Discipline: Film/Video – documentary

Allison Cekala

Discipline: Film/Video – documentary
Region: Boston, MA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2015

Allison Cekala is a filmmaker and photographer. Her most recent work Fundir traces Boston's road salt from one of its main sources in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile to the salt-covered winter streets of Boston. The film was on view as part of her solo exhibition, "Road Salt: A 4500 Mile Journey," at the Museum of Science in Boston from January-April 2015. She is a recent recipient of the Massachusetts Cultural Council fellowship for film/video and a current post-graduate teaching fellow at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. She is currently editing two short films.


New Hampshire

Allison Cekala worked in the New Hampshire studio.

New Hampshire Studio, originally named Peterborough Studio, was given to MacDowell by Mr. and Mrs. William Schofield, Mrs. H. A. Chamberlain, Mrs. Andrew Draper, and Miss Ruth Cheney. The studio was renamed in 1943. The Gilbert Verney Foundation established an endowed maintenance fund in 1990, and a bequest in memory of MacDowell Fellow Victor Candell underwrote the…

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