emergency relief fund

The MMI Emergency Relief Fund Artist Interviews: Aliyah and Maya

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Welcome to the fifth and final installment of MMI’s Emergency Relief Fund Artist Interview series! Today, MMI Works student intern Maya and Relief Fund recipient Aliyah chat about Aliyah’s musical work—an aria titled “opera nera: il retrogrado (Black Opera: The Retrograde).” The piece utilizes expressionistic techniques to highlight her experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic. Aliyah’s […]

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The MMI Emergency Relief Fund Artist Interviews: Jacquez and Andrea

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Welcome to the fourth installment of MMI’s Emergency Relief Fund Artist Interview series! Today, MMI Works student intern Andrea and Relief Fund recipient Jacquez chat about Jacquez’s art featuring a character called Dr. Stone, who makes a vaccine for the Covid-19 (represented as a monster). Jacquez’s art was commissioned through MMI’s 2020 Covid-19 Emergency Relief […]

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The MMI Emergency Relief Fund Artist Interviews: Nadifah and Sydney

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Welcome to the very first installment of MMI’s Emergency Relief Fund Artist Interview series! Today, MMI Works student intern Sydney and Relief Fund recipient Nadifah chat about the art series Nadifah created in response to the effects of self-isolation in quarantine. Nadifah’s series was commissioned through MMI’s 2020 Covid-19 Emergency Relief Fund last May. Take […]

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