2016 Kresge Artist Fellows announced

Kresge Arts in Detroit has announced their Artist Fellows for 2016, in the categories of Film & Music and Live Arts. 

“From emerging practitioners to renowned anchors of Detroit’s artistic community, the 2016 Kresge Artist Fellows exemplify the exceptional talent, vision, and dedication that have always defined Detroit’s artists and creative communities,” says Michelle Perron, director of Kresge Arts in Detroit.

Here is the complete list of 2016 fellows, who will each be awarded an unrestricted $25,000:


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Film and Music Fellows. Courtesy of the Kresge Foundation
Christopher Jon Alexander, Documentary/Fiction Hybrid Filmmaker
Chi Amen-Ra, Percussionist      
Mahogany Jones, Hip Hop Artist
Marion Hayden, Jazz Musician  
Danny Kroha, Musician, Performer
Oksana Mirzoyan, Screenwriter, Director
Joshua Mulligan, Animator        
Sterling Toles, Composer, Producer         
Pamela D. Wise, Composer, Performer                                                     


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Live Arts Fellows. Courtesy of the Kresge Foundation
Biba Bell, Choreographer, Dancer
jessica Care moore, Interdisciplinary Poet
Corazon del Pueblo (collaborative), Folk Dance, Choreography
L05, Live Media Artist, Performer
Jimbo Easter, Performance Artist
Shaun S. Nethercott, Playwright
Red Stowall, Choreographer, Dancer
Ralph Taylor, Carnival Body Puppet Artist, Performer

Please enjoy some videos featuring 2016 Kresge Fellows: 

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