The Chicago-based Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts will award a total of $419,000 in grants to organizations to fund 31 projects that explore the role of architecture in arts, culture, and society. The winners, which include museum retrospectives, site-specific commissions, and publications from national and international organizations, were selected from more than 230 submissions representing 24 countries. The winners hail from around the world, including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Mexico City, London, Istanbul, and Beirut.
A handful of the winning projects are listed below, and the full roster can be found here.
Upcoming application deadlines for the next round of grants by the foundation are: grants to individuals (Sept. 15, 2016); Carter Manny Award (Nov. 15, 2016); and grants to organizations (Jan. 25, 2017).
Project: "Are We Human? 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial" (Exhibition)
Organization: Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, Istanbul
Project: Rifat Chadirji: Architecture Photo Index (Publication)
Organization: The Arab Image Foundation, Beirut
Project: In Progress: The IID Summer Sessions (Publication)
Organization: The Architectural Association, London
Project: "Serpentine Pavilion and Summer Houses 2016" (Exhibition)
Organization: The Serpentine Gallery, London
Project: "Pierre Chareau: Modern Architecture and Design" (Exhibition)
Organization: The Jewish Museum, New York
Project: "The Architectural Imagination: US Pavilion, 15th International Architecture Exhibition" (Exhibition)
Organization: Anyone Corporation, New York
Project: "Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive" (Exhibition)
Organization: Museum of Modern Art, New York