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Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble describe their collective as a musical priesthood that explores mythologies of love, desire, and courtship in the digital age. We speak to them about their iterative Creative Capital Project, The Art of Luv.


We spoke to Sharon Bridgforth about her project. Alex Teplitzky: dat Black Mermaid Man Lady/Home has been a series of intimate events and performances over the past few years. Can you tell me about those past gatherings? Sharon Bridgforth: Like most things that I do, it started inside of my own bone marrow and blood


Ela Troyano is a multidisciplinary artist born in Cuba and based in New York City. She is also a Creative Capital Awardee and has been a principal figure in developing workshops for Creative Capital. Drawing on her experience as a workshop leader and her long career in the art world, she has developed a program


Heather Dewey-Hagborg’s Creative Capital Project T3511 tells the mostly true story of a biohacker who secures saliva from an anonymous donor to extract the person’s DNA, grow their body in a petri dish and proceeds to fall in love with them. We spoke to the artist before the work premiered.


For his Creative Capital project, The Aristophanesathon, Sean Graney updated, adapted, and synthesized every surviving work by Greek playwright Aristophanes into a three-act, four-hour play. We spoke to Graney about his play.


Census tells the story of a widowed doctor diagnosed with a fatal illness. He decides to go on a final road trip north with his son, finding a job as a census-taker that is conducted through visiting houses across the country. It is not explained that the son has Down syndrome, but we infer that


Yance received a Creative Capital Award to produce Strong Island in 2012. The Creative Capital project had its New York premiere in 2017 at the New Directors/New Films 2017 Festival presented by MoMA and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. In my conversation with Ford, we talked about the film and what role it plays


We spoke to Martha Colburn just before the premiere of her project at MoMA. Alex Teplitzky: Karl May is a German author who wrote adventure novels set in the American Old West. He had never been there, even though he told everyone he had. He’s well known in Germany, but not in the US. How


We spok to Narcissister about her Creative Capital project, Narcissister Organ Player, a film that blends documentary, animation and performance to explore how the loss of the artist’s mother and her family history led to the creation of the masked persona.


We caught up with Heather to learn more about the work, and get a sense of what it was like behind-the-scenes in developing the choreography. Alex: How do you describe visions of beauty? Heather Kravas: visions of beauty is a dance about itself and the compulsive, lopsided, angry, funny, frustrating and redemptive messiness of everything.