upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

Shanel Edwards

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2018 Art and Change Grant – $2,500

Shanel Edwards will choreograph a dance visual production called This is for You that represents the softness, kinship and radical joy among black queer femme circles. The cast and crew will include black queer femmes in the Philadelphia area who will demonstrate the ways they flourish and pour into one another. This is for You portrays the existence of black queer femmes beyond their trauma of being silenced, stolen from and erased, and allows for more creative abilities to take up space. As a video, this piece utilizes both racial and gender identities to uplift a specific intersectionality and addresses the need for black queer feminism visibility in media. The visual will be published online and made accessible to black queer femme circles around the world.


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Art and Change Grant

The Art and Change Grant (ACG) 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 03/01
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