Jacob’s Pillow has partnered with FORA.tv to present a selection of videos from PillowTalks, the moderated discussions with choreographers, performers, historians, filmmakers, and experts in the arts and related fields that are a popular feature of Jacob’s Pillow’s summer performance schedule. Included excerpts and full-length talks with legendary dance photographer Lois Greenfield, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and cartoonist Jules Feiffer, Artistic Director of Dance Theatre of Harlem Virginia Johnson, noted art historian Richard Kendall, and leading fair use legal expert Peter Jaszi.
The Pillow’s distribution partner, FORA.tv, is an online video forum that boasts one of the world’s largest video collections from talks, lectures, debates, think tanks, and conferences. FORA.tv was a named one of TIME.com’s “Best 50 Websites of 2009.” Jacob’s Pillow joins other prestigious content partners including The Asia Society, C-SPAN, The Brookings Institution, Harvard University, The New York Public Library, Georgetown University, and the World Affairs Council.
“Our PillowTalks help audience members, from novice to aficionado, gain insight into dance and related topics. We’re delighted we can now share highlights of these events with a much wider audience,” comments Connie Chin, Jacob’s Pillow General Manager and director of the Virtual Pillow initiative. “The selections now available on FORA.tv have been carefully chosen to reach individuals with a variety of interests, not just dance lovers. We want to draw as many people as possible into the conversation and offer them our most stimulating content.”