upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

Li Sumpter

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2018 Residencies

Li Sumpter (WOO '17, ACG '17, '16) has been awarded the Art and Technology Residency with NextFab for her proposed work BOOM4REAL—a pilot series of eco-art objects serving artistic and emergency preparedness purposes, while engaging the communities they will be placed in.

Beyond their “ancient future” aesthetic and geometric and organic forms, these structural sculptures will also function as 1) short and long-term portable storage vessels for emergency supplies and survival resources, 2) interactive tools for community education and empowerment around emergency prep and disaster response and 3) a catalyst to initiate new or deepen existing community partnerships.


Leeway grant?

Leeway Transformation Award

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists and cultural producers living in greater Philadelphia 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. [read more]

deadline 05/15
Upcoming events
03/017:00 pm - 9:00 pm

FLOODGATE: First Friday Performance

Marcelline Mandeng is the selected 2018-2019 Leeway x Headlong Performance Artist-in-Residence.

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03/024:00 pm - 6:00 pm

FLOODGATE: Artist Presentation and Workshop

Marcelline Mandeng is the selected 2018-2019 Leeway x Headlong Performing Artist-in-Residence.

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