Samora Pinderhughes and Friends performing on stage

Samora Pinderhughes and Friends

The Healing Project

" of the most affecting singer songwriters today, in any genre." — The New York Times

Vocalist, pianist, artist and filmmaker Samora Pinderhughes creates large, multi-disciplinary projects, which invite audiences to examine what is visible and what is hidden in our daily lives, and how to make social change. Described as “" of the most affecting singer songwriters today, in any genre” by The New York Times, Pinderhughes’ work inspires awe and thought in equal measure. 

His latest work, The Healing Project, a recipient of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant, is a searing examination of the prison industrial complex in the United States, amplifying the testimonials of those affected by incarceration, policing, violence and detention through original music and film. Known for carefully crafted songs with striking intimacy and radically honest lyrics, The Healing Project is a palpably empathetic experience, uniting those who have been silenced with storytellers to create deeply affecting art rooted in connectivity and compassion.

Funds provided by the NEA Challenge Grant Endowment.

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