Europe


INSTITUT VALENCIA D’ART MODERN (IVAM)
$50,000
Valencia, Spain
2024

Senga Nengudi and Maren Hassinger gives an in-depth overview of Nengudi’s and Hassinger’s practices, creating a project that establishes an intimate dialogue between them while highlighting the uniqueness of their shared paths. 

Contemporary And (C&)
$100,000
Berlin, Germany
2024

To support a three-day workshop in New Orleans for emerging art writers addressing arts writing and reporting while focusing on Caribbean diasporic perspectives. The program offers participants the possibility to publish texts in Contemporary And (C&) and engages with questions linked to local contexts. The workshop is followed by a six-month mentoring program connecting mentee participants with local and international art writers with the aim of expanding their professional networks.

Turner Contemporary
$70,000
Margate, Kent, United Kingdom
2023

To support Ed Clark (working title) at Turner Contemporary, the first solo institutional exhibition outside of the United States devoted to the artist. The exhibition highlights the ways Clark’s convention-defying techniques pushed the boundaries of painterly abstraction and explores how artistic networks influenced his canvases as well as his opportunities. A scholarly catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

Royal Academy of Arts
$200,000
London, United Kingdom
2023

To support the exhibition Entangled Pasts, Art, Enslavement and Belonging: 1768–now at the Royal Academy of Arts. The exhibition explores themes of colonialism, enslavement, resistance, abolition, and indenture from the RA’s founding in 1768 to now from the perspective of practicing artists. A scholarly catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

University College of London
$25,000
London, UK
2023

To support the convening Not Now: Modernism, Nativism, and Fascism in American Art and Culture at University College London in 2023 and 2024. Convened by three historians of American art—Dr. Stephanie Schwartz, History of Art, University College London (UCL); Dr. Larne Abse Gogarty, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL; and Dr. Kevin Lotery, Art, Art History and Film, Boston College— “Not Now” begins in November 2023 with two closed workshops and culminates in a public symposium in June 2024. The convening aims to reframe conventional accounts of the emergence of fascism and antifascism in the US. 

AWARE (Archives of Women Artists Research & Exhibitions)
$95,000
Paris, France
2023

To support Building Constellations, an initiative that includes the creation of a global network of artists, curators, scholars, and activists fostering the inclusion of women and non-binary artists within academic and institutional fields, as well as a two-day international convening with network members to be held in Paris in fall 2024, followed by a half-day public event. Modeling collaborative and inclusive practices in its implementation through the introduction of new methodologies, horizontal learning, and knowledge transmission, the project’s outcomes will be shared through website postings, newsletters, and the social media channels of partnering organizations as well as arts-related mailing lists. 

V&A East
$74,790
London, UK
2023

To contribute to V&A East Talks: Back-to-Back, a series of conversations among artists, designers, curators, and local community stakeholders organized by the Victoria & Albert Museum to gather local audiences, and in particular youth communities, for two new sites in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, East London, collectively known as V&A East. To be held in East London between February and November 2024, events will include conversations, handling sessions with objects, performances, and participatory workshops. Recordings and other digital content created from these events will be presented on the V&A’s online platforms and at the V&A East storehouse and museum after their opening in 2025.  

SAVVY Contemporary
$175,000
Berlin, Germany
2023

To support a research, learning, and community project that centers counter-hegemonic narratives to American colonization and imperialism engaging local and international artists from Indigenous, Black, brown, queer, and trans backgrounds. Recognizing the importance of oral histories and embodied experiences to decolonizing and community-building efforts, the participating artists make sonic contributions to the program, which also includes performances, workshops, and interdisciplinary conversations with curators and scholars. Sessions are recorded and shared via SAVVYZAAR, SAVVY Contemporary’s radio station, which broadcasts locally in Berlin and Potsdam, Germany, and globally via SAVVYZZAR’s website. 

Moderna Museet Stockholm
$75,000
Stockholm, Sweden
2023

To support Seven Rooms and a Garden at the Moderna Museet Stockholm. The exhibition reconsiders American art histories of the Moderna Museet’s collection through the lineages and methodologies that shape Rashid Johnson’s work. Across seven rooms and a garden, Johnson poses the question: How do you live in a collection? He proposes that we regard the Moderna Museet’s collection as a home, an intimate space in which, seen and unseen, there occur seemingly insignificant acts and fleeting moments of happiness, pain, longing, rest, anxiety, loss, and fulfillment. Moderna Museet is publishing various printed and online materials that provide broad access to the research and content of Seven Rooms and a Garden.

Contemporary And
$86,000
Berlin, Germany
2022

To support three-day critical writing workshops for thirty emerging art writers in Atlanta and Dallas focusing, respectively, on Black and Latinx perspectives. The workshops address arts writing and reporting and offer the possibility to publish texts in Contemporary And (C&); they provide concrete tools to participants and engage with questions linked to local contexts. They are followed by a six-month mentoring program connecting eight mentee participants with local and international art writers with the aim of to expanding professional networks and providing opportunities for knowledge and experiencesharing from various local and global perspectives. 

Whitechapel Gallery
$66,000
London, United Kingdom
2022

To support Action / Gesture / Paint: A Global Story of the Women of Abstraction 1940–1970 at the Whitechapel Gallery, the Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles, and the Castello di Rivoli. This exhibition celebrates, on a global scale, the often lesser-known women artists of the mid-twentieth-century art movement known as Abstract Expressionism. A scholarly catalogue accompanies the exhibition.  

Musée Picasso Paris
$80,000
Paris, France
2022

To support Faith Ringgold at Musée Picasso Paris. This exhibition surveys the career of Faith Ringgold (b. 1930), focusing on her relationship with France, the city of Paris, and particularly with Pablo Picasso. Ringgold’s work formulates ideas that engage in dialogue with Picasso’s work as a counterpoint to it. A catalogue accompanies the exhibition.