My name is Tiffany Jackson and I am an independent documentary filmmaker based in Brooklyn, NY. There are four artists total that are part of this residency (a sculptor, sound artist, an experimental filmmaker and myself). We will work on individual personal projects that involve the local community, as well as collaborate as a group on a larger project. My individual project will look at artisan argan oil production. I'm curious to learn how this simple oil became the most sought after cosmetic ingredient in the USA. The majority of collectives producing argan oil are based in southwestern Morocco, but I will look at smaller collectives in the Atlas Mountains near Fes. All of our projects will be displayed and screened at the end of the residency as a gallery show in the village.
You can learn more about Culture Vultures here: http://culturevulturesfez.org/independent-artist-residencies/
And if you're curious about my previous work as a filmmaker: www.bffilms.nyc
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Wish me luck!
*I lowered the campaign amount since my flight was purchased $400 under budget!