RECIPIENTS

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...

J.J. McCracken and Arlington Arts Center
New Work Project Grant

J.J. McCracken Hunger, Philadelphia installation, with live activity Calling attention to need as an under-discussed issue in society, the HUNGER project juxtaposes plenty with quality, immediate gratification with sustainability. Hunger, Philadelphia occurred as a site-specific, three-phase project. It examines hunger from a global perspective while responding and contributing to the local community hosting...

Janelle Iglesias and Vermont Studio Center
New Work Project Grant

Janelle Iglesias Artist-in-residence at Vermont Studio Center May - June 2010 "While I work in a variety of media, my practice has always been grounded in using found and familiar objects. I’m interested in their life span, the stories they tell and how we interpret them. Why are we...

Jennet Thomas and Matt’s Gallery
New Work Project Grant

Jennet Thomas: All Suffering SOON TO END! Presented by Matt's Gallery, London, U.K. April 14 - June 6, 2010 Comprised of narrative film, sculpture, sound, and performance, Thomas reconstructed the gallery into two interconnecting chambers. The first is the Dark Chamber in which a 30 minute film plays continuously. Escalating into...

Josh Beckman and Machine Project
New Work Project Grant

Josh Beckman's Sea Nymph Presented by Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA September 5 - October 22, 2010 A shipwrecked boat inside the space was host to a series of nautical-themed events, performances, lectures, and workshops. For more information about this project, visit here....