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Dread Scott
Grants for Visual Artists

Dread Scott works in a range of media: performance, installation, photography, video, screen-print and painting. The thread that connects his work is an engagement with sharp social questions confronting humanity and a desire to push formal and conceptual boundaries. (Excerpt and images below selected from grant proposal. All works...

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Michael Mercil and Stratford Ecological Center
New Work Project Grant

The Virtual Pasture is an "agri/cultural" experiment making relation between a flock of sheep; a small grazing meadow; an outdoor video monitor; a public land-grant university; a non-profit farm and nature preserve, and the Wexner Center for the Arts at Ohio State University. The Virtual Pasture stimulates a sequence of aesthetic,...

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Max Goldfarb and free103point9
New Work Project Grant

Deep Cycle Presented by free103point9 Events occurred on June 12 and 13, 2010 in Hudson Valley, NY. Harpo Foundation funding was used to further customize the artist's retrofitted emergency vehicle called Mobile 49 with solar and video surveillance equipment. Mobile 49 was then used as a mobile device for radio transmission...

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Walid Raad and RedCat (CalArts)
New Work Project Grant

Scratching on Things I Could Disavow April 10 - June 14, 2009 RedCat (CalArts) In 2007, Walid Raad initiated a research and art project about the history of contemporary and modern art in the Arab world. On the one hand, Raad's project explores the recent emergence of a new physical infrastructure...

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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...

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