FIRST YEAR – NEW YORK
Bella Racklin is a London-born documentary filmmaker, video artist, writer and soap-maker. Her work explores art and artists, space and environment, migration and identity. She is currently in post-production on a feature-length documentary about the decorative artist Victoria Mackenzie-Childs and her personalized restoration of the last remaining Ellis Island Ferry Boat, Yankee. Bella spends her time between between Los Angeles and New York City, where she completed her Social Documentary Film MFA at the School of Visual Arts in 2018.