Arts & Culture Projects

Read about grantees who have received funding for their Arts & Culture project from a Pollination Project grant.

Patrick Scorese – Live Art as Effective Activism: A Symposium


Patrick Scorese Allison Brzezinski, Nikita Chaudhry are the organizers of the project “Live Art as Effective Activism: A Symposium”, located in Brooklyn, NY. The symposium on contemporary performance and activist efficacy aims to foster an open and critical exchange of ideas to refine creative, collaborative, and nonviolent approaches to activism [...]

Lisa Aissaoui – AfroShoot


AfroShoot is a platform with the mission to foster the conversations between sub-Saharan and North Africa, between the continent and its diaspora to reach out to the world and share unseen narratives to the mainstream while supporting photographers and nurturing a new synergy. African photographers are under-represented. Medias are western-centred [...]

Jasmine Fuego & Abrah Dresdale – Regenerative Design For Change Makers


The Regenerative Design for Change Makers (RDCM) training in Oakland, California, facilitated by social permaculture teachers and performance artists uses the regenerative design process, mindfulness techniques, and artistic ritual to support the development of change making projects within a 'Social Design Lab.' Through this project, a curated group of participants, [...]

Black History 101 Mobile Museum – 5th Element Collectors and Curators Society


The 5th Element Collectors and Curators Society is the first educational outreach initiative of the Black History 101 Mobile Museum. In the summer of 2018, Black History 101 Mobile Museum founder Khalid el-Hakim will facilitate a series of workshops for high school students in the city of Kalamazoo, MI focusing on the various things students collect.

Maya Diaz-Villalta – Naturalmente Indigena


 Naturalmente Indigena is a youth-led project that aims to organize activities to maintain our connection to Mother Earth, indigenous ceremony, and promoting advocacy and awareness of environmental and indigenous causes. Naturalmente Indigena's goal is to have children of color connect with their culture and environment, and encourage higher education.

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