NEA Awards VBB $20,000 for 2012 Living Room Art Productions

The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded Houston arts org Voices Breaking Boundaries (VBB) a $20,000 grant to develop and produce their Living Room Art series of events that explore and juxtapose the joys, cultures and struggles between Houston, Texas and Karachi, Pakistan.

In October and November, VBB completed its first production: Third Worlds: Third Ward/Karachi. Featuring work by artists Attiya Dawood + Abro Khuda Bux, Nathaniel Donnett, Mushtaq Gazdar, Haya Fatima Iqbal, Autumn Knight, NRITAAL, Samya Arif Khan, Tehmina Mirza + Sana Nasir from Designers United for a Cause, Karachi (D.U.C.K.), Robert Pruitt, Sehba Sarwar, and M’kina Tapscott.

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