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Robert Ouyang Rusli

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Rob Rusli is an artist, musician and filmmaker based in Brooklyn, NY.

After graduating from Wesleyan University, he has been commissioned to compose multiple concertos and musicals, written a full orchestral symphony and has scored and recorded dozens of films and web series that have won awards at national and international film festivals. His score for the feature documentary Good Game won Best Original Score at the IndieCapitol Film Festival in 2015. Recently, Rob has composed music for Casey Tang's Untitled (Rivers) video installation at the Queens Museum as well as sound design for Wo Chan's WHITE FLAG/WHITE FACE at Dixon Place's Hot! Festival. He is currently writing music for a Trinidadian magical realism love story feature film and will soon begin work on the feature documentary Corridor Four, a film about a Pentagon K-9 unit officer's heroic actions on September 11, 2001 and his subsequent battle with PTSD.

As a filmmaker, he has directed and edited multiple music videos and short films, and is currently shooting and editing a documentary on virtuoso drummer Justin Brown for Justin's first solo album NYEUSI. He is the Audio/Visual Producer for the Asian American Writers' Workshop, a literary nonprofit in New York City.

In his free time he produces and performs rap music and performance art that deals with social justice and marginalized identity.