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Stephanie Khoury

October 9, 2022


Hillsdale, NY


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Faythe Levine

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The interview was conducted with Stephanie Khoury,  a 31 year old woman who has lived in Brooklyn NY since 2019.  We spoke on the afternoon of October 9, in room 6 at Sylvan Motor Lodge in Hillsdale NY. Khoury shares an early memory from Nashville TN where her father immigrated from Beirut, Lebanon and was a homeowner. After her parents divorced she moved with her brother and mother to Hendersonville, TN where went to elementary, middle and highschool and had the same art teacher for 12 years that was very influential. Her mother was supportive of her creative interests and she attended the undergraduate program at the University Tennessee Knoxville and received her masters degree from the University of Denver in CO. She moved to Brooklyn in 2019 for her current position as the project associate at the Helen Frankenthaler Catalogue Raisonne in New York City from Denver CO. Her hobbies include reading, running and exploring her neighborhood. At the end of the interview Khoury speaks about her nana’s (grandmother) Lotus Graves passing anniversary being tomorrow and shared some wonderful memories of her life story as a stewardess, and raising her 3 daughters.

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Faythe Levine

Faythe Levine is a 44 year old white cisgendered woman living in Mellenville, NY. Her current work is consulting with Women's Studio Workshop on their 50 year anniversary exhibition for 2024. She has various personal research projects of her own and is interested in building creative networks and bridging communities. This was her first oral history interview.

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