BRAF Interactive Art Grants: Call for Proposals

The Black Rock Arts Foundation is accepting grant proposals from now through March 13th. To give you an idea of the types of projects they fund, here are some words from the site:
“We fund interactive art. We fund art that is accessible to the public, civic in scope and prompts the viewer to act. We like art that can be experienced in more ways than visually. We are fans of art that is meant to be touched, heard or experienced, as well as viewed. We prioritize funding art that involves the audience in its creation and presentation.
Black Rock Arts Foundation gives grants to individual artists or artist collectives that create interactive artworks destined for communities in the world at large; there are no geographic restrictions placed on those who can apply.”
Pictured above is 2008 grant winner The Giving Tree by Archaic Customs. Other 2008 winners include the Sanlun Yishu by Lee Somers and Elisabeth Pellathy:
More information and forms are available on the BRAF site.


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