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This month, we closed our latest Creative Capital Award open application. It’s one of the most exciting parts of our work, when we invite artists working in all different disciplines and all over the country to submit their ambitious projects to us for support. The more than 4,000 submissions received span all genres, and applicants range in age from 25 to 96, and hail from all over the United States. We cannot wait to see what they have in store for us.
After receiving the Creative Capital Award in 2008, Lynn Hershman Leeson created Women Art Revolution, a compilation of interviews with iconic feminist artists and curators such as Judy Chicago, Hannah Wilke, and Marcia Tucker. We caught up with Leeson to talk about her creative practice spanning five decades.
Jim Findlay Electric Lucifer The Kitchen New York, New York In this project, more than 15 years in the making, Jim Findlay revives the legacy of electronic music pioneer Bruce Haack with a rock opera starring Okwui Okpokwasili, a fellow Creative Capital Awardee, as Lucifer. “With Ms. Okpokwasili onstage,” the New York Times wrote in
Queridos, With everything going on in the world right now, it’s increasingly difficult to see the light ahead. But we’re fortunate at Creative Capital because every day we get to see the powerful work of artists who are using their practices to address the state of the world. Artists are truth-seekers and storytellers. They create,