Episode 5

Nicholas Fevelo - Featured Artist

Nicholas Fevelo is a multi-disciplinary photographer balancing journalism and conceptual artistic practice.

His work is regularly published in several of New York City's largest daily newspapers. His work has appeared in the New York Daily News, The Wallstreet Journal, Germany's Bild, and The Staten Island Advance.

As an award winning photographer he has received the Society of Silurians Breaking News Photography and National Headliner Awards 3rd Place Breaking News Photography. He has also received grants from the Council for the Arts and Humanities of Staten Island in 2009 and 2010 to create an installation in 2009 and record original musical compositions in 2010.

In 2006 he received his BFA from School of Visual Arts. He is based on the beautiful and majestic Staten Island.

Gabri Christa & Vernon Reid - Guest Host

Gabri Christa brings to her filmmaking and directing her background as a choreographer and performer. She has received many awards for her Choreographies and Short Films including a Guggenheim Fellowship for her choreography, an invitation to the Pangea Day Film Festival as “One of the World’s 100 most promising Filmmakers”. Her film “High School” received an ABC TV award for Creative excellence.  She directs, choreographs, produces, writes and teaches on a per project basis. Her ongoing projects include in dance: Burnt Sugar/Danz and in film :the series "Another Building".  She is currently working on her first Feature www.gabrichrista.com

Guitarist and composer Vernon Reid is a true artist, one whose art is a work forever in progress, from his formative years on the downtown New York jazz-funk-punk scene with Ronald Shannon Jackson’s Decoding Society, to his leadership of the pioneering multi-platinum rock band Living Colour, to his collaborations with creative spirits that range from musicians to choreographers and filmmakers.

Reid founded Living Colour in New York City circa 1985 and piloted the band through a remarkable career. Among the highlights: a double platinum-selling debut album Vivid; its gold-certified successor, Time's Up; two consecutive Grammy Awards in the category “Best Hard Rock Performance”; opening for the Rolling Stones’ 1989 Steel Wheels tour; and appearing on the first Lollapalooza tour in the summer of 1991. Living Colour reunited in 2000, released an album, CollideØscope in 2003, and a new album, the critically acclaimed The Chair In The Doorway in September of 2009. Living Colour continues to tour around the world.

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