Creative Capital Offers More to 2012 Film/Video and Visual Arts Grantees

Creative Capital announces the 2012 film/video and visual arts grantees, which amounts to “46 adventurous projects representing 56 artists,” according to the organization’s website. What’s new this year is Creative Capital’s expanded service-based offerings, including a mentoring team for each project and benefits such as business and financial advice and PR support.

Creative Capital goes on to say, “For the 2012 grantees, Creative Capital will provide up to $50,000 in direct project funding, plus advisory services valued at more than $40,000. With the addition of the 46 new grantees, Creative Capital will have committed nearly $25 million in financial and advisory support to artists since 1999, including nearly $3 million in 2011 alone.”

The 2012 Creative Capital grantees in Film/Video are: Cam Archer, Robert Bahar & Almudena Carracedo, Amy Belk & Matt Porterfield, Brad Butler, Lucien Castaing-Taylor & Véréna Paravel, Eric Dyer, Daniel Eisenberg, Yance Ford, Brian L. Frye & Penny Lane, Sonali Gulati, Kenneth Jacobs, Nina Menkes, Akosua Adoma Owusu, Brian Pera, Rick Prelinger, Michael Robinson, Mark Elijah Rosenberg, Norbert Shieh, Stacey Steers, Deborah Stratman, Jesse Sugarmann, Christopher Sullivan and Jake Yuzna.

The 2012 Creative Capital grantees in Visual Arts are: Janine Antoni, Raven Chacon & Nathan Young, Patty Chang, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Theaster Gates, Ken Gonzales-Day, Taraneh Hemami, Tahir Hemphill, Simone Leigh, Eric Leshinsky & Zach Moser, Phillip Andrew Lewis, Carlos Motta, My Barbarian (Malik Gaines, Jade Gordon & Alexandro Segade), The Propeller Group (Matt Lucero & Tuan Andrew Nguyen), Teri Rofkar, Paul Rucker, Connie Samaras, Lisa Sigal, Jim Skuldt, Kerry Tribe, Joan Waltemath, Women (Scott Barry & Neil Doshi) and Amy Yao.

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Feature Image: Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen, A Void, One out of 11 re-enactments: Loving Care, 1992-96, Janine Antonini, 2007

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