site-specific Tag

Shadi Harouni
Grants for Visual Artists

Shadi Harouni follows the absurd and surreal ways in which form and experience are manipulated in politics. The artist's experience of post-war/revolution Iran (as an Iranian and a Kurdish Jew) and the Islamic Republic’s uncertain relationship to music, fashion, taboos and contrabands has been a starting point for much of...

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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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Kristin Cammermeyer
Grants for Visual Artists

Kristin Cammermeyer develops site-specific installations in varied locations and contexts.  A recent transplant to Los Angeles, she will use the direct artist grant from Harpo to familiarize her self with the city by procuring contiguous sites of production throughout Los Angeles as a means of community engagement. By limiting her...

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Julie Schenkelberg and The Mattress Factory
New Work Project Grant

Harpo Foundation is pleased to provide project support for a residency and exhibition by Julie Schenkelberg at The Mattress Factory. Born and raised in Cleveland, Julie Schenkelberg states that she learned about the beauty of objects and buildings by observing her crumbling city. She combines discarded domestic objects with industrial...

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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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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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Ernesto Oroza and Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
New Work Project Grant

Harpo Foundation funding provided support for a site-specific project by Ernesto Oroza, a Cuban interdisciplinary artist and designer based in Miami whose work focuses on conceptual design and architecture. Ernesto Oroza's project took place at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, a former residence modeled after European archetypes of comfort, aristocratic lifestyle,...

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Jennifer Angus and Newark Museum
New Work Project Grant

Insecta Fantasia November 5, 2008 - June 14, 2009 Newark Museum For Insecta Fantasia, artist Jennifer Angus creates installations composed of thousands of preserved insects pinned directly to the gallery walls in repeating patterns that reference both textiles and wallpaper. Her work is influenced by the Victorian era and evokes the...

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Mike Nelson and Creative Time
New Work Project Grant

In his first major American installation, two-time Turner Prize nominee Mike Nelson transformed the cavernous, derelict Essex Street Market into an epic maze of constructed rooms, passageways and trick doors, in which the visitors’ cautious exploration becomes itself an act of performance. Nelson likens the experience to being lost in...

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