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apexart :: International Fellow :: Kewulay Kamara
Fellowship Program

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, Independent curator and also founder of an art space, Kon Len Khnhom
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 National Endowment for the Arts, Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, the Kettering Family Foundation, the Buhl Foundation, The Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Spencer Brownstone, the Kenneth A. Cowin Foundation, Epstein Teicher Philanthropies, The Greenwich Collection Ltd., William Talbott Hillman Foundation/Affirmation Arts Fund, the Fifth Floor Foundation, the Consulate General of Israel in New York, The Puffin Foundation, the Trust for Mutual Understanding, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Governor and administered by LMCC, funds from NYSCA Electronic Media/Film in Partnership with Wave Farm: Media Arts Assistance Fund, with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, as well as the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.
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