Discipline: Film/Video

Lana Lin

Discipline: Film/Video
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 1996, 1999, 2017

Lana Lin worked on an experimental film inspired by poet Audre Lorde's memoir, The Cancer Journals. She completed her first book, Freud's Jaw and Other Lost Objects: Cancer and the Psychic Conditions of Illness, which was published by Fordham University Press in 2017.


New Hampshire

Lana Lin 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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