FACE Foundation, in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, will support in 2021 a total of five projects presented by cultural institutions in Texas through its Etant donnés Contemporary Art program.
Screening and Installation of Video Works by Michele Magema, a one-night screening of short video works with the Congolese-French artist, presented by Aurora Picture Show in Houston;
Michele Magema, conducted by Aurora Picture Show curator Mary Magsamen, who will receive a Curatorial Fellowship as she researches and develops a project with French-Congolese artist Michèle Magema;
Caroline Mesquita: l'amour à la machine, a newly commissioned, site-specific installation by young French sculptor and video artist Caroline Mesquita at the Blaffer Art Museum in Houston;
Frac Bretagne - Art Norac Award, which will benefit from a Curatorial Fellowship supporting the University of Texas at Austin's Visual Art Center Director MacKenzie Stevens in a research trip to France;
and The Politics of Freedom: Claude Cahun and Bouchra Khalili, a research project conducted by Contemporary Art Museum Houston curator Dean Daderko.Read more