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Robert Rusli

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ROBERT OUYANG RUSLI is an Asian American film composer & artist based in Brooklyn, NY. He is the recipient of the 2017-2018 Van Lier Fellowship for Music Composition. He recently scored the award-winning Trinidadian film Moko Jumbie that premiered at LA Film Festival, and the documentary Corridor Four which won Best Feature Documentary at Washington West Film Festival. His score for the feature documentary Good Game won Best Original Score at the IndieCapitol Film Festival. Rob has composed music for films, exhibitions and art projects featured in the Queens Museum, BAM Next Wave Festival, BAMCinématek, Dixon Place, and Ensemble Studio Theater.

He makes experimental rap music under the solo project OHYUNG and has been featured in PAPER magazine, Tiny Mix Tapes, and other publications. In 2018 OHYUNG released his debut album Untitled (Chinese Man with Flame) synthesizing noise, trap, elements of traditional hip hop--as well as experimental ambient music, pop music, and tape loops. He aims to explore alternative & subversive Asian American modalities through this art.