upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

Marie Alarcón

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2018 Residencies – $1,500

Marie plans to use their residency to curate exhibitions on diaspora, migration, and belonging, creating a space for fruitful public conversations on topics that affect all people of color in the United States. Organized around a performance by Marie as Papi Leon in collaboration with multimedia performance group SWARM, and new work by multidisciplinary artist Petra Floyd,– the exhibit will ask questions about race, belonging, history and trauma using artifacts and artworks to activate the space. The series aims to explore the many processes that QTPOC artists use to work through diasporic experience. 

Performance will include Papi Leon, a diasporic demigod, who uses incantations to call to the lost children of multiculturalism and Petra Floyd, who will present a performative lecture about first-generation dance anxieties. The SWARM collective will close the exhibition with a performance and installation using movement, projections, and experimental instrumentation to further look at a POC centered understanding of diaspora. A public workshop on diasporic culture will be announced in June.

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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 and cultural producers in Greater Philadelphia to fund art for social change projects. [read more]

deadline 08/01
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08/087:00 pm - 8:30 pm

12x12: LaTreice Branson

High-functioning fatigue. Pride in overworking and extending yourself. Getting the job done at all costs. It's the "exhaustion complex" in full force. Join artist and educator LaTreice Branson in this vivacious and personal exploration of the challenges of being an exhausted woman. Follow LaTreice's musical journey from exhaustion to relaxation and self-love, and then join in, re-setting your heart, mind, and body, with a joy-filled, interactive drumming finale.

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