Grantee tags Immigration

Lamentations

Zuchman, Philip

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

"Lamentations" is a handmade, signed and numbered artist's book. It is the culmination of a 22 year project in which I rewrote and illustrated the biblical Lamentations in contemporary language. This is a deep, dark and prophetic story for our time and all time. Read More

I Pledge Allegiance

Sabater, Annette

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

I Pledge Allegiance is a response to the divisions and need for unity in our country. Various themes are rendered in oil pastel and graphite on paper. Collage works made from prints of the original pieces will represent unity. This exhibit is scheduled for September 2020 in Portland Oregon. Read More

Uprooted

Nazari, Zahra

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

Uprooted, a painting exhibition by Zahra Nazari is a spotlight on the lives of immigrants through the unique lens of Nazari’s abstract art style. Read More

Traces of Home

Ghunim, Colette

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

Filmmaker Colette Ghunim takes her parents to find the ancestral homes in Mexico and Palestine that they had fled from decades earlier. While filling in the missing pieces of her identity, the journeys unravel the trauma of displacement that passed down through generations. Read More

Tenderness

The Performance Project

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

First Generation Ensemble toured Tenderness, a multi-lingual, physical theater piece that underscores the connections between racism, the school-to-prison pipeline, mass incarceration, hyper-masculinity, violence and the power of human connection. Read More

La Bestia: Sweet Mother

International Human Rights Art Festival

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

La Bestia: Sweet Mother" is a multi-media theatrical exploration based on Tom Block's play, of one immigrant's voyage from her home in Tegucigalpa, Honduras through Guatemala and Mexico and into the desert of the USA, looking for a better life. Read More

Searching Skies

Vivian Hua 華婷婷

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

When a Syrian refugee family is invited to a Christian family's house for Christmas dinner, they are caught between opposing viewpoints for and against their presence⁠—until an unexpected event suddenly occurs. Read More

Life: Immigration Game

Garbani, Isabelle

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

"Life: Immigration Game" takes the original “Game of Life”, and replaces the game tiles with new pieces which are relevant to the life of an immigrant to the US. The game aims to educate native-born residents of the United States about the difficulties and joys of immigrating to America. Read More

“Refugee Kids: One Small School Takes on the World”

Willow Pond Films

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

A short documentary about students at a New York City summer program for children seeking asylum from the world’s most volatile conflicts. Read More

“Onkel Oskar’s Suspenders”

Bulow, Peter

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

"Onkel Oskar's Suspenders", a sculptural installation in Sherman Creek Park, Inwood, NY, is a tribute to the life of my mother, Gizelle, who was liberated from the Budapest Ghetto to migrate from one country to another (Israel, Germany, India) until her arrival in NY in 1968. Read More

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