Grantees

BioSkin: a green building siding inspired by tree bark.  BioSkin is a type of siding for buildings consisting of a system that creates shaded areas on a building's surface just like tree bark does on its own exterior.  By acting like heatsinks the siding blocks excess heat from collecting on the outside of a building.  The bark creates a rough surface that allows for many shaded areas to occur.

I had never been as nervous to present, as I was the day I stood in front of the Corzo Center Grant Competition Panelists. I have presented and conducted training session a plethora of times, but always in a subject matter in which I had a significant amount of experience.

Andrew Dahlgren created ADMK after completing the Local Craft Industries Project, a year-long investigation into the current state of domestic and commercial knitting in the region. Andrew completed this project with a vision of a 21st century textile industry built in Philadelphia utilizing cutting edge knitting technology as a key component.

Webroulette is a web browser that allows people who are visiting the same site at the same time to be able to video chat in real time about what they are browsing.  A webroulette user can scan through the other users who are looking at the same site and open a two-way gateway for instant communication.  A $1,300 grant was awarded to assist with web platform and smart phone program development,

Sukkatash is a film production company that is creating a series of short films that create stories with a new spin on the fairy tale model.  The first film targets not just cinephiles, but also urban music aficionados that may relate to the film's music and content.  This film will be premiered at the 2010 SWSX Film Festival.  A $2,500 grant was awa