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Susana Ruiz receives Hewlett 50 Arts Commission for a new media work focused on Santa Cruz's lost Chinatowns

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Film and Digital Media Assistant Professor Susana Ruiz, together with Emmy Award nominated director of photography and media artist Huy Truong have been selected as one of ten recipients of this year’s Hewlett 50 Arts Commissions in Media Arts. The prestigious grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation will fund the creation of a new media work related to the history of Santa Cruz’s Chinatowns. The piece, presented by The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (MAH) and also supported by the Arts Research Institute at UCSC, will make its debut in 2024.

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Congratulations to Prof. Ruiz!