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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…

Artist News: September

September has arrived and with it a full Fall calendar of art activities. From THE FENCE of talented photographers on view right around the corner from our BK offices all the way to Atlanta where you can catch a NYFA Fellow in the Atlanta Biennial, there are plenty of new opportunities to see the work…