upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

Nimisha Ladva

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(1) by Kenzie Green (2) by Patrick Montero

Nimisha Ladva is a storyteller and writer. Her storytelling has been featured on NPR’s Newsworks and on the Risk and First Person Arts Podcasts. She has been invited to tell stories at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the National Museum of Jewish American History, and the Philadelphia Free Library. She has won the First Person Arts Storytelling Grandslam and has been a finalist in the Philadelphia Moth storytelling grand slam. Her first play, When Sita’s Daughters Cross the Line, debuted at the Painted Bride Short Play Festival in August 2015. Nimisha’s short stories have been published in the US and UK. She conducts workshops and presentations on both storytelling and oral communication and is currently Visiting Assistant Professor of Writing and English at Haverford College.

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Leeway Transformation Award

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists living in the Delaware Valley region who create art for social change and have done so for the past five years or more, demonstrating a long-term commitment to social change work. 2018 applications will be available in January, 2018. [read more]

deadline 05/15
Upcoming events
10/2811:00 am - 5:00 pm

awQward Talent Camp Philly: A Weekend Workshop by Trans & Queer Artists of Color

This 12-hour workshop over the course of two days will make space for artists of all disciplines to strengthen their work through writing. Artists J Mase III (ACG '07), Brooklyn Dreamwolf (YaliniDream & Jendog Lonewolf), Dane Figueroa Edidi, and Regie Cabico will facilitate workshops on performance, hip hop lyricism, writing and more. 

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12/031:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Conversation and Workshop with Kameelah Janan Rasheed

On Sunday, December 3, join Institute of Contemporary Art for a conversation and workshop with Kameelah Janan Rasheed—an artist whose work is featured in the exhibition Speech/Acts—co-presented with the Leeway Foundation.

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