Grantee tags photography

Fracking Photographs (2014)

Merolla, Brandi

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

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. Read More

Inside the Walls, Three Judges

Idle Wild Films Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The purpose of the photography exhibit “Inside the Walls” and the documentary film “Three Judges” is to address American misperceptions of Islam, life in the Middle East, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and depictions of Arab and Muslim women. Read More

Legacy of Exiled NDNZ (2014)

Peters, Pamela J.

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

LEGACY OF EXILED NDNZ documents the lives of seven American Indian young adults currently living in Los Angeles, California. Shot in a neorealist visual aesthetic reminiscent of Kent Mackenzie’s 1961 film, The Exiles. Read More

Through Others’ Eyes

Givat Haviva Educational Foundation

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Givat Haviva's Through Others' Eyes is a dialogue & community building project that uses photography as the lens to explore questions of identity and coexistence between Israeli Arab and Jewish youth who rarely, if ever, have an opportunity to meet. Read More

The Anacostia Project

Schlyer, Krista

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

This is a multi-year documentary project about the Anacostia River in Washington DC. Photography of this river, its wildlife and people, will be used to raise public consciousness about degradation and restoration of this historic watershed. Read More

Intermarried

Ben-Zion, Yael

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

“Intermarried” explores the notion, and questions the implications, of intermarriage. I initiated the project by sending a message to my New York neighborhood’s online parent group inviting couples who define themselves as ‘mixed’ to participate. Read More

Bad Luck, Hot Rocks

Thompson, Ryan

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

'Bad Luck, Hot Rocks' is a series of photographs of stolen and confiscated petrified wood at the Petrified Forest National Park. 'Temporary Monument' (pictured) was built with returned and confiscated petrified wood at the Petrified Forest. Read More

tracing(s) belonging(s)

Davis, Sonia Louise

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

"tracing(s) belonging(s)" is an ongoing site-specific investigation made both in and about Harlem. Using a large format view camera, I mine the public and private archive, exploring collective memory and family history. *see image credit below* Read More

Martine Fougeron, Trades/Oficios/Métiers (2012)

No Longer Empty

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Martine Fougeron presents a selection of photographs called Trades/Oficios/ Métiers in the South Bronx. The project highlights the historic and economic importance of the industries of Hunts Point and Port Morris to the wider New York community. Read More

First Comes Love

Proud, B.

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

First Comes Love is a celebration of long-term relationships in the LGBTQ community through black and white photographic portraits with accompanying stories, and video. The hardbound book published by Soleil Press will be available in September 2014. Read More

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