Velocity Fund Announces 2022 Grantees
August 20, 2022
For 2022, The Velocity Fund has announced the results of its fifth year of re-granting. Twelve new Philadelphia-based art projects will be awarded $5,000 each.
Chosen from a diverse field of over 155 applicants, this year’s grantees proposed a wide range of projects – a digital community archive by Disabled people, public sculptures exploring Philadelphia’s radical Queer past, a performance art work at a recycling facility, a video synthesis workshop, an immersive theater production, a collaboration with high school students, a storytelling project about Philadelphia’s local fish, an experimental short documentary on the historic Black business corridor in West Philadelphia.