RECIPIENTS 2011

Corey Stein_Bear on Beach_2008

Corey Stein
Native American Residency Fellow

Harpo Fellow, Corey Stein, has described her art as “environmental observations and connections.” Most of the concepts for her projects come from things she has seen on the street and in nature. She takes her unique perspective and puts it into multi-layered, free form art, attempting to show the...

112 Market St., Newark, NY Documentary image from Google Earth As Google Earth has updated its satellite imagery new text works by Wilcox have appeared. [If You Want Me Again Look for Me Under Your Bootsoles]

Emma Wilcox and The Print Center
New Work Project Grant

Emma Wilcox will use Harpo support for Where it Falls, a residency, exhibition and publication project at The Print Center that will expand on the artist's roof-top interjections of large-scale, text-based work. These interjections reach unexpected viewers on Google Earth when satellite imagery is updated. Over the past seven years Wilcox...

Jeffrey Gibson, "one becomes the other," (installation view at Participant, Inc.), 2012. Image: Etienne Frossard

Jeffrey Gibson and Participant Inc.
New Work Project Grant

Harpo Foundation is pleased to have provided support for Jeffrey Gibson's solo exhibition, "one becomes the other," at PARTICIPANT INC (February 19 - March 25, 2012). The exhibition was comprised of sculpture and video work that utilizes the 1941 MoMA exhibition, "Indian Art of the United States," as a starting point for examining...

Ali Momeni 1 | “Truce” 2010 Sound installations with singing mosquitoes in collaboration with Robin Meier, international exhibition at Palais de Tokyo

Ali Momeni and Elsewhere Collaborative
New Work Project Grant

Ali Momeni will use Harpo funding to design and advance real-time technologies for Elsewhere, a living museum. Applied media for in-process storytelling and archiving will enable virtual communication between on-site artists and participants. This project was funded as part of the foundation's 2011 funding cycle, which explores the interchange and dialogue between...

The Garden Library for the Migrant Communities and Neighborhoods of South Tel Aviv at night.

Romy Achituv and Arteam Interdisciplinary Art
New Work Project Grant

Harpo provided funding to support Romy Achituv and Arteam's development of The Garden Library Database Visualization Project . The Garden Library is an outdoor, open-air library, located in a public park in the center of Tel Aviv. Established in 2009 to serve the community of refugees and migrant workers that congregate in the park...

Deborah Stratman, "Tactical Uses of a Belief in the Unseen (2)."

Deborah Stratman and Images Festival
New Work Project Grant

Harpo is pleased to have provided support for Deborah Stratman's Tactical Uses of a Belief in the Unseen (2), an exhibition that was presented by Mercer Union in collaboration with the 25th Images Festival in Toronto (April 14 - May 19, 2012). By creating an environment that is both a landscape...

Bundith Phunsombatlert, “Path of Illusion,” 2002-04

Bundith Phunsombatlert and NY Foundation for the Arts
New Work Project Grant

Bundith Phunsombatlert will use Harpo support to develop his project, T|r|a|n|s|t|r|a|c|k, a sound installation that combines the metaphorical meanings and functions of trains and sound tracks as well as the concept of transformative space in telling the stories of refugees in the United States. This project was funded as part...

Will Wilson, “Prototype Auto Immune Response Hogan Greenhouse,” artist’s backyard in Tucson, AZ

Will Wilson and Earth Care International
New Work Project Grant

Will Wilson is using Harpo funds to support his ongoing project, "Auto Immune Response Laboratory," which presents and promotes the cultivation of physical and social ecologies related to Indigenous food species of the US Southwest. For more information about this project, visit here....

Stephanie Rothenberg, "Laputa, Inc." project proposal image for workshop component: smart phone with augmented reality plug-in showing future development plans at the viewed construction site

Stephanie Rothenberg and 516 Arts
New Work Project Grant

Stephanie Rothenberg will use Harpo fundsto support, LAPUTA, INC.: THE SECRET OF ETERNAL LEVITATION, an installation and workshop created for ISEA2012, taking place at 516 ARTS in September 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. "Laputa, Inc." is a mixed reality, public art installation and correlating workshop that explores how contemporary visions of utopian...