Kresge Arts in Detroit has announced their Artist Fellows for 2016, in the categories of Film & Music and Live Arts.
“From emerging practitioners to renowned anchors of Detroit’s artistic community, the 2016 Kresge Artist Fellows exemplify the exceptional talent, vision, and dedication that have always defined Detroit’s artists and creative communities,” says Michelle Perron, director of Kresge Arts in Detroit.
Here is the complete list of 2016 fellows, who will each be awarded an unrestricted $25,000:
FILM & MUSIC FELLOWS:
Film and Music Fellows. Courtesy of the Kresge Foundation
Christopher Jon Alexander, Documentary/Fiction Hybrid Filmmaker Chi Amen-Ra,Percussionist Mahogany Jones, Hip Hop Artist Marion Hayden,Jazz Musician Danny Kroha, Musician, Performer Oksana Mirzoyan, Screenwriter, Director Joshua Mulligan,Animator Sterling Toles, Composer, Producer Pamela D. Wise,Composer, Performer
LIVE ARTS ARTS FELLOWS:
Live Arts Fellows. Courtesy of the Kresge Foundation
Biba Bell,Choreographer, Dancer jessica Care moore, Interdisciplinary Poet Corazon del Pueblo (collaborative), Folk Dance, Choreography L05, Live Media Artist, Performer Jimbo Easter, Performance Artist Shaun S. Nethercott, Playwright Red Stowall, Choreographer, Dancer Ralph Taylor, Carnival Body Puppet Artist, Performer
Please enjoy some videos featuring 2016 Kresge Fellows: