RECIPIENTS

Kianga K. Ford and the Contemporary Museum
New Work Project Grant

For her exhibition at the Contemporary Museum in Baltimore, Kianga Ford created a new audio walking tour called Charm City Remix. Charm City Remix is part of a series of site-specific narratives created by Ford that offer portable audio soundtracks to guide listeners on a walk through a city, neighborhood, or location. The Story...

Marie Lorenz and Artpace San Antonio
New Work Project Grant

Marie Lorenz's 2007 installation, "Narrative/Memory/Navigation," at Artpace San Antonio was a personal account of her journey in her kayak on the San Antonio River following the River Walk. She recorded her navigation of the river in various forms. Her kayak became part of the installation as well as drawings, wood carvings,...

Rachel Owens and Socrates Sculpture Park
New Work Project Grant

As a recipient of the 2007 Emerging Artist Fellowship from Socrates Sculpture Park, Rachel Owens created Groundswell, a piece that both remembers the site's history as a landfill and illegal dumping grounds as well as addresses larger issues of failed cultural conditions, waste and our mysterious underground infrastructure. Massive underground plumbing pipes...

Santiago Cucullu and Milwaukee Art Museum
New Work Project Grant

For his Milwaukee Art Museum's On Site commission, titled MF Ziggurat, Santiago Cucullu mined Milwaukee’s cityscape, works of fiction, television, and his imagination to create a large-scale multimedia intervention that included monumental wall drawings, videos, and sculptures. These videos document the artist during the installation process. The ziggurats of ancient Assyria and Babylon - the...

Cristina Lei Rodriguez and Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
New Work Project Grant

Struggling for Grandeur is a site specific sculpture designed for the Tea Room at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens in Miami, Florida. The artist spent over one year investigating the history of Vizcaya and was influenced by the aesthetic richness of this baroque mansion. "The Tea Room is the gateway between inside...

Jenny Wu & Dwayne Oyler and Materials and Applications (M&A)
New Work Project Grant

An “extreme cantilever” built from aluminum and polypropylene rope was built to hover over the courtyard of Materials & Applications (M&A) in Silver Lake, Los Angeles. Created by Sci-Arc professors Dwayne Oyler and Jenny Wu, Density Fields defies classification as either sculpture or architecture. The piece extends imaginary lines of force...