RECIPIENTS

Spectres of Liberty and Franklin Furnace
New Work Project Grant

Spectres of Liberty is an artist collaborative made up of Dara Greenwald, Josh MacPhee and Olivia Robinson. Their hybrid work combines moving images, situated and community practices, and historical research as well as digital animation, video, sculpture, web, text, and print. Harpo Foundation is pleased to have supported The Great Central Depot...

Michel De Broin and The Third of May Arts
New Work Project Grant

Harpo Foundation is pleased to have supported Majestic, a major public sculpture by Michel de Broin, commissioned by The Third of May Arts. This sculpture is a satellite-shaped structure constructed from decommissioned New Orleans street lamps that is illuminated at night. It was produced and constructed entirely in New Orleans...

James Benning and A.R.T. Press
New Work Project Grant

Harpo Foundation is pleased to have supported the publication James Benning / Two Cabins, a project-based book that documents, frames, and analyses a body of work that James Benning has been researching and developing for the past three years. Edited by Julie Ault, the book includes photography by James Benning, essays by Julie Ault,...

Aldwyth and Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art
New Work Project Grant

Aldwyth: Work v. / Work n. Collage and Assemblage 1991- 2009 Presented by Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC October 23, 2009 - January 9, 2010 This exhibition marked the first major retrospective of the collage and assemblage artist Aldwyth. Now in her 70's, Aldwyth lives and works in an...

David Beattie and Mattress Factory
New Work Project Grant

DAVID BEATTIE: OLD LIGHT, NEW DARKNESS Presented by The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA May 8, 2010 - August 8, 2010 David Beattie assembles sound-based installations from repurposed machines, their parts, and other found objects. By transforming ordinary apparatuses, he creates reimagined objects and scenarios that emphasize motion, simple mechanics, and our accumulative...