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,
Tanya Aguiñiga grew up commuting back and forth through San Ysidro to go to school, and she began making art there after studying design. Her Creative Capital project, Art Made Between Opposite Sides, is a series of works of art and engagements with the commuters who spend time in both countries, and the communities along the entirety of the border.
Every month we compile a list of residencies, grant and award opportunities, and open calls for artists and curators working in all disciplines. Each residency we choose to highlight is either free to the artists, or comes with funding. We have an upcoming online workshop November 8 to help artists design their own residency. Neil
We spoke to Ligia, Matt, and Lei, as well as Susan Narucki (a 2006 Creative Capital Awardee), who sings the lead character and produced the opera, and Cara Consilvio, director. Alex Teplitzky—Can one of you describe the project for me? Matt Donovan—Maybe I can talk a little about the history of the project to get