HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE APRIL IAP NEWSLETTER #68
Immigrant Artist Insights and Opportunities
Are you currently receiving our free Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter? Highlights from this month’s issue include:
- A featured interview with Ezra Wube, Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program alum and founder of the Addis Video Art Festival, who talks about the advantages of working in the objectless medium of film back in his hometown of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. You can see Ezra’s work in the Face to Place exhibition currently on view at NYFA.
- Twenty-two artist deadlines coming up, including NYFA’s Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program, The Watermill Center’s residency program for experiments in performance, CUNY’s Asian American Film Festival, and the Queens Poet Laureate open call.
- A guide to upcoming professional development events including NYFA’s Workshop on Visa Application and Legal Issues for Immigrant Artists, Queens Arts Connection artist networking and feedback event at the Queens Museum, and Bronx Documentary Center’s Annual Portfolio Review.
- Spotlight on IAP alum, Laetitia Soulier, who suggests residencies and studio visits to immigrant artists looking to network.
- And more …
Image: Ezra Wube (IAP ‘13), Mela,
stop-action animation, 1 min : 41 sec, 2011