2005 ARTSLINK PROJECTS AWARDEES

KRISTEN BAUMLIER and NATHANIEL PARSONS, CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH
Host Country: Macedonia 
$8,000 to support a collaboration between artists Baumlier and Parsons and Macedonian artist Hristina Ivanoska to create an interactive performance installation in a city park in Skopje.

KATHY BREW, NEW YORK, NY 
Host Countries: Russia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic 
$5,500 to support travel to several film festivals to screen selections from The Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival and to view work for possible inclusion in the Mead Festival.

OLIVIA GEORGIA, BRONX, NY 
Host Country: Bulgaria 
$6,000 to support travel by Museum Executive Director Olivia Georgia to identify up to thirty Bulgarian artists for an exhibition of Bulgarian contemporary work planned for the Bronx Museum.

GABRIELA BULISOVA, MT. RAINIER, MD
Host Country: Ukraine 
$9,000 to support artists Bulisova and Tim Hyde with curator Julie Deamer to mount an exhibition with public presentations together with Ukrainian artists Yulia Kostereva and Yuriy Kruchak at the Municipal Museum in Kharkov, Ukraine.

BULL.MILETIC, SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Host Country: Serbia and Montenegro 
$8,000 to support Dragan Miletic and Synne Bull in producing a video to document Belgrade's unique vernacular architecture as well as a compilation of Serbian time-based art for broadcast through San Francisco public access TV.

ROGER COLOMBIK, WIMBERLEY, TX
Host Country: Georgia 
$3,700 to support a collaboration between Colombik, a group of young Georgian artists, and Georgian curator Ketevan Kintsurashvili to develop a public art project utilizing large-scale banners mounted throughout Tbilisi.

MAUREEN CONNOR, NEW YORK, NY
Host Country: Poland 
$4,000 to support Connor’s Personnel 4 project, a site-specific installation in the administrative offices of the Wyspa Institute of Art, a new arts organization located in the Gdansk shipyards.

FREE103POINT9, ACRA, NY
Host Country: Poland 
$6,750 to support a walking tour by Galen Joseph-Hunter, Tom Roe, Damian Catera and Tianna Kennedy of the Warsaw airwaves in and around the Center for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle utilizing broadcast and computer technology to transmit live performances by Polish and American artists.

HARVESTWORKS, NEW YORK, NY
Host Country: Bulgaria 
$3,950 to support an exhibition at Sofia’s InterSpace Media Art Center of selected experimental video and audio work with an accompanying seminar by Harvestworks Director Carol Parkinson and performance by Hans Tammen.

LISA MOREN, BALTIMORE, MD
Host Country: Czech Republic 
$9,000 to support two sixteen-week workshops with students from the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague to explore notions of memory and monument and produce a collaborative film and interactive installations.

NEIGHBORHOOD PUBLIC RADIO, OAKLAND, CA
Host Country: Serbia and Montenegro 
$8,500 to support R. Lee Montgomery and Jon Brumit in developing a mobile media laboratory with kuda.org in Novi Sad, Serbia for producing radio and television content and delivering workshops on audio and video production techniques.

POND, SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Host Countries: Estonia and Serbia and Montenegro 
$5,000 to support Pond Director Marisa Jahn to create a mural with local artists, give a lecture and mount an exhibition of Unfurled: A Public Exhibition of Flags during a residency at MoKS in Mooste, Estonia, and to give a lecture at kuda.org and research venues for Unfurled in Serbia.

JOANNA RACZYNSKA, BUFFALO, NY
Host Country: Poland 
$3,000 to support Raczynska to shoot a 16mm film on life during Communist Poland, conduct research on Polish experimental film and screen a program of US videos at the Center for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw.

TERI RUEB, CAMBRIDGE, MA
Host Country: Estonia 
$3,600 to support the creation of a site-specific sound/media installation in a Tallinn commercial space in collaboration with Estonian artist Mare Tralla.

URSULA SCHERRER and MICHAEL SCHUMACHER, NEW YORK, NY
Host Country: Estonia 
$8,000 to support a residency at Polli Talu Arts Center to produce a multi-media installation utilizing visual and sonic materials collected in the region, and to hold video workshops and demonstrations for children.

AIDA SEHOVIC, BURLINGTON, VT
Host Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina 
$6,000 to support a site-specific commemorative ritual in Tuzla for victims of Srebrinica in collaboration with the Women of Srebrinica Association.

DANIJEL ZEZELJ, BROOKLYN, NY
Host Country: Croatia 
$8,000 to support the creation of a portfolio of graphics relating to the bicycle in collaboration with Croatian artists Stanislav Habjan and Boris Cvjetanovic and the Bicikl Association, and to hold workshops for children to make and print images promoting bicycling.