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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…

See “Queen of Katwe” by Mira Nair

“If there is anyone out there capable of remaining unmoved by this true-life triumph-of-the-underdog sports story, I don’t think I want to meet that person.” –  A. O. Scott, the New York Times Queen of Katwe, the latest film by director Mira Nair, premiered on Friday, September 23, and has been named a New York Times…

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…

Congratulations to NYFA Fellow Branden Jacobs-Jenkins on winning a 2016 MacArthur Fellowship

“Jacobs-Jenkins’s subversive, fearless, and risky approach is challenging audiences to reconsider the integrated spaces we share and to reflect on opportunities for sympathetic connection.” – The MacArthur Foundation NYFA is delighted to congratulate Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (Fellow in Playwriting/Screenwriting ‘10) on being awarded a MacArthur Fellowship. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced the…

Fellows at 30: Hear NYFA Fellows Live and on The NYFA Collection: Vol. 2!

The NYFA Collection: Volume Two is available for purchase, and there are plenty of opportunities to see the featured NYFA Fellows perform live! The NYFA Collection: Volume Two continues the archiving and dissemination of the New York music collection, which began with The NYFA Collection: 25 Years of New York New Music—a collection DownBeat called…