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From 2005 through 2008, the Digital Matrix Commissions Program has served as a platform for artists working on web-based technology and interactive projects, providing funding to artists with a strong background and working practice in digital art. Using their technical expertise and artistic skills, they have the potential and vision to create innovative online and/or interactive projects focusing on the themes of survival and resistance, migration and race and gender politics.

Digital Matrix Commissions invited artists to submit proposals for web-based and interactive projects that will be presented on our website and at our Project Room Space at Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos.

Previous commissions have explored how artists have responded to “immigration/migration” as it relates to survival, resistance, and gentrification, and its effects, in particular in a South Bronx context.


2008 marked the final application process for the Digital Matrix Commissions Program.

Open to artists working in both traditional and digital media. Artists of color, women, and Bronx artists are especially encouraged to apply. Must be a resident of the United States and 21 years old or older.

Previous recipients of the Longwood Cyber Residency or Digital Matrix Commissions, full-time graduate or undergraduate students enrolled in any degree program during the commission program residency period, and recipients of any Bronx Council on the Arts’ awards during the same time period: Bronx Recognizes Its Own (BRIO), Bronx Writers Center Fellowship, or Chapter One Fiction Award


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