Looking back on projects by Creative Capital Awardees such as Sawad Brooks, Suzanne Lacy, Tana Hargest, and Nick Cave, Murray pinpoints a shift in the nature of their work: projects started before 9/11 tended to reveal “a fascination with a speculative speculative tomorrowland,” while future ones “forecasted a more difficult future.” Read the essay In
Creative Capital is pleased to announce the selection of 35 projects for the 2020 Creative Capital Awards. Exemplars of the sort of innovative, powerful, and challenging work that Creative Capital is dedicated to advancing, each award includes $50,000 in project funding, supplemented by an additional $50,000 in career development services, for a total value of $100,000.
Nancy Davidson watched the twin towers fall from her studio on September 11, 2001. In the political activity that followed, she became devastated by what the US was turning into and started reflecting on her past experience with characters that inspired her as a child. “It wasn’t usual for me to do that,” she said.