Kazua Melissa Vang

2019 Early-Career Project Grant | $8,000

Hmong Ephemera

Vang will create a projected installation of a series of experimental short films entitled Hmong Ephemera, which focuses on the world of caregiving and the complex relationship between the caregivers and those given care.


Forecast has been offering early-career artist grants supported by Jerome Foundation since 1989. In addition to funding, Forecast is dedicated to providing professional development and learning opportunities designed to assist emerging artists as they experiment/ hone their practices, and cultivate careers in the field. Forecast mid- and early-career grants are designed to support independent projects, leadership development, professional development, risk-taking, multidisciplinary approaches, and collaborative problem-solving in the field of public art.