GRANTEES

2019 Cultural Grants

$229,317

Total Grants
in 2019

$172,750

Cultural Grants
in 2019

14

Cultural Grants
in 2019

2019 Cultural Grants

Artists Upstairs

Artists Upstairs

Baltimore, MD

$15,000

to support travel associated with the research and development of the quarterly Hungarian Letter of News by “Szinhaz” Hungarian theater magazine co-editors in 2019.

CEC ArtsLink

CEC ArtsLink

New York, NY

$30,000

to support a series of inter-regional exchanges in 2019 between visual and performing artists and environmentalists in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European countries, organized by Summa Artium in Budapest, Hungary.

CEC ArtsLink

CEC ArtsLink

New York, NY

$5,250

to support a series of grantwriting workshops in Dubrovnik, Osijek, Split, and Zagreb, Croatia conducted by Fritzie Brown in partnership with the Institute for Contemporary Art in Zagreb in October 2019.

Emerson College

Emerson College

Boston, MA

$8,000

to support HowlRound Director Jamie Gahlon and HowlRound Cultural Strategist Vijay Mathew to travel to Bucharest and Cluj, Romania; Budapest, Hungary; and Prague, Czech Republic in April and May 2019.

Fort Ross Conservancy

Fort Ross Conservancy

Jenner, CA

$2,500

to support performances by Saina Ekatherina Savvinova of the Sakha Republic at Fort Ross Conservancy’s “Alaska Native Day” in June 2019.

Gina Gibney Dance

Gina Gibney Dance

New York, NY

$10,000

to support a one-week planning residency in April 2019 for two Gibney Dance staff members to collaborate with Derida Dance Center in Sofia, Bulgaria and Dock 11 in Berlin, Germany on the development of an international platform designed to commission new work and provide residency opportunities for dance and performance artists.

Independent Curators International

Independent Curators International

New York, NY

$20,000

to bring US-based arts professionals to Prishtina, Kosovo to serve as faculty for courses that will train young arts professionals as part of Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina’s Summer School as School in August 2019.

Jam Pak Blues 'N' Grass Band

Jam Pak Blues 'N' Grass Band

Chandler, AZ

$14,000

to send Cisco and the Racecars, an award-winning, Arizona-based bluegrass band, to Ukraine for two weeks in June 2019 to give performances and conduct workshops.

Peabody Opera

Peabody Opera

Baltimore, MD

$22,000

to support the rehearsal process and premiere of the English language production of Hungarian director Béla Pintér's opera A Bajnok (The Champion) at Peabody Opera in Baltimore in February 2020.

Residency Unlimited

Residency Unlimited

Brooklyn, NY

$7,000

to support travel related to activities surrounding the 20th anniversary celebration of P74 Gallery in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

The Imaginists

The Imaginists

Santa Rosa, CA

$10,000

to bring Hungarian artistic team Arpad Schilling (director), Ildiko Sagodi (production manager and dramaturg), and Anna Maria Lang (co-writer) to Santa Rosa, CA for a three-week generative work-session to begin the development of the original piece The Gun in July and August 2019.

The Relationship

The Relationship

New York, NY

$14,000

to support performances of Walid Raad’s performance/installation Les Louvres and/or Kicking the Dead at the Mladi Levi festival in Ljubljana, Slovenia in August 2019 and the Homo Novus festival in Riga, Latvia in September 2019.

Trisha Brown Company

Trisha Brown Company

New York, NY

$10,000

to support a month-long creative residency to set Brown’s 2004 dance work O zlozony/O composite on the Stanislavsky Ballet in Moscow, Russia in April 2019.

WaxFactory

WaxFactory

New York, NY

$5,000

to support SITI Company ensemble member and master educator Barney O’Hanlon’s 10-day residency in Rijeka, Croatia as part of the inaugural edition of Croatian Cultural Alliance’s Contemporary Performance Practices program in July 2019.