Discipline: Film/Video – experimental

Micaela Durand

Discipline: Film/Video – experimental
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2020, 2021

Micaela Durand is a longtime collaborator with artist Daniel Chew. Their films investigate intimacy and connection, two feelings that are increasingly difficult to discern and cultivate in our technologically mediated present. Their work has been shown in the U.S. and abroad including at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, MoMA PS1, White Columns, 47 Canal, MOCA LA, The Shed, BAFICI, Le Cinema Club, and e-flux. She was the former director of the publishing press Badlands Unlimited.

While at MacDowell, she worked on a new film titled, 38. Her writing has been published in Texte zur Kunst and PIN-UP. She is a recipient of the Jerome Artist Fellowship for 2021-2022.

Made at MacDowell

Fellow Works Supported by MacDowell

38 (Film)



Micaela Durand worked in the Putnam studio.

The Graphics Studio (as it was originally named) was converted to its present use in 1972–1974 through a grant from the Putnam Foundation, and originally served the property as both a power house and pump house. Well water was pumped from a large cistern to Hillcrest, the Foreman’s Cottage, and the lower buildings closer to…

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