The New York Foundation for the Arts is accepting applications for The NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre. Description: The NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre provides grants to encourage and support the creation of digital, film, music, television, and live theatre content that reflects the voices and perspectives of all who identify as women.
Julia Barry with co-organizers Rev. Adriene Thorne, Dusty Francis, and Dionne McClain-Freeney Julia Barry, along with co-organizers Rev. Adriene Thorne, Dusty Francis, and Dionne McClain-Freeney, is the creator of “Habitat: Home,” a nationwide community-building project powered by art. Through collaborative making and multidisciplinary performances about ‘home,’ artists and residents across America work toward a more peaceful, healthy country. Julia is based in Brooklyn, New York and has been a Fractured Atlas member for almost a year.
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by Molaundo Jones, Social Media Specialist at Fractured Atlas Eva Steinmetz, co-creator of “The Boy Project” Eva Steinmetz is co-creator of “The Boy Project,” a theater piece in which Philadelphia boys ages 12–15 imagine their futures as men. Eva is based in Philadelphia and has been a member of Fractured Atlas since November 2017. “The Boy Project” currently has a fundraising campaign running on our crowdfunding site, Fundraising by Fractured Atlas.
Stewart Wilson, creator of Personaland, in a Motion Capture suit (for CGI) Stewart Wilson is creator of “Personaland,” an online global community that is dedicated to supporting artists of all media. “Personaland” is hosted by “the Personas,” a collection of over 31,000 individual digital sculptures designed by Stewart. He was inspired to create “Personaland” through a chance meeting at Artwell with game designer, Kwame Antwi. Using 21st century digital technologies, “the Personas” have come alive in their world and can interact with an international community.
Are you an artist or creative looking to execute a project? Has someone told you that you or your arts organization should be fiscally-sponsored? Are you curious about “physical sponsorship”? Does fiscal sponsorship make you a nonprofit? What even is fiscal sponsorship and why is it relevant for artists?
Tax season is fast approaching! It’s been a year since the new tax law was passed. We’ve received numerous questions from our projects about its impact and now we have the scoop. In this article, you will get a basic overview of the New Tax Law’s adjustment to the Pass-through Deduction and great tips as you prepare to file your 1099. Fractured Atlas recently had the pleasure of speaking with Rus Garofalo, President of Brass Taxes, about what to expect this filing season with the new tax law.
**For a more in-depth look at different ways for artists to raise money, check out this article. In it, we cover crowdfunding, general support, recurring support, and grants. In this article, we will dive into the similarities and differences between general fundraising and crowdfunding. Yes — they are two separate things! Both different avenues for raising the funds you need to get your art on track. We will go through the best instances for using each platform and how they work in their own unique fashion.
Photo by LinkedIn Sales Navigator on Unsplash It’s easy to think that, thanks to the Internet, our services are 100% accessible, but that’s just not the case. The D/deaf and hard-of-hearing community are still underserved by online video and audio providers, and many websites are still not friendly to screen readers used by people who are blind or low vision. There are still a variety of barriers to using Fractured Atlas’s services, but we’re working on it, and thanks to our time during All Hands and our work with Equity Quotient, we’re growing our understanding and implementation of access.
If you haven’t yet heard of Void Academy, we’re excited to make the introduction. Void Academy strives to make an impact in the art world by providing free and affordable resources to help artists sustainably fund their work and make a living. Their first free online course Fundamentals of Crowdfunding offers insights into the history of crowdfunding, how to set yourself up for success before you launch a campaign, and more. It is a valuable guide for any artist looking to use crowdfunding as a tool to fund their work. (And keep reading to learn how Fractured Atlas members can access other Void Academy courses at discounted rates.)
When you’re setting up a crowdfunding campaign, one of the first decisions that you’ll make is setting your goal, the amount of money that you want to raise. This decision can have far-reaching consequences and is often where the campaign lives or dies.