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2018 Emergency Grants: Visual Arts

48 Projects Supported

2018 Emergency Grants: Visual Arts

Vanessa Albury (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in September to install her solo show All Things That Are, Are Light and Soot at Quappi Projects in Louisville, KY, September 21-November 4.

Razan AlSalah (Philadelphia, PA), a filmmaker and media artist, received a grant in February to install i am also We at the Ann Arbor Film Festival's Off the Screen exhibition in Ann Arbor, MI, March 20-25.

Anxious to Make (Berkeley, CA), a new media art collaboration, received a grant in November to install Eternal Boy Playground at Telematic Gallery in San Francisco, CA, December 15-February 2.

Colleen Billing (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in October to install her solo exhibition SISTER GENUS at Bad Water in Knoxville, TN, November 10-December 15.

Jenna Bliss (Brooklyn, NY), a filmmaker, received a grant in March to participate in Multilogues on the Now: On Health, Work and Emotions at Tranzdisplay in Prague, Czech Republic, April 10-12.

Patricia Boyd (New York, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in April to present Good Grammar at Potts in Los Angeles, April 22-June 3.

Jennifer Boysen (Ventura, CA), a visual artist, received a grant in February to present new work at Arturo Bandini in Los Angeles, March 1-June 22.

Caborca (Brooklyn, NY), a theater company, received a grant in December to perform Lying Lydia at Pueblas-Escena in Ciego de Ávila, Cuba, December 20-22.

Neha Choksi (Inglewood, CA), a visual artist, received a grant in April to present Everything sunbright i) in the womb ii) lives iii) ever rehearsing the end *indirectly in Made in L.A. 2018 at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, June 3-September 2.

Cici Ciriza (Los Angeles, CA), an installation and performance artist, received a grant in June to install Ancestral Reversals at Visitor Welcome Center in Los Angeles, July 1-31.

Bethany Collins (Chicago, IL), a multidisciplinary artist, received a grant in October to install her solo exhibition The Litany at Locust Projects in Miami, November 17-January 26.

Sam Contis (Oakland, CA), a visual artist, received a grant in February to present Deep Springs in the exhibition Being: New Photography 2018 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, March 13-August 19.

Calagno Cullen (Cincinnati, OH), a visual artist, received a grant in May to present What Feed Us at the Molineddu Gallery in Ossi, Italy, July 7-August 4.

Emily Culver (Richmond, VA), a sculptor, received a grant in November to install Labor of Suggestion at School 33 Art Center in Baltimore, MD, December 7-January 28

Paolo Davanzo and Lisa Marr (Los Angeles, CA), filmmakers and educators, received a grant in March to present The Sound We See at Asociación Realizadores Experimentales Audiovisuales in Buenos Aires and Laboratorio Fundación de Arte Contemporáneo in Montevideo, Argentina, April 1-May 15.

Mercedes Dorame (Malibu, CA), a photographer, received a grant in April to present Facing West at San Francisco City Hall in San Francisco, on May 19.

Chitra Ganesh (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in August to present her solo exhibition Her Garden, A Mirror at The Kitchen in New York, September 12-October 30.

Mariah Garnett (Los Angeles, CA), a visual artist and experimental filmmaker, received a grant in December to present Trouble at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery in Los Angeles, February 14-April 2.

Tourmaline (Reina) Gossett and Sasha Wortzel (Brooklyn, NY), filmmakers, received a grant in August to present Happy Birthday, Marsha! at The Kitchen in New York, September 21-22.

Heather Hart and Jina Valentine (Chicago, IL), visual and social practice artists, received a grant in July to present The Black Lunch Table at A4 Arts in Cape Town, South Africa, July 15-22.

Introspective Collective (Bronx, NY), a visual arts collective, received a grant in December to install Introspective Collective, a Joseph Cornell Co-op at The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center, in New York, December 7-January 20.

Iris Hu (Pasadena, CA), a visual artist, received a grant in March to install Survival Guide: inheritance at Women's Center for Creative Work in Los Angeles, March 23-April 30.

Adam Khalil (Queens, NY), a filmmaker, received a grant in September to present The Violence of a Civilization Without Secrets and Anti-Ethnography at Human Resources Los Angeles in Los Angeles, with a screening on October 26 and public programming on October 27.

Gelare Khoshgozaran (Los Angeles, CA), a visual and performance artist, received a grant in May to present Medina Wasl: Connecting Town in Made in L.A. 2018 at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, June 3-September 2.

Olga Koumoundouros (Los Angeles, CA), a sculptor, received a grant in February to install WE at Human Resources in Los Angeles, February 11-March 3.

Laida Lertxundi (Los Angeles, CA), a filmmaker, received a grant in April to present Words, Planets at REDCAT in Los Angeles, on May 7.

Yvette Mayorga (Chicago, IL), a visual artist, received a grant in May to install work in Reinterpreting Religion at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago, June 1-July 29.

Dylan Mira (Los Angeles, CA), a sculptor and new media artist, received a grant in June to install Night Vision at Actual Size Los Angeles in Los Angeles, July 14-September 8.

Wes Modes (Felton, CA), a visual artist, received a grant in March to present A Secret History of American River People, a touring exhibition with its first showing on March 24.

Alva Mooses (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in June to install Mira-Mirage at the Luhovaný Vincent Festival in Luhačovice, Czech Republic, June 28-July 1.

Antoni Muntadas (New York, NY), a multidisciplinary installation and media artist, received a grant in July to install Asian Protocols at Three Shadows Photographic Art Center in Beijing, China, August 18-September 16.

Christie Neptune (Brooklyn, NY), a visual and performance artist, received a grant in August to install her solo exhibition Unpacking Sameness at NURTUREart in Brooklyn, September 7-October 7.

Lynx Nguyen (Morrow, GA), a visual artist, received a grant in November to install Daily Discipline at the Chinese American Art Council in New York, December 14-January 11.

Kelly O'Brien (Cleveland, OH), a visual artist, received a grant in April to present Liberty is the freedom to do exactly what you've been doing at the FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art at the Transformer Station in Cleveland, OH, July 14-September 30.

Bruno Pogačnik and Ivana Vukšić (Brooklyn, NY), visual artists, received a grant in July to install What, Where and for Whom at Art-O-Rama in Marseille, France, August 31-September 9.

Charlotte Pryce (Los Angeles, CA), a moving image artist, received a grant in December to present a tour of film and optical objects as part of the Rotterdam Film Festival in Rotterdam, Netherlands, at the Bozar Center for Fine Arts in Brussels, Belgium, and at Centre Pompidou in Paris, France, January 22-February 6.

Yoshie Sakai (Gardena, CA), a video, installation, and performance artist, received a grant in August to present her solo exhibition KOKO's Love: The Technicolor Unfairy Tale Ball at Verge Center for the Arts in Sacramento, CA, September 6-October 28.

Melissa Sclafani (Tempe, AZ), a sculptor, video, and performance artist, received a grant in September to install Crowd Control at NURTUREart in Brooklyn, October 19-November 19.

Sean Smuda (San Francisco, CA), a visual, performance, and multimedia artist, received a grant in July to present Universal Capitalism and perform Free Jazz Funeral for Capital at the Kind of Belou Jazz Festival in Treignac and Tarnac, France, August 2-5.

Robert Spees (New York, NY), a photographer and filmmaker, received a grant in December to present Confederitis at Circe in Tbilisi, Georgia, January 15-18.

Elizabeth Tubergen (New Haven, CT), a sculptor, received a grant in September to install L'Intrus at Tabakalera in San Sebastian, Spain, October 26-February 3.

Rodrigo Valenzuela (Los Angeles, CA), a multimedia artist, received a grant in June to present Tertiary at The Kitchen in New York, June 27-August 3.

Christina Weisner (Kill Devil Hills, NC), a sculptor and installation artist, received a grant in August to install her sculpture Ocean Bottom Seismometers in the group exhibition Mainframe at the Mint Museum in Charlotte, NC, September 14-October 20.

James Kienitz Wilkins (Brooklyn, NY), a filmmaker, received a grant in June to screen The Plagiarists at the Champs-Élysées Film Festival in Paris, France, June 12-16.

Andrew Wilson (Oakland, CA), a visual artist, received a grant in February to install his solo exhibition Equivalencies: Abandoned Bodies at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco, March 28-June 30.

Paula Wilson (Carrizozo, NM), a visual artist, received a grant in September to install her solo exhibition Spread Wild: The Pleasures of the Yucca at Smack Mellon in Brooklyn, September 29-November 4.

Carmen Winant (Columbus, OH), a visual artist, received a grant in January to install The Womanly Art of Self Defense at SculptureCenter in Long Island City, January 28-April 2.

Xia Zhang (Gatlinburg, TN), a visual artist, received a grant in February to install Skin on Skin at the Sandra J. Blain Gallery at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, TN, March 10-May 7.