Friday, April 18, 2014

ArtSlant announces Georgia Fee Artist/Writer Residency Shortlist

ArtSlant, the global contemporary arts network and magazine, has released its shortlist of applicants for the Georgia Fee Residency, Summer Term 2014. This is a paid, two-month residency that takes place in the Montparnasse neighborhood of Paris.


Rachel Adams, Curator and Writer, Austin, TX
Assaf Evron, Photographer, Chicago, IL
Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, Visual Artist, Brooklyn, NY
Laura Mclean-Ferris, Arts Writer, London, UK / New York, NY
Kelly Fordon, Writer, Detroit, MI
Steve Fossey, Artist and Lecturer, Nottingham, UK
Kaitlin Freewind, Visual Artist, Brooklyn, NY
Shannan Lee Hayes, Installation Artist, Durham, NC
Edgar Mosa, Jeweler and Sculptor, New York, NY
Lorena Muñoz-Alonso, Arts Writer and Critic, London, UK
Jamilee Polson Lacy, Writer and Curator, Chicago, IL
Sara Shaoul, Video and Performance Artist, Brooklyn, NY
Walker Thisted, Video Artist, Chicago, IL
Joseph R. Varisco, Historian and Curator, Chicago, IL
Lindsay Preston Zappas, Visual Artist, Los Angeles, CA

From this shortlist our panel will select the residency recipient, which will be announced in early May.

This is the second year ArtSlant has organized this residency. The residency takes place in July and August; applications for the Winter term (January/February, 2015) will open in July/August.

The Georgia Fee Artist/Writer Residency was established in memory of ArtSlant's Founder who passed away December 8th, 2012. Georgia was dedicated to supporting and investing in young artists and writers, and she had a deep connection with the city of Paris. This residency, which offers artists and writers the opportunity to create work in Paris, has been created in Georgia's memory.

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