“Out, Out, Phosphene Candle” is one of The Sach’s Program for Arts Innovation 23 projects that received funding this spring. A collaboration between Paul Swenback, the building manager for the Institute of Contemporary Art, and Joy Feasley, the fantastical exhibit blends art, nature, and the occult at a gallery in Wisconsin, and in a forthcoming book on the exhibit.
Artists, poets, centers and professors were awarded fellowships and grants to fund future projects, installations, and various works of art that will enrich cultural programs and public art.
Fine Arts lecturer Deirdre Murphy answered a call for artists for Penn's Ecotopian Toolkit project with a piece based on the migratory patterns of birds on the Schuylkill River, right in her backyard.
Members of PennDesign faculty, along with teaching assistants and students, will have installations showcased at the esteemed Venice Architecture Biennale through Nov. 25.
The School of Design professor and chair of the Fine Arts Department discusses the challenge of designing a war memorial, and shares which memorials he finds most compelling.
For its latest exhibition, the Morris Arboretum posed a simple question to more than 100 artists who submitted concepts: What does the idea of “time in the garden” mean to you?
At a special event featuring a performance by John Waters and remarks by President Amy Gutmann, the late Keith Sachs was celebrated and $123,000 of grants were doled out for arts projects.
One of a series of art installations designed by Yoko Ono, the interactive exhibit had the public pause, reflect, and share their vision for harmony and unity with handwritten tags on young tree branches.
The Penn Student Film Festival celebrated collaboration and creativity with a red-carpet gala and big-screen showing of eight finalists, chosen from 24 entries, at the New College House.
Peter Decherney of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Annenberg School for Communication contextualizes the impact of Garrett Brown’s Steadicam on the art of cinematography. (Video)
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Penn’s Institute of Contemporary Art has been certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (WAGE), an organization which helps artists and nonprofits form “self-regulating labor relationships” as they work to establish “radical equitability” in the art world.
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