Nov 23, 2020
Documentary History Project for Youth Premiere
Join Scribe Video Center and ICA in recognizing the cinematic accomplishments of the 2020 Documentary History Project for Youth, an annual digital media production workshop for local middle and high school students. For this iteration of the program the filmmakers examined leadership, documenting the different ways it appears in our homes, schools, churches, and other…
Nov 20, 2020
Milford Graves: A Music-Coloring Deal
The ICA Student Board and Penn Records present Milford Graves: A Music-Coloring Deal, in conjunction with the exhibition Milford Graves: A Mind-Body Deal. Tune in and listen to musical performances by current and former Penn students, organized by Penn Records. While you listen, de-stress with your very own Graves-inspired coloring book, created by the ICA…
Nov 19, 2020
Milford Graves & Jason Moran: In Conversation
On March 23, 2018, jazz luminaries Milford Graves and Jason Moran mesmerized the audience at the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, Tennessee with their improvisational performance. It was the first collaboration between the two artists who push beyond the margins set by the artform that has defined their careers. Despite their thirty-four year age difference,…
Nov 15, 2020
Bunny Hop
ICA is pleased to partner with West Philadelphia-based organization Bunny Hop. Founded by chefs and activists Jena Harris and Katie Briggs, Bunny Hop has been distributing free prepared food, produce, groceries and household items each week since April. On every Monday, ICA will be serving as a distribution site, providing a safe heated location throughout…
Nov 6, 2020
Mondays with Milford: The Griot
Bi-weekly virtual screenings of rare digital footage from Milford Graves’s archives will be shown on ​icaphila.org​ throughout the run of ​A Mind-Body Deal​ along with additional video selections and dialogues that contextualize Graves’s practice. Screenings begin at 6PM and will remain online until the next event. For a complete schedule of screenings, click ​here​. The…
Nov 6, 2020
Mondays with Milford: Yara Martial Arts Movements
Bi-weekly virtual screenings of rare digital footage from Milford Graves’s archives will be shown on ​icaphila.org​ throughout the run of ​A Mind-Body Deal​ along with additional video selections and dialogues that contextualize Graves’s practice. Screenings begin at 6PM and will remain online until the next event. For a complete schedule of screenings, click ​here​. Yara…
Oct 22, 2020
Cell Melodies: Dr. Carlo Ventura and Dr. Baruch Krauss In Conversation with Milford Graves
“The human heart beat…that’s my teacher, that’s my conductor, that’s my composer.” -Milford Graves There are doctors who recognize Milford Graves’s scientific research in the basement of his home in Queens as being just as significant as the work conducted in laboratories by experts in the medical profession. Join us for a conversation between Milford…
Oct 13, 2020
Mondays with Milford: The Botanist
Bi-weekly virtual screenings of rare digital footage from Milford Graves’s archives will be shown on icaphila.org throughout the run of A Mind-Body Deal, along with additional video selections and dialogues that contextualize Graves’s practice. Screenings begin at 6PM and will remain online until the next event. For a schedule of screenings, click here. This program…
Oct 13, 2020
Mondays with Milford: Encounters in Japan
Bi-weekly virtual screenings of rare digital footage from Milford Graves’s archives will be shown on icaphila.org throughout the run of A Mind-Body Deal, along with additional video selections and dialogues that contextualize Graves’s practice. Screenings begin at 6PM and will remain online until the next event. For a schedule of screenings, click here. This program…