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Graham Foundation awards over $500,000 in grants to individuals
Gropius House (Walter Gropius, architect), 1947, Lincoln, MA. Photo by Robert Damora. From the 2013 Graham Foundation Individual Grant to Karla Britton and Pierluigi Serraino for Focus on Modernism: The Architectural Photography of Robert Damora.
CHICAGO, IL.- The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts announced its 2013 Grants to Individuals. This year, over $500,000 has been awarded to 60 projects. The grantees, who represent a diverse national and international community of architects, scholars, writers, artists, designers, curators, and others, were selected after a highly competitive application process from a pool of over 600 submissions. The awards, up to $15,000 each, support publications, exhibitions, films, new media initiatives, public programs, and research that explore innovative and bold ideas in architecture and design.

2013 GRANTS TO INDIVIDUALS

RESEARCH

ALAN B. BROCK-RICHMOND
RT60: The Authenticity of Space through Sound

LARRY BUSBEA
The Responsive Environment: Aesthetics, Design, and Ecology in the 1970s

MARIO CARPO
ANY Reader, 1993-2000

SHEILA CRANE
Inventing Informality

ROMI CRAWFORD
Leaning into the City: The Photographs of Bob Crawford, 1966-1976

ROSETTA SARAH ELKIN
Cultivating Scale: Planting the Desert

MICHAEL J. GOLEC
Poster Work: Graphic Visualization, Collaboration, and the Rural Electrification Administration

BRIAN GROGAN
Memory and Mourning on the Western Front: A Photographic Study of World War I Cemeteries, Memorials, and Commemorative Landscapes

SEAN HEMMERLE & WILLIAM WATSON
Brutal Legacy: Paul Rudolph's Orange County Government Center

FARHAN SIRAJUL KARIM
Dreaming of a Nation: Architecture and Cold War Modernization in Postcolonial Pakistan, 1947-1971

NANCY KWAK
Designing Development: Federal Low-Cost Housing Experiments on Native American Reservations, 1961-1989

RONALD RAEL
Recuerdos\Souvenirs: Memories of the U.S./Mexico Border Wall

FRANCES RICHARD
Physical Poetics: Gordon Matta-Clark and Language

ASIF SIDDIQI & XENIA VYTULEVA
ZATO: Soviet Secret Cities of the Cold War

PHOEBE SPRINGSTUBB
Casino Capitalism: The American City's Stake in Luck

ANTHONY TITUS
Twisted Siblings: Relationships between Contemporary Painting and Digital Architecture

NEYRAN TURAN
Whole-Worlds: Mathias Ungers in the United States, 1968-1976

NADER VOSSOUGHIAN
Ernst Neufert: The Language of Total War

EXHIBITIONS

ANDREW BRYANT & SHUO WANG
[META:HUTONGS]

EDWIN CHAN & PIERO GOLIA
Chalet Hollywood

KALLIOPI DIMOU, SORIN ISTUDOR & ALINA SERBAN
Enchanting Views: Romanian Black Sea Tourism Planning and Architecture of the 1960s and ‘70s

ERIC A. KAHN & RUSSELL N. THOMSEN
Thinking the Future of Auschwitz

ELENA MANFERDINI
Tempera

BRYONY ROBERTS
Inverting Neutra: An Installation at the Neutra VDL Studio and Residences in Los Angeles

BETO SHWAFATY
Foundations of the Design Substance: Cultural Metaphors to Design a New Future

DEBORAH STRATMAN
Subsurface Voids

FILM/VIDEO/NEW MEDIA

PETER BO RAPPMUND
Topophilia

GENE COLEMAN
Sendai Transmissions

CONTEMPORARY CULTURE INDEX:
JAVIER ANGUERA PHIPPS
Taxonomical Times Expansion

ASLIHAN DEMIRTAS
Graft

SAMUEL WAINWRIGHT DOUGLAS
Moving Mountains: Land Arts of the American West

LOVID:
TALI HINKIS-LAPIDUS & KYLE LAPIDUS
iParade#3

STEVE ROWELL
Parallelograms

PUBLIC PROGRAMS

SAM CHERMAYEFF, CLARA MEISTER & JOHANNA MEYER-GROHBREUGGE
A Center for Optimism

OUR LITERAL SPEED:
ABBEY DUBIN, CHRISTOPHER HEUER & MATTHEW JESSE JACKSON
7 March 1965

PUBLICATIONS

PIERRE BÉLANGER
Landscape of Defense: Military Geographies and Altitudes of Urbanization

KARLA BRITTON & PIERLUIGI SERRAINO
Focus on Modernism: The Architectural Photography of Robert Damora

KATHERINE BUSSARD
Unfamiliar Streets: Photographs by Richard Avedon, Charles Moore, Martha Rosler, and Philip-Lorca diCorcia

LUIS M. CASTAÑEDA
The Exhibitionist State: Image Economies of the Mexican "Miracle"

ROBERT DAWSON
Public Library: An American Commons

NICHOLAS DE MONCHAUX
Current Location: Critical and Literal Devices for Twenty-First-Century Cities

SONJA DÜMPELMANN
Flights of Imagination: Powered Aviation and the Art and Science of Landscape Design and Planning

KIM FÖRSTER
The Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies, New York, 1967-1985: Networks of Cultural Production

BEATE GEISSLER & OLIVER SANN
Volatile Smile

DAVID GISSEN
Manhattan Atmospheres: Architecture, the Interior Environment, and Urban Crisis

MARGARET M. GRUBIAK
White Elephants on Campus: The Decline of Religious Architecture in the American University, 1920-1960

PETER HANAPPE, BRUNO LATOUR & ARMIN LINKE
Archivalia: Archive Manifestations of Performative Spaces

ALISON HIRSCH
City Choreographer: Lawrence Halprin and Public Performance in Urban Renewal America

BRADLEY HORN
Architecture from Anything: Contemporary Strategies of Design Pedagogy

FLORIAN IDENBURG & DAVID VAN DER LEER
GUT

IRENA KNEZEVIC
Victory of Literary School X

CHRISTOPH A. KUMPUSCH
Detail Kultur: If Buildings had DNA: Case Studies of Mutations

JIMENEZ LAI
Manifestos, Summits, and Gangs

CASEY MACK
Digested Metabolism: Artificial Land in Japan, 1954-2202

SUSAN MORGAN
Esther McCoy: A Modern Life

MOHSEN MOSTAFAVI
Nicholas Hawksmoor: London Churches

CIRO NAJLE & LLUIS ORTEGA
Suprarural Architecture: Atlas of Rural Protocols of the American Midwest and the Argentinean Pampas

CHRISTOPHER RAWLINS
Fire Island Modernist: Horace Gifford and the Architecture of Seduction

DAVID REINFURT & ROBERT WIESENBERGER
Messages & Means: Muriel Cooper at MIT, 1954-1994

CLAIRE ZIMMERMAN
Photographic Modern Architecture

NEXT GRANTS TO INDIVIDUALS DEADLINE
The submission deadline for the first stage of the two-stage application process is September 15, 2013.









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