Grantees All Years

This is an Emergency!

This is an Emergency! A Reproductive and Gender Justice Portfolio Project

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A portfolio project combining visual art and writing about reproductive rights and gender justice. This project brings together the voices of those most affected by these issues: women, queer identified, and transgendered folks. 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

Shalom/Salaam: A Story of a Mystical Fraternity (2004)

Tom Block

Year Grant Awarded: 2005

The Shalom/Salaam Project highlights the strong Sufi influence on the development of Jewish mysticism, following this unfamiliar tale from 10th century in Spain, Egypt and the Holy Land, through the Kabbalah and into contemporary Jewish practice. Read More

PerspectiveS: ROBESON, PAPA DOC, THE MASK IN THE MIRROR (2014)

TRILOGY: AN OPERA COMPANY

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

THREE DISTINCT OPERATIC PRODUCTIONS - PAUL ROBESON (ARTIST/ACTIVIST), THE HAITIAN DICTATOR FRANCOIS DUVALIER (PAPA DOC), AND POET PAUL LAWRENCE DUNBAR AND HIS WIFE ALICE RUTH MOORE, IN THE OPERA "THE MASK IN THE MIRROR". DONE WITH ORCHESTRA OR PIANO. Read More

Just AART

TWP-The Youth Movement

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Just AART (Artist, Activist, Relying on Technology) gives young people a chance to facilitate a unique community based program using music, spoken work and drama to make Public Service Announcements. Read More

Flower and Willow

Tze Chun Dance Company

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

Flower and Willow is a dance-art performance inspired by the truelife story of Sada Yakko, a Japanese geisha who greatly shaped Western perception of Japanese theater and dance at the turn of the century. Read More

Woof & Chirp

Ung, Jiny

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

"Woof & Chirp" is an animated short film about a drifting bird named “Chirp” and a lonely dog named “Woof”. It is a story about loss and coping, and examines the displacement of the refugee and isolationism on a tiny coconut island. Read More

September Twelfth (2014)

Up Theater Company

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A workshop and performance of the new play by Rich Rubin in which the widow of a firefighter is challenged when she attempts to move on from the shadow of her martyred husband. Read More

Detained

UP Theater Company, Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

In a refugee detention center deep in the heart of Texas, two teens from different lands form a bond to help each other fight off dangers from within its walls - and without. Read More

Video-Telling Workshop: Health Care Reform

Video-Telling Workshop

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

The workshop is an free video production course available to graduates of the Odyssey Project (http://www.prairie.org/odysseyproject). This year, the participants created two short documentary videos to speak about health care reform. Read More

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