︎ME VOY PAL OTRO LAO, 2017



︎"Me Voy Pal Otro Lao" Is the first part of an ongoing series portraying a future Puerto Rico. It is created in garments, objects, and video narrative.
    In a politically unstable time, this work explores themes of mass migration, collective memory, climate change, and identity through a tropical futurist lens.
The narrative is centered around the life of Nena, a working class young mutant in the Puerto Rico of 2117, auditioning to be part of a contest  Me Voy Pal Otro Lao. The winner gets to leave Puerto Rico, to live life in a place full of promises for new beginnings and hope for a better future.  






︎all pieces are made with found materials that connect to a memory.Piecing together a missing history and uncertain future through textiles and clothing. 



















                                





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