In this Three Stages post, Stefan Lanfer explores his play An Education in Prudence, which will premiere in February (Feb 9-24), produced by Open Theatre Project at St. Johns Church in Jamaica Plain. In February 2015, I was named a Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellow for early work on my new play, An Education in Prudence. At that point, I had been working on it for … [Read more...]
Highlighting the work and voices of individual artists.
Mira T. Lee (Fiction/Creative Nonfiction Fellow '12) is publishing her debut novel, Everything Here is Beautiful, later this month (book launch event at Harvard Bookstore Jan. 19, 7 PM). The novel has already been selected by the American Booksellers Association as one of Winter/Spring 2018's Top 10 Debut titles. We asked the author about the journey of writing the book, her … [Read more...]
Periodically, we pose questions about issues artists face in their work and lives. This month, we asked: What's something people often misunderstand about your art? Sonya Larson, writer I find that white readers often experience my fiction differently than readers of color. "This is a story about addiction," they say. Or about dating, heroics, or shame. But readers of … [Read more...]
Heather Clark is the first artist-in-residence at the Woods Hole Research Center, the leading climate change think tank in the country. From her interviews with climate scientists, she developed an DISSONANCE, an artwork that was produced off the coast of Woods Hole, Cape Cod this past summer. The piece was a performance on a barge in the ocean. The DISSONANCE project … [Read more...]
Periodically, we pose questions about issues artists face in their work and lives. This month, we asked curators, editors, and presenters: If you could convince artists to change ONE thing about the way they approach you/your organization for opportunities, what would it be? Peter DiMuro, Executive Artistic Director of the Dance Complex; Creative Director of Peter … [Read more...]