upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

Lauren Vargas

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2016 Art and Change Grant – $2,500

Lauren Vargas will build community through storytelling and the portraits of residents in Hunting Park in order to challenge the mostly negative images portrayed in the mainstream media of North Philadelphia. Lauren will organize a community dinner for neighbors to gather and share personal histories and positive stories about their block, followed by family photo shoots and portrait sessions to capture the spirit and strength of the community. The final product will be a series of portraits in oil paint of the neighbors, including a 140-character story written as a "tweet" by each participant, which will be displayed during a block celebration.

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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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