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Cleaning the house a bit more: Shared responsibility

I’d like to pick up on this last sentence of yours Theaster, which I think is gets to the heart of the problem of building good relationships between granters and grantees. The granter is part of an institution, a formal … Continue reading

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Cleaning the House

Ute, Thank you for agreeing to this electric space with me. Such relationship-based topics can be difficult to discuss, especially in plain view. Having courses is a great way to move the conversation forward. I have found that over dinner, … Continue reading

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Invitation: Hello readers and hopefully active commentators!

Theaster and I are looking forward sharing our personal thoughts and experiences about the grantor/grantee relationship with all of you. Hopefully it will be an insightful and, ideally, lively conversation. We encourage all of you to chime in with your … Continue reading

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A Movable Feast: Conversations About the Artist-Grantmaker Relationship around a Virtual Dinner Table

In preparation for their preconference session at this year’s GIA conference in Chicago, Theaster Gates, a 2008 Chicago Artadia Awardee, and Ute Zimmermann, Artadia’s program manager, will reflect upon the artist-grantmaker relationship, its power dynamics and (co-) dependencies, as well … Continue reading

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Welcome to the GIA Guest Blog with Ute Zimmermann and Theaster Gates!

This blog will be starting soon.

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