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ABOUT
Christopher Unpezverde Núñez is a New York-based artist and choreographer.
From living as a queer disabled undocumented immigrant to being recognized as a Permanent Resident, Núñez turns his personal experiences into political performances.

SELECTED PERFORMANCES
-Dixon Place, Crossing Boundaries, NY, 2019
-The Kitchen, Dance and Process (DAP), 2019
-Danspace Project, The Draftwork Series, 2019
-Satellite Art Show, Miami Art Week, Miami FL, 2018
-Dixon Place, Crossing Boundaries, NY, 2018
-The Wild Project, International Human Rights Art Festival, NY, 2018
-Battery Dance Festival, NY, 2018
-Performance Mix Festival 32, NY, 2018
-Movement Research at The Judson Church, NY, 2018
-Movement Research’s Open Performance, Eden’s Expressway, NY, 2018
-The Leslie Lohman Project Space, NY, 2018
-Greenspace, Take Root Series, NY, 2018
-Queerly Contemporary Festival , NY, 2018
-INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival, NY, 2018
-INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival, NY, 2017

Commissions (Selected works)
-A garden in the shape of dreams. Un jardín en forma de sueños
Commission by The Kitchen, NY, 2019
-Thinking of knowing 
Commission by Battery Dance Festival, NY, 2018
-What a wonderful time
Commission by Mare Nostrum Elements, NY, 2018
-The sun set twice on the same day
Commission by INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival, NY, 2017

RESIDENCIES, GRANTS, AWARDS
-The Kitchen, DAP (Dance And Process) Residency, NY, 2019
-Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, 2019
-Leslie Lohman Museum for Gay and Lesbian Art Fellowship, 2018/2019
-LiftOff Residency, New Dance Alliance, NY, 2018
-New York Foundation for the Arts, Immigrant Artist Program Alumni, 2018
-Emerging Choreographer Series, Mare Nostrum Elements Residency, NY, 2018
-Battery Dance Space Grant Recipient, NY, 2017-2018
-Moving Borders Scholarship, Mexico, 2014
-Best Performer Award, National Theater, Costa Rica, 2012

CULTURAL ACTIVISM
-Adviser, Selection committee, Queerly Contemporary Festival, 2019
-Adviser, Selection committee, Dance/NYC, Disability. Dance. Artistry, Residency Program, 2019
-Advisory Panel, Performance Mix Festival, 2018
-Organizer/Facilitator, Movement Research Studies Project, Immigrants for immigrants: Taste of home, 2018.
-Selection committee, Movement Research at The Judson Church, Fall 2018.
-Core Member, Movement Research, Artist of Color Council, 2018

EDUCATION
-BFA in Science in Performing Arts, National University, Costa Rica, 2005