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First Person Arts Festival Press Gallery

Click on images below to download high-res versions. Contact Becca Jennings, Marketing and Communications Manager, with any questions at bjennings@firstpersonarts.org or 267-402-2055.

Grand Slam Poll Party Sincerely, Philadelphia
My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me Will Work For i found god in myself: A Conversation With Ntosake Shange
Dave Hill Doesn’t Live Here Anymore Hi, Are You Single? A Letter to My Father / A Letter to My Son
Women of Leisure Uninvited Girl: An Immigrant Story White Like Me
Sex For Sale All Star Slam

 

Grand Slam

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Credits from left to right: Grand Slam logo; Chip Chantry by Jen Cleary

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Poll Party

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Credits from left to right: The Hopeful portrait photos 1, 2, and 3 by Credit Eric Tsurumoto/Paper Box Sessions; Group photo of The Hopefuls by Ilse Zoerb

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Sincerely, Philadelphia

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Photo credits from left to right: Sincerely Philadelphia Graphic; Yolanda Wisher by Mark Palacio; Yolanda Wisher in doorway by Ryan Collerd; Denise Frohman by Corey McDonough

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My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me

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Photo credits from left to right: Mug shot of Amon Goeth in 1945 and Jennifer Teege; Jennifer Teege with her adoptive brother. Photo courtesy of the artist; Jennifer Teege with friend. Photo courtesy of the artist

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Will Work For

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Credits: Dacyl Acevedo courtesy of the artist

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i found god in myself: A Conversation with Ntosake Shange

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Credit: Ntozake Shange by Adger Cowans

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Dave Hill Doesn’t Live Here Anymore

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Credit: Dave Hill by Mindy Tucker

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Hi, Are You Single?

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Credits: Ryan Haddad by Ian Boyle

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A Letter to My Father / A Letter to My Son

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Women of Leisure and Panic

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Credits: Matt Sundin

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White Like Me

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Photos courtesy of the artist.

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Uninvited Girl: An Immigrant Story

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Credit: Nimisha Ladva by Jen Cleary

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Sex For Sale

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All Star Slam

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Credits from left to right: Contestant Ky Mettler by Erika Lee Vonie; Contestant Sean Carney by Darragh Dandurand; Contestant Marjorie Winter by Darragh Dandurand; Contestant Nimisha Ladva by Jen Cleary.

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Upcoming Events
  • Once More with Feeling
  • Date: January 16, 2018
  • Time: 8 PM
  • Venue: Fringe Arts Building
  • Location: 140 N Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • Ex-Files
  • Date: February 14, 2018
  • Time: 8 PM
  • Venue: Punch Line Philly
  • Location: 33 E Laurel St, Philadelphia, PA 19123