I am a Afro-Boricua/Dominicana born and raised in Santurce,Puerto Rico.
Working on breaking the mold of what an Afro-Caribbean and Latino person “should” be.
While using my work to bridge the gaps between communities.
My practice investigates history, media, race, homoeroticism and love in work that ranges from
drawing, painting and artist books to iPhone videos distributed through social media, and
In this series of drawings I reference the body directly by using hair as the impetus for my forms. I
play with color, form and abstraction while exploring the hairs subjective properties as a cheap
commodity and personal signifier.
Rematriating from Brooklyn to Puerto Rico, withstanding Hurricane Maria and the resulting
darkness, I paint our ancestors as bio-luminescent beings underwater and my people as fireflies,
metaphors for sustainability and liberation.