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Nsenga Knight is a interdisciplinary artist and filmmaker. Much of her work utilizes archive, memoir, and documentary materials, and expands upon the common aesthetic and theoretical concerns of the conceptual arts movement of the late 1960s and 70s, minimalism, Islamic geometrical art and other systems-based works. Through a restless hybridization of artistic practices she mobilizes a play with language and form and act as disruptive intervener and ardent preservationist. Knight has held residencies at Artspace in Raleigh, North Carolina, the Galveston Artist Residency (Galveston, TX), Brandywine Workshop (Philadelphia, PA), and Film/ Video Arts (New York, NY), and has been awarded with fellowships and grants from the Philadelphia Independent Film and Video Association, the Leeway Foundation, Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn Historical Society, and the Puffin Foundation LTD. She has participated in recent solo and group exhibitions at Project Rowhouses in Houston, TX, Artspace in Raleigh, NC, Galveston Arts Center in Texas, MoCADA, New Museum and MoMA PS1 in New York. Knight earned a Bachelor of Arts in Film at Howard University and a Masters of Fine Arts degree at the University of Pennsylvania.