CultureSource is proud to announce our 2022-2023 recipients of the Flourish Fund grant program. Six artists were awarded $10,000 to support collaborative projects that are experimental, shared with the public, and embrace contemporary creative possibilities for the future of arts and culture.
In the spirit of embracing contemporary culture at its core and edges, grants were made to artists at various stages of their careers working on multidisciplinary projects that center the visual arts.
The Flourish Fund grant recipients are as follows:
Ajara Alghali, We are Afrique
Project Collaborators: Desmond Love, Melinda Anderson
Benjiman Gaydos, Flint Magazine: Issue 3, Wonder
Project Collaborators: Maia Asshaq, Hatem Imam, Maya Moumne, Julia Yezbick
Danielle Eliska Lyle, Black Detroit: Process of Remembering
Lindsay McCaw, Surveillance is Not Safety
Project Collaborators: Flying Cardboard Theater; Green Chairs, Not Green Lights; Detroit Cantastoria Festival Ensemble
Nathaniel Mullen, Catalog of the Convivial
Project Collaborators: Sean Cote, Bree Gant
Eleanor Oakes, milk and tears
Project Collaborators: Mothers of Michigan
Jurors for the 2023 Flourish Fund were Asia Hamilton, Artist, Founder and Director of Norwest Gallery of Art; Alivia Zivich, Artist and Co-Founder of What Pipeline; Hubert Massey, Artist and Muralist; Marc Schwartz, Arts Advocate and Co-Founder of Art Detroit Now and DLECTRICITY; Ozi Uduma, Assistant Curator of Global Contemporary Art, University of Michigan Museum of Art.