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The many fascinating MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ fellows who only won $625,000 to save a world

MacArthur Genius Dawoud Bey 2017Photographer Dawoud Bey’s portraits corkscrew institutional spaces with a surrounding communities.John D. Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

The MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ is an annual extend of $625,000 given with no strings attached, paid over 5 years.

It’s not only for anyone — a MacArthur fellows are people a John D. Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation determines “have shown unusual newness and loyalty in their artistic pursuits and a noted ability for self-direction.”

The extend winners operation from landscape architects reviving cities, to village leaders holding on misery in civic communities, to unpractical artists divulgence a border of complicated day surveillance.

Below, find 9 of the most fascinating people and projects that won this year’s grants, and see a full list of recipients during a MacArthur Foundation website.

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