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Nathan Catlin
Destination: Jerusalem, Israel
June 9 - July 9, 2017


Nathan Catlin is the Studio and Project Manager at the LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies at Columbia University and is the author of the children's book titled Animals with Insecurities.
International Fellow



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Carolina Penafiel

Fellow #162
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Maytal Rotenberg
Visiting from: Jerusalem, Israel
June 1 - June 30, 2017


Maytal Rotenberg is an artist-investigator who lives and works in Jerusalem. Holding a BFA from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Rotenberg investigates the site-specific, the case, the situation, and the object by using various kinds of tools from different mediums and disciplines.
NYC Fellow



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Art Cube Artists' Studios Jerusalem

Fellow #161
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Mimi Lipson
Destination: Montevideo, Uruguay
April 24 - May 24, 2017


Mimi Lipson is a writer of fiction and nonfiction. Her first story collection, The Cloud of Unknowing, came out in 2014 from Yeti. She also makes unusual stained glass.
International Fellow



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Luc Sante

Fellow #160
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Tatjana Kovačević-Vidović
Visiting from: Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina
April 1 - April 30, 2017


Tatjana Kovačević-Vidović has participated in numerous art workshops and exhibitions in the country and abroad and founded TAKO, a pottery studio and school through which she continues to promote art of pottery in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
NYC Fellow



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Jasna Mujkić

Fellow #159
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Moraa Gitaa
Visiting from: Nairobi, Kenya
February 28 - March 29, 2017


Moraa Gitaa is a believer in social justice and human dignity, and this translates to her writing. In 2014 she won the Burt Award for African Literature for her young adult novella The Shark Attack, which tackles drug abuse and trafficking among teenagers along Kenya’s coastal strip.
NYC Fellow



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Elizabeth Orchardson

Fellow #158
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Pratima Thakali
Visiting from: Kathmandu, Nepal
January 5 - February 3, 2017


Pratima Thakali is an artist who works with various mediums and techniques, but holds a specific interest in spatial memory. Process-based, her works allow for experiments and discovery within the subject and medium.
NYC Fellow



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Kaushal Joshi

Fellow #157
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Lynn Sullivan
Destination: Cape Town, South Africa
December 28 - January 27, 2017


Lynn Sullivan is a Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist whose work includes sculpture, video, sound works, and public action. Recent exhibitions include Field Notes, a project extending through several trails of the Groton State Forest commissioned by Burlington City Arts.
International Fellow



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Katherine Behar

Fellow #156
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Elizabeth Larison
Destination: Seoul, South Korea
December 12 - December 19, 2016


Elizabeth Larison is the Director of Programs at apexart, where she oversees the organization’s Fellowship Programs and Public Events. Previously, she developed arts programming for NYC-based institutions like Flux Factory, The Park Avenue Armory, and The Judd Foundation.
International Fellow



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apexart

Fellow #155
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Kasper Hesselbjerg
Visiting from: Copenhagen, Denmark
November 3 - December 1, 2016


Kasper Hesselbjerg lives and works in Copenhagen. For several years he has been working with sculptures, collage, and language in the pursuit of questions on the meaning of objects, and how these meanings might affect our everyday lives.
NYC Fellow



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Martin Erik Andersen

Fellow #154
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Forrest Gillespie
Destination: Seoul, South Korea
September 30 - October 29, 2016


Forrest Gillespie is from the San Francisco Bay Area, and has lived in New York since the late 90s. He is the author of 50 or more plays. He is the co founder of Spectacle Theater, a small cinema in Williamsburg, and the Artistic Director of Dome Theatre that produces plays all over the city.
International Fellow



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Eve Sussman

Fellow #153
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Hae jung Jung
Visiting from: Seoul, South Korea
September 30 - October 28, 2016


Hae jung Jung has studied Fine Art at Korea National University of Art (MA) and Hong-ik University (BA) in South Korea. Her work is about the sensibilities of space. She collects stories, historical statements, and spatial environments and reinterprets them.
NYC Fellow



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Seoul Art Space Geumcheon

Fellow #152
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Pavel Sterec
Visiting from: Prague, Czech Republic
August 29 - September 27, 2016


Pavel Sterec has studied at several studios at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Studio of Photography at the Prague School of Applied Arts.
NYC Fellow



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Karina Kottová

Fellow #151
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Simon Krantz
Visiting from: Jerusalem, Israel
July 4 - August 2, 2016


Born in Cordoba, Argentina, in 1979, Simon Krantz immigrated to Israel with his family in 1984. Most of his childhood and adolescence were spent in Jerusalem where he lives and works today.
NYC Fellow



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Art Cube Artists’ Studios Jerusalem

Fellow #150
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Barrie Cline
Destination: Jerusalem, Israel
July 4 - August 2, 2016


Barrie Cline is an artist and is the Kelber Fellow at the Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies. A homesteader and housing advocate for people battling mental illness in the Lower East Side in the 1980s, she has since developed free or sliding scale participatory arts models for diverse communities, ranging from young graffiti writers in the South Bronx to construction workers citywide.
International Fellow



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Robert Sember

Fellow #149
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Annamari Ahonen
Visiting from: Helsinki, Finland
May 25 - June 23, 2016


Annamari Ahonen grew up in a small village in the Finnish countryside and is now residing in Helsinki, Finland. She considers herself a poet working in visual theater, puppet theater, installation, and physical theater.
NYC Fellow



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Miikka Junnila

Fellow #148
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Kenya (Robinson)
Destination: Montevideo, Uruguay
May 22 - June 21, 2016


Kenya (Robinson) is a community-taught artist from Gainesville, FL. An artist, socialite, international southerner, mischief maker, and shit-starter, she is a past resident of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's WorkSpace Program (2009-10), the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art (2014), and the Triangle Arts Residency (2015).
International Fellow



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Sana Musasama

Fellow #147
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Kez Hughes
Visiting from: Melbourne, Australia
April 17 - May 17, 2016


Focusing on the art community around her, Kez Hughes makes art about art, realist paintings that document exhibitions of her contemporaries. These paintings of paintings, sculptures, or installations elaborate on issues of authenticity, subjectivity, and cultural and social economies.
NYC Fellow



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Dr. Elizabeth Gower

Fellow #146
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Cheeraz Gormon
Destination: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
April 4 - May 7, 2016


A native of North St. Louis, Missouri, Cheeraz Gormon is a life-long activist, documentary photographer, award-winning advertising copywriter, spoken word artist, and published poet who has toured internationally. Cheeraz’s first published book, In the Midst of Loving, is a collection of poems compiled over 14 years and was released in March 2015.
International Fellow



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Mike Behle

Fellow #145
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Susana Pilar Delahante Matienzo
Visiting from: Havana, Cuba
March 16 - April 15, 2016


Susana Pilar Delahante Matienzo lives and works in Havana, Cuba. Her work explores the obstacles and challenges that women face from both a personal and global perspective. Working mainly in video, photography, and drawing, Matienzo is unflinching in her approach to address the act and effects of violence against women.
NYC Fellow



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Boris Groys

Fellow #144
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Gracie Teo
Visiting from: Singapore, Republic of Singapore
February 10 - March 12, 2016


Creating experiential programs is a unique characteristic of how Gracie Teo communicates messages, with favored themes centering on culture, creativity, and community. Working as coordinator, programmer, and producer, her projects have included a music festival, a youth design festival, and a conference for youth social workers.
NYC Fellow



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Debbie Ding

Fellow #143
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Leardo Sciacoviello
Visiting from: Turin, Italy
January 5 - February 5, 2016


Leardo Sciacoviello is a sculptor who lives and works in Turin, Italy. His work is primarily interested in the transition between private and public spheres, specifically regarding how we assimilate information from mass media into our private lives.
NYC Fellow



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Marilena De Stefano

Fellow #142
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Sarah Hollars
Destination: Bangkok, Thailand
December 28 - January 28, 2016


Sarah Hollars grew up in rural Southeastern Oregon and currently resides in Brooklyn New York. Through various mediums including painting and installation, Hollars explores where one’s collective knowledge ends and personal history begins.
International Fellow



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Laura Frantz

Fellow #141
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Ashley Walters
Visiting from: Cape Town, South Africa
November 3 - December 3, 2015


Interested in the public spaces of Cape Town, South Africa, in their least monumental and predictable dimension, Ashley Walters’ photography emphasizes an honest representation of reality. Some images provide tableaus of intimate, inhabited spaces and others depict non-territories that bespeak of uprootedness, scarring, anxiety, and trauma.
NYC Fellow



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Svea Josephy

Fellow #140
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Jacob Severn
Destination: Skopje, Macedonia
October 15 - November 15, 2015


Jacob Severn is a poet and visual artist. His writing and artwork deal with representation, mediated experience, concealment, expiration, and ephemerality. In Seattle, he founded the art space Healthy Times Fun Club. He is the co-founder of Kimberly-Klark, a project space in Ridgewood, Queens.
International Fellow



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Katie Peyton

Fellow #139
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Daniel Carpinteyro
Visiting from: Puebla, Mexico
July 1 - July 31, 2015


Daniel Carpinteyro published his first short story, "Pet Shop," 1990, at age 13, in the independent Tijuana Fanzine, Agit-Prop. Since then, he has gone on to publish numerous works of both poetry and fiction including his short story "Ilustres Perdedores" (Illustrious Losers) in the anthology Homenaje a Bukowski (Homage to Bukowski) and Neuralgica, a critically acclaimed collection of poetry.
NYC Fellow



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Dr. Gabriel Wolfson Reyes

Fellow #138
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Alex Branch
Destination: Athens, Greece
May 31 - June 29, 2015


Alex Branch is an artist and independent curator living in Brooklyn, New York. Her practice is made up of objects, time based pieces, collected sounds, musical architecture, and attempted collaborations with the natural world. She has curated shows on both the east and west coasts, including Between The Walls, a permanent exhibit sealed within the crawl space of a building in upstate New York.
International Fellow



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Karl Erickson

Fellow #137
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Shefalee Jain
Visiting from: Delhi, India
May 30 - June 30, 2015


Shefalee Jain is a painter, illustrator, and writer living and working in Delhi, India. Her work has been exhibited at Zen Art Gallery in Mattancheri, Kerela, Gallery Espace in New Delhi, Red Earth Gallery, Vadodara, India, among others.
NYC Fellow



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Shulka Sawant

Fellow #136
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Justine el-Khazen
Destination: Seoul, South Korea
May 21 - June 13, 2015


Justine el-Khazen is a poet whose work is informed by her belief in the power of lyric poetry to enrich political awareness. She teaches at Parsons School of Design and is a graduate of the Masters in Creative Writing program at UC Davis. Justine was a 2014 Emerging Poets Fellow at Poets House. Her work has appeared in Matter, Beloit Poetry Journal, and The Rattling Wall among others.
International Fellow



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Joe Fritsch

Fellow #135
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Baseera Khan
Destination: Jerusalem, Israel
April 15 - May 15, 2015


Baseera Khan is an artist living in Brooklyn, New York. Khan’s Muslim Indian background influences her to index modified rituals adapted while living in constant flux. Currently, Khan’s research-based practice engages individuals who, like her own family, experience forced migration due to political violence.
International Fellow



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Filip Noterdaeme

Fellow #134
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Gustavo Sagorsky
Visiting from: Jerusalem, Israel
April 15 - May 15, 2015


Gustavo Sagorsky was born in 1975 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and has lived in West Jerusalem, Israel, since 1998. His work explores the close relationship between photography and sculpture. Most recently his focus has been on his immediate surroundings as viewed through the lens of found objects that he collects and transforms into new landscapes surfaces in his studio.
NYC Fellow



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Artists’ Studios Jerusalem,

Fellow #133
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John Beattie
Visiting from: Dublin, Ireland
March 15 - April 13, 2015


Beattie (b.1980) is originally from Co.Donegal, and currently lives and works in Dublin, Ireland. He is a visual artist, working with video, drawing and performative intervention. Concerned with methods of production and representation, his curiosity lays with how the viewer/audience engages with or unravels the creative process.
NYC Fellow



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Gavin Murphy

Fellow #132
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Unchalee Anatawat
Visiting from: Bangkok, Thailand
February 11 - March 13, 2015


Unchalee Anantawat (Leee) was born in 1982 in Bangkok, Thailand. She has a BA in Graphic Design and studied at RMIT, Australia, for her Master Degree in Animation. After graduating, she spent a few years developing her art practices and making art with Tape Projects Collective.
NYC Fellow



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Logan Bay

Fellow #131
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Javier Mazza
Visiting from: Montevideo, Uruguay
January 10 - February 9, 2015


Javier Mazza was born in 1980 in Montevideo, Uruguay. He has a BA in Philosophy and a BA in Drama. As a philosopher he works at Universidad Católica del Uruguay where he teaches Philosophical Anthropology, Philosophy of Language, and Linguistics. His research is primarily interested in narrative identity, the study of how human beings make sense of their lives.
NYC Fellow



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Dr. Facundo Ponce de León Reyes

Fellow #130
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Olivia Ciummo
Destination: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
December 23 - January 23, 2015


Olivia Ciummo is a filmmaker, artist, curator, and educator based in Brooklyn, New York. Much of her work develops out of exploration with the camera. Making records of the world, she creates narrative-like structures that investigate mediation and autobiographical events.
International Fellow



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Ted Kennedy

Fellow #129
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Anton Osver
Visiting from: Baku, Azerbaijan
October 25 - November 15, 2014


Anton Osver (b. 1978, Baku, Azerbaijan) is a self-taught visual artist who creates paintings, installations, photographs, collages, and other artworks. He has worked for more than 10 years as a graphic designer in marketing departments of major companies in Azerbaijan creating advertising materials and corporate displays.
NYC Fellow



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Fakhriyya Mammadova

Fellow #128
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David B. Smith
Destination: Dunedin, New Zealand
October 1 - October 31, 2014


In addition to his collective and social practices, David Smith makes images and sculptural installations to explore fantasy, memory, loss, and commodity in American culture. To gain access to the back-end of cultural memory, he playfully re-arranges cultural iconography using a pseudo programming-code — comprised of digital and analog methods of fragmentation, accretion, and re-orientation.
International Fellow



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Brinton Diaz

Fellow #127
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Modris Svilāns
Visiting from: Riga, Latvia
September 9 - October 9, 2014


Modris Svilāns started his career at Rezeknes School of Art and Design in the Department of Metal Design. In 2000 he moved to Riga and studied at the Art Academy of Latvia working towards a Masters Degree from the Department of Metal Design.
NYC Fellow



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Arvids Endziņš

Fellow #126
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Damali Abrams
Destination: Seoul, South Korea
July 1 - July 31, 2014


Damali Abrams is a New York City-based artist. She received her BA at New York University and her MFA at Vermont College of Fine Arts. Damali was a 2009-10 A.I.R. Gallery Fellowship recipient. Her work has been shown in New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Memphis, Savannah, New Orleans, Denver, and Miami.
International Fellow



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Genevieve Hyacinthe

Fellow #125
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Yeo Daham
Visiting from: Seoul, South Korea
July 1 - July 31, 2014


Born and based in Seoul, Yeo Daham is an installation artist whose multi-disciplinary works encompass video, visual art, and graphic design. His collaborative practice engages artists working across media as well as musicians. Daham seeks to animate and revitalize an art world that he views as constructed and artificial.
NYC Fellow



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Seoul Art Space_Geumcheon

Fellow #124
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Reid Nicholls
Destination: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
June 1 - June 30, 2014


Reid Nicholls was born in Ohio, where he studied and received his BA in Visual Communications Technology at Bowling Green State University. He studied ceramics at Hunter College in New York City and is a teaching assistant there, and also works as the Art & Music Department lab technician at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
International Fellow



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Sana Musasama

Fellow #123
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T. J. McLachlan
Visiting from: Vancouver, Canada
May 28 - June 27, 2014


T. J. McLachlan was working as an electrician on the Canadian prairies when his art practice and interest in cultural theory began to consume much of his time. Finding a good match with the Critical and Cultural Practices program at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, T.J. and his wife relocated to Canada's west coast to live in Vancouver.
NYC Fellow



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Randy Lee Cutler

Fellow #122
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Zina Swanson
Visiting from: Dunedin, New Zealand
April 24 - May 24, 2014


Zina Swanson received her BFA in Sculpture at the University of Canterbury. Swanson's work investigates the relationship between humans and the natural world, with a particular interest in notions of anthropomorphism.
NYC Fellow



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Justin Paton

Fellow #121
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Dragana Kršenković Brković
Visiting from: Podgorica, Montenegro
March 19 - April 18, 2014


Dragana Kršenković Brković, a Montenegrin writer, is an author of novels The Atellan Farce and The Lost Seal; story collections The Fire in Alexandria and The Master’s Palace; collection of one-act plays Behind an Invisible Wall; and several children’s books.
NYC Fellow



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Vojislav D. Nikčević

Fellow #120
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James Yakimicki
Visiting from: Bangkok, Thailand
March 1 - March 30, 2014


James Yakimicki is an American painter born in Beech Grove, Indiana. He earned a BFA from the University of Colorado at Boulder and MFA from Columbia University in New York City where he was awarded the Andrew Fisher and Leroy Neiman Fellowships.
NYC Fellow



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Sanford Biggers

Fellow #119
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Mathias Tusiime
Visiting from: Kampala, Uganda
January 7 - February 6, 2014


Mathias Tusiime is a self-taught painter and paper maker using stories of political activities as a way to communicate with the towns and villages where he lives. He started painting in 1999 at the Margaret Trowell School of Industrial and Fine Art where he developed skills and knowledge working with oils and acrylics in addition to making craft paper.
NYC Fellow



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Philip Kwesiga, PhD

Fellow #118
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Baris Gokturk
Destination: Seoul, South Korea
December 16 - January 15, 2014


Baris Gokturk is a Turkish artist living in New York. He holds a BFA in Fine Arts and Animation from the New School Parsons School of Design and received his MFA from Hunter College. He was the recipient of the Graf Travel Grant and the Tony Smith Award. He currently teaches at Hunter as well as John Hopkins University New York Education Program and One River Art and Design School.
International Fellow



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Rosemary O'Neill

Fellow #117
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Darwin Molina
Visiting from: Mérida, Venezuela
October 22 - November 21, 2013


Darwin José Molina studied Industrial Design at Los Andes University and has a Masters Degree in Product Design, Management, and Development from Universitat Politècnica de València-Spain. In 2006 Molina moved to Caracas working as an industrial designer creating corporate displays and Point of Purchase Materials for different brands such as P&G and Kraft.
NYC Fellow



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Sergio Alonso

Fellow #116
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Andeath
Visiting from: Seoul, South Korea
October 9 - October 10, 2013


Andeath is a graphic designer, musician, and fashion blogger based in Seoul, South Korea. She began her career as a graphic designer at the fashion company Ssamzie in Seoul. She has also co-organized performances for the band Boochoolaamaa, which investigates traditional children's songs and remakes them with various poorly constructed instruments.
NYC Fellow



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Kiyoung Peik

Fellow #115
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Lior Pinsky
Visiting from: Jerusalem, Israel
July 3 - August 1, 2013


Lior Pinsky investigates different elements of experimental music, dealing mainly with the relationships between folk culture, music, spatial composition, ambiance/space, minimalistic composition, and computer music programming. Pinsky graduated with excellence from the department of New-Music at the Musrara-Naggar School for Arts in Jerusalem.
NYC Fellow



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Maayan Sheleff

Fellow #114
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Sally Gil
Destination: São Paulo, Brazil
June 19 - July 19, 2013


Sally Gil was born in Vermont and grew up running around her family's pottery factory. She studied painting, sculpture, conceptual art, and anthropology at University of California, San Diego and has worked for 20 years as a shoe designer.
International Fellow



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Julie Reiss

Fellow #113
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Konstantin Adjer
Visiting from: Moscow, Russia
May 29 - June 28, 2013


Konstantin Adjer continually deals with music in his artworks. It is no accident, since he is a professional musician as well as an artist. Adjer majored in conducting and woodwind instruments at the Gnesin Musical College.
NYC Fellow



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Valeriy Ayzenberg

Fellow #112
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Gisela Insuaste
Destination: Bangkok, Thailand
May 1 - May 31, 2013


Gisela Insuaste is an artist, arts administrator and educator. In her paintings, sculptures and site-specific installations, she explores the intersection of architecture, topography, and memory.
International Fellow



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Amanda Browder

Fellow #111
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Tobias Nöbauer
Visiting from: Vienna, Austria
April 24 - May 24, 2013


Tobias Nöbauer is a scientist, cultural worker and activist based in Vienna, Austria. He graduated from the University of Vienna and TU Vienna in Physics and Sociology and is currently pursuing his PhD studies in experimental quantum information physics at the Vienna Center for Quantum Science and Technology (Complex Quantum Systems Program).
NYC Fellow



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Maarin Ektermann

Fellow #110
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Ting-Tong Chang
Visiting from: London, England
March 20 - April 19, 2013


Ting-Tong Chang received his MFA at Goldsmiths, University of London in 2011. Known in Taipei, where he organized numerous artistic interventions and events; as a graffiti artist, his artistic practice covers both street art and elements of traditional painting and sculpture.
NYC Fellow



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Meiya Cheng

Fellow #109
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Reymar Gacutan
Visiting from: Quezon City, The Philippines
February 12 - March 14, 2013


Reymar Gacutan is an artist and educator based in Quezon City, The Philippines, and currently teaches at the School for Design and Arts, De La Salle – College of St. Benilde. Gacutan started his path as an artist in 1985 after winning a painting contest, and was then invited by the Department of Education to take the entrance exam for a scholarship at the Philippines High School.
NYC Fellow



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Dino Brucelas

Fellow #108
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Sojung Jun
Visiting from: Seoul, South Korea
January 2 - February 2, 2013


Sojung Jun is known for her video and performance art. One of her recent exhibitions demonstrates Jun's interest in producing a series of related shots that constitute a complete unit of video. By introducing people who work in specialized professions almost completely unknown to us, she
NYC Fellow



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Exchange program with Seoul Art Space_Geumcheon

Fellow #107
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Shani Peters
Destination: Seoul, South Korea
December 10 - January 9, 2013


International Fellow



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Nicky Enright

Fellow #106
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Vumelani Sibeko
Visiting from: Johannesburg, South Africa
November 1 - December 1, 2012


Vumelani Sibeko was born in Emndeni Soweto. Sibeko studied at Vaal Triangle Technikon (now Vaal University of Technology) between 1997 and 1999. At the Technikon, he became exposed to racial differences. He says that, "it was more of a political class than anything else.
NYC Fellow



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Puleng Plessie

Fellow #105
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Kaung Su
Visiting from: Yangon, Myanmar
September 13 - October 13, 2012


Kaung Su was born in Yangon, Myanmar. Between 1991-94, he studied painting with the local artist Pyi Soe Myint, and briefly attended Yangon's State School Of Fine Arts. He has been a regular participant in exhibitions since 1995 as well as performance art. In 2001, he had his very first one-man exhibition at Lawkanat Gallery in Yangon.
NYC Fellow



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Rodney Dickson

Fellow #104
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Manuel Orellana Sandoval
Visiting from: Santiago, Chile
July 3 - August 2, 2012


Manuel Orellana Sandoval is a media artist, noise musician, professor, and researcher in multimedia arts and hardware made for these purposes. He is a member and co-founder of LaMe Media Lab where he works as a researcher in the area of hardware, software, and web art.
NYC Fellow



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Ignacio Nieto

Fellow #103
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Stephanie Powell
Destination: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
June 30 - July 31, 2012


Stephanie Powell was born in Yokusoka, Japan, and raised in Portland, Oregon. Stephanie received her B.F.A. from the University of Oregon in Studio Arts and her M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Photography.
International Fellow



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Noah Naime

Fellow #102
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James Walsh
Destination: Bangkok, Thailand
June 1 - July 2, 2012


James Walsh was born in Brooklyn, NY, studied literature at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY and Oxford University, England, and currently lives and works in Brooklyn. He has been making visual work in a variety of media since 1986, and has shown throughout the United States and in Turkey, Italy, England, and Sweden.
International Fellow



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Naomi Miller and Katarina Jerinic

Fellow #101
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Ahmad Zatari
Visiting from: Amman, Jordan
May 30 - June 29, 2012


Ahmad Zatari is an independent journalist working and living in Amman, Jordan. Starting his career as a poet and translator, he published his first poetry collection Light Makeup for the Horses in 2005. In 2009, Zatari compiled Questions of Poetry, selected discussions and interviews about poetry that he translated.
NYC Fellow



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Toleen Touq

Fellow #100
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Manolis Angelakis
Visiting from: Athens, Greece
April 24 - May 24, 2012


Manolis Angelakis, aka tind, lives and works in Athens, Greece, and studied at Vakalo School of Art and Design. Manolis uses a plethora of materials, and new and old methods, specifically in the field of silkscreen-printing. Although he was trained as a graphic designer, his knowledge as a printer stems from working as his father's apprentice from a very early age.
NYC Fellow



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Blanka Amezkua

Fellow #99
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Nilay Lawson
Destination: Sao Paulo, Brazil
March 1 - March 31, 2012


Nilay Lawson received her BFA in Design from the Corcoran College of Art + Design in Washington DC in 2002. She has since been involved in the DC art scene as curator, artist, teacher, and graphic designer. Her work is rooted in painting the day to day activities of urban living.
International Fellow



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Casey Smith

Fellow #98
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Kiron Robinson
Visiting from: Melbourne, Australia
February 21 - March 22, 2012


Kiron Robinson is a visual artist who uses a range of mediums including neon, video, photography, and installation to investigate the idea of doubt and failure as constructive devices. Robinson also participates with Melbourne music performance groups Des Peres (2001-2007) and the Escalators Project (ongoing). Robinson graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2004.
NYC Fellow



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Quenton Miller

Fellow #97
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Nanna Nordstrom
Visiting from: Stockholm, Sweden
January 17 - February 16, 2012


Nanna Nordström is an artist based in Stockholm, Sweden. She was born 1981 in Jönköping, Sweden and before going on to the arts she studied agriculture. She got her art education at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm and at the Akademie der bildenden Kunste in Vienna.
NYC Fellow



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Olav Westphalen

Fellow #96
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Patricia Leal
Visiting from: Lisbon, Portugal
November 8 - December 8, 2011


Patricia Leal is an artist, filmmaker and documentarian. She attended the Independent Study Program of Visual Arts at the Maumaus School of Visual Arts in Lisbon, Portugal. When she joined the program, she already had a solid practical background of Filmmaking and Photography.
NYC Fellow



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Jurgen Bock

Fellow #95
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Joanna Ebenstein
Destination: Seoul, South Korea
August 6 - September 15, 2011


Joanna Ebenstein received her BA (with honors) in Intellectual History from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1994. Since then, she has produced an eclectic body of work, including photography, a blog, installation, and graphic design. She has exhibited nationally and internationally, and her photography has been included in publications both at home and abroad.
International Fellow



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Joshua Foer

Fellow #94
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Park Nung Saeng
Visiting from: Seoul, South Korea
August 16 - September 15, 2011


Park Nung Saeng studied at Chungnam National University of Fine Arts as a Painting major. At the time of his apexart residency, he is a PhD candidate studying art at Seoul Womens University. In 2007-2008 Nung Saeng completed his sixth residency at the National Museum of Contemporary Art, and has been an active exhibitor at the museum.
NYC Fellow



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Seoul Art Space_Geumcheon

Fellow #93
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Marta Sarkozy
Visiting from: Sao Paolo, Brazil
June 22 - July 22, 2011


Marta Simoes Sarkozy received a BA in Industrial Design from Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation [FAAP] at São Paulo, Brazil, in 1984. Since then she has been producing as a freelance graphic designer for companies in São Paulo but also in Porto/ Portugal where she lived in 1991-1992. In 1996 she established her own studio.
NYC Fellow



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Elvira Vernaschi

Fellow #92
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Li Mu
Visiting from: Shanghai, China
May 12 - June 11, 2011


Li Mu was born in 1974 in Jiangsu Province, China and lives and works in Shanghai. He graduated from the Suzhou Academy of Art and Design in 1995 and the Academy of Art of Tsinghua University, Beijing in 2001.
NYC Fellow



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Biljana Ciric

Fellow #91
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Loa Bascunan
Visiting from: Santiago, Chile
March 31 - April 30, 2011


Loa Bascuñan was born in Madrid, Spain, and grew up in Chile where she currently lives and works. After studying photography in school, Bascuñan began writing and working with and for artists, dedicating her time to cultural affairs management.
NYC Fellow



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Ed Shaw

Fellow #90
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Raj Per Tot
Visiting from: Trieste, Italy/Ljubljana, Slovenia
February 24 - March 26, 2011


Raj Per Tot is an audiovisual artist, musician and architect born as Rajko Pertot in Trieste, Italy. He studied violin in Trieste, composition on electronic instruments in London, and solo singing in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
NYC Fellow



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Sandra Skurvida

Fellow #89
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Adam Burthom
Visiting from: County Sligo, Ireland
January 19 - February 19, 2011


Born in the suburbias of Greater Manchester and Chester, Adam Burthom went on from school and college to study graphic design in Liverpool and came into contact with the vibrant underground art scene. In the early 1980s he ventured to take on the mantle of the 'outsider' and began co-staging installations and happenings at the fringes of the art world and society in general.
NYC Fellow



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Ronan Sharkey

Fellow #88
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Nicky Enright
Destination: Bangkok, Thailand
November 30 - December 31, 2011


Nicky Enright is a multimedia artist and educator born in Guayaquil, Ecuador. He is based in New York City, where he received a BFA from The Cooper Union and an MFA from Hunter College. His international experience, coupled with his activity as a musician and DJ, informs his art, which explores various global issues.
International Fellow



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Melissa Rachleff-Burtt

Fellow #87
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Valerie Crosswhite
Destination: Seoul, South Korea
November 1 - November 30, 2010


Valerie Crosswhite was born in Baltimore, Maryland and now lives and works in Manhattan as a painter. She received her BFA from the Cooper Union in 2002. She recently exhibited of her paintings in conjunction with the New York International Latino Film Festival. Her work deals with comic sexuality, giddy voyeurism, animal spirits, and life lessons.
International Fellow



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apexart

Fellow #86
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Donghyun Min
Visiting from: Seoul, South Korea
November 1 - November 30, 2010


Donghyun Min was born in Seoul, South Korea and he continues to live and work there. He graduated from Seoul Institute of Arts majoring in Film Directing in 2001 and The Korean Academy of Film Arts in Animation in 2004. He directs films, animation, and music videos, and also writes for films.
NYC Fellow



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Seoul Art Space_Geumcheon

Fellow #85
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Diego Teo
Visiting from: Mexico City, Mexico
October 14 - November 13, 2010


Diego Teo lives and works in Mexico City. For five years he has attended different workshops and classes as auditor in the National Visual Arts School in the UNAM. He has exhibited his work in individual and group exhibitions both in Mexico and overseas, including a solo show at The Museum of Modern Art in Mexico City.
NYC Fellow



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Paola Santoscoy

Fellow #84
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Roy Samaha
Visiting from: Beirut, Lebanon
October 1 - November 1, 2010


Roy Samaha is a Lebanese video artist and photographer living and working in Beirut. He received his Masters degree in film studies at USEK, Lebanon 1998-2006 and has exhibited his videos in numerous film and contemporary art festivals.
NYC Fellow



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Jala Toufic

Fellow #83
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Naomi Miller
Visiting from: New York, NY
July 15 - July 17, 2010


Katarina Jerinic and Naomi Miller are the co-founders of The Work Office, an artist employment project based on the WPA. They participated in apexart's summer fellowships separately between July 11 - 17, 2010.
NYC Fellow



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apexart

Fellow #82
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Katarina Jerinic
Visiting from: New York, NY
July 11 - July 13, 2010


Katarina Jerinic and Naomi Miller are the co-founders of The Work Office, an artist employment project based on the WPA. They participated in apexart's summer fellowships separately between July 11 - 17, 2010.
NYC Fellow



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apexart

Fellow #81
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Casey Smith
Visiting from: Washington, D.C.
June 21 - June 27, 2010


Casey Smith is the Arts and Humanities Chair at the Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, D.C. He participated in apexart's summer fellowship from June 21 - 27, 2010.
NYC Fellow



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apexart

Fellow #80
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Maha Maamoun
Visiting from: Cairo, Egypt
May 11 - June 9, 2010


Maha Maamoun lives and works in Cairo, Egypt. Working mainly through the mediums of photography and video, Maamoun often starts from generic visual representations of Cairo to explore how these intersect with and are negotiated by personal experiences.
NYC Fellow



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Edit Molnar

Fellow #79
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Marine Karbowski
Visiting from: Paris, France
April 7 - May 7, 2010


Marine Karbowski was born in Paris where she still lives and works as a painter. Having studied art in Paris and Avignon, her work has been shown in galleries in France and Luxembourg. Her work is influenced by a broad range of artists and writers such as Lucian Freud, Egon Schiele, and John Maxwell Coetzee, and her current body of work includes landscapes that are dreamlike.
NYC Fellow



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Renaud Ego

Fellow #78
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Maria-Kristiina Soomre
Visiting from: Tallinn, Estonia
February 24 - March 26, 2010


Maria-Kristiina Soomre is Curator of Contemporary Art at Kumu Art Museum (Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn). She has been active as an art critic and columnist in the Estonian cultural press, collaborating mainly with local cultural weekly Sirp, magazines kunst.ee and Estonian Art, as well as the National Television Station.
NYC Fellow



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Rael Artel

Fellow #77
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Noy Chum
Visiting from: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
January 12 - February 11, 2010


Noy Chum was born in Phnom Penh (Cambodia). She studied Photography and Journalism (2003) at the Royal University of Phnom Penh. She currently works at Bophana Audiovisual Resource Center in Phnom Penh as a Cultural Event Manager.
NYC Fellow



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Erin Gleeson

Fellow #76
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Line Halvorsen
Visiting from: Olso, Norway
November 18 - December 17, 2009


Associate Professor Line Halvorsen is a curator and artist based in Oslo, Norway. She graduated from the Art Academy in Bergen and Malmö, Sweden, in 2005. Previously she studied literature at the University of Tromsø and film in the islands of Lofoten.
NYC Fellow



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Will Bradley

Fellow #75
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Anna Moschovakis
Destination: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
October 15 - November 10, 2009


Anna Moschovakis is a poet, translator, and editor. Her first book, I Have Not Been Able to Get Through to Everyone, was published in 2006 and she had a second book published in 2010. Recent translations include The Engagement by Georges Simenon and The Possession by Annie Ernaux.
International Fellow



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Siri Hustvedt

Fellow #74
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Emre Huner
Visiting from: Istanbul, Turkey
October 14 - November 12, 2009


Born in Istanbul Emre Hüner is an artist producing drawing, video, and spatial works following different techniques. He now lives and works in Istanbul after being in Milan for eight years. Central to his oeuvre are technological industrial progressions and the concept of society at risk in this respect.
NYC Fellow



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Banu Cennetoglu

Fellow #73
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Luis Sagasti
Visiting from: Bahia Blanca, Argentina
September 8 - October 6, 2009


Luis Sagasti, a writer, lecturer and art critic, was born in Bahía Blanca, Argentina. He graduated in History at the Universidad Nacional del Sur in 1992 and is now a lecturer of History there. From 1992 to 1995 he broadcast the Radio program “Shit, Summer's come” (¡Maldición! llegó el verano).
NYC Fellow



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Guilermo Martinez

Fellow #72
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Kelly Warman
Visiting from: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
July 2 - July 31, 2009


Kelly Warman was born in London, UK and she currently lives and works in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Before completing her MFA at the Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, Warman graduated with a BA from Dartington College of Arts, UK. Warman's work investigates the idea of a commodity-person through staged performance and cinematic video works.
NYC Fellow



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Anselm Franke

Fellow #71
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Stanislaw Ruksza
Visiting from: Bytom, Poland
June 2 - June 30, 2009


Stanislaw Ruksza, studied Art History at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow. He leads the Centre of Contemporary Art Kronika in Bytom as a curator and program director. He also teaches in the School of Art at the University of Silesia in Katowice. Since 2007, he has been a member of the team "Krytyka Polityczna” ("Political Critique") - the main Polish leftist cultural enterprise.
NYC Fellow



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Sebastian Cichocki

Fellow #70
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Rebecca Key
Visiting from: Liverpool, United Kingdom
April 30 - May 28, 2009


Rebecca Key has exhibited both nationally and internationally, and also works as an art director in the film and television industry. In 2010 she had her first US solo exhibition at Transformer Gallery in Washington, D.C. Rebecca creates installations that question the creative process and explore the background narrative of artists, artworks and galleries.
NYC Fellow



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Paul Luckraft

Fellow #69
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Conrado Uribe
Visiting from: Medellin, Colombia
March 31 - April 27, 2009


Conrado Uribe was born in Medellín (Colombia). He studied Medicine (1993-1997) and Fine Arts (1997-2002) at the University of Antioquia in his home city and was working towards a Masters Degree in the History of Art at the time of his residency.
NYC Fellow



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Irene Aristizabal

Fellow #68
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Sofija Grandakovska
Visiting from: Skopje, Macedonia
February 20 - March 19, 2009


Sofija Grandakovska, scholar, poet, theorist, comparativist, and semiotician, actively engages in interdisciplinary studies in the area of comparative literature and visual semiotics.
NYC Fellow



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Hristina Ivanoska

Fellow #67
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Shawna McLeod
Visiting from: Montreal, Canada
January 15 - February 12, 2009


Shawna McLeod was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She completed her BFA in painting in 2002 at the University of Manitoba. During that time, and in the years following, she was an active member of the Winnipeg art community: curating exhibitions and organizing events, participating in an all-girl art collective, teaching classes, and developing programs at community art centers.
NYC Fellow



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Sarah Anne Johnson

Fellow #66
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Jayson Keeling
Destination: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
January 2 - January 31, 2009


Jayson Keeling was born in Brooklyn, NY and attended The Fashion Institute of Technology. For most of his career Keeling has worked almost exclusively in the medium of photography but recently he has begun to explore video and sculpture as well.
International Fellow



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Naomi Beckwith

Fellow #65
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Lonnie van Brummelen
Visiting from: Amsterdam, Netherlands
November 21 - December 17, 2008


Lonnie van Brummelen studied art at Rietveld Academy and Rijks Academy, and Philosophy at The University of Amsterdam. Since 2001 she has collaborated with Siebren de Haan on site-specific exhibition projects, essays, and film installations.
NYC Fellow



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Henk Slager

Fellow #64
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Eugen Radescu
Visiting from: Bucharest, Romania
October 16 - November 19, 2008


Eugen Radescu is an independent curator, co-founder and co-publisher at Pavilion magazine, president of artphoto asc., and co-director of the Bucharest Biennale.
NYC Fellow



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CEC ArtsLink

Fellow #63
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Michelle Rosenberg
Destination: Athens, Greece
October 15 - November 15, 2008


Michelle Rosenberg is an artist and architect who makes participatory installations that investigate how we interact with sound. Michelle has exhibited her work at galleries including Exit Art and PS122 in New York; Western Exhibitions in Chicago; and Small A Projects in Portland, Oregon.
International Fellow



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Douglas Repetto

Fellow #62
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Simon Rees
Visiting from: Vilnius, Lithuania
June 17 - July 16, 2008


Simon Rees was born in New Zealand and has held curatorial positions in both New Zealand and Australia. After participating as a curator-in-residence in the IASPIS program (Stockholm) in winter 2003-2004, he re-located to Lithuania where he works as a curator at the Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius (CAC).
NYC Fellow



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Egle Rakauskaite

Fellow #61
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Azeb Worku Sibane
Visiting from: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
May 15 - June 14, 2008


Azeb Worku Sibane currently works in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and has worked professionally for more than fifteen years in diverse roles including actress, production manager, translator, theatre director and playwright. Sibane has performed at Ethiopia's National Theatre since 1992 and has appeared in works such as "Ha -hu weyim Pe-Pu" by Laureate Tsegaye G/medhin and "Keadmas bashahge".
NYC Fellow



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Konjit Seyoum

Fellow #60
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Stefan Capaliku
Visiting from: Tirana, Albania
January 15 - February 14, 2008


Stefan Çapaliku was born in Shkodra, Albania. He studied Albanian language and literature at the University of Tirana from 1984 to 1988 and did a doctorate in Albanian literature from 1990 to 1995. He teaches at the Academy of Art in Tirana, faculty of drama.
NYC Fellow



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Adrian Paci

Fellow #59
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Maria Ines Rodriguez
Visiting from: Colombia/ Paris, France
November 25 - December 14, 2007


María Inés Rodríguez is an independent curator who was born in Colombia and was living and working in Paris, France at the time of her residency. She is currently the Chief Curator of the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla Y Leon in Spain.
NYC Fellow



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Jose Roca

Fellow #58
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Edwin Ramoran
Destination: Athens, Greece
October 29 - November 24, 2007


Edwin Ramoran is Director of Exhibitions and Programs at Aljira, a center for contemporary art in Newark, New Jersey. From 2002-2007 he was director and curator for Longwood Arts Project, the contemporary art center of the Bronx Council on the Arts. Previously, he was Assistant Curator at The Bronx Museum of the Arts where he worked from 1994 to 2002.
International Fellow



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Sergio Bessa

Fellow #57
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Dorothy Akpene Amenuke
Visiting from: Kumasi, Ghana
October 15 - November 14, 2007


Dorothy Akpene Amenuke was born in Adzokoe-Peki, Ghana. She studied Sculpture and Art Education at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.
NYC Fellow



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El Anatsui

Fellow #56
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Eduardo Verderame
Visiting from: Sao Paulo, Brazil
September 15 - October 14, 2007


Eduardo Verderame is a visual artist and curator based in São Paulo, Brazil. He graduated with an MFA at São Paulo University in 1996. His work deals with subjects like imaginary universes, utopias, the disenchanting representation and mockery of violence, and the decadence of cultural codes.
NYC Fellow



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Regina Silveira

Fellow #55
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Kambui Olujimi
Destination: Kellerberrin, Australia
September 1 - September 28, 2007


Kambui Olujimi was born and raised in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. He has been exhibited nationally and internationally at spaces including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.; Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki; and Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Poland.
International Fellow



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Tumelo Mosaka

Fellow #54
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Stella Brennan
Visiting from: Auckland, New Zealand
May 16 - June 15, 2007


Stella Brennan is an artist whose work examines technology, obsolescence and utopianism. Recent projects include a video examining the 1979 Erebus Disaster in which an Air New Zealand sightseeing plane crashed into the Antarctic mountain. White Wall/Black Hole was shown in the 2006 Sydney Biennale.
NYC Fellow



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Wystan Curnow

Fellow #53
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Dejan Krsic
Visiting from: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
April 25 - May 24, 2007


Dejan Krsic was born in Sarajevo. He graduated with a degree in Art History and Ethnology from the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb and has exhibited in several solo shows and participated in many collective exhibitions and video festivals. Since the mid 1980s he has worked for various magazines and newspapers as a journalist, editor and/or graphic designer.
NYC Fellow



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Ana Devic

Fellow #52
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Boyan Manchev
Visiting from: Paris, France
March 26 - April 20, 2007


Boyan Manchev is philosopher, Professor at the New Bulgarian University (Sofia) and at the University for the Arts (UdK, Berlin). He is also former Director of Program and Vice-President of the International College of Philosophy in Paris. His actual research, which proposes the perspective of a radical materialism, is focused on the fields of ontology, philosophy of art, and political philosophy.
NYC Fellow



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Stephen Wright

Fellow #51
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Bassam el Baroni
Visiting from: Alexandria, Egypt
February 16 - March 15, 2007


Bassam el Baroni is an independent writer/curator based in Alexandria, Egypt. In late 2005 he co-founded Alexandria Contemporary Arts Forum (ACAF), a collectively run artist-led space, the first in Egypt's second largest city. As a writer he has written texts on the work of many artists, including Susan Hefuna, Amina Mansour, Mona Marzouk and Karim Rashid.
NYC Fellow



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William Wells

Fellow #50
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Fabiano Cueva Nieto
Visiting from: Quito, Ecuador
January 15 - February 15, 2007


Fabiano Cueva Nieto is an artist and producer based in Quito, Ecuador. He is a member of Centro Experimental Oido Salvaje, a platform for sound art research created in 1996, and has worked on projects and events for small town communities and public urban spaces; satellite, web and air radio broadcasting with low technologies and frontier strategies.
NYC Fellow



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Lupe Alvarez

Fellow #49
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Hinako Kasagi
Visiting from: Nagoya City, Japan
November 15 - December 14, 2006


Hinako Kasagi is Curator at The Nagoya City Art Museum in Japan. At the museum she has been the curator of such exhibitions as Niki de saint phalle 2006, Leonor Fini 2005, Selected Prints of Roy Lichtenstein 2004, Yae Asano 2003, as well as the rehanging of the Museum's permanent collection of contemporary art.
NYC Fellow



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Robert Punkenhofer

Fellow #48
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Erzen Shkololli
Visiting from: Pec/Peja, Kosovo
October 12 - November 15, 2006


Erzen Shkololli is an artist, curator and co-founder of EXIT Contemporary Art Institute in Pejë. His art practice utilizes local rituals and folklore to draw attention to socio-political situations.
NYC Fellow



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ArtsLink

Fellow #47
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Tamara Díaz Bringas
Visiting from: San José, Costa Rica
April 25 - May 19, 2006


Tamara Díaz Bringas is a curator and researcher. She holds a BA in Art History, University of Havana, Cuba (1996) and a Master in Museology, University of Valladolid, Spain (2003) and is a graduate from MACBA's Independent Studies Program, Barcelona.
NYC Fellow



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Virginia Pérez-Ratton

Fellow #46
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Hendro Wiyanto
Visiting from: Jakarta, Indonesia
March 14 - April 13, 2006


Hendro Wiyanto is a critic and independent curator based in Jakarta, Indonesia. He is a frequent contributor to TEMPO Magazine, KOMPAS newspaper and Art Asia Pacific Magazine.
NYC Fellow



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Rifky Effendy

Fellow #45
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Rodney Glick
Visiting from: Perth, Australia
February 15 - March 14, 2006


Since 2000, Rodney Glick has been working on a project to build the world's largest snow dome. The proposal consists of a giant acrylic structure, its walls lined with water, intended for display in sites around the world. In effect it is a portable exhibition space, designed to contain objects, particularly art works, which can be wheeled in and out of a trapdoor at the back.
NYC Fellow



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Gary Dufour

Fellow #44
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Sarah Browne
Visiting from: Ireland
January 14 - February 14, 2006


Sarah Browne is an artist based in rural northwest Ireland. Her practice addresses ecologies of place and displacement through the circulation of people, products and social behaviors. This process is often carried out with the participation of a community where it is based, or creates a fictional or temporary community for itself.
NYC Fellow



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Mick O’Kelly

Fellow #43
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Keila Alaver
Visiting from: Sao Paulo, Brazil
November 16 - December 14, 2005


Keila Alaver is an artist currently based in São Paulo. She was raised in Santo Antônio da Platina in the state of Paraná in the south of Brazil. Due to the demands of a future career, as with a lot of young Brazilians from the countryside, she made the inevitable move to a large city, and in 1996 graduated from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (FAAP).
NYC Fellow



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Felipe Chaimovich

Fellow #42
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Maria Riskova
Visiting from: Trnava, Slovak Replublic
October 18 - November 14, 2005


Maria Riskova is a curator and educator based in Bratislava, Slovak Republic. She holds a Master's Degree in History of Art and Culture from Trnava University and was on the Faculty of Humanities in the Department of History of Art and Culture.
NYC Fellow



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Viera Jancekova

Fellow #41
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Renaud Ego
Visiting from: Paris, France
September 15 - October 14, 2005


Renaud Ego is a French poet and a critic whose essays deal with literature or art. Among his poetry are Le Désastre d’Eden (1996), Calendriers d’avants (2003), and a book, l’Objet de la vision. He has also published a novel based on music, Tombeau de Jimi Hendrix (1996).
NYC Fellow



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Franck Andre Jamme

Fellow #40
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Christina Petrinou
Visiting from: Athens, Greece
May 15 - June 14, 2005


Christina Petrinou is a critic and curator based in Athens, Greece. She holds a degree in Art History from the Ecole du Louvre where she specialized in contemporary art, and a Master of Art History from the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne where she is currently preparing her thesis. In Paris, she has worked at the Picasso Museum, Yvon Lambert Gallery, and the Louvre Museum.
NYC Fellow



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Efi Strousa

Fellow #39
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Ceko Nihckasson
Visiting from: Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire
April 15 - May 14, 2005


Ceko Nihckasson (Mohamed Diabate) is an artist based in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire, West Africa, whose artwork explores a diversity of media. He works within the realm of the "conscience" and maintains a continuous dialogue on the many realities of life and living: violence, peace, poverty, ecology, AIDS, exclusion.
NYC Fellow



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Yacouba Konate

Fellow #38
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Nathalie Zonnenberg
Visiting from: Amsterdam, Netherlands/ Berlin, Germany
March 15 - April 14, 2005


Nathalie Zonnenberg is an independent curator from the Netherlands, currently based in Berlin, working on a research project with a grant from the Fonds BKVB. She holds an MA in Art History from de Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. From 1999-2002 she was Assistant Curator at the Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, and prior to that she held positions at W139 Art Foundation.
NYC Fellow



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Bartomeu Mari

Fellow #37
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Keisuke (Kai) Ozawa
Visiting from: Tokyo, Japan
February 15 - March 14, 2005


Keisuke (Kai) Ozawa lives and works in Tokyo, holds a BA in French Literature from Meijigakuin University and an MA in Art History, Goldsmiths College, London University. Ozawa is currently the Program Director at Arts Initiative Tokyo (A.I.T.), a curatorial program based in Tokyo, where he manages their art educational programme M.A.D. (Making Art Different).
NYC Fellow



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Aki Hoashi

Fellow #36
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Beatriz Santiago Muñoz
Visiting from: San Juan, Puerto Rico
January 15 - February 14, 2005


Beatriz Santiago Muñoz is an artist living and working in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She works primarily in video. This year her work was screened at the Louvre Auditorium as part of a film exhibit organized by Jean Cristophe Royoux and in PR04 [Tribute to the messenger], a biennial art event organized by M&M Proyectos in San Juan.
NYC Fellow



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Marysol Nieves

Fellow #35
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Dimitry Pilikin
Visiting from: St. Petersburg, Russia
November 15 - December 14, 2004


Dimitry Pilikin is an artist, curator, and art critic based in St. Petersburg, Russia. As an artist he has exhibited widely and he works in a wide range of media, from sculpture, objects and installation to photography and new electronic media. In 1994 he was the author of the first Petersburg art project on the Internet.
NYC Fellow



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Anna Matveyeva

Fellow #34
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Natasa Petresin
Visiting from: Ljubljana, Slovenia
October 15 - November 17, 2004


Natasa Petresin was born in 1976 in Ljubljana, Slovenia and holds degrees in Comparative Literature and History of Art from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. She attended both the World of Art: Training Programme for Curators of Contemporary Art, SCCA-Ljubljana, Slovenia (1998) and the Curatorial Training Programme at Stichting De Appel, Amsterdam (2002).
NYC Fellow



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Rene Block

Fellow #33
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Adrian Paci
Visiting from: Milan, Italy/ Albania
October 15 - November 14, 2004


Adrian Paci is an artist from Albania who is currently based in Milan, Italy. His exhibitions include: Looking Awry curated by the Croatia-based collective WHW at apexart (2003); In the Gorges of the Balkans curated by René Block at the Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany (2003); New Video, New Europe curated by Hamza Walker at the Tate Modern, London; and the Biennial of Sevilla, Spain.
NYC Fellow



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Rene Block

Fellow #32
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Philippe Pirotte
Visiting from: Antwerp, Belgium
September 15 - October 14, 2004


Philippe Pirotte, born in 1972, is an art historian, critic and curator based in Antwerp, Belgium. Pirotte was recently appointed the new Director of the Kunstalle Bern, a post he begins in January 2005. Currently he is the artistic director of objectif_exhibitions, an Advisor at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam, and a guest lecturer at the Universities of Ghent, Maastricht and Amsterdam.
NYC Fellow



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Jan Hoet

Fellow #31
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Adania Shibli
Visiting from: Ramallah, Palestine
May 14 - June 14, 2004


Adania Shibli, born in Palestine in 1974, made her main studies in the field of journalism and communication. She has been publishing regularly in literary magazines in the Arab world and in Europe. Her first novel, Masas, was published in Arabic in 2002 by Al Adab Publishing House (Beirut), and recently in French by Actes-Sud Publishing House.
NYC Fellow



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Christine Tohme

Fellow #30
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Arik Miranda
Visiting from: Tel-Aviv, Israel
April 15 - May 14, 2004


Arik Miranda, born in 1972, is a native Israeli who lives and works in Tel-Aviv, Israel. Miranda completed his studies at Hamidrasha School of Arts in 1998, after studying at Avni Institute of Arts, Tel-Aviv, Israel, between 1995-1997. Miranda's art practice focuses on analytic irony.
NYC Fellow



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Dalia Levin

Fellow #29
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Gavin Shettler
Visiting from: Portland, Oregon
April 4 - April 14, 2004


Gavin Shettler, Founder and Co-Director of The Modern Zoo: Center for the Arts in Portland, Oregon, was born in Aberdeen, Washington in 1972. Mr. Shettler attended Texas Christian University in Ft. Worth, Texas and Portland State University in Portland, Oregon where he studied history. He comes to the arts through music.
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Lisa Conte

Fellow #28
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Maria Clara Bernal
Visiting from: Bogota, Colombia
February 14 - March 14, 2004


Maria Clara Bernal is a final year doctoral student at the University of Essex, U.K. She is currently completing a thesis on the cultural reception of Surrealism in Latin America, with particular emphasis upon the work of Wifredo Lam and the Créolité movement. She is the editor of the on-line journal ARARA art and architecture in Latin America.
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Juan Fernando Herran

Fellow #27
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Stanford Watson
Visiting from: Kingston, Jamaica
January 14 - February 14, 2004


Thematically, Stanford Watson's topics are cryptic and personal. Like his classmate Omari Ra, Watson works in the raw style of figurative painting described as neo-expressionism. Watson insists his paintings be looked at as objects, not windows, by incorporating nontraditional materials on his canvases (such as paint mixed with sand and dirt).
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Catherine Amidon

Fellow #26
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Zhang Weiwei
Visiting from: Guangzhou, China
November 15 - December 14, 2003


Zhang Weiwei is a curator and the founding director of Vitamin Creative Space , an independent exhibition space in Guangzhou, China. Vitamin is an independent contemporary art organisation based in Guangzhou. It is the first space in the Pearl River delta dedicated to cross-art form practices, particularly in relation to design and architecture.
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Christopher Phillips

Fellow #25
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Savvas Christodoulides
Visiting from: Cyprus, Greece
October 15 - November 14, 2003


Through the act of drawing, Savvas Christodoulides attempts to record the way in which our conception of reality is informed by the process of representation, as reality is progressively endowed with multiples meanings.
NYC Fellow



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Elena Hamalidi

Fellow #24
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Douglas Rodrigo Rada
Visiting from: Pueblo, Mexico
September 15 - October 14, 2003


Douglas Rodrigo Rada was born in La Paz, Bolivia, in 1974. He has participated in exhibitions in different countries, including Australia, Chile, Spain, the USA, Brazil, China, Argentina and Mexico.
NYC Fellow



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Carlos Arias

Fellow #23
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Ani O'Neill
Visiting from: Auckland, New Zealand
May 15 - June 14, 2003


Ani O'Neill has been working as a part-time Senior Tutor at Auckland University’s Elam School of Fine Arts for the last four years, firstly in the Sculpture section and now in the Te Toi Hou / The New Art section. She is part of the art and performance group ‘Pacific Sisters’ as well as being a member of the ‘Cuckoo Collective’.
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Tobias Berger

Fellow #22
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Will Bradley
Visiting from: Glasgow, Scotland
March 15 - April 14, 2003


Will Bradley is a writer, curator and musician based in Glasgow, Scotland. Born in Wales in 1968, he is currently researching 'social and economic experiments in contemporary art' at Manchester Metropolitan University. He has a wide interest in contemporary art, particularly artists' initiatives and co-founded an organisation called The Modern Institute in Glasgow.
NYC Fellow



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Rebecca Gordon Nesbitt

Fellow #21
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Konjit Seyoum
Visiting from: Addis Abba, Ethiopia
February 15 - March 14, 2003


Konjit Seyoum was born in 1963 and raised in Ethiopia. She is a curator, gallerist, writer, educator and artists and studied at the University of Trieste in Italy where she graduated in Translation (she speaks Amharic, English, French, Italian and Croatian) In 1996 she opened Asni Gallery to promote contemporary Ethiopian art.
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Bekele Mekonnen

Fellow #20
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Simon Sheikh
Visiting from: Copenhagen, Denmark
January 15 - February 14, 2003


Simon Sheikh is a critic and curator based in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was director of OVERGADEN, contemporary Exhibition space of the cultural ministry, Copenhagen, from 1999 to 2002. He is currently an assistant professor in art theory at the Malmö Art Academy, Sweden, where he is head for the Critical Studies Programme, an international one-year course for artists, critics and curators.
NYC Fellow



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Kim Levin

Fellow #19
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Uthit Atimana
Visiting from: Chiangmai, Thailand
November 15 - December 14, 2002


Uthit Atimana is the director of Chiangmai University Art Museum, in Chiangmai, Thailand. He was trained as a sculptor from Silapakorn Universtity, Bangkok. Uthit has been actively involed in an alternative art and cultural production from the northern region by co - founding the public art project, "Chiangmai Social Installation" since the early 1990s.
NYC Fellow



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Gridthiya Gaweewong

Fellow #18
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Alicia Chillida
Visiting from: Madrid, Spain
October 15 - November 14, 2002


Alicia Chillida is a freelance curator based in Madrid, Spain. For twelve years (during two different periods) she held the position of Head of Contemporary Exhibitions/Curator at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Renia Sofia. In 2002 she was the Curator of the Spanish Pavillion at Sao Paulo Biennale and coordinated a curatorial project "The Light that Failed".
NYC Fellow



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Carlos Basualdo

Fellow #17
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Maria Wasko
Visiting from: Lodz, Poland
May 1 - May 14, 2002


Maria Wasko is an artist and filmmaker, the co-founder of The International Artists' Museum and the co-organizer of all its events since 1981. Since 1990 she has been making video documentaries about the Construction in Process.
NYC Fellow



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Steven Rand

Fellow #16
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Tore Ferner
Visiting from: Oslo, Norway
March 15 - April 30, 2002


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Erik Hesby

Fellow #15
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Natalia Manzhali
Visiting from: Kiev, Ukraine
February 15 - March 14, 2002


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Peter Doroshenko

Fellow #14
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Christian Jankowski
Visiting from: Berlin, Germany
January 15 - February 14, 2002


New York based artist Christian Jankowski was born in 1968 in Goettingen, Germany. Schooled at the Academy of Fine Arts Hamburg, Jankowski gained international recognition in the 48th Venice Biennale curated by Harald Szeemann in 1999.
NYC Fellow



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Jon Kessler

Fellow #13
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Graciela Hasper
Visiting from: Buenos Aires, Argentina
October 1 - October 1, 2001


Graciela Hasper is an artist and teacher in Argentina. She received the Fulbright-Fondo Nacional de las Artes grant for non degree studies at apexart Fellowship Program.
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Fulbright Fellow

Fellow #12
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Iván András Bojár
Visiting from: Budapest, Hungary
November 15 - December 14, 2001


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András Szántó

Fellow #11
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Klaus Merkel
Visiting from: Schallstadt-Wolfenweiler, Germany
October 15 - November 14, 2001


Klaus Merkel (born 1953 in Heidelberg) is a German painter and professor. From 1975 to 1980 Merkel studied under Peter Dreher at the State Academy of Fine Arts in Karlsruhe / Freiburg painting.
NYC Fellow



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David Reed

Fellow #10
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Ana Devic
Visiting from: Zagreb, Croatia
October 5 - October 14, 2001


Ana Devic received a B.A. in Art History and Comparative Literature, at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. Since 1995 she has been working as an art critic and curator. She has contributed to many cultural magazines (Flash Art, Parachute, Manifesta Journal, Ein und Alle...) and numerous exhibition catalogues.
NYC Fellow



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Steven Rand

Fellow #9
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Bharati Kapadia
Visiting from: Mumbai, India
June 1 - June 30, 2001


Bharati Kapadia is an artist living and working in Mumbai, India. She was invited to participate in the Residency Program at apex as a result of a invitation to Amy Sillman to select a Resident. Delving into a ground fertilized by the personal and the private, my work positions itself on the threshold edge between fact and fiction, between the 'existent' and the 'non-existent.'
NYC Fellow



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Amy Sillman

Fellow #8
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Marina Grzinic
Visiting from: Ljubljana, Slovenia
April 1 - April 30, 2001


Dr. Marina Grzinic, philosopher, artist and theoretician. She works in Ljubljana and Vienna. Grzinic is Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, Institute of Fine Arts, Post Conceptual Art Practices. She is researcher at the Institute of Philosophy at the ZRC SAZU (Scientific and Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Science and Art) in Ljubljana.
NYC Fellow



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Lawrence Rinder

Fellow #7
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Paul Donker Duyvis
Visiting from: Amsterdam, Netherlands
November 15 - December 14, 2000


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Janet Koplos

Fellow #6
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Ingolfur Arnarsson
Visiting from: Reykjavik, Iceland
October 15 - November 14, 2000


Born 1956 in Reykjavík, Iceland Lives and works in Reykjavík, Iceland
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Gregory Volk

Fellow #5
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Trevor Mahovsky
Visiting from: Vancouver, Canada
May 15 - June 14, 2000


Born in Calgary, Alberta, 1969. Mahovsky’s work has been shown at the Queens Museum of Art in New York; he has written for catalogues and journals such as Artforum and Canadian Art.
NYC Fellow



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Ken Lum

Fellow #4
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Borisa Antonijevic
Visiting from: M. Radovanovica, Serbia
April 15 - May 14, 2000


Borisa Antonijevic was a member of the green party in Serbia in the 1990s.
NYC Fellow



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Peter Fend

Fellow #3
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Stephen Wright
Visiting from: Paris, France
March 15 - April 14, 2000


Stephen Wright is a Paris-based art writer and teaches the practice of theory at the European School of Visual Arts. His writing has focused primarily on the politics of usership, particularly in contexts of collaborative, extradisciplinary practices with variable coefficients of art.
NYC Fellow



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Martha Rosler

Fellow #2
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John Roberts
Visiting from: London, England
February 15 - March 14, 2000


John Roberts is the author of The Art of Interruption: Realism, Photography and the Everyday (Manchester University Press, 1998) and The Intangibilities of Form: Skill and Deskilling in Art After the Readymade (Verso, 2006), and the co-author with Dave Beech of The Philistine Controversy (Verso, 2002).
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Art & Language

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