ArtsLink International Fellowships​: US Projects

2009 Participants

The project award was to support choreography and direction of the play Tanya-Tanya by contemporary Russian playwright Olga Mukhina for performance at Towson University and the Center for International Theatre Development.


The project award was to support the creation of a land art sculpture for permanent display at Griffis Sculpture Park and an indoor installation called The Unknown Landscape for an exhibition held at Gallery 234 at Buffalo State College.



A former ArtsLink grantee, SPACES is an artist-run gallery that provides artists with the freedom to experiment with new processes and ideas. Mr. Papcún met with numerous artists, architects, professionals from major museums and universities as well as engineers, urban designers and councilmen. He gave presentations of his work at SPACES, the Czechoslovak Society for Arts and Sciences, and Miami and Kent State Universities, and prepared a new sculptural work that was exhibited at SPACES and a site-specific installation at an empty house and lot in Slavic Village, Cleveland. He also developed ideas for other projects and installations reflecting his experience in Cleveland.


St. Petersburg

The project award was to support performances by YGO members Alexey Plyusnin, Yuri Elik and Tatiana Kalmykova of a multimedia project based on Russian Znamenny Raspev chants and participation in a collaborative multimedia and recording project.


CalArts specializes in interdisciplinary, contemporary art and encourages students to respond to the complexity of political, social and aesthetic questions with informed, independent judgment. Ms. Ptakauskaitė attended playwriting, acting, directing and dramaturgy classes and participated in discussions and readings. She worked closely with Erik Ehn at CalArts and with the Center Theater Group to develop techniques and ideas for new work. She was introduced to the LA theatrical community and dramaturged a script by the award-winning young playwright Ameenah Kaplan. Students, faculty and artists benefited from her expertise on scripts, social history and international arts networks.


To support research and development of a new play in a studio retreat workshop during two ten-day residencies at Lark Play Development Center.