MFA Photo/Video Faculty Members Win Creative Capital Awards!

Faculty members, Laura Parnes and Eva and Franco Mattes are recipients of the 2016 Creative Capital Awards, which support projects in the arts that are “bold, innovative and genre-stretching.” 

Each awardee receives up to $50,000 in direct funding as well as access to professional workshops and expertise valued at an additional $45,000. Only 46 projects were chosen from a nationwide pool of 2,500 proposals.

Emerging Fields Category

Laura Parnes, Tour Without End

Laura Parnes, Tour Without End

Laura Parnes won for Tour Without End, a multi-platform project resulting in a film, video installation and web-based archive of local musicians and venues in New York City.

 

Eva and Franco Mattes, Fukushima Texture Pack

Eva and Franco Mattes, Fukushima Texture Pack

Eva and Franco Mattes won for Fukushima Texture Pack, a publicly-accessible collection of surface textures based on photographs taken in the radioactive Fukushima Exclusion Zone.