Exploring gender and sexuality through a transgender production of Bizet’s “Carmen” where the performance is set in a minimum-security prison reminiscent of the series “Orange Is the New Black”
Preserving the art of letterpress by creating a space where the community can learn and practice this handmade form of communication
To provide an innovative funding source for the arts by organizing pop-up dinners at arts venues where participants vote on a creative project to support
To promote cutting-edge contemporary art by expanding the reach of Fort Lauderdale's FATVillage Projects Contemporary Art Space, which provides a home for artists to create and present experiential work.
To create Knight Fellowships for graduate students pursuing master of fine arts degrees in Miami, enabling Florida International University to attract America's top young writers to South Florida
To explore art through the perspectives of French and Miami artists during a series of site-specific and new performances that will make up FLA-FRA (Florida-France) in 2014.
Bringing attention to Miami’s hidden musical talents, many of whom have immigrated to the city and have not yet made it to main stage venues, through a collaborative series with established companies and artists
To premier 'GPS Intersect/Open Air,' a project by internationally renowned new media artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer that will transform the Philadelphia night sky into an array of lights through searchlight voice activation via mobile devices
To spur interest in classical music across generations by creating a monthlong series that includes family concerts and educational lectures
To support an evening of poetry and music inspired by Spanish poet and playwright Federico Garcia Lorca, as part of the Al-Bustan Arab Music Concert Series.
To support the production of the Fifth Annual Akron Hip-Hop Showcase, a beloved community event, offering authentic, hands-on arts enrichment and youth development programming
To create a $50,000 New Works Award, for the next two years, that showcases new work of high artistic merit in the visual or performing arts in Miami