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The Foundation is exploring new grantmaking in the arts to help tell the history of early Chinese immigrants and the Chinese diaspora in the US, Canada and the UK.  Seed grants are designed to fund new ideas for development of art projects and creative initiatives centered on arts and Chinese heritage across the Chinese diaspora.

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2023 - 2024

Australia

4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art

Enabling artistic research into the historic experience of Chinese people in Australia from the 1850s Gold Rush era

2024

UK

University of the Arts London

Creating a network across academic institutions to engage with art and the history of Chinese immigration

2024

UK

esea contemporary

Producing a podcast series, ‘Voicing the Archive’, with artists exploring narratives of Chinese immigration to the UK

2022 - 2023

US

Wing Luke Museum

Support for a community-based process to plan and design a public art masterplan to interpret the significant stories of the historic sites of the Eng Family Homestead (one of the last remaining and most intact single-family homes in the Chinatown-International District in Seattle) and adjacent Canton Alley.

 

2022 - 2023

US

The Chinese Culture Center San Francisco

Support for a research and community-building project centered on facilitating relationships between multidisciplinary artists and history bearers (descendants, land stewards, family archivists and institutions). The research project will focus on 3 different themes: personal archives, family associations, the history of railroad construction and mining.

2023 - 2024

UK

New Earth Theatre

Initiating research into and creative exploration of the history of forced deportation of  Chinese seamen in Liverpool

2023 - 2025

US

The Houston Asian American Archive

Creating artistic renditions of Chinese diasporic experiences