Irisdelia Garcia, 2020
Irisdelia Garcia (she/they) is a Puerto Rican interdisciplinary artist from The Bronx, NY. Her work centers Puerto Rican history, embodiment in gender, colonialism, and digital storytelling. She is a member of Queer and Now’s Digital Cabarets, digital humanities lab IRLHumanities, and a collaborator of La Pocha Nostra. Garcia is currently a director and editor for Ping Chong and Company. Garcia was an inaugural Generation NYZ Fellow for Ping Chong + Company (2019-2020). She holds a BA in English with a concentration in Digital Humanities at Amherst College and a Multicultural Theater Practice Certificate through the Five College Consortium. Research question: How can I capture vulnerability without the pressure of surveillance through the screen?