Grantee tags contemporaryart

Bearing Witness

Douglas, Pam

Year Grant Awarded: 2022

Bearing Witness is an art book that tells the stories of refugees. In drawings and paintings, it invites audiences into fictional lives escaping wars and climate change. Its 448 pages have two parts: the journeys and the camp. This is a work of dramatized art that mirrors today’s reality. Read More

You Know Your Children (formerly “The Bones of Our Tribe”)

Cano Villalobos, Mandy

Year Grant Awarded: 2022

This project retells the family histories of Anishinaabe matriarchs against the larger backdrop of U.S. – Native relations. Rooted in historical research and interviews, the final installation was exhibited at The Lubeznik Center (Michigan City, IN), upon land dispossessed from the Anishinaabe. Read More