Brenda Torres-Figueroa, is an interdisciplinary artist, curator, and art educator born and raised in Puerto Rico working mainly between performance art, installations and public art. In the year 2000, she graduated from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras and soon after moved to Chicago to pursue her Masters in Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Brenda is also an alum of Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (‘02) and had participated and developed multiple collective exhibitions and performances both in Chicago and Puerto Rico. Her return to Puerto Rico in 2004, served her to develop an art teaching methodology based in contemporary practices and curatorial experience at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Santurce until her permanent return to Chicago in 2008. Since then Brenda has been devoted to her art education practice, raising her two daughters and branding her designs through Freedom Effect.
Les 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.