2005 INDEPENDENT PROJECTS AWARDS

ZELIJKO BLACE, CROATIA
Center for Research in Computing and the Arts/University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA

To support Mr. Blace, Director of the MultiMedia Institute Zagreb, to produce, participate in, and manage a project series titled Silent*Observers (S*O) with artists Natalie Jeremijenko, Kate Rich, Wolfgang Staehle and others.

SEJLA KAMERIC, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
Spiky Art.org & White Box, New York, NY

To support Ms. Kameric’s participation in the exhibition Another Expo: Beyond the Nation-State, curated by Shinya Watanabe at White Box during the 2005-2006 season.

ALVYDAS LUKAS, REMIGIJUS TREIGYS, and GINTAUTAS TRIMAKA, LITHUANIA
The Art Gallery/University of Maryland, College Park, MD

To support the participation of three Lithuanian photographers in a group exhibition, workshop and lecture series curated by Nailya Alexander and Sarah Tanguy. Their work will be shown in concert with US photographers Colby Caldwell, Chris Myers, and Beatrice Valdes Paz.

SVAJONE and PAULIUS STANIKAS, LITHUANIA
White Box, New York, NY

To support an exhibition, scheduled for the fall of 2005, of the graphic and sculptural work of Mr. and Mrs. Stanikas.

CESTMIR SUSKA, CZECH REPUBLIC
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

To support Mr. Suska’s residency and the creation of new sculptural work at the Vermont Studio Center.

ALINA MIKHAYLOVA and VLADIMIR VOLKOV
Brenton Cheng Dance, Oakland, CA

To support Ms. Mikhaylova, a dancer, and Mr. Volkov, a musician, in collaboration with Mr. Cheng, in the creation of a new performance and other public presentations.