New Work Project Grants Posts
Rindon Johnson and Sculpture Center

Rindon Johnson and Sculpture Center

Berlin-based artist Rindon Johnson’s work cuts through the membrane of assumed realities and shows how the virtual and actual are always and increasingly integrated. Law of Large Numbers: Our Bodies, the artist’s first solo museum exhibition, features newly...

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Cosmo Whyte and Prospect New Orleans

Cosmo Whyte and Prospect New Orleans

For Prospect.5, Cosmo Whyte will create five new large-scale charcoal drawings and a hand painted bead curtain, interrogating the Western gaze on Black performativity and spectacle. The drawings, based on the artist’s personal as well as archival images of dance,...

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Athena LaTocha and BRIC

Athena LaTocha and BRIC

Athena LaTocha’s practice is rooted in her native heritage; it involves abandoning manufactured materials rooted in Western culture in favor of paint brushes made from branches or shredded tires, and pigments devised from organic substances. As an Indigenous American...

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Raphael Montañez Ortiz and LAXART

Raphael Montañez Ortiz and LAXART

Harpo Foundation is pleased to provide project support for an exhibition of historical works—sculpture, film, and video—and a new performance by Raphael Montanez Ortiz (b. New York, 1934). The exhibition will revisit the artist’s dynamic practice—which is drawn from...

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Park McArthur and Chisenhale Gallery

Park McArthur and Chisenhale Gallery

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...

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M. Lamar and Participant Inc.

M. Lamar and Participant Inc.

Harpo Foundation is pleased to provide project support for “NEGROGOTHIC, a Manifesto" a solo exhibition of video, film stills, and props by artist, countertenor, and composer M. Lamar at Participant Inc.. The centerpiece is a film adapted from Lamar’s music theater...

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Dawn Kasper and Cannonball Miami

Dawn Kasper and Cannonball Miami

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,...

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Wandering Mill & Retextil Foundation

Wandering Mill & Retextil Foundation

Wandering Mill is a Hungarian art collective that creates experimental works directly with community members using artistic methods that improve communication, change attitudes, and help solve social problems. Harpo will support a new performance and direct community...

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Jillian Mayer & Locust Projects

Jillian Mayer & Locust Projects

Harpo Foundation is providing support for Jillian Mayer’s performance and exhibition 'We Are Talking' at Locust Projects. A sound stage for a televised talk show will be installed inside the gallery, creating a set for the artist to perform the role of host to gallery...

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Markus Kåhre & Liverpool Biennial

Markus Kåhre & Liverpool Biennial

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...

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Emma Wilcox and The Print Center

Emma Wilcox and The Print Center

Emma Wilcox will use Harpo support for Where it Falls, a residency, exhibition and publication project at The Print Center that will expand on the artist's roof-top interjections of large-scale, text-based work. These interjections reach unexpected viewers on Google...

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Jeffrey Gibson and Participant Inc.

Jeffrey Gibson and Participant Inc.

Harpo Foundation is pleased to have provided support for Jeffrey Gibson's solo exhibition, "one becomes the other," at PARTICIPANT INC (February 19 - March 25, 2012). The exhibition was comprised of sculpture and video work that utilizes the 1941 MoMA exhibition,...

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Deborah Stratman and Images Festival

Deborah Stratman and Images Festival

Harpo is pleased to have provided support for Deborah Stratman's Tactical Uses of a Belief in the Unseen (2), an exhibition that was presented by Mercer Union in collaboration with the 25th Images Festival in Toronto (April 14 - May 19, 2012). [gallery link="file"...

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Stephanie Rothenberg and 516 Arts

Stephanie Rothenberg and 516 Arts

Stephanie Rothenberg will use Harpo fundsto support, LAPUTA, INC.: THE SECRET OF ETERNAL LEVITATION, an installation and workshop created for ISEA2012, taking place at 516 ARTS in September 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. "Laputa, Inc." is a mixed reality, public art...

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Mary Mattingly and Eyebeam Atelier

Mary Mattingly and Eyebeam Atelier

Mary Mattingly is using Harpo funding to develop her current project, "Flock House," which mimics the pattern and shape of current global human migration. Intended as a series of houses, "Flock House" living systems will be completely movable and constructed of...

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Swoon and The Transformazium

Swoon and The Transformazium

Harpo Foundation is pleased to support The Transformazium, an art installation and participatory community space in a once-abandoned church building in Braddock, Pennsylvania. Its purpose is to value and activate local relationships, ideas and resources in a...

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James Benning and A.R.T. Press

James Benning and A.R.T. Press

Harpo Foundation is pleased to have supported the publication James Benning / Two Cabins, a project-based book that documents, frames, and analyses a body of work that James Benning has been researching and developing for the past three years. Edited by Julie Ault,...

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Stephanie Syjuco and Artadia

Stephanie Syjuco and Artadia

Stephanie Syjuco 2010 Summer Artadia Artists-in-Residence Harpo funding provided support toward Stephanie Syjuco's three-month stay in New York at Artadia's partner organization, the International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP)...

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Mike Nelson and Creative Time

Mike Nelson and Creative Time

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...

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Marie Lorenz and Artpace San Antonio

Marie Lorenz and Artpace San Antonio

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...

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