2006 INDEPENDENT PROJECT AWARDS

MAREK CHOLONIEWSKI, POLAND
School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Experimental Sound Studio, Chicago, IL

To support Mr. Choloniewski, Associate Professor at the Krakow Academy of Music, to lecture at several organizations in Chicago and to hold master classes and concerts together with Chicago musicians and composers.

GROUP 2012, RUSSIA
Eidelon Culture, Brooklyn, NY

To support Yuri Elik, Elena Elik and Gosha Solntzev of Group 2012 to further develop their science-based, interactive, multi-media project Contact with the Micro-World in preparation for an exhibition.

ROBERT LISEK, POLAND
University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX

To work with the University�s Story Lab and the Institute for Interactive Arts and Engineering on his project Supermind.org, an experimental software space that will include a chat room and live audio stream through which users can voice their ideas.

JACEK LUMINSKI, POLAND
Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, Fort Lee, NJ

To support a four-week residency as guest choreographer where he will create a new work that will be presented at the Harlem School of the Arts and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

PETKO PETKOV-DOURMANA, BULGARIA
Harvestworks, New York, NY

To support a residency during which Mr. Dourmana will develop a project for cell phones and other personal mobile communication devices that employs Bluetooth technology to consider the demolished mausoleum of Georgi Dimitrov in Sofia.

SODJA ZUPANC LOTKER, CZECH REPUBLIC
Phoenix Theatre Ensemble, New York, NY

To support Ms. Lotker�s work as dramaturge in the collaborative development of a theatrical production of Tears to Lie Upon, a new play that will deal with child abuse.