2002 INDEPENDENT PROJECTS AWARDS

BORIS BAKAL, CROATIA and KATARINA PEJOVIC, SLOVENIA
The Kitchen, New York, NY

To support a production of the multimedia performance project Shadow Casters, in collaboration with The Kitchen in the spring of 2003. Bakal and Pejovic will engage an interdisciplinary team of artists who will infiltrate and explore New York City and collaboratively develop site-specific performances, videos, and a website.

JAROSLAW FLICINSKI, POLAND FlipFest logo
Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX

To support Jaroslaw Flicinski in a two-month residency at the Chinati Foundation during which he will interact with other artists at the foundation and realize a site-specific project incorporating a vernacular Marfa dwelling with his large-scale paintings and sound and light installations.

KAI KALJO, ESTONIA
Center for Research in Computing & the Arts, La Jolla, CA

To allow video artist Kai Kaljo to work with CRCA’s director and curator Carol Hobson and to create a new experimental video based on her impressions of the United States. The new work will be presented in the U.S. and Estonia.

ANDREJA KULUNCIC, CROATIA
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

To support Andreja Kuluncic in a residency at the Walker to continue work on her multidisciplinary project Distributive Justice. The project involves the creation of an interactive website and international exhibitions dealing with people’s perception of inequalities in the distribution of goods in society. The Walker will host this project in conjunction with their upcoming exhibition on globalization.

COSMIN MANOLESCU, ROMANIA
Dance Alloy, Pittsburgh, PA

To allow dance arts manager Cosmin Manolescu to meet with dance professionals throughout the United States in order to observe non-profit arts management structures in the U.S. and strengthen the relationship between the U.S. and Romanian dance communities. In addition to Pittsburgh, he will observe dance companies and presenting organizations in New York, Philadelphia, and San Francisco.