The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts has announced their 2016 grants for individuals. This year 59 projects by 94 individuals received a total of $490,000 in support for research and production projects by architects, designers, curators, filmmakers, visual artists, musicians, and writers.
The new grantees join over 4,000 individuals and institutions that have been supported by the Graham Foundation in the past 60 years. The 59 projects where culled from 640 submissions from around the world.
François Dallegret, Palais Métro, 1967, Montréal, Canada. Courtesy of the artist.
Projects from this year’s grantees include: an opera by director, animator, and visual artist Joshua Frankel about the conflict between urban activist Jane Jacobs and New York City Planner Robert Moses, a series of large scale public installations throughout Mexico City dealing with the legacy of the 1968 Mexico City Olympic games, and an ongoing research project by Athens-based Point Supreme looking at the “Post-Crisis” city.
Tatiana Bilbao Estudio, Sustainable Housing, 2015, Ciudad Acuña, México. Photo: Iwan Baan.
Other projects range from performances, publications, installations, films, events, and more. The 2016 Graham Foundation Individual Grantees by category:
Chelsea Culprit, Ben Foch, Jaffer Kolb, Ian Quate & Colleen Tuite
Rear View (Projects): Jennifer L. Davis & Su-Ying Lee
José Esparza Chong Cuy & Guillermo Ruiz De Teresa
Farzin Lotfi-Jam & V. Mitch McEwen
Fo (Folayemi) Wilson
Sebastian Alvarez, Andrew Benz, Yoni Goldstein & Meredith Zielke
Esther Figueroa & Mimi Sheller
LoVid: Tali Hinkis & Kyle Lapidus
Prudence Katze & William Lehman
Andrea Lewis & Maura Lucking
Rob Mazurek & Lee Anne Schmitt
Masha Panteleyeva, Svetlana Strelnikova & Nazli Kaya
Juan Alfonso Zapata
Michael Abel & Mina Hanna
Mai Abu ElDahab & Benjamin Seror
Zeynep Çelik Alexander
Daniel A. Barber
Pierre Bélanger & Nina-Marie Lister
Neil Brenner & Nikos Katsikis
Benedict Clouette & Marlisa Wise
Dale Allen Gyure
Leslie Hewitt & Bradford Young
Amanda Reeser Lawrence & Ana Miljački
Mary N. Woods
De Peter Yi
Tatiana Bilbao Estudio: Tatiana Bilbao, Gabriela Álvarez, Nuria Benítez, & Alba Cortés
Charlie Hailey & Donovan Wylie
Simon Herron & Mark Morris
Heinrich Jaeger & Dan Peterman
Parsa Khalili & Shima Mohajeri
Point Supreme: Konstantinos Pantazis & Marianna Rentzou
Damon Rich & Jae Shin
Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi