Renew lauds 20 with fellowships

Recipients include Caouette, Epstein, Jacobs

Renew Media announced the recipients of this year’s Media Artists Fellowships on Tuesday night at Gotham’s American Academy of Art.

Funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, 20 film, video and new media artists were awarded cash prizes of $35,000 each. Program also presented two additional fellowships of $10,000 each to emerging film and video artists.

Recipients include Jonathan Caouette (“Everything … Somewhere Else”), Rob Epstein (“Howl”), Ken Jacobs (“The Impossible”), Godfrey Reggio (“Savage Eden/Holy Smoke”) and Kelly Reichardt (“Train Choir”).

Fellowships are intended to provide support to filmmakers and media artists with boundary-defying work that has social and political relevance.

Full list of Media Artists Fellowships:

FILM AND VIDEO FELLOWS

Natalia Almada
Brooklyn, Ny, And Mexico City

Jonathan Caouette
Astoria, Ny

Nathaniel Dorsky
San Francisco, Ca

Rob Epstein
San Francisco, Ca

Marina Goldovskaya
Los Angeles, Ca

Ken Jacobs
New York, Ny

So Yong Kim
Brooklyn, Ny

Won Ju Lim
Los Angeles, Ca

Larry Blackhorse Lowe
Norman, Ok

Jake Mahaffy
Norton, Ma

Heather Rae
Boise, Id

Godfrey Reggio
Santa Fe, Nm

Kelly Reichardt
Astoria, Ny

David Russo
Seattle, Wa

Hank Willis Thomas
New York, Ny

Chel White
Portland Or

NEW MEDIA FELLOWS

Jon Haddock
Tempe, Az

Kenneth Tin-Kin Hung
New York, Ny

Chico Macmurtrie
Brooklyn, Ny

Cat Mazza
Troy, Ny

Richard Pell
Troy, Ny

Kurt Ralske
New York, Ny

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