(b. Costa Rica, of Garifuna descent) Christopher “Unpezverde” Núñez is a Visually Impaired immigrant choreographer, dramaturg, educator and accessibility consultant based in NYC. His performances have been presented at and by The Joyce Theater, The Brooklyn Museum for The Immigrant Artist Biennale, The Kitchen, Danspace Project, Movement Research at The Judson Church, The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, Battery Dance Festival, Performance Mix Festival and Dixon Place, among others. His work has been featured in publications such as The New York Times, The Brooklyn Rail, The Dance Enthusiast and The Archive: The Leslie-Lohman Museum bi-annual journal. He has held residencies at New Dance Alliance (LiftOff, 2018), Battery Dance Studios (Space Grant, 2017-2019), The Kitchen (DAP, 2019), Center for Performance Research (AIR, 2020-2021) and is currently in residence at Movement Research ( Mertz Gilmore Foundation Artist-in-Residence 2020-2022), Danspace Project (Renewal Residency 2021-2022) and Brooklyn Academy of Music, BAM (Jack Nusbaum Artist Residency 2021-2022). As a performer, his most recent collaborations include “Dressing Up for Civil Rights” by William Pope L, presented at MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art and “La Procession” by Nacera Belaza presented at Danspace Project. Núñez was invited by the NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs to share his story as a disabled and formally undocumented immigrant choreographer during Immigrant Heritage Week 2020. Núñez received his green card in 2018 but he continues to be an advocate for the rights of undocumented disabled immigrants. He holds a BFA in Science in Performing Arts from the National University of Costa Rica.