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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.

CHOREOGRAPHY (Selected works)
Thinking of knowing 
Commission by Battery Dance Festival, NY, 2018

Playback
Performed at:
Movement Research at The Judson Church, Spring Season, NY, 2018
Movement Research, Open Performance, Eden’s Expressway, NY, 2018
NYFA, Immigrants Alumni Mixer Meeting, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, NY, 2018
Queer Comfort: The Secret Room, The Leslie Lohman Museum for Gay and Lesbian Art, NY, 2018
Satellite Art Show, Miami Art Week, Miami FL, 2018
Crossing Boundaries, Dixon Place, NY, 2018

YO OBSOLETE 
Performed at:
Take Root Series, Greenspace, NY, 2018
Queerly Contemporary Festival , City Center, NY, 2018

What a wonderful time
Commission by Emerging Choreographer Series, Mare Nostrum Elements, LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, NY, 2018
Also performed at:
International Human Rights Art Festival, The Wild Project, NY, 2018

The sun set twice on the same day
Commission by INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival, NY, 2017
Also performed at:
Performance Mix Festival 32, University Settlement, NY, 2018

PERFORMANCE (Selected collaborations)
Albert Andrew García, WITHIN THE LOWERING TIDE, BAM Fisher (Co-creator/Performer)
Marielle Pelissero, RunawayMatter, Video Art (Performer)
Svea Schneider, Resistance, CUNY Dance Initiative (Performer)
Butch Merigoni, All of it (Performer)
Mark Sieczkarek, Silencio (Performer)
Christophe Haleb, Evelyn House of Shame (Performer)

RESIDENCIES
Battery Dance Studios, NY, 2017-2018
LiftOff Residency, New Dance Alliance, NY, 2018
Emerging Choreographer Series, Mare Nostrum Elements, NY, 2018

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 
Leslie Lohman Museum for Gay and Lesbian Art Fellowship, 2018/2019
New York Foundation for the Arts, Immigrant Artist Program Alumni, 2018
Battery Dance Space Grant Recipient, NY, 2017-2018
Moving Borders Scholarship, Mexico, 2014
Best Performer Award, National Theater, Costa Rica, 2012

CULTURAL ACTIVISM
Selection committee, 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