Month: October 2017



Conversations | Director Carolyn Jones on “Defining Hope”

“If we focus on the fact that we have a limited amount of time here, could we make better choices? Could we cherish one another more?” – Carolyn Jones, Fiscally Sponsored filmmaker Carolyn Jones is a filmmaker and photographer who gracefully documents intimate stories highlighting the power of courage and human dignity. Utilizing the transformative…

Event | Bread and Salt: The Immigration Ban and Other Policies’ Effects on Artistic Practice and Discourse

Free panel event to take place on Sunday, October 22 at The 8th Floor in Manhattan. The Frontview for Art and Architecture, Roya Khadjavi Projects, and The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation invite you to The 8th Floor to break bread and share in conversation as part of Asia Contemporary Art Week 2017. Curated by…

Business of Art | The Sundance Institute: Programs for Film, Film Music, Theatre, New Media, and Episodic Storytelling

Learn about the wide range of Sundance Institute opportunities for creative makers and storytellers. When you hear the word ‘Sundance,’ perhaps a prestigious film festival, Robert Redford, and charming, indie films like Little Miss Sunshine come to mind. Yet, Sundance is much more than that! A nonprofit organization dedicated to championing independent and unique voices,…

Event | At the Table: Elia Alba, Maren Hassinger, Zachary Fabri, and Juana Valdés in Conversation

Join us on November 9 as NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellows discuss their participation in The Supper Club. Beginning in 2012, NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow Elia Alba (Fellow in Crafts ’01, Photography ’08) began photographing contemporary artists of color and hosting The Supper Club, a series of dinners that were created to bring artists together to engage in dialogue…

Artist News | October

As the leaves begin to fall, events featuring NYFA Affiliated Artists pick up in a season full of art! And if you’re attending any exhibitions, performances or screenings by NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellows and NYFA Fiscally Sponsored Projects (or just enjoying some of their work at home, while sipping your favorite pumpkin flavored drink), make sure…