The artists who made the Renaissance the Renaissance were well-funded by European merchants and city rulers who’d made their fortunes through war, commerce, and taxes.
Today, it doesn’t take multi-generational assets to become a patron. Anyone with a few dollars can support good art now.
And there’s a new opportunity to help.
Filmmaker Leslie Foster has spent the last year working and creating as an art fellow with Level Ground. He and the Level Ground staff have funded the development of eleven experimental films featuring actors living at the intersection of gender, sexuality, and spirituality.
“59” was created to explore the result of constraints on the creative process and to celebrate voices that are often ignored within the film industry and broader society… Production on the final film was completed in March. The full project, which includes people of color, queer, trans, and non-binary artists, will premiere as a gallery installation at the Urban Outfitter’s Gallery (Space 15 Twenty) in Hollywood May 26th – 28th.” —Samantha Curley
59 is due to reach its first gallery showing for this piece within the next two weeks. Click to donate the full cost of the installation, or share any amount available to you.