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Studio #212


Lisa Rastl-Dorner

Lisa Rastl-Dorner’s artistic practice and photography work address questions of author­ship and copyright, the role of photography as a medium of reproduction, and the relationship between original and copy.

Lisa Rastl-Dorner has exhibited work at Taikoo Place, Hong Kong; WIELS Center for Contemporary Art, Forest; and MAC/VAL, Vitry-sur-Seine, among others.

Current Resident: Jan 1, 2022–Mar 31, 2022

Vision Fund

Studio #213


Ferguson Amo

Ferguson Amo works across various mediums, including hyper realistic drawings, installations, and mixed media. Originally from Koforidua, Ghana, the artist explores contemporary African identity in the diaspora and examines the intricate details of history and experiences of cultural diffusion, and its assimilation, through representation. Through each work, Amo asks “how as an audience, can we move the image of black bodies and ‘blackness’ toward emancipation?”

Ferguson Amo has exhibited work at VisArts, Rockville; Kente Royal Gallery and The Immigrant Artist Biennial, both New York City, among others.

Current Resident: Jan 1, 2022–Jun 30, 2022

The New York Community Trust’s Edward and Sally Van Lier Fund

Studio #214


Maliyamungu Gift Muhande

Maliyamungu Gift Muhande is a non-fiction filmmaker and artist whose work explores the global history of the Black diaspora at the crossroads of anti-colonial change and personal creativity.

Maliyamungu Gift Muhande has exhibited work at Sundance, Black Beyond, and Art Island, all New York City, among others.

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