbow fame, presented a reading of one of Kevin Brockmeier’s stories (“A Fable With Slips of White Paper Spilling from the Pockets”) on his podcast this week. Kevin Brockmeier was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fiction in 2007.
Karolina Karlic’s Rubberlands is on display at Light Work through July 27. Rubberlands explores the social and ecological impact of rubber manufacturing in cities in the Midwest. Join Karlic for the opening reception and gallery talk on March 29, from 5-7pm. Karolina Karlic was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Photography in 2011.
The Shot Tower Gallery is pleased to present the exhibition Theme(s) and Variation(s), displaying the work of Guggenheim Fellows in Photography, Ardine Nelson (2008) and Fredrik Marsh (2008), from March 22 through April 27, 2018.
Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts is pleased to present Zone of Nowhere, a site specific installation by Kimsooja, Guggenheim Fellow in Film-Video, 2013. This exhibition is Kimsooja’s first Australian solo exhibition and it will remain on display through April 15, 2018.
Diane Arbus: a box of ten photographs opens on April 6 and runs through September 30, 2018, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Arbus was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Photography in 1963 and 1966.
Carrie Moyer: Seismic Shuffle opens Thursday, March 1, from 5 to 7 pm. This exhibition of new paintings will remain on display through April 21, at Mary Boone Gallery. Moyer was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fine Arts in 2013.
The World Premiere of Jin Hi Kim’s One Sky II for Orchestra will be presented by the Wesleyan University Orchestra conducted by Nadya Potemkina. The premiere will be followed by a cross-cultural collaboration performance with Korean, Chinese, Japanese, Iranian, and American musicians. Jin Hi Kim was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Music Composition in 2010. Read the press release.
Chico MacMurtrie, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2016, is overseeing a project with University of Michigan students at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design. MacMurtrie and his team of students are creating “Border Crosser,” an inflatable, robotic sculpture that will encourage people to reconsider the concept of borders.
Ten Guggenheim Fellows are participating in The Matter of Photography in the Americas, on display through April 30, 2018, at the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University. Paulo Bruscky, Fine Arts, 1981, Eugenio Dittborn, Fine Arts, 1985, Anna Bella Geiger, Film, 1983, Alfredo Jaar, Fine Arts, 1985, Claudia Joskowicz, Film-Video, 2011, Ana Mendieta, Fine Arts, 1980, Catalina Parra, Fine Arts,…
Guggenheim Fellow Greg Miller (Photography, 2008) has been documenting Ash Wednesday on the streets of New York City for over two decades. Miller discusses his work on this project and his upcoming book of portraits, Unto Dust: 20 Years of Photographs of Ash Wednesday.
Guggenheim Fellow Michael Galinsky (Film & Video, 2012) and Suki Hawley will present “Half-Cocked” at the Quad Cinema on February 13, along with a screening of “Radiation” on 35mm.
“Life and Nothing More,” a film by Antonio Méndez Esparza, Guggenheim Fellow in Film-Video, 2017, will have its New York premiere in Film Comment Selects at the Walter Reade Theater on February 23. Antonio Méndez Esparza’s Guggenheim Fellowship supported his work on this film.
The Rubin Museum of Art is pleased to announce the opening of Chitra Ganesh’s new series The Scorpion Gesture, five large-scale animations using the figures of Padmasambhava, the Second Buddha, and Maitreya, the Future Buddha. Join Ganesh on February 23, from 6 to 10 pm for an opening celebration. Chitra Ganesh was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fine Arts in 2012.
Paul Falkowski, Guggenheim Fellow in Plant Sciences, 1992, is the recipient of the 2018 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement. Falkowski, jointly with James J. McCarthy, were awarded for “their decades of leadership in understanding-and communicating-the impacts of climate change.” Read the press release.