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Current & Upcoming Fellows
Phnom Penh, Cambodia ➜ NYC
Sophal Neak
September 1 - September 30, 2019

Recommended by: Vatey TAN
Sophal Neak, a graduate of the Royal University of Fine Arts in Phnom Penh, has a growing reputation for her distinct aesthetic and ongoing thematic exploration of Cambodian society. Through composed portraiture staged collaboratively with her subjects, Sophal’s artwork often challenges social structures, illuminating the hidden memories and fear that animate people’s lives and identities.
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania ➜ NYC
Nicholas Calvin M.
October 1 - October 31, 2019

Recommended by: Valerie Amani
Nicholas Calvin M. is a photographer/filmmaker based at Nafasi Art Space, a contemporary art center in the city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He studied heritage management at the University of Dar es Salaam. This background forms the basis of his appreciation of the power stories have in connecting us to ideas, places and people and thereby informing our perspective of the world.
Manila, Phillipines ➜ NYC
Derek Tumala
November 1 - November 30, 2019

Recommended by: Marika Constantino
Derek Tumala is a trans-disciplinary artist working in the intersection of art, science and technology with crossing interests in the applied arts and community initiatives. Taking cues from futurism, science and technology, his visual approaches and conceptual derivatives convey an account of exploration, a tangible experience, a sensory reflection.
St. Petersburg, Russia ➜ NYC
Pavlo Grazhdanskij
January 1 - January 31, 2020

Recommended by: Alexander Ivanov
Pavlo Grazhdanskij is an artist and poet based in St. Petersburg, Russia. His research explores dead-ends and turns in logics at the intersection of mediums (text, photography, video). He is the Co-founder of Kropotkina 11 and Founder and editor of the Russian-Ukranian journal of voluntary documentary writing Travmpunkt [Emergency Room].
NYC ➜ Moscow, Russia
Zatara McIntyre
February 1 - February 29, 2020

Recommended by: Dr. Lori Kent
Zatara McIntyre is a painter from Miami, Florida. In her mixed-media drawings, women bring form to issues of power and race through mythology. She has exhibited in New York and Miami, and was a recent recipient of the Kossak Travel Grant to Havana, Cuba.
Harare , Zimbabwe ➜ NYC
Nyadzombe Nyampenza
March 1 - March 31, 2020

Recommended by: Dana Whabira
Nyadzombe Nyampenza is a conceptual artist who photographs still life, found objects, and staged narratives. He was awarded 2nd prize at Zimbabwe’s 2016 Annual Art Exhibition. Nyadzombe has been involved with Zimbabwe photography collective Gwanza Arts and exhibited with them annually from 2011–2015. His work has been exhibited at Zimbabwe National Gallery Harare and Bulawayo, and at Village Unhu
NYC ➜ To be Announced
Manuel Molina Martagon
April 1 - April 30, 2020

Recommended by: Sheetal Prajapati
Manuel Molina Martagon is a multidisciplinary artist working in performance, video and social engaged projects. He is a collaborator with the New New Yorkers program at the Queens Museum.
NYC ➜ To be Announced
Clare Kambhu
July 1 - July 31, 2020

Recommended by: Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento
Clare Kambhu is an artist and educator based in New York City. Working primarily in painting, she considers how noticing moments in daily life leads to questions, sensations, and investigations about the construction of our world.
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