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apexart :: International Fellow :: Kewulay Kamara
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Name: Kewulay Kamara
Destination: Phnom Penh, Cambodia  
Dates of Fellowship: November 18 - December 18, 2018  
Recommended by: Elena Martinez
Folklorist at City Lore, a New York City arts presesnting organization
Local Coordination: Meta Moeng, Arts Manager and community projects manager at SA SA BASSAC
 
Kewulay Kamara is poet, storyteller, multi-media artist and lecturer. He directed the epic poetry documentary In Search of Finah Misa Kule. The companion book, Word in the Belly of the Word is due in 2018. He has published articles in the Journal of Future Studies and gave a TEDx talk on the uses of storytelling in Foresight work. Kewulay formally lectured in economics and social sciences at John Jay College, City University of New York. He is the founder/executive director of Badenya, Inc., an arts presenting organization, and Dankawalie Secondary School in Sierra Leone.

apexart’s program supporters past and present include The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, The Buhl Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, The Greenwich Collection Ltd., William Talbott Hillman Foundation/Affirmation Arts Fund, the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, the Fifth Floor Foundation, the Consulate General of Israel in New York, the Kenneth A. Cowin Foundation, the Trust for Mutual Understanding, and public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
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