Influential Social Practice Art Fellowship Program Shuts Down Because of Covid-19

A Blade of Grass 2020 fellows clockwise from top left: Cannupa Hanska Luger; A Burning Church Project; Rosalind McGary; Papel Machete; Alfredo Salazar-Caro; Tornillo: The Occupation Coalition; Taja Lindley; and Hidden Voices. The New York–based nonprofit A Blade of Grass , which has supported the production of socially-engaged artworks through funded fellowships, has announced a significant restructuring of its operations and program as a result of financial challenges precipitated by the pandemic. In a sign of the health crisis’s impact on small arts nonprofits, the organization will end its fellowship program, with the artist fellows named in March 2020 […]

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