GIA 2011 Talk Back Series

November 10, 2011 by vilcekfoundation
Hello all, My name is Brian Cavanaugh and I am the New Media & IT Coordinator at the Vilcek Foundation. As an artist and techie, I am always on the lookout for new uses of media and innovative techniques that … Continue reading → Read More...
November 3, 2011 by vilcekfoundation
Hello everyone! My name is Anne Schruth and I have the pleasure of working directly with individual foreign-born artists as they design and implement cultural events and exhibitions in the Vilcek Foundation’s gallery space. I am thrilled for this opportunity … Continue reading → Read More...
October 31, 2011 by vilcekfoundation
Hello and welcome back to GIA 2011 Talk Back series! As the Executive Director of The Vilcek Foundation and guest blogger for Talk Back, I invite you to join my colleagues and me at The Vilcek Foundation, in a conversation … Continue reading → Read More...
June 20, 2011 by paulbrest
In 2004, I worked with Independent Sector to draft a statement, unanimously endorsed by its Board of Directors, that called on funders (1) to opt for general operating support when the goals of the two organizations are “substantially aligned,” and … Continue reading → Read More...
May 22, 2011 by Alexis
1 out of 3 boys born to African American families today will likely to go to jail. Black men are 8% of the population in the United States and comprise 3% of college undergraduates and 48% of prison inmates. 1 … Continue reading → Read More...
May 17, 2011 by Alexis
This weekend in LA, I went to see Art in the Streets — the exhibit on graffiti and street art at the Museum of Contemporary Art — a brilliant meditation and documentation of graffiti as an art form from the … Continue reading → Read More...
May 11, 2011 by Alexis
My current work considers the role that culture – namely visual imagery – has on reinforcing and perpetuating racial stereotypes and biases in our minds.  Our think tank, American Values Institute (AVI) is a consortium of researchers and social change … Continue reading → Read More...
May 9, 2011 by Alexis
Hello GIA and thanks for welcoming me into your community! The Talk Back Series marks an important milestone for me — my very first blog post!  This happens to be mildly ironic to me since I am neither an artist … Continue reading → Read More...
March 31, 2011 by isaacbutler
Cue BATMAN Announcer Voice: Meanwhile in the visual arts! In 1996, following the michegas with the NEA-4 and Robert Mapplethorpe, art critic Eleanor Heartney penned the essay Out of the Ivory Tower about the social responsibility of art critics. Its … Continue reading → Read More...
March 29, 2011 by isaacbutler
I had this provocative post all planned out today, one in which I said (insincerely, I should add) that you Grantmakers should just stop giving money to large institutions. The plan was to use a bit of a rhetorical post … Continue reading → Read More...