Film/Video & New Media
Travel and Study
FERGUSON, JIMMY, New York City, to travel to Nicaragua (Léon, Chinandega, Managua, Masaya, Matiguás, Mosquitía) to immerse himself in cultural traditions, celebrations, and landscapes as research for his feature film Miskito. Ferguson’s work incorporate both documentary and narrative-fiction techniques, constructing fictional stories out of real-world characters, locations, events, and/or environments. This research will provide the real world details for his new film, which is set against the complex cultural and historical identities of Nicaragua.