Xavier Marrades is a filmmaker born in Barcelona. He graduated from the School of Visual Arts (New York) with the support of a fellowship from la Caixa de Pensions. His works are primarly documentary. His first documentary feature film, The Stranger's Land, has been shown in international film festivals and broadcasted on Spanish television. He worked on his second piece, a documentary about his experiences in New York. The project has been awarded a Jerome Foundation Production Fellowship.
Xavier Marrades worked in the Mixter studio.
Built in 1927–1930, the Florence Kilpatrick Mixter Studio was funded by its namesake and designed by the architect F. Winsor, Jr., who also designed MacDowell's original Savidge Library in 1925. Mixter Studio, solidly built of yellow and grey-hued granite, once had sweeping views of Pack Monadnock to the east. The small building was originally entered on the…