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Cori Thomas

2011
Theater
Travel and Study
New York City

CORI THOMAS, playwright, New York, New York, will travel to Liberia, West Africa, to interview rehabilitated child soldiers for the purpose of research for the final play in The Liberia Project. This trilogy explores historical and personal family experiences that Thomas is uncovering around the Liberian Civil Wars.

Milkweed Editions

2006
Literature
General Program
Minnesota

MILKWEED EDITIONS, Minneapolis, Minnesota, received a two-year grant of $46,000 in support of the publication of four single author books and one anthology. Milkweed Editions, an independent, nonprofit literary publisher, releases 12 to 20 new books each year in the genres of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. In 2005, it released its 200th title, bringing more than one million Milkweed books into circulation. Jerome Foundation funding will be directed toward books by emerging authors, including James Armstrong. In 2008, in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Minnesota as a state, Milkweed will publish an anthology of writing from the region. A portion of Jerome funding will be used for this volume as most of the writers will be emerging.

Kristin Lucas

2002
Film and Video
New York City Film and Video
New York City

KRISTIN LUCAS was awarded a grant in support of The Electric Donut, an experimental single channel video and DVD installation based on visions of the future. Using family photographs, Super-8 films, and home videos, Lucas will construct personal futuristic visions.

Laura Dean Musicians & Dancers

1980
Music
General Program
New York City

San Francisco Conservatory of Music

1977
Music
General Program
Other

Marjorie Keller

1987
Film and Video
New York City Film and Video
New York City

Rosemary Williams

2009
Visual Arts
Travel and Study
Minnesota

ROSEMARY WILLIAMS, artist, St. Paul, Minnesota, will travel to Davos, Switzerland, to gather material on the World Economic Forum, which meets there each year, and to explore the setting of Thomas Mann's 1925 novel The Magic Mountain. She will mine visual and conceptual material to build a new body of work centering on these two facets of the small mountain village. This research trip continues her exploration of the intersection of capitalism, society, power and institutions, as well as public and private spheres.


The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

1978
Visual Arts
General Program
Minnesota

Manoshi Chitra Neogy

2001
Film and Video
New York City Film and Video
New York City

MANOSHI CHITRA NEOGY received funding for Sand Shades, a "cinepoem" that explores the nature of dualities inherent in people as perceived through the eyes of a young Indian woman. The film will interweave the struggles and textures of two contrasting cultures, experienced and lived in one individual.

Downtown Art Company

1989
Multidisciplinary
General Program
New York City

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The Foundation currently is not accepting new applications for the General Program. Unless you are a current grantee requesting continued support for a program or project, please do not start an application. Contact The Foundation with questions.

The Foundation will open the application for the New York City and Minnesota Film,Video, and Digital Production Grant Program grant on June 2, 2016. 

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