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FOUNDER + EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    Muriel Hasbun's expertise as an artist and an educator focuses on issues of cultural identity and memory, while generating socially engaged art projects. Through an intergenerational, transnational and transcultural lens, Hasbun constructs contemporary narratives and establishes a space for dialogue where individual and collective memory spark new questions about identity and place.

    Muriel Hasbun is a 2014 Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow, a 2006-08 Fulbright Scholar and the recipient of numerous distinctions and awards, including the Howard Chapnick Grant (2014), Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Awards in Photography (2015 & 2012) and in Media (2008), an Escuela de Bellas Artes Artist in Residence in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and the Corcoran College of Art + Design’s Outstanding Creative Research Faculty Award (2007). Most recently, she was Professor and Program Head of Photography at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at GWU in Washington, DC.
 
To see more of her work, please go to www.murielhasbun.com


FUNDADORA + DIRECTORA EJECUTIVA

    La experiencia como artista y educadora de Muriel Hasbun se enfoca en problemas de identidad cultural y memoria, a la vez que genera proyectos artísticos con involucramiento social. Por medio de un lente intergeneracional, transnacional y transcultural, Hasbun construye narrativas contemporáneas y establece un espacio para el diálogo donde la memoria individual y la colectiva encienden nuevos cuestionamientos sobre identidad y lugar.

    Muriel Hasbun obtuvo en 2014 la beca de investigación artística del Smithsonian, de 2006 a 2008 mantuvo una beca Fullbright y ha recibido numerosas distinciones y premios incluyendo la beca Howard Chapnick (2014), el premio al Artista Individual en Fotografía (2012 y 2015) y de Medios (2008) del Maryland State Arts Council, la residencia de la Escuela de Bellas Artes de San Miguel de Allende en México y el premio a investigación creativa destacada del Corcoran College of Art + Design (2007). Recientemente, fue profesora y directora del programa de fotografía en la Corcoran School of Arts and Design en la George Washington University en Washington D.C.

Para ver más de su trabajo, por favor visitar www.murielhasbun.com

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

    Caroline Lacey received her M.A. in New Media from The Corcoran College of Art + Design in 2015 and her B.A. in Art History from the University of Maryland in 2011. Caroline has a background in new media documentary and been working with and teaching photography, video and audio. Her photographic work has appeared or will appear in The Prosecutors Movie, Resolution Photo, the Harvard Review of Latin America, The Washington Post, The Smithsonian Magazine, NPR, and Washingtonian Magazine. She was awarded the National Press Photographer’s Bob East Scholarship in 2014.  She has done media work for numerous foundations and organizations including Resolution Photo, National Parks of Gabon, Smithsonian Magazine, The Middle East Investment Initiative, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Stone and Holt Weeks Foundation.
Her work has been included in Centro Cultural de España, “Vivencias, Legado” San Salvador, El Salvador; NEXT, Corcoran Thesis Exhibition, Washington DC.; Multiple Exposures, PHOTO ’15, Alexandria, VA.; and WPOW Annual, Foto Week DC, Washington DC. 

To see her work go to www.carolinelacey.com


DIRECTORA ASISTENTE

    Caroline Lacey se graduó de Nuevos Medios por The Corcoran College of Art + Design en 2015 y de Historia del Arte por la University of Maryland en 2011. Caroline tiene experiencia en documentales de nuevos medios, ha enseñado y trabajado en fotografía, video y audio. Su obra fotográfica ha aparecido en The Prosecutors Movie, Resolution Photo, la Harvard Review of Latin America, The Washington Post, The Smithsonian Magazine, NPR y la Washingtonian Magazine. Fue premiada con la beca Bob East del National Press Photographer en 2014. Ha trabajado en medios para numerosas fundaciones y organizaciones incluyendo Resolution Photo, National Parks of Gabon, Smithsonian Magazine, The Middle East Investment Initiative, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation y la Stone and Holt Weeks Foundation.

    Su trabajo ha sido incluido en Vivencias: Legado, Centro Cultural de España, San Salvador, El Salvador; NEXT, Corcoran Thesis Exhibition, Washington D.C.; Multiple Exposures, Photo ‘15, Alexandria, Virginia y WPOW Annual, Foto Week DC, Washington, D.C.

Para ver su trabajo, visitar www.carolinelacey.com

 
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