[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Summer Down to Earth Artist in Residency, Siobhan Rigg, is a local DMV artist whose creative and research interests center on social and environmental micro-histories and bringing them into action. Siobhan has titled her 13-week residency period ‘Coming...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Nikki Hendricks, a DC Native created a 12-piece fashion collection during her 13-week residency. Nikki broke up the 12 looks into three social justice issues: Climate Change, African American Rights, and Native American Rights and created three fabric...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]From an abundant sunrise breakfast scene on the river, looks of anguish, fear, and determined struggle to the community self-sustaining itself with looming development. Rik Freeman used his 13-week residency to create three large-scale oil paintings depicting how...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Learn more about; stay up to date on our work on the Down to Earth program via our micro-site created by Caandor Labs. Resident Artist Bios Web series Podcast Creative Process Program Bibliography [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] From left back row: Rik Freeman, Szn 1 Winter Artist; Tina O’Connell, Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens; Zandra Chestnut, Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Garden; Megan Singleton, Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens; Michael Chambers, NPS; Malik Thomas, Szn IV...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Capital Fringe is offering four paid artists’ residencies under the theme Down to Earth to provide an outlet for DC, Maryland, and Virginia artists and creatives to create artwork or experiences that examine our ability and fortitude as human beings...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]2017 Abortion Road Trip Capital Fringe has never shied away from featuring cutting-edge – and even controversial – work. But in 2017, Theatre Prometheus’ world premiere of Rachel Lynett’s Abortion Road Trip drew anti-choice protestors targeted the plays to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Derek Hills’ theatrical journey has blossomed from being a storyteller to a playwright with two Capital Fringe productions of his work for the stage. But his Fringe story as a writer began with No Sex Please -- a...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]How can movement unlock community? This was a key question explored at the 2018 Capital Fringe Festival in Holon!  The three artists in Area Woman – Claire Alrich, Sarah Greenbaum, and Sadie Leigh –  articulated the concept behind the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Twanna Hines is a successful media personality on the hottest topic imaginable: sex. You’ve probably seen her on CNN, or heard her on NPR, or read her work in places like Huffington Post and Fast Company. She’s even started...