Discipline: Film/Video – documentary

Charles Fairbanks

Discipline: Film/Video – documentary
Region: Yellow Springs, OH
MacDowell Fellowships: 2015

Charles Fairbanks is a filmmaker, photographer, and founding professor of media arts at Antioch College. His new work blends fiction and documentary, ethnographic and experimental cinema to portray an indigenous Zoque community's encounters with modernity in rural Chiapas.


New Hampshire

Charles Fairbanks 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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