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Art Matters announces 2013 grantees

SuttonBeresCuller, Duwamish. Grant recipient 2013. Image courtesy of the artist.

Art Matters announces
2013 grantees

www.artmattersfoundation.org

Art Matters, the non-profit foundation, announces 35 grants ranging in amounts of 3,000 to 10,000 USD to artists who are working on socially engaged projects with a local, national and/or global focus.

Claudia Alvarez
Support for travel to Mexico City for research at Museo Nacional de Antropología and the Ceramoteca Research Center. 

Fallen Fruit (David Burns and Austin Young)
Support for three Fallen Fruit projects: The Mother Patch in York, Alabama; Fruit Stand and Wallpaper in Haiti; and Fallen Fruit Parking Lot in Detroit.

Dawn DeDeaux
Support for ongoing work.

Joseph DeLappe
Support for the first phase of Mapping the American Empire, a multi-media project involving travel to the 150 countries where the US has troops stationed.

Andy Fedak
Support for research into new methods for image creation involving animation, sense data, and the resolving power of the human eye.

Victoria Fu
Support for ongoing work.

Steffani Jemison
Support for ongoing work.

Eirik Johnson
Support for travel to Japan to develop a photography and sound-based installation involving the economy of Matsutake mushrooms in Oregon and Japan.

Sara Jordenö
Support for GESTURE, a film project about the Kiki scene in NYC, with collaborator Twiggy Pucci Garçon and others.

Glenn Kaino
Support for research for the project 19.83, the cataloging and detailing of Olympic Gold Medal Winner and activist Tommie Smith’s personal museum.

Nina Katchadourian
Support for a collaborative trip with Laurel Braitman, historian of science, to the Lagoon of San Ignacio in Baja California for research on ballenas amistosas (friendly whales).

Gerard & Kelly
Support for Timelining, a performance work exploring queer intimacy and the intersection of individual and collective memory.

Steve Kurtz/Critical Art Ensemble
Support for travel to Argentina for Critical Art Ensemble’s work with the art and environmental organization Ala Plástica in Río de la Plata, towards the second part of the project Basins.

Steve Lambert
Support for ongoing work.

Việt Lê
Support for ongoing work.

Miguel Luciano
Support for travel to Nairobi, Kenya to continue developing the ongoing public art project Amani Kites.

James Luna
Support for ongoing work.

John Malpede
Support for LAPD’s Walk the Talk, a Skid Row street pageant of local oral history tributes, linked together by a New Orleans brass band.

Nyeema Morgan
Support for ongoing work.

Ulrike Müller
Support for an archival art piece in the form of a book, the latest incarnation of the project Herstory Inventory: 100 Feminist Drawings by 100 Artists.

Yamini Nayar
Support for ongoing work.

Heidi Neilson
Support for ongoing work.

MaryAnn Peters
Researching the Lebanese diaspora at the Arab World Institute in Paris and the Centro Libanés in Mexico City.

Sunita Prasad
Support for ongoing work.

Jerome Reyes
Support for ongoing work.

Gregory Sale
Support for the first iteration in Phoenix of Sleepover, a series of activities with diverse constituents exploring re-entering society after incarceration.

Jacolby Satterwhite
Support for the purchase of a 3D printer to expand the artist’s current performance, video and animation practice into sculpture.

Carolee Schneemann
Support for ongoing work.

Dread Scott
Support for research trips to New Orleans and Charlotte to develop Slave Rebellion Reenactment, a restaging and reinterpreting of Louisiana’s German Coast Uprising of 1811.

Accra Shepp
Support for ongoing work.

C. Maxx Stevens
Support for the recreation of Last Supper, a mixed-media installation examining diabetes in native communities.

SuttonBeresCuller
Support for an art exhibition about endemic pollution in south Seattle, paralleling the artists’ process of transforming a former gas station into a pocket park.

Kenneth Tam
Support for ongoing work.

Lee Webster
Support for ongoing work.

Betty Yu
Support for The War Within: Healing the Wounds, a feature-length documentary capturing the lives of veterans and active duty soldiers of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

For more information on Art Matters, please visit www.artmattersfoundation.org.

 

Art Matters announces 2013 grantees

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