what does it mean to come from somewhere?
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Fox Maxy is a film director and artist in San Diego of Kumeyaay and Payómkawichum ancestry. The artist’s work has screened at the Museum of Modern Art’s Doc Fortnight, BAMcinemaFest, LACMA, BlackStar Film Festival, ImagineNative Film Festival, and Rotterdam (IFFR), among other places. In 2022, Fox was named as Sundance Institute’s Merata Mita Fellow, in honor of Merata Mita (Ngāi Te Rangi/Ngāti Pikiao), one of the first Maori women to write and direct a feature film. Fox Maxy was recently named fellow at the Vera List Center for Art and Politics.