Magali Duzant is a NY-based artist and photographer. She holds a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University and an MFA from Parsons The New School for Design. Select exhibitions include: Fridman Gallery, New York; ( harbor ), New York; Neue Galerie im Hohmannhaus, Augsburg, Germany; The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia; The Siskind Gallery at Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY. Her work has been published in print and online by Aint-Bad Magazine, Der Greif, Yet Magazine, Adobo Magazine, among others. In 2015 her first book, I Looked & Looked was published by Conveyor Editions. She currently lives and works in Queens, New York.
What is the DNA of your city ? Always on but filled with quiet moments, neighborhood by neighborhood
Best coffee? The Queens Kickshaw in Astoria
Best cheap and easy place for lunch? Tacos - Bella Puebla in Jackson Heights / Tacos El Bronce in Sunset Park
Best co-work space? Neue House
Best place to get a drink? End Of The Century in Forest Hills / The Narrows in Bushwick
Best place to have a dinner with friends? Café Mogador
Hotel you would stay in if you weren’t from NY? The Marlton
Best unknown shop? Not a shop per say but there is a specific stand at the Union Square Greenmarket that sells dried flowers. I go there for the most beautiful, lush eucalyptus.
Up and coming talent? I'm a huge fan of the artist Sacha Vega.
Best place to take clients? Staten Island Ferry - beautiful views and beers