upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

Cynthia Dewi Oka

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Cynthia dewi oka

2016 Art and Change Grant – $2,500

Cynthia Dewi Oka will lead a workshop series for (im)migrant youth in Philadelphia to explore the aesthetics and political interventions offered by poetry arising out of contexts of displacement. Participants will study elements of poetry through guided discussions of selected works by national and global poets, and will receive group, peer, and one-on-one support from Cynthia. With this newly-formed writing community, Cynthia aims to guide participants towards an understanding of how colonialism and imperialism cause displacement, and encourage them to re-imagine realities that center and celebrate the lives of migrants and people of color.

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Art and Change Grant

The Art and Change Grant provides project-based grants of up to $2,500 to women and trans* artists in the Delaware Valley region to fund art for social change projects. 2018 applications will be available in January, 2018. [read more]

deadline 03/01
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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