Emergency Grants

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1469 Artists

Jessica Ackerley
Music/Sound
Honolulu, HI
2021

Jessica Ackerley, a composer and musician, received a grant in September to perform at Notice Recordings in Kingston, NY; Bushwick Public House and Mise En in Brooklyn, NY; and the Downtown Music Gallery in New York, NY, with performances October 2-16.

Stephanie Acosta
Performance Art/Theater
Brooklyn, NY
2021

Stephanie Acosta, an interdisciplinary artist working in performance, received a grant in April to present Good Day God Damn at The Chocolate Factory Theater in Long Island City, May 15-June 6.  

Olaniyi Akindiya
Visual Arts
Pflugerville, TX
2021

Olaniyi Akindiya, a visual artist, received a grant in August to present ILE ITAJA - SHOPPINGLIST at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, MI, on view September 16-October 3.

Nahshon Anderson
Performance Art/Theater
Los Angeles, CA
2021

Nahshon Dion Anderson, a writer and performer, received a grant in March to present Honoring our Trancestors virtually on March 31.

Nefertiti Asanti
Poetry
Oakland, CA
2021

Nefertiti Asanti, a poet, received a grant in October to support a virtual reading from fist of wind hosted by the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) in San Francisco, CA on November 14.

Ian Andrew Askew
Music/Sound
Brooklyn, NY
2021

Ian Andrew Askew, a performance, theater, and musical artist, received a grant in July to present SLAMDANCE at The Performing Garage in New York, NY, with performances in July. 

Ian Andrew Askew

Trevor Bazile
Performance Art/Theater
Brooklyn, NY
2021

Trevor Bazile, an interdisciplinary artist and director, received a grant in April to present ACT 1, PROLOGUE: BACKWOODS at the Next Waves Theater at Volksbühne Theater in Berlin, May 21-31.  

Sonya Belaya
Music/Sound
Brooklyn, NY
2021

Sonya Belaya, a musician and composer, received a grant in June to present Cognitive Distortions / Ancestral Patterns at Roulette in Brooklyn, NY, on June 25.

Gelsey Bell
Music/Sound
Brooklyn, NY
2021

Gelsey Bell, a vocalist and composer, received a grant in October to present shuffleyamamba: Yamamba as a Bear with Yasuko Yakoshi at the Yokohama Dance Collection festival in Yokohama, Japan, with performances December 9-11. 

Phoebe Berglund
Dance
Brooklyn, NY
2021

Phoebe Berglund, a choreographer, received a grant in October to present Beach Crawl as a live performance at Marsha P. Johnson State Park in Brooklyn, NY on November 13, with screenings of the performance on view as part Fluxus Means Change: Jean Brown's Avant-Garde Archive  at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, CA through January 2022

Jennifer Berklich
Music/Sound
New York, NY
2021

Jennifer Berklich/Electric Djinn, an interdisciplinary sound and performance artist, received a grant in October to present Liminal Bodies | Part I in the Works on Water Triennial on Governor’s Island in New York, NY on October 30. 

Sula Bermudez-Silverman
Visual Arts
Altadena, CA
2021

Sula Bermudez-Silverman, a multidisciplinary artist and sculptor, received a grant in February to present To Fear a Painted Devil at Murmurs in Los Angeles, on view March 6-April 10.

Lea Bertucci
Music/Sound
Queens, NY
2021

Lea Bertucci, a composer, received a grant in August to present Vapours at the ReWire Festival in the Hague, Netherlands on September 10. 

Jessica Blinkhorn
Performance Art/Theater
Atlanta, GA
2021

Jessica Elaine Blinkhorn, a performance artist, received a grant in March to present The Normal Depot: The Cost of Being Normal in Art in Odd Places 2021: Normal on May 14.

J. Bouey
Dance
Brooklyn, NY
2021

J. Bouey, a choreographer and dancer, received a grant in May to present Chiron in Leo virtually, co-presented by Gibney in New York, NY, and JACK in Brooklyn, NY, with virtual performances May 28-29.

Katie Brook / Televiolet
Performance Art/Theater
New York, NY
2021

Katie Brook / Televiolet, a director, received a grant in July to present ISLANDER at HERE Arts Center in New York, NY, with performances August 20-September 4.

Ciara Bryant
Visual Arts
Dallas, TX
2021

Ciara Bryant, a photographer and mixed media artist, received a grant in October to present Sever: Love Ta, Love Ta Love Ya at The MAC in Dallas, TX, on view October 16, 2021-January 10, 2022.

Christine Cali
Dance
San Francisco, CA
2021

Christine Cali, a choreographer, received a grant in October to present ADAPT at San Francisco International Arts Festival in San Francisco, CA on October 25.

Crystal Z. Campbell
Visual Arts
Oklahoma City, OK
2021

Crystal Z. Campbell, a visual artist, received a grant in April to present Notes From Black Wall Street (Or How to Project Yourself into the Future) at ahha in Tulsa, OK, May 7-July 25.

Crystal Z. Campbell

Gabino Castelan
Visual Arts
New York, NY
2021

Gabino Castelan, a visual artist, received a grant in August to present work from his series Crossing In-Between as part of the group exhibition Bronx Calling: The Fifth AIM Biennial at the Bronx Museum of the Arts in the Bronx, NY, on view October 20, 2021-January 16, 2022.