Jim Strong

Philadelphia, PA

Jim Strong is an interdisciplinary artist and curator based in the Philadelphia Area.  his work spans a variety of methods and media including painting, musical instrument invention, improvised performance, collaborations in video, dance and theater as well as curation of exhibitions, festivals and event-programming.  

Throughout Strong’s work and curatorial projects, he carefully orchestrates situations in which control can be abdicated in pursuit of tenderness and spontaneous order.

Jim Strong is a member of Vox Populi Gallery in Philadelphia, PA where he co-chairs the Black box theater space and 4th wall video series.  

He also facilitates a series called Mutual Irradiation an interdisciplinary performance and lecture series which explores the intersection of experimental education, the arts, spirituality, science and activism.  

He is also. founding member of ISOP (impermanent society of Philadelphia) a Philadelphia based organization that is focused on promoting freely improvised live performance in experimental sound and movement. Launched in 2015, ISOP seeks to produce performance and educational programming.