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- 2016 Rubys Artist Project Grants in Performing Arts and Media Arts
- Deadline to apply is Monday, February 29, 2016 at 11:59pm
RUBYS Artist Update - Performing Arts - Naoko Maeshiba
2015 grantee Naoko Maeshiba received a Ruby to support Subject/Object, a solo performance project that investigates the nature of "self" through deconstruction and redefinition with the use of video, sound, poetry and clowning as the exploration tools. Her first workshop/performance in February sold out. Naoko next heads to the central European country of Slovenia to conduct an artist residency at Kud Mreza, where she will develop the second project installment, “the voice of skin.” Mark your calendars for Naoko’s Rubys-supported performances taking place in May at Baltimore Theatre Project.
The Rubys Artist Project Grant program was established by GBCA in 2013 to support the region’s gems - the local creative community of performing, visual, media and literary artists. Created with the vision and initial funding from the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation, the Rubys value art making at the idea stage and supports local artists here and now.