“Knight Foundation Supports Innovation in the Philadelphia Arts with $780,000” on HispanicBusiness.com

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May 12, 2014 - Philadelphia, PA

Excerpted from a press release posted on HispanicBusiness.com 

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation issued the following news release:

Continuing its commitment to promoting growth and innovation in Philadelphia’s cultural community, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation tonight awarded $780,000 to 19 Philadelphia artists and arts groups. . . . 

Chemical Heritage Foundation (http://www.knightfoundation.org/grants/201347012/) ($60,000) To explore the relationship between urban life and public health through a 2013 public art project called “Particle Falls” in Center City Philadelphia. Created by digital media artist Andrea Polli, the piece consisted of a 60-foot video projection, on the facade of The Wilma Theater, of real-time air quality data that dramatically visualized the largely unseen matter existing in polluted air. Read More.

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