Fellows Notes is a monthly listing of the latest news from awardees in our Artist Fellowships Program.
Alexandra Anthony‘s nonfiction film Lost in the Bewilderness is now available on DVD. This month, it screens at the Brandeis University Wasserman Cinematheque (1/6, 1 PM). Free and open to the public, but reservations are required. The film has also been invited to screen at the Schmalfilmtage Dresden Film Festival in Germany (1/19, 6 PM). Both screenings will be followed by a q&a with the filmmaker.
Congratulations to Christy Georg, who was awarded a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant. The artist is currently a Visiting Professor at the Maine College of Art. The grant will support the artist’s ongoing work in her Great Guns project – read more about this project.
Joy Ladin recently published two poetry collections, Fireworks in the Graveyard (Headmistress Press) and The Future is Trying to Tell Us Something: New and Selected Poems (Sheep Meadow Press). A book of creative non-fiction, The Soul of the Stranger, is forthcoming from Brandeis University Press in August. In the past 18 months, she has widely published her poetry, as well as numerous essays on poetry and trans identity. She has also given presentations at venues across the country.
Mira T. Lee‘s debut novel, Everything Here is Beautiful, is published this month. Upcoming readings include Point Street Reading Series at Bayberry Beer Hall in Providence (1/16, 7:30 PM), Harvard Book Store (1/19, 7 PM, in conversation with Lisa Miller of New York Magazine), and Porter Square Books (2/7, 7 PM, in conversation with Jane Martin, NAMI Cambridge/Middlesex).
Scott Listfield has a solo show of paintings, 1984, at Thinkspace Projects in Los Angeles (1/6-1/27). Read the gallery’s interview with the artist. He also has work in the 7th Annual Supersonic Invitational (1/6-1/28) at Spoke Art in New York, as well as Little Utopias, an exhibition of art inspired by the writings of Margaret Atwood, at Talon Gallery in Portland.
Stephanie Lubkowski‘s string quartet “This is the light of autumn…” will be performed by Semiosis Quartet at the Boston Sculptor’s Gallery (1/14, 4 PM). Later this month, the group Transient Canvas performs her work at Western Connecticut State University Recital Hall (1/24, 1 PM).
Rania Matar has a solo exhibition, In Her Image: Photographs by Rania Matar, at Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Texas (thru 6/17, artist talk 4/28). Continuing group exhibitions include Aftermath: The Fallout of War – America and the Middle East at The Ringling Museum of Art in Florida, She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers From Iran and the Arab World at the Canadian War Museum, and Instantanés d’Orient at Villa Empain in Brussels. Finally, her photographs are exhibiting in People and Places at Fitchburg Art Museum, a selection of the 500 photographs to be donated to the museum by collector Dr. Anthony Terrana.
Richard Michelson‘s children’s book The Language of Angels won the 2017 National Jewish Book Award and the 2018 Sydney Taylor Gold Medal from the Association of Jewish Libraries.
Tracy Heather Strain‘s documentary film about Lorraine Hansberry, Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart will broadcast on PBS 1/19, 9 PM. Later, it will screen in the DocYard film series (1/29, 7 PM, Brattle Theatre, q&a to follow), a program of the LEF Foundation.
Image: Gretchen Romey-Tanzer, JUDD (2003), handwoven, double layer structure with fine cotton thread, mounted on linen canvas, 20x27x1 in.