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Artis Awards $200,000 in Grants

Artis has announced the winners of $200,000 in grants. This year, the nonprofit, which funds artists from Israel, is supporting projects that will be staged everywhere from Kunstraum Kreuzberg in Berlin to Pelican Bomb in New Orleans. The BALTIC Center for Contemporary Art will receive money for an Omer Fast show opening in March, as will a program featuring art by Noa Ginzburg and Yael Bartana, opening November 2015 at Museo de Antioquia in Medellín, Colombia.

Since 2008, Artis has given out over $1 million in grants for artists and exhibitions in over a dozen countries.

The full list of grant recipients is as follows:


Yael Efrati

Noam Enbar

Guy Goldstein

Tzion Abraham Hazan

Luciana Kaplun

Miki Kratsman

Leigh Orpaz

Sala – Manca Group

Elham Rokni

Dana Yahalomi

Maya Zack

Research and travel grant recipients

Jelle Bouwhuis, curator, Stedelijk Museum

Nathanja van Dijk, independent curator, Amsterdam

Agnieszka Kurant, artist, New York