viento izquierdo ugaz, 2022

viento izquierdo ugaz is a multidisciplinary artist, cultural organizer, educator & language justice worker based between Lima & New York. Through poetry, photography, thread & moving image, they consider the effect of migration on the visual language of their lineage, and how this lexicon permeates their queer & trans chosen family archive. They are the founder of Cabritas Resistiendo, a Peru-based virtual festival, co-organizer of BODYHACK, a NY/global mutual aid happy hour for trans & non-binary people, and co-founder of rogueTHEIF, an upcycled denim brand/performative gesture seeking to poke holes in capitalist modes of exchange. viento is a current Leslie Lohman Museum Fellow whose work has appeared in El Museo del Barrio, A.I.R, The Poetry Project, Brooklyn Academy of Music, & Lambda Literary; their first chapbook is Estoy Tristeza (No Dear, 2018).
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