NEA Awards PICA $105,000 for TBA:10!


TBA:09 Audiences for 2009 NEA Masterpieces Grant Recipient Erik Friedlander.
Photo: Wayne Bund.

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA) is the proud recipient of three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), in support of the 2010 Time-Based Art Festival! These awards recognize the artistic excellence and community impact of PICA’s Festival programming. The NEA granted funding to PICA in the following fields:
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence
FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Presenting
$50,000

To support the Time-Based Art Festival and related educational activities. The ten-day festival will feature local, national, and international artists working in dance, theater, music, visual art, film, and multidisciplinary forms.
CATEGORY: American Masterpieces
FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Presenting
$35,000

To support the presentation of The Wooster Group’s THERE IS STILL TIME..BROTHER, an installation/performance work. Activities of this project will be part of the 2010 Time-Based Art Festival.
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence
FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Dance
$20,000

To support the presentation of dance artists John Jasperse Company and Jérôme Bel. In partnership with the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, the presentations will take place at the Time-Based Art Festival in Portland, Oregon, and the Philadelphia Live Art Festival in Philadelphia.
Thank you NEA! We’ll announce our full TBA:10 lineup this coming week, so stay tuned for your first look at September’s Festival…

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One Response to NEA Awards PICA $105,000 for TBA:10!

  1. marc says:

    that’s great!

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