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Fiscal Sponsorship Grit: Work-In-Progress Highlights

NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship “lends credibility to your project; you’re telling a potential funder you’ve been vetted, and this organization stands behind your work.” – David Licata This fall NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship celebrates our nearly 700 projects by sharing a sneak peek of three current projects in the midst of fundraising and production. Read on to learn…

Artist Book Release: Butterfly Against the Wind

“Makxa Sitomni (mahkah-see- toe-mnee) – a medicine in a way that describes how one should hold and care for the universe within one’s arms.” – Tiokasin Ghosthorse Visual artist Jadina Lilien collaborates with activist, musician, and lecturer Tiokasin Ghosthorse on their upcoming book, Butterfly Against the Wind. In this collaborative project, the reader is transported…

Filmmaker Li Lu & Fiscal Sponsorship

“We are stronger when we allow people to teach us and lift us up.” There Is a New World Somewhere is filmmaker Li Lu’s debut feature length production and a part of NYFA’s Fiscal Sponsorship program. Sylvia returns to her Texas hometown for a friend’s wedding. There she meets Esteban, an electrifying stranger, who dares her…

Fellows at 30 / Fiscal Sponsorship: An Interview with Mary Mattingly

“Swale is an artwork but it’s also part of a movement-building process. It is largely made up of people I have met with similar passions working towards similar goals."  Visual artist Mary Mattingly creates sculptural ecosystems in urban spaces. Her latest work Swale is a floating food forest traveling NYC’s waterways. You might have seen…

Fellows at 30 / Fiscal Sponsorship: Andres Serrano

“In answer to your question, how do artists create space for discourse, I’m still trying to figure it out.” Andres Serrano is a 1987 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Photography and his recently released book, Salvation: The Holy Land, as well the work “Residents of New York,” are both fiscally sponsored by NYFA. Serrano, born in…