Grantee tags environment

land and flower

David Wayne Reed

Year Grant Awarded: 2021

land and flower is a short film by David Wayne Reed about tallgrass prairie remnants, the lands lost, and the flowers that remain. land and flower is a poetic acknowledgment of the native prairie, an emergent benediction, and a call to conservation of this rare and endangered ecosystem. Read More

Learning How to Say Goodbye

Caroline Landau

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

In June of 2019, Caroline and photographer/videographer Oliver Rye traveled to Newfoundland to make molds of icebergs. This is an ongoing project that will continue into 2020 when the mold will then be replicated into glass and filled back up with its own glacier water. Read More

Good Luck with the Sun

Steinke, Krista

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

"Good Luck with the Sun" is a photographic project that focuses on the sun as the main subject in order to explore the complexity of the natural world and the physical and psychological impact of our greatest energy source. Read More

The SCRIABIN SONATAS Reimagined, Part 1

Akselrud, Elina

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

This Intertwining Arts project is a blend of live piano performance of the first five Piano Sonatas by Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915) and a simultaneous projection of artistic video collages, with the Planet Earth and humanity's impact on it as the main subject matter. It was premiered in June'19. Read More

Metra: A Climate Change Play with Songs

Hartford, Emily

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

In Metra, ancient Greek myth meets dystopian climate sci-fi. Metra roots out the oppressive structures upholding climate change—while using original rock songs, magic, and myth to explore the transformative power of both storytelling and collective action. Read More

Fracking Photographs

Merolla, Brandi

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

I illustrate the many dangers associated with the entire fracking production process in my staged photographs, telling big stories with little figures. These vintage figurines are now living in an industrial nightmare just like many Americans. They, are us. BAN FRACKING NOW! Read More

Paradigm Shifts

Encompass New Opera Theatre

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

Music and Cinema come together to celebrate true stories of courageous change-makers from around the world who are preserving our Planet, Oceans, and Wildlife. Read More

Walking in Antarctica

Glazer, Helen

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

Walking in Antarctica is a solo exhibition of photographs and sculpture of the Antarctic landscape by visual artist Helen Glazer inspired and informed by her experiences as a grantee of the National Science Foundation Antarctic Artists and Writers Program. Read More

Fabric of the Forest

Sova Dance & Puppet Theater

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

"Fabric of the Forest" a.k.a. "Theatre in the Rough" is a theatrical hiking experience where our playful characters further enliven the breath and space of a variety of outdoor art installations created within the Rebirth Arts Festival, a free & accessible large-scale rural event in Easton, CT. Read More

Birders

Lynn Cazabon

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

Birders is an ongoing series of photographs focused on birdwatchers living in large urban centers. My interest is in capturing the complex relationship between people and wildlife, as well as the social ecosystem of the activity of birdwatching itself. Read More

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