Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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'Renegade' series

To support the opening and closing productions of the University Musical Society's (U.M.S.) "Renegade" series, celebrating the artist Phillip Glass through the production of "Einstein on the Beach", as well as a Michael Tilson Thomas residency

+Acumen

To build +Acumen, an online leadership academy to train social entrepreneurs with targeted outreach in four Knight communities.

12 'Zines

To engage Detroiters in the city's history by creating a series of 'zines that explore the city's people and places

143FM

To create a series of drive-through audio collages of the city by installing hyper-local radio stations continuously broadcasting on the same frequency

2015 Eastern Market District Plan

To complete a planning process with longstanding and new stakeholders, to leverage and build upon infrastructure improvements of Detroit's central open-air market - ultimately improving Detroit's core city vibrancy.

3D Art Installation for the Web

To support an artistic project by OpenEnded Group that combines 3D visualizations with personal testimonies, showcasing a unique cross-section of Detroit, to be presented as an installation and on the Web using the emerging WebGL framework.

6th Street Dance Studio/WholeProject

To build connections between the urban dance communities in Miami and Detroit through master classes in each city and via video conferencing, anchored by Hardcore Detroit and Miami's 6th Street Dance Studio/Whole Project.

A Host of People

To celebrate the do-it-yourself movement in both food and the arts by creating a site-responsive theater piece performed in community gardens around the city

AMP Camp

To fuel new ideas for the classroom by providing digital media teachers with a three-day artists' retreat and a year-round network of support

ART Laboratory

To challenge modern perceptions of puppetry by bringing together four Detroit organizations for puppet theater productions

ARTLAB J

To support Detroit Dance City Festival, a three-day celebration that provides an opportunity for local and national artists to present their work and strengthen ties in Detroit's dance community

Allied Media Projects

To expand the annual Allied Media Conference to include a full music showcase, further exploring the intersection of art and social change

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