The Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant for Queer Women(+) Dance Artists is a new $10,000 grant awarded to US-based artists for making cutting-edge dance and movement-based performance work. Women(+): The Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant employs an expansive definition of the word “woman." Queer|Art strongly encourages self-identified women, gender-nonconforming, and non-binary artists to apply. The 2018 grant is administered through Queer|Art by women(+) for women(+), including an intergenerational panel of judges from New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Named in honor of visionary dance curator, critic, and educator Eva Yaa Asantewaa, the grant seeks to highlight the important contributions queer women have made to dance throughout history.
Applications for the Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant for Queer Women(+) Dance Artists are open September 6th – October 21th, 2018. Funds can be requested to support work at any stage of development, from concept to presentation. Qualifying work may be dance and/or movement-based performance work of any format. The awardee will be announced in December 2018. Information on how to apply here.
For questions please contact the Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant Manger, mayfield brooks, at email@example.com.