Grantees

$3,567,700

Total Grants
in 2005

$2,629,300

Cultural Grants
in 2005

107

Cultural Grants
in 2005

2005 Cultural Grants

18th Street Art Center

Santa Monica, California


$3,500

to enable the Center's co-executive director to meet with curators in Croatia, the Czech Republic, and Poland in 2005 to discuss possible future collaborative projects.

18th Street Arts Center

Santa Monica, California


$25,000

to enable Polish and Croatian artists and curators to participate in residencies at 18th Street Arts Center in 2006.

America-Bosnia Cultural Foundation

New York, New York


$25,000

to enable Bosnian musicians to give performances in Boston in spring 2005 in connection with a conference commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords.

American Artists Abroad

Pasadena, California


$6,000

to support American participation in the American Music Festival in Cluj, Romania, in fall 2005.

American Dance Festival

New York, New York


$50,000

to enable choreographer Tatiana Baganova and members of Provincial Dances Theatre from Yekaterinburg to participate in a residency program as part of ADF's 2006 season.

American Museum of Natural History

New York, New York


$2,500

to enable a documentary filmmaker from Hungary to participate in the 2005 Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival in New York.

American Repertory Theatre

Cambridge, Massachusetts


$35,000

to support the exchange in 2005 of directors and other theater specialists from Hungary, Poland, Romania, and the United States in connection with performances at the Moscow Art Theater and at A.R.T. by members of the American Studio.

American Russian Young Artists Orchestra

New York, New York


$30,000

to support international travel expenses in 2005 associated with an educational outreach program in the United States and with ARYO's International Residency Program and Musika 2005 in Russia.

apexart

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable a curator and artists from Southeastern Europe to travel to New York in spring 2006 in connection with the exhibition Sweet Taboos: A Mini Tirana Biennale in NYC.

Arden 2 Society for Promoting International Theater Exchange & Dialogue

Costa Mesa, California


$35,000

to enable members of Song of the Goat Theatre ensemble from Wroclaw, Poland, to perform Chronicles: A Lamentation in California and New Mexico in fall 2005.

Arena Dances

Minneapolis, Minnesota


$11,000

to enable company members to participate in the 7th Open Look International Summer Dance Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 2005.

Art in General

New York, New York


$53,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2006 of artists and arts managers from Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and the United States participating in a reciprocal residency exchange program.

Arts Council of Mongolia

Seattle, Washington


$25,000

to enable the members of the Mongolian national song and dance ensemble Tumen Ekh to give performances and workshops in the United States in 2006.

Bang on a Can

Brooklyn, New York


$10,000

to enable the Bang on a Can All-Stars to travel to the Czech and Slovak republics in fall 2005 to collaborate with Czech composer and performer Iva Bittova.

Bang on a Can

Brooklyn, New York


$8,000

to support the international travel expenses of members of So Percussion from New York participating in the Pekarsky Percussion Days festival in Moscow in spring 2006.

Baruch College

New York, New York


$25,000

to enable artists, curators, and critics from Russia to take part in the exhibition Russia Redux held in conjunction with the College's Russian Festival in spring 2006.

Boston Cyberarts, Inc.

Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts


$3,500

to enable members of Fico Ballet from Slovenia to give performances, hold workshops, and participate in public presentations in connection with the conference Ideas in Motion: Innovations in Dance, Movement, and Technology held as part of the 2005 Boston Cyberarts Festival.

Boston Early Music Festival and Exhibition

Cambridge, Massachusetts


$30,000

to support international travel and related expenses of Russian and Slovak musicians taking part in a collaborative production of Boris Goudenow at the 13th Biennial Festival of Early Music in Boston and at the Tanglewood Music Festival in Lenox, Massachusetts, in summer 2005.

Boston Early Music Festival and Exhibition

Cambridge, Massachusetts


$30,000

to support the international travel expenses of American performers and arts administrators participating in the Russian premiere of Boris Goudenow in St. Petersburg and Moscow in fall 2005.

Catholic University of America

Washington, D.C.


$25,000

to support the travel expenses of  performing artists from the United States  participating in Defiant Requiem at Terezin as part of the Prague Spring International Music Festival in 2006.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$100,000

to provide renewed support for ArtsLink, an exchange program for artists and arts administrators from Eastern and Central Europe and the United States.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$12,300

to enable a musicologist from the St. Petersburg Conservatory to visit the United States in summer 2005 to conduct research on American music and to develop a preliminary program for a music festival entitled American Season in St. Petersburg.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$3,000

to enable a curator from Bulgaria to participate in the International Art Critics Association's symposium Art, Democracy, and Public Space: The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Effect in New York in winter 2005.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$40,000

to enable contemporary performing arts presenters from the United States to travel to Georgia in summer 2005 to develop collaborative relationships with artists there and to discuss potential future projects.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$8,000

to enable a curator from Zacheta Gallery in Warsaw to conduct research in the United States for an exhibition of contemporary African-American Art.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$27,000

to support international travel expenses in 2005 and 2006 associated with pre-production coordination of a Czech-American collaborative performance work entitled Don Juan in Prague.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$50,000

to support the international travel of Russian actors participating in a tour of Declan Donnellan's production of Twelfth Night in the United States in 2006.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$10,000

to support the travel expenses of artists, curators, and critics from the United States participating in the exhibition Significant Other at the Anna Akhmatova Museum in St. Petersburg in 2006.

Center for International Theatre Development

Baltimore, Maryland


$80,000

to enable American performing arts presenters to attend the Golden Mask Festival in Moscow, the New Drama Festival in St. Petersburg, and regional theater festivals in Ekaterinberg and Novosibirsk in 2005 as part of an exchange entitled New Directions-New Voices: Russian/US Theatre Initiative.

Center for International Theatre Development

Baltimore, Maryland


$15,000

to support international travel expenses in 2005 and 2006 of theater specialists from the United States traveling to Bulgaria as part of the U.S./Bulgarian Theater Initiative.

Center for the Study of Ancient Territories

Austin, Texas


$24,000

to enable conservation specialists from the United States to work with colleagues in Ukraine in 2006 as part of CSAT's project Library and Archival Preservation at the National Preserve of Tauric Chersonesos.

Chashama

New York, New York


$5,000

to support international travel expenses of Central and Eastern European performance artists taking part in Currency 2005: An International Festival of Contemporary Performance in New York in fall 2005.

Da Capo Chamber Players

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable Russian composers to travel to the United States in spring 2006 to rehearse and premiere works commissioned by Da Capo Chamber Players.

Dance Films Association

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable American multimedia artists and dance film specialists to participate in the Fifth Annual KINODANCE Festival in St. Petersburg in 2006.

Dance Theater Workshop

New York, New York


$95,000

to support international travel expenses of participants in the East/Central Europe Cultural Partnerships Program of the Suitcase Fund in 2006.

Danspace Project

New York, New York


$38,000

to enable members of the contemporary dance company Betontanc from Slovenia to perform Wrestling Dostoevsky and to give workshops in the United States in fall 2006.

Double Edge Theatre

Ashfield, Massachusetts


$35,000

to enable members of DET to travel to Poland in summer 2005 to perform the UnPOSSESSED, to hold workshops, and to participate in symposia in Gardzienice, Szczecin, and Warsaw.

Doug Varone and Dancers

New York, New York


$40,000

to enable company members to travel to Poland and Russia in summer 2005 to take part in the International Contemporary Dance Conference and Performance Festival in Bytom and the 7th Open Look International Summer Dance Festival in St. Petersburg.

East European Folklife Center

Berkeley, California


$2,500

to enable members of the brass band Slavic Soul Party! from New York to travel to Serbia in summer 2005 to collaborate and perform with members of the Boban Markovic Orkestar there.

The Field

New York, New York


$3,200

to enable an interdisciplinary artist from the United States to travel to Croatia to develop a work to be presented at the 2005 Queer Zagreb Festival in the fall.

The Field

New York, New York


$10,000

to support international travel expenses in 2006 associated with a Bulgarian-American exchange program involving members of the performance group Yasna Voices from New York and vocal artist Kremena Stancheva in Kovatchevitca.

Film Society of Lincoln Center

New York, New York


$6,000

to support international travel in fall 2005 by curators from the United States conducting research for a planned retrospective of Russian cinema at the Film Society of Lincoln Center entitled Grand Illusions: Celebrating 100 Years of Russian Cinema.

FotoFest International

Houston, Texas


$25,000

to support international travel expenses of Russian and Central and Eastern European participants in FotoFest 2006.

Foundation for a Civil Society

New York, New York


$100,000

to support international travel and related expenses associated with the Young Visual Artist Awards programs in Bosnia, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro, the Slovak Republic, and Slovenia in 2005.

Foundation for a Civil Society

New York, New York


$35,500

to support international travel and related expenses associated with the Regional Seminar of Young Visual Artists Awards in Prague in fall 2005.

French American Cultural Exchange

New York, New York


$4,000

to support Russian participation in Ariane Mnouchkine's production of Le Dernier Caravanserail at the 2005 Lincoln Center Summer Festival in New York.

Friends of the Jewish Culture Festival Society

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


$20,000

to support international travel and related expenses of performing artists and cultural specialists from the United States participating in the 15th Annual Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow, Poland, in summer 2005.

Hand 2 Mouth Theatre

Portland, Oregon


$12,000

to enable company members to travel to the Czech Republic and Poland in summer 2005 to perform an American-Polish collaborative theater piece entitled Blue.

Harvestworks

New York, New York


$23,000

to support international travel and related expenses in summer 2005 associated with an American-Polish collaborative production of a multi-media opera entitled Violet Fire.

Headlands Center for the Arts

Sausalito, California


$30,000

to support international travel expenses  in 2006 associated with a bilateral Polish-American artists' residency exchange coordinated by Headlands Center for the Arts, Location One in New York, and the Centre for Contemporary Art at Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw.

Headlong Dance Theater

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


$20,000

to enable company members to participate in the XIII Annual Contemporary Dance Conference and Performance Festival in Bytom in summer 2006.

Henry Art Gallery

Seattle, Washington


$1,000

to enable an American curator to conduct research in Croatia in connection with an exhibition co-organized by the Gallery and the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rijeka.

Hourglass Group

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable performing artists from the United States to participate in rehearsals and performances in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Serbia in 2005 in connection with the Three Sisters Project.

International Accordion Festival

San Antonio, Texas


$25,000

to support international travel and related expenses associated with a bilateral exchange of accordionists and cultural specialists from the United States, Poland, and the Czech Republic in connection with the 5th Annual International Accordion Festival in San Antonio, Texas, in fall 2005.

International Studio and Curatorial Program

New York, New York


$35,000

to enable an artist and a curator from the Czech Republic and a curator from Croatia to be in residence for three months each at ISCP in 2005-2006.

Internews Interactive

San Anselmo, California


$20,000

to support international travel expenses in 2006 in connection with research conducted in Russia on the cultural and environmental components of the US-USSR Citizen Diplomacy Archive Project.

Joseph Brodsky Memorial Fellowship Fund

New York, New York


$20,000

to support international travel and related expenses of a Russian artist participating in a three-month residency at the American Academy in Rome in 2005.

Julia Ritter Performance Group

Lambertville, New Jersey


$11,500

to support the international travel and related expenses in 2006 associated with a residency and performance program in Prague.

The Kitchen

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable curators and artists from Eastern Europe travel to New York in spring 2006 in connection with the exhibition New Video, New Europe: A Survey of Eastern European Video.

Kronos Quartet

San Francisco, California


$25,000

to enable ensemble members to participate in public programs and to perform Terry Riley's Sun Rings in Moscow and St. Petersburg in spring 2006.

La MaMa E.T.C.

New York, New York


$3,000

to enable the artistic director and an American theater artist to travel to Albania in summer 2005 to develop a collaborative production with Albanian theater specialists.

Link Vostok

Minneapolis, Minnesota


$50,000

to enable American dancers, dance specialists, and performing artists to participate in the Seventh International Festival of Movement and Dance on the Volga in summer 2006.

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable cultural specialists from the former Yugoslavia and the Czech Republic to participate in a symposium entitled Art and Recovery: An International Summit in New York in September 2005.

Maida Withers Dance Construction Company

Washington, D.C.


$18,000

to support bilateral exchanges in 2005 and 2006 of Russian and American dancers collaborating on a piece entitled Thresholds Crossed to be presented in Moscow and Washington, D.C.

Marcel Marceau Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts of Mime

New York, New York


$1,600

to enable an artist from the United States to travel to Russia to give performances and hold master classes in Moscow, Stary Oskol, and Voronezh in spring 2005.

Massachusetts International Festival of the Arts

Northampton, Massachusetts


$50,000

to enable Russian artists from Musica Antigua and the Academy of Young Opera Singers in St. Petersburg to travel to the United States and to enable American theater and music specialists to visit Russia in connection with performances of Le fils-rival and Orfei as part of the Massachusetts International Festival of the Arts in winter 2006.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, New York


$45,000

to support international travel and related expenses of Russian and American participants in the Hermitage Museum/Metropolitan Museum of Art Exchange Program in 2005.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, New York


$45,000

to support international travel and related expenses of Russian and American participants in the Kremlin Museum/Metropolitan Museum of Art Exchange Program in 2006.

Montclair State University

Montclair, New Jersey


$25,000

to support international travel of Hungarian visual and performing artists and scholars taking part in Montclair State University's Hungarian Festival of the Arts in spring 2006.

The Mostar Fund

Spencertown, New York


$10,000

to enable musicians and composers from the United States to participate in the Mostar Music Festival in Bosnia in fall 2005.

The Museum of Modern Art

New York, New York


$8,200

to support American participation in the Seminar on Museum Sponsorship in Zagreb, Croatia, in fall 2005.

The Museum of Modern Art

New York, New York


$16,000

to support the participation of Russian and Slovenian conservators in the Infrared and Ramen Users Group Conference at MoMA in spring 2006.

Music Mountain

Falls Village, Connecticut


$5,200

to enable a member of the faculty of the St. Petersburg Conservatory to give performances and master classes with the St. Petersburg String Quartet at Music Mountain and at other locations in the United States in summer 2005.

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company

Fort Lee, New Jersey


$40,000

to enable company members to participate in the XII Annual International Contemporary Dance Conference and Performance Festival in Bytom, the Malta Festival in Poznan, and the 7th Open Look International Summer Dance Festival in St. Petersburg, and to give performances in Krakow, Warsaw, and Kaliningrad in summer 2005.

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company

Fort Lee, New Jersey


$25,000

to enable company members to travel to Poland in fall 2006 to participate in the Theatre Confrontations Festival in Lublin, to be in residence in Gardzienice, and to participate in the Kalisz International Festival of New Theatre Forms.

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Washington, D.C.


$25,000

to support international travel and related expenses of Eastern and Central European participants taking part in the 11th International Conference of National Trusts in Washington, D.C., in fall 2005.

New York Foundation for the Arts

New York, New York


$8,000

to enable artists  from the Share Digital Community in New York to participate in the 2006 Ultrasound Festival in Budapest.

New York Theatre Workshop

New York, New York


$40,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2005 and 2006 of theater professionals from the United States and Eastern and Central Europe taking part in an exchange program entitled Suspects Abroad.

New York University

New York, New York


$35,000

to enable photograph conservation specialists from Central and Eastern Europe and the United States to participate in a conservation symposium in Prague in spring 2006.

Northeast Document Conservation Center

Andover, Massachusetts


$6,500

to enable an American conservation specialist to take part in a training program in disaster planning at the Russian national Library in fall 2005.

Northeast Document Conservation Center

Andover, Massachusetts


$40,000

to support the international travel in 2006 of conservators from Central and Eastern Europe participating  in a photographic conservation training program at NEDCC's headquarters and of conservators from NEDCC conducting follow-up workshops at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava.

Ohio Dance

Columbus, Ohio


$30,000

to enable American dancers, choreographers, and dance specialists to participate in the XII Annual International Dance Conference and Performance Festival in Bytom, Poland, in summer 2005.

Ohio Dance

Columbus, Ohio


$40,000

to enable American dancers, choreographers, and dance specialists to participate in the Annual International Dance Conference and Performance Festival in Bytom, Poland, in summer 2006.

P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center

Long Island City, New York


$12,000

to enable Croatian artists to participate in the 2005-2006 P.S.1 International Special Projects Program.

Palissimo Dance Theatre

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable company members to participate in the Apostrof Festival in Prague in summer 2005.

The Play Company

New York, New York


$5,200

to enable playwrights Vladimir and Oleg Presnyakov from Moscow to meet with American theater professionals and to participate in public events associated with the staging of their play Terrorism in New York in spring 2005.

The Pond

San Francisco, California


$10,000

to enable American artists to participate in the Dis-patch Festival of Electronic Music in Belgrade in fall 2005.

River Arts Repertory Company

New York, New York


$35,000

to enable American performers and theater specialists to collaborate with Russian actors and musicians in 2005-2006 on the development of a Russian-American production entitled Green Violin.

Rubin Museum of Art

New York, New York


$11,600

to enable members of the traditional Russian music group Chirgilchin to participate in a residency at the Museum in fall 2005.

San Diego State University

San Diego, California


$25,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2005-2006 associated with SDSU's project entitled Bilateral Teaching Exchange: Russian and American Techniques in Voice for Theatre.

Santa Fe Art Institute

Santa Fe, New Mexico


$25,000

to enable artists from Southeastern Europe to participate in a two-month residency program at the Institute in 2006.

School of Hard Knocks

New York, New York


$6,000

to enable American performing arts specialists to travel to Macedonia in fall 2005 to conduct research for a collaborative production entitled A Page Out of Order involving artists from Cambodia, India, Macedonia, and the United States.

School of Hard Knocks

New York, New York


$25,000

to enable the American participants in the collaborative production A Page Out of Order to travel to Macedonia in 2006 in connection with the staging of the completed production.

Seattle Chamber Players

Seattle, Washington


$15,000

to support the international travel of composers and musicologists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia participating in Icebreaker III: Music of the Caucasus in Seattle in winter 2006.

Seven Stages

Atlanta, Georgia


$40,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2005 associated with the exchange of Serbian and American theater artists collaborating on a production entitled The Last Public Execution to be performed in the United States in 2005.

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Artic Studies Center

New York, New York


$25,000

to enable cultural specialists from the United States to participate in conferences, workshops, and fieldwork in connection with The Deer Stone Project in Mongolia in summer 2005.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

New York, New York


$25,000

to support the international travel of Russian curators and cultural specialists participating in the exhibition entitled Russia! at the Guggenheim in fall 2005.

Stanislavsky Theater Studio

Silver Spring, Maryland


$5,000

to support American participation in the 6th International Volkov Theater Festival in Yaroslavl, Russia, in fall 2005.

Theatre Communications Group

New York, New York


$50,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2005 associated with American and Eastern and Central European theater specialists participating in the TCG/ITI Travel Grants program.

TonalMotion

New York, New York


$6,500

to support international travel expenses in 2006 associated with the bilateral Russian-American exchange New York/Moscow Sound Art Residency Program.

UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television

Los Angeles, California


$40,000

to support American participation in a three-week residency program in Bulgaria of collaborative workshops in performance, media, and technology as part of a seminar entitled Advancements in Digital Technology held by the Rhodopi International Theatre Collective in summer 2005.

Unique Projects

New York, New York


$8,000

to enable members of Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People to take part in the 7th Open Look International Summer Dance Festival in St. Petersburg and Touch:2005 in Arkhangelsk, Russia, in 2005.

Vermont Studio Center

Johnson, Vermont


$5,000

to support international travel and related expenses associated with Eastern and Central European participation in VSC's residency program in 2005-2006.

WaxFactory

New York, New York


$5,000

to enable company members to travel to Ljubljana in winter 2005 to work on an American-Slovenian collaborative production of a theater piece entitled . . . SHE SAID.

WaxFactory

New York, New York


$45,000

to support international travel and related expenses associated with a reciprocal exchange of theater artists from the United States, Slovenia, and Croatia collaborating on staging the production. . . SHE SAID in Zadar and Dubrovnik, Croatia, and in New York in summer and fall 2005.

Williamstown Art Conservation Center

Williamstown, Massachusetts


$45,000

to enable conservators from WACC to travel to Plovdiv, Bulgaria, in 2005 in connection with the development of a long-term preservation and site management plan for the Eirene Archaeological Site and of a Bulgarian National Conservation Center.

World Music Institute

New York, New York


$30,000

to enable Romani musicians and dancers from Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro, and the Slovak Republic to give performances and participate in related activities in New York in connection with the European Dreams Festival in fall 2006.