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.
On April 6, 2017, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation approved the awarding of 173 Guggenheim 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 Foundation’s ninety-third competition.
Andrea Juan, Guggenheim Fellow in Video & Audio, 2005, is exhibiting her solo show, “SOLAR STORM” at Centro de Arte Faro Cabo Mayor in Santander, Spain. The exhibition will be on view through May 21.
Edge of Alchemy, a new film by Stacey Steers, Guggenheim Fellow in Film-Video, 2014, will be screening at the San Francisco International Film Festival.
The Museo de Arte Contemporáneo del Zulia (Maczul) is pleased to present Counterfeit Heroes, an exhibition of the work of Guggenheim Fellow Federico Solmi (Fellow in Video & Audio, 2009).
Anne Wilkes Tucker, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography (1983) was awarded the AIPAD Award (2017), “established to honor and recognize visionaries who have spent their lives at the forefront of the field of photography.”
Join Guggenheim Fellows Lydia Millet (Fiction, 2012) and Jenny Offill (Fiction, 2016) for a reading this Thursday, March 29, at 7 p.m.
Check out a great interview with Guggenheim Fellow (General Nonfiction, 2013) Bill Hayes. Hayes discusses his recently released memoir Insomniac City: New York, Oliver and Me (Bloomsbury, 2017). Hayes is interviewed by Mark Lynch on WICN.
Tropical Wildlife: Portraits of Miamians, 1991-1996, at HistoryMiami Museum, curated by photographer and column contributor Brenda Ann Kenneally, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2014. Opening reception on Thursday Apr 6, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Gitterman Gallery will present the work of Debbie Fleming Caffery, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2005, and Machiel Botman. The exhibition opens on Thursday, April 6, with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Image: Debbie Fleming Caffery, Roberto, 1994
David B. Smith Gallery is pleased to present Range, a solo exhibition of the work of Guggenheim Fellow Penelope Umbrico (Photography, 2011).
To mark the publication of A Grace Paley Reader: Stories, Essays, and Poetry (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), The Center for Fiction is thrilled to host a celebration of her life with Hilma Wolitzer, Joan Silber, Victoria Redel and A. M. Homes. This event is free and open to the public. Follow the link to RSVP. Grace Paley was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fiction in 1961.
Thomas Erben Gallery is pleased to announce models stand close to the paintings, an exhibition of new paintings by Dona Nelson, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 1994.