Archiving Eden explores the role of seed banks and their preservation efforts in the face of climate change, the extinction of natural species, and decreased agricultural diversity. Dornith Doherty’s Guggenheim Fellowship in Photography (2012) supported her work on this project. Follow this link to listen to an interview (Yale radio). Follow this link for more information about Archiving Eden.
On Saturday, May 6, the Ellison Center at the University of Washington and the University Library sponsored a symposium dedicated to the work of Guggenheim Fellow William C. Brumfield (Russian History, 2000). The symposium discussed the role of documentation in the study of Russian architecture in relation to other cultures. The event was held in conjunction with an exhibit of Brumfield’s…
Catch the New York premiere of All The Rage, a film by Michael Galinsky, Guggenheim Fellow in Film (2012), and Suki Hawley. All the Rage opens on June 23, at Cinema Village, with screenings Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 1,3,5,7, & 9pm daily. The filmmakers and special guests will hold Q&As after every show. Follow this link to view the trailer. Click on this link to pre-order tickets.
Benjamin Reiss is pleased to announce his new book, Wild Nights: How Taming Sleep Created Our Restless World (Basic Books, 2017). Follow this link to read the article in the Los Angeles Times. Benjamin Reiss was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in American Literature in 2015.
“Zone” is the second and final event of Sound, Space, Simulation, and features a collaborative multi-media installation by Alec Hall, Guggenheim Fellow in Music Composition, 2017, and the New York architecture collective : based on Hall’s documentary trip to factories of the Shenzhen SEZ in late 2015. Follow this link to read the press release.
Diane Coburn Bruning, Guggenheim Fellow in Choreography, 2002, founded Chamber Dance Project, dancers & musicians in New York in 2000 as a project-based company of dancers and musicians performing new and contemporary repertoire by Diane and other choreographers and composers in New York seasons and on tour. Ballet Brass & Song will feature the world premiere of the ballet Songs by Cole, with…
Infinite Garden, curated by Emma Lavigne and Helene Meisel, creates an organic, earthly and solar scenery where the visitor wanders among the installations of the exhibition. Among the artists included are Valeska Soares, Fellow in Fine Arts, 1996, and Stan Brakhage, Fellow in Film, 1977. Read the press release.
The Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery at John Jay College of Criminal Justice proudly presents the exhibition Weapon of Choice, curated by Isabela Villanueva. The work of Patrick Hamilton, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2007, is featured in this group exhibition. Follow this link to view the press release.
In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Chatham Square Library will host a film series which highlights the unique experiences of Chinese-Americans. On Saturday, May 6, the library will screen Kenneth Eng’s documentary My Life in China. Kenneth Eng’s Guggenheim Fellowship (Film, 2007) supported his work on this project.
SPELLS. A Novel Within Photographs, by Peter Rock, Guggenheim Fellow in Fiction, 2014. SPELLS will be released May 9, 2017. Peter Rock’s Guggenheim Fellowship supported his work on this project. Follow the link for more information.
Carlos Javier Ortiz, Guggenheim Fellow in Film-Video, 2016, will be part of the 2017 Spring issue of Pop-Up Magazine in May and June. Follow this link to see a lineup preview and tour dates. Join Carlos Javier Ortiz as things kick off in San Francisco, on May 31.
Catch the Southwest Premiere of All The Rage, a film by Michael Galinsky, Guggenheim Fellow in Film (2012), and Suki Hawley. This documentary premieres at the Illuminate Film Festival in Sedona, Arizona on June 2.
Requiem | Shahrazad: Royal Ballet of Flanders, on the International Dance Day, Saturday, April 29, at 8pm. Choreography and Visuals by Jonah Bokaer, Guggenheim Fellow in Choreography, 2015.
Matthew Jensen’s Park Wonder is a multi-disciplinary project involving photography, sculpture, found materials, and local history. Jensen’s 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship supported his work on this project. Park Wonder opens with a reception on Thursday, April 20, from 6-8pm. An artist talk/reception is also scheduled on Friday, April 28, from 6 to 8:30.
The Field Museum is developing an interactive rail featuring Rudolf Schuster’s research. The interactive rail will be a part of the now open Specimens: Unlocking the Secrets of Life exhibition running through January 7, 2018. Rudolf Schuster was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Plant Sciences in 1955 and in 1967.