Surveying the interstices of art and medicine, death and culture.
Joanna Ebenstein’s Morbid Anatomy Museum may not be for those with faintable hearts and small stomachs. Still, like a full moon, its growing following can’t be denied. From Dracula and the Dark Ages, to jeweled skeletons and postmortem photography, the Museum’s lectures and presentations live up to the institute’s name.
The museum is an ongoing project that excavates and celebrates the obscure, the forgotten, and the macabre. Rogue scholars and academics have given lectures, workshops, and parties to fans and followers from places as diverse as Belgium, Japan, and Mexico.
Being based in a small Brooklyn space, some of the most dedicated misfits will miss out on the museum’s presentations. This AWB grant will help Joanna purchase audio and video equipment for recording high-quality live streams. Then, anyone anywhere in the world will be able to grab a front row seat to each event.
WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING NEW APPLICATIONS UNTIL JANUARY 10, 2022!
We are working hard to catch up on 1000s of applications. Please do not add to the pile of awesomeness right now.
Any applications submitted between August 24, 2021 and January 9, 2022 will not be reviewed, and no responses will be sent.
To be clear: Apply on January 10, 2022, and not one day earlier, because we don’t want to miss your awesome idea!
See you next year.
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