Congratulations to IMA alum Mariano Wainsztein! He is the recipient of a LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture Fellowship 2018. Mariano was born in Argentina and raised in Israel. He is a composer and a filmmaker. He has won prestigious awards from Franklin Furnace Archive for performance art in 2000 and from the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures in 2011. Mariano is a community teaching artist at Educational Alliance and is an adjunct professor in the Film and Media Department at Hunter College.