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Marilyn Nance

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New media artistphotographereducator Marilyn Nance is a two time finalist for the W. Eugene Smith Award in Humanistic Photography for her work on African spiritual culture in America. She is recognized by the Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklore Programs Cultural Studies as a community folklore scholar an individual who has shown a significant contribution to the collection preservation and presentation of traditional culture in a community or region. A graduate of New York Universitys Interactive Telecommunications Program Nance designed and developed a web application and two multimedia installations that digitally simulated the system of Ifa Divination.