installation Tag

Park McArthur

Park McArthur and
Chisenhale Gallery
New Work Project Grant

Harpo Foundation is pleased to provide project support for a new commission by Park McArthur that will premiere at Chisenhale Gallery as part of the artist's first solo exhibition in the U.K. Working in sculpture, sound and text, Ms. McArthur addresses the formal and informal structures of care, the...

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“In Other Words: A Native Primer”, 2013. Vinyl signage, found wood, screws and wire. Dimensions variable. (Detail)

Anna Tsouhlarakis
Grants for Visual Artists

Through her sculpture, performance, installation and video, Anna Tsouhlarakis is helping to create a new vocabulary within the dialogue of Native American art. She is interested in building conceptual connections between seemingly disparate subjects and combining them to become the tool for deciphering and interpreting her own familial narratives. The...

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Zoe Sheehan Saldana

Zoe Sheehan Saldana
Grants for Visual Artists

Zoe Sheehan Saldana fabricates functional, handmade, faithful duplicates of mass-produced objects. She then releases her creations into environments where they risk going unnoticed. The artist writes, "I hope that the objects and experiences I create provoke unsettledness, to make us consider once again, and with greater attention, that which...

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RANSOM ROOM, initial installation view, SculptureCenter, 2014 
Red sculpture wax with gold mica powder, pigmented stucco, durational performance. 
14 x 22 x 10 feet

Liz Glynn
Grants for Visual Artists

Liz Glynn creates sculptures, large-scale installations, and participatory performances using epic historical narratives to explore the potential for change in the present. Her practice seeks to embody the dynamics of growth, decay, and renewal by evidencing process, encouraging participation, and inciting future action. (Excerpt and images below selected from grant...

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“Unnamed Structure,” 2011, white pine, site specific installation at Walker Art Center as part of the exhibition The Spectacular of Vernacular 
Inspired by the forms of covered rural bridges, this commission took the form of a bridge on stilts extending between inside and outside spaces of the museum that visitors could climb into.

Chris Larson and the Walker Art Center
New Work Project Grant

Harpo Foundation is pleased to provide project support for a new video installation by Chris Larson at the Walker Art Center's Medtronic Gallery in 2016. Chris Larson creates ambitious sculptural installations and films with unique narrative structures, often in response to specific sites. The new work, entitled, "Land...

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Gabe Kenney
Grants for Visual Artists

Gabe Kenney creates elaborate installation and performance works that combine carefully arranged and selected printed matter like scientific illustrations, diagrams, digital prints and graphic wall patterns with objects of aging technology, whiteboards, organs, janitors equipment to set the stage for a conflicted character to emerge, often performed by the artist...

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Jack O’Hearn
Grants for Visual Artists

Jack O’Hearn is interested in material objects and their affect on one’s memory and imagination. He writes, “my work is inspired by my fascination with history, extreme poverty, childhood fantasies, & tales of life beyond the periphery. These subjects share a common link in that they all exist beyond my...

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Scott Goss
Grants for Visual Artists

Scott Goss is a multimedia artist who creates experiential environments to explore the subconscious and bring dimension to this dreamlike place. He writes, “In mundane everyday activities, we find time to enter into our thoughts, so we can contemplate, plan, wonder, or remember. Sounds, smells, feelings can toss us into...

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Heather Hart
Grants for Visual Artists

Heather Hart is interested in how legends form and how invention and intuition gets mixed in along the way to fit current cultural needs. She thinks of her artwork as oracles that reflect these stories and belief systems. As Ms. Hart explains, “an oracle is something that gives wisdom or...

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Photo courtesy of Megan and Murray McMillan.

Megan and Murray McMillan
Grants for Visual Artists

Megan and Murray McMillan have been collaborating since 2002. They make interdisciplinary projects that incorporate video, installation, performance and photography. They often start their process by building large sets in their studio or on location. That set then becomes the stage for video and photographs with choreographed actors who activate the set...

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“Visual Poems Studies in Time and Space” (2010-ongoing)

Dawn Kasper and Cannonball Miami
New Work Project Grant

Harpo Foundation will help support Dawn Kasper's 3-month residency at Cannonball Miami in 2014. During her time in Miami, Ms. Kasper plans to transform her live/work environment into an evolving sculptural space that is open to the public and reflective of her time, research and dialogue with the local context....

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"Connecting" Diarama for larger project plan.

Donna Dennis
Grants for Visual Artists

An accomplished artist, Donna Dennis has been creating ambitious sculpture and installation work since the early 1970's. In support of her impressive body of work and to assist her production of new work, the foundation provided Ms. Dennis with a direct artist grant in 2013.    ...

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Large painting installation made with Susanne Gottberg for Amos Anderson Art Museum.

Markus Kåhre & Liverpool Biennial
New Work Project Grant

Harpo funding will be used to support a new commission by Markus Kåhre for the Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art. Kåhre will transform the first floor of a 1746 public house into a site-specific installation that will reference the communal linguistic root of words such as ‘host’, ‘guest’ and ‘ghost’,...

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Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford, "Death floats by with hot pants" (2010) is a floating sculpture made from cardboard boxes and references Huckleberry Finn’s shotgun shack. The sculpture was sent down the Tiber River..

Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford & Hyde Park Art Center
New Work Project Grant

Harpo Foundation is supporting Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford's residency and exhibition opportunity at Hyde Park Art Center, where the artist will develop and present the project, “Hall of Khan,” a large-scale multi-media installation that will address the human fascination with conquest and building empires, and questioning the prospect of future societies’ ability...

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