Hayley Downs

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Hayley Downs

In addition to leading TMI Project workshops, Hayley is a writer, storyteller and documentary filmmaker. She produced the documentary film Hidden Battles directed by Victoria Mills about the psychological effects of killing on soldiers. She also produced and broadcast edited Naturally Obsessed: The Making of a Scientist, a documentary about laboratory research by Richard and Carole Rifkind. Naturally Obsessed premiered on WNYC/Thirteen and is distributed by PBS International. Most recently she produced J.L. Sert: A Nomadic Dream, a Spanish/U.S. co-production directed by Pablo Bujosa. 

Her installations and experimental films: Move, Coleslaw Wrestling, and Boar Hog, exploring multi-generational Florida folk culture, have shown at underground film festivals including New York, Chicago, San Francisco, the Museum of Contemporary Art Miami, and Art Basel. Her angst-filled teen journal was included in Mortified: Real Words, Real People, Real Pathetic, published by Simon Spotlight Entertainment. Hayley moved to upstate New York from Brooklyn four years ago where she's focused on writing and her work as a TMI Project Workshop Leader.

Hayley Downs at Omega