Christopher Unpezverde Núñez is a New York based artist and choreographer. His practice involves body movement, intervened objects and installation. He holds a BFA in Science in Performing Arts from the National University of Costa Rica.
A queer immigrant with monocular vision impairment Núñez turns his personal experiences into political performances. His work has been nurtured by residency opportunities at Battery Dance Studios, New Dance Alliance and Mare Nostrum Elements.
Núñez is a 2018/2019 Leslie Lohman Museum for Gay and Lesbian Art Fellow and a 2018 NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program Alumni.
His performances have been featured and reviewed in publications such as The New York Times, Time Out New York, Dance Enthusiast, Off Off Off Dance, Broadway World and The Brooklyn Rail.
As a performer, he has collaborated with international choreographers such as Christophe Haleb, Mark Sieczkarek, Darryl Thomas and Elia Arce.
Most recently, his work has been presented at Movement Research at The Judson Church, The Leslie Lohman Museum for Gay and Lesbian Art, BAM Fisher, Satellite Art Show during Miami Art Week, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dixon Place, NY City Center Studios, LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, Green Space, The Wild Project, Chez Bushwick and Panoply Performance Laboratory.
Image by Walter Wlodarczyk.