2019 Creative Engagement Grant – Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

Creative Engagement is an arts funding program that provides seed grants to individual artists and nonprofit organizations for projects and activities that offer Manhattan communities diverse artistic experiences. Each year, the program supports over 150 arts projects in Manhattan, including concerts, performances, public art, exhibitions, screenings, festivals, workshops, readings and more. Through this grant program LMCC will award over $600,000 for projects in neighborhoods from Inwood to the Battery taking place between January 1–December 31, 2020.

The program funding provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs’ Greater New York Arts Development Fund, and the New York State Council on the Arts’ (NYSCA) Decentralization program.

In the category of Visual Arts/New Media, Nandini Bagchee has been awarded the grant for Activist Estates: An Alternate History of Real Estate in Loisaida. Activist Estates is an exhibition designed by the architect Nandini Bagchee in collaboration with the curators at the Loisaida Center that charts the history of social movement spaces in the Lower East Side and brings the multiple participants of these movements to narrate and share their
experiences via interactive displays.

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