upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

Rika Hawes

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Rika hawes

2008 Art and Change Grant – $2,500

Rika will use video and photography to document personal stories about places, events, activities, and people with a connection to the name "Strawberry Mansion." She will explore a variety of places with this name, including the historical home, the high school, the health care center, the hip-hop dance club, the seniors social club and the neighborhood. Storytellers will include members of disparate groups connected to the name "Strawberry Mansion," people who may not otherwise feel they have anything in common with one another. Rika will also connect with young local artists who are interested in film, and work with them to make videos about their stories. Through the exhibition of these stories and portraits of the storytellers, Rika aims to create an opportunity for members of the community to explore an expansive and diversified perspective on Strawberry Mansion.

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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
Upcoming events
11/01All Day

REEL Change: Leeway’s 25th Anniversary Film Festival

A moving collage of short films and feature-length work from Leeway community of artists over the years, featured during the month of November.

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11/083:00 pm - 5:00 pm

TransForming Inclusion Launch Event & Panel Discussion

A celebration of the launch of TransForming Inclusion, featuring a panel discussion with guide contributors and cultural organizers, followed by a reception.  

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