• NUTS! The Story of the Goat Testicle Impotence Cure & More!

    Before Viagra there were goat testicle transplants, men w/ dreams & one unlikely hero. The stranger-than-fiction tale of John Brinkley!

    Penny Lane (2012 Film/Video) is fundraising for her CC Project "NUTS!" which tells the story of John Brinkley, who in 1917 cured impotence via goat testicle transplant; was elected Governor of Kansas; & invented the infomercial. And that's just the tip of the iceberg!

  • The Genius of Caring: an interactive documentary

    Has your life been touched by Alzheimer's? Portraits of caregivers and a community connected through compassion.

    Banker White became a Film/Video Awardee in 2008 with "WeOwnTV." Now, he's fundraising for The Genius of Caring, a web based interactive story sharing project that features documentary portraits of family caregivers of those living with Alzheimer’s and related dementias.

  • SUNSET - a first-person videogame thriller

    Explore a luxurious penthouse apartment against the backdrop of violent revolution in a fictional South American metropolis.

    Tale of Tales (2006 Emerging Fields) received a Creative Capital Award for "The Path." Now, they're fundraising for "Sunset," a narrative-driven first-person videogame that takes place in a single apartment in a fictional South American city in the early 1970s.


    A show about being all wrapped up in each other – Thank You For Coming

    Faye Driscoll is a 2013 Performing Arts Awardee now seeking support for her Creative Capital Project "Thank You For Coming." This dance piece is a trilogy that reflects how our bodies and stories relate to and depend on one another.

  • Wild Times

    Wild Times explores wildness in contemporary life via new media, social engagement, and a 2,650 mile hike.

    Susan Robb (2013 Emerging Fields) is fundraising for her Creative Capital Project "Wild Times." Robb will embark on a 5-month, 2,650-mile hike from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail and ultimately ask her audience "to seek out and explore their own wildness."

  • ART AND CRAFT, a feature documentary

    When one of the most prolific art forgers in US history is finally exposed, he must confront the legacy of his 30-year con.

    Sam Cullman became a 2008 Film/Video Creative Capital Awardee with his Academy Award-nominated film "If A Tree Falls."He and co-director Jen Grausman are now creating "Art and Craft,"a documentary about "one of the most prolific art forgers in US history," Mark Landis.

  • Fire Underground-the continued International Adoption Crisis

    Fire Underground addresses the continued adoption crisis that leaves countless abandoned children unable to enter our shores

    Donna Uchizono (2002 Performing Arts) became a Creative Capital Artist for her project "The Salon Project." Now, she's seeking support for a new evening-length work titled "Fire Underground," inspired by Uchizono's personal struggle with adoption.

  • Damn the Man, Save the Rex!

    Reviving one of Ghana's oldest cinema houses into an alternative creative space for art, music, and film

    Akosua Adoma Owusu is a 2012 Creative Capital grantee in the Film/Video field for her upcoming film "Black Sunshine." She is raising funds to revive "one of Ghana's oldest cinema houses into an alternative creative space for art, music, and film."


    The theater of flight and impact, physics and courage, powered by pure adrenaline. The story of action by the people who live it.

    Elizabeth Streb is a Creative Capital Performing Arts grantee from the year 2000. Her Creative Capital project, "Action Heroes," featured "extreme action works derived from classic stunts." She is raising funds for a new project, "Forces," which "tells the story of Action."

  • WOLF

    WOLF: 3rd performance in The Unreliable Bestiary - a show for every letter of the alphabet, each letter an endangered species.

    Deke Weaver is a 2009 Performing Arts grantee for "The Unreliable Bestiary," an ark of stories about animals, our relationships with them and the worlds they inhabit. He is raising funds to support the third performance in this project, WOLF.


    Thanks to your participation, this campaign is a success! You can still help get the film out. Please join us: www.citizenkoch.com

    Carl Deal & Tia Lessin received a Creative Capital grant in 2008 for "Trouble the Water," a documentary about Hurricane Katrina. They are raising funds to finish and distribute their new film, "Citizen Koch," which takes on the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling.

  • W.A.N.T: Weaponized Adorables Negotiation Team book project

    The art of digital living in the PRISM era. An illustrated limited edition Kickstarter-only book for art, tech & theory fans.

    McKenzie Wark received a 2006 grant from the Arts Writers Grant Program (administered by Creative Capital) for "The Situationists: A User's Guide." Now, he and Rachel Law are raising funds for this illustrated book "for art, tech & theory fans."

  • NeoLucida - A Portable Camera Lucida for the 21st Century

    The NeoLucida is a 19th-century optical drawing tool updated for the 21st century.

    Golan Levin is a 2006 Emerging Fields grantee for his project "Observation as Interaction: Eye Contact Systems," a series of large-scale artworks that return a viewer’s gaze.

  • OUR NIXON - Premiere at SXSW & Beyond!

    A new documentary featuring the Super 8 home movies of Nixon's closest aides is about to premiere at SXSW – and beyond!

    Brian L. Frye & Penny Lane (2012 Film/Video) are raising funds to premiere and distribute "Our Nixon," a new documentary featuring Super 8 home movies of those closest to President Nixon.

  • The Genius of Marian: Post-Production

    A documentary film about the tragedy of Alzheimer's disease, the power of art and the meaning of family.

    Banker White is a 2008 Film/Video grantee for "WeOwnTV," an ongoing collaborative media project in Sierra Leone that brings locals into the production process to tell their own stories in their own words.

  • SPLIT ... a film for (and by) kids of divorce

    A candid, poignant, and often humorous film about kids and divorce . . . from the kids' perspective.

    Ellen Bruno (2001 Film/Video grantee) is raising funds to complete "SPLIT," a deeply personal film made in collaboration with children aged 6-12, exploring the often frightening and always life-altering separation of their parents.

  • The Yes Men Are Revolting

    Thanks to you, our campaign has been successful! You can still help make this movie - please donate: http://tinyurl.com/c7qgz59

    Creative Capital funded The Yes Men for their documentary project, "The Yes Men," in our very first grant year (2000). Help them make their next film, "The Yes Men Are Revolting"!

  • Arias With A Twist: The Docufantasy

    A documentary that explores the magical collaboration between performance artist Joey Arias and puppeteer Basil Twist.

    Basil Twist is a 2000 Performing Arts grantee for his puppet theater piece "Dogugaeshi". He is raising funds for "Arias with a Twist: The Docufantasy," a collaboration with performance artist Joey Arias.

  • T-REX

    Claressa “T-Rex” Shields dreams of making Olympic history. This is her story.

    Sue Johnson is a 2000 Emerging Fields grantee and documentary photographer who has been following women boxers training to compete in their first Olympic Games.

  • And lose the name of action

    An evening-length dance by Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People exploring embodied philosophy, neurology, improvisation and ghosts.

    Miguel Gutierrez is a 2009 Performing Arts grantee for his project "Last Meadow," which won two New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Awards in 2010.

  • Stop, the video installation

    Stop, is a video installation of images of youth from Brooklyn & Liverpool who state the multiple times they were stopped by police.

    Dread Scott is a 2001 Visual Arts grantee for his project "Lockdown".

  • Trimpin | The Gurs Zyklus

    A new opera about a French internment camp featuring the sound sculptures of MacArthur "Genius" Trimpin.

    Trimpin (2006 Performing Arts grantee) premiered his Creative Capital-supported project, "The Gurs Zyklus," at Stanford in 2011.

  • Bring Going Green the Wong Way to the Edinburgh Fringe Fest!

    Support Kristina Wong's first international tour! Going Green the Wong Way at the world famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland!

    Help performing artist Kristina Wong get to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival—the Wong way! Kristina is a 2006 Performing Arts grantee for her project "Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest."

  • "Letters From the Big Man" - home video distribution

    Sarah Smith (Lily Rabe), an artist and hydrologist, sets out on a post-fire stream survey, during which she encounters a sasquatch man.

    Christopher Munch is a 2000 Film/Video grantee for his project "The Sleepy Time Gal." He's raising funds to distribute his new film, "Letters from the Big Man," on DVD. "Letters from the Big Man" premiered to critical acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival in 2011.

  • ONLY CHILD - featuring Grace Zabriskie and Amy LaVere

    As a mother searches for her missing daughter, the troubled past they share comes into sharper focus in this noir mystery.

    Help 2012 Film/Video grantee Brian Pera make the second feature-length film in his Creative Capital-supported series, "Woman's Picture." "Only Child" features Grace Zabriskie and Amy LaVere, playing an estranged mother and daughter with a hidden secret between them.

  • Dogugaeshi, Studio Theatre 2012

    Basil Twist's abstract journey of images from ancient and modern Japan, a part of the 100th National Cherry Blossom Festival, 2012.

    Basil Twist is a 2000 Performing Arts grantee for "Dogugaeshi," a puppet theater piece he's raising funds to revive. "Dogugaeshi" will be part of a festival celebrating Twist's work at several cultural institutions throughout Washington, DC, in spring 2012.

  • Restless Eye

    The newest work from David Neumann/Advanced Beginner Group, premiering at New York Live Arts in New York City: March 24 - April 1, 2012

    David Neumann is a 2009 Performing Arts grantee for his project "Big Eater," which premiered at The Kitchen in New York in 2010. He's raising funds to bring his new project "Restless Eye" to New York Live Arts.

  • I Am Secretly An Important Man - theatrical distribution

    I Am Secretly An Important Man is a documentary film about Seattle writer, Jesse Bernstein.

    2000 Film/Video grantee Peter Sillen is raising funds for the theatrical distribution of "I Am Secretly An Important Man," a documentary portrait of Jesse Bernstein, one of Seattle’s most important underground literary voices.

  • The Yes Men Present: The Yes Lab for Creative Activism

    The Yes Men are launching The Yes Lab so activist groups and individuals can carry out creative, media-getting actions of their own!

    The Yes Men are 2000 Emerging Fields grantees for their documentary film, "The Yes Men." We're thrilled that their campaign to help launch The Yes Lab for Creative Activism was such a huge success, raising nearly $15,000!


    Be the CATALYST. Spread MY REINCARNATION, an epic documentary about spirituality, family and destiny...

    Jennifer Fox is a 2000 Film/Video grantee for "FLYING: Confessions of a Free Woman." Her campaign to raise funds for her new documentary "My Reincarnation" was one of the most successful in Kickstarter's history!

  • WeOwnTV - Picturing Independence: A Positive Revolution

    WeOwnTV presents the work of talented young Sierra Leonean storytellers who are creating a new national identity through film.

    2008 Film/Video grantee Banker White's WeOwnTV is truly an amazing project!

  • COLORMEAMERICA multimedia performance

    COLORMEAMERICA is a multimedia project developed by SALT FARMBUTOH VÉRITÉ, based in San Francisco and traveling to the Big Apple.

    Ledoh is a 2006 Performing Arts grantee for "COLORMEAMERICA." We are thrilled to support this incredible work.

  • GRAB: The Exhibition

    Help us fund our first ever exhibition to be held at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.

    Billy Luther is a 2008 Film/Video grantee for the film "GRAB." We are thrilled that his photography exhibition was such a success on Kickstarter!

  • "IdEgo" 20th anniversary season

    Premiering in San Francisco in 2011, Project Bandaloop is creating a major new, highly collaborative, vertical dance work titled "IdEgo

    Project Bandaloop's Amelia Rudolph is a 2000 Performing Arts grantee for the troupe's piece "Crossing," a site-specific performance in the Sierra Nevada range.


    Real? Surreal? Iconic? The album art of Storm Thorgerson is so far deeply embedded in our psyche it's hard to believe it all came from one mind...

    Roddy Bogawa is a 2000 Film/Video grantee for his film "I Was Born, But...," an experimental narrative film exploring the abstract notion of assimilation and the contradictions of those born into the ‘melting pot’ culture of America.