Anthony Roth Costanzo, Missy Mazzoli, Nico Muhly Headline Works & Process’ Virtual CommissionsBy David Salazar
(Credit: Marylene Mey)
Works & Process at the Guggenheim has announced that it will be granting $40,000 in commissioning funds to major artists that have featured in its programs over the years via Virtual Commissions.
The aim of the Virtual Commissions program is for the artists to create new works, all less that five minutes in length, that will be showcased on the organization’s social media accounts every Sunday and Monday starting on April 19, 2020.
Opera lovers may recognize Anthony Roth Costanzo, Missy Mazzoli, and Nico Muhly among the artists commissioned, but they are among a large pool of creators that also includes Evita Arce, Ephrat Asherie, Brandon Stirling Baker, LaTasha Barnes, Hope Boykin, Brian Brooks, Rena Butler, Chris Celiz, Dylan Crossman, Machine Dazzle, Michelle Dorrance, Tom Gold, John Heginbotham, Michael R. Jackson, John Jarboe, Gabrielle Lamb, Pontus Lidberg, Ryan McNamara, Andrea Miller, Calli Quan, Jamar Roberts, Anthony Rodriguez, Penny Saunders, Claudia Schreier, Dan Siegler, Conrad Tao, and Omari Wiles.
Confirmed collaborations include Joshua Bergasse and Sara Mearns, Nora Brown and Caleb Teicher, Nathan Bugh and Gaby Cook, Alejandro Cerrudo and Ana Lopez, Adrian Danchig-Waring and Joseph Gordon, Larry Keigwin and Nicole Wolcott, Ashley Laracey and Troy Schumacher, Carson Murphy and Nicholas Van Young, Michael Novak and Josh Prince, and Kamala Sankaram and Preeti Vasudevan.