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ON DISPLAY

Funder: Craig H Neilsen Foundation

Funding period
USD 35 K
Funding amount
Abstract
ON DISPLAY is a multifaceted public art project developed to reference a classical sculpture court featuring performers ranging in age, size, race, disability, and gender as sculptures in a public space alternating between subtle movement and stillness. On cues, performers burst from subtlety into fast, frenetic solos or coordinated group work, sometimes reforming the audience space, and returning to stillness yet again. Invited and unsuspecting audiences are encouraged, through text signage and an open installation plan, to walk through the sculpture court, be still with the sculptures or shift with their movement and capture their personal experience via social media using the hashtag, #ondisplay. This intrinsic engagement with the performers expands an audience member’s reference of disability, inclusion, and beauty. Over an 8 month process, participants will build dynamic movement phrases to insert into the sculpture court, be mentored in movement techniques and performance skills, and acquire valuable methods to accompany their personal physical regiment.ON DISPLAY will offer participants a habitual space to increase their personal confidence in their abilities within a professional paradigm; this created space will naturally influence participants’ daily lives and subsequent interactions as they develop stronger methods of self-care, advocacy skills, and body awareness. With such a focused time to explore their body’s capacity, participants will be challenged to expand the visible narrative of people with an SCI in the public space through compelling performance and repeated testimony and experience sharing. ON DISPLAY is relevant to the Neilsen Foundation mission because it reinforces the viability of people with disabilities, specifically people with a spinal cord injury by asking them to identify and develop their strengths through a rigorously physical process, and ultimately confront heinous stereotyping to create more inclusive environments in real time. Following an ON DISPLAY installation, spaces and institutions expand their investment in the communities they engage and this Arts, Sports, & Recreation Project assists those same institutions to propogate diversity robustly. (CHN: COandI chn:wdg)

 
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USD 374 K
Aggregated funding amount
USD 62 K
Average funding amount
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Year-Round Therapeutic Recreation Programs for People with SCI

Craig H Neilsen Foundation to Courtney Winn

USD 72,000
2017 - 2018
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Self-supporting Network for Rapid Prototyping of Assistive Technology for the Arts

Craig H Neilsen Foundation to Jonas Braasch

USD 100,000
2016 - 2018
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Higher Ground - Adaptive Snowsports Program

Craig H Neilsen Foundation to Kate Weihe

USD 26,150
2016 - 2017
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The Axis Project

Craig H Neilsen Foundation to Alex Elegudin

USD 100,000
2015 - 2017
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Dance Access for Adults

Craig H Neilsen Foundation to Judith A. Smith

USD 40,400
2015 - 2017
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Expanding Disability Sport and Recreation for Students with Disabilities

Craig H Neilsen Foundation to Doug Garner

USD 35,000
2011 - 2011