Public workshops on writing about art through memoir.
Philadelphia-based artist Tiona McClodden presented a new online project for Day With(out) Art, commemorating celebrated African-American poet Essex Hemphill on the twentieth anniversary of his death from AIDS complications in Philadelphia, where he was a crucial member of the city’s creative community.
Part of the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at the University of Pennsylvania’s 50th anniversary exhibition series, and inspired by the archive of the 1980–81 exhibition series Street Sights, this project invited five photographers to share glimpses into their everyday lives, studio work, and travels with followers of ICA’s Instagram. There were no specified limits […]
Reading Room explores some of the ways in which contemporary visual artists, poets, writers, and scholars practice in the rich seam between art and writing. Focusing on works with particular sensual, personal, or material immediacy, the exhibition seeks to integrate expression and analysis.
Two artists reach “across the pond” to create collaborative works based on the physical experience of the photographic image in the innovative exhibition “Duett.” Organized by art writer and curator Becky Hunter, the exhibition presents the results of a six-month transatlantic exchange between British, Berlin-based artist Alanna Lawley and Matt Giel, an American artist living […]