gallery Los De Afuera (2020): Mónica Félix, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Interview with Puerto Rican Mónica Félix, multimedia artist, currently based in New York City, USA.

Mónica Félix (n. 1984) es una artista interdisciplinaria, fotógrafa profesional y profesora de hatha yoga nacida y criada en Cayey, Puerto Rico. Tiene una licenciatura en comunicaciones de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, un certificado de fotografía del Instituto Pratt y actualmente está terminando su maestría en artes visuales en la Universidad de Columbia. Su trabajo es una narración personal sobre la representación de la experiencia en la migración de un cuerpo femenino, específicamente, los rincones colonizados, cuestionados y comprometidos de esta vida recorrida. Ella continúa buscando una perspectiva de identidad honesta que explore los aspectos visuales de su experiencia a través de la fotografía, el video, la instalación, la escritura y el performance.

Mónica Félix (b. 1984) is an interdisciplinary artist, professional photographer, and hatha yoga teacher born and raised in Cayey, Puerto Rico. She has a BA in Communications from the University of Puerto Rico, a Photography Certificate from Pratt Institute and is currently finishing her MFA in Visual Arts at Columbia University. Her work is a personal narrative about the representation of the experience in migration of one female body, specifically, the colonized, questioned and compromised corners of this traveled life. She continues to search for an honest identity perspective exploring the visual aspects of her experience through photography, video, installation, writing, and performance.

Los De Afuera (2020) is a compendium of interviews with Puerto Rican artists who have made their life across the globe produced by Cranium Corporation.

Directed and Produced by artist and curator Á.R. Vázquez-Concepción, for Cranium Corporation

Music by artist Andrés Alfonso Lugo

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