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Art + Technology Lab Grant

Grants and In-Kind Support to USA, Canada, and International
Artists for Projects Exploring Art and Technology

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Funding Source:

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Deadline Date:

02/25/21 11:59 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $50,000 and in-kind support to USA, Canada, and International individual artists and collectives for experimental art projects that explore ideas in culture and technology. Funding is intended to provide artists with financial support for new projects as well as in-kind contributions from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and private partners in technology and science.

The Art + Technology Lab supports projects that explore artistic applications of emerging technologies and ideas related to technology and culture. The program offers artists and artist collectives financial and in-kind support for new projects, with the help of expert partners from the fields of science, technology, and engineering.

Recipients may also receive in-kind support, such as mentorship, coaching, advice, and exposure to technologies in development at partner organizations, including Hyundai, Snap Inc., YouTube Learning, and SpaceX as well as independent artists and academics working in art and technology from the MIT Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative, and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

While there is a preference for projects that explore emerging technology, prior technological experience or knowledge is not required. Artists who have not used advanced technology in their practice are encouraged to consider how technology applications might build upon and expand the trajectory of their work. 

For additional project preferences, see: http://www.lacma.org/sites/default/files/techlab/2020-12/RFP_2021.pdf#page=3

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178320

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants may provide financial support of up to $50,000 per project to cover artist fees and direct costs, including materials. Recipients may also receive in-kind support, such as mentorship, coaching, advice, and exposure to technologies in development at partner organizations.

Term of Contract:

All costs included in the project budget must be expended during the period of support, typically within 12 months of the initial award.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Art + Technology Lab grants are open to individuals and collectives located anywhere in the world.

Recipients need not be located in or near Los Angeles

Pre-Application Information:

Requests must be submitted electronically via the application portal by 11:59 pm Pacific Standard Time on February 25, 2021.

All applicants will be notified by email regarding the status of their application in April.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:
https://www.formpl.us/form/1807696055

Please submit questions to lab@lacma.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: Alberta;   British Columbia;   Manitoba;   New Brunswick;   Newfoundland and Labrador;   Northwest Territories;   Nova Scotia;   Nunavut;   Ontario;   Prince Edward Island;   Quebec;   Saskatchewan;   Yukon;

Israel

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.

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