Fannie Sosa
is an internationally applauded, award-winning, interdisciplinary artist, scholar, and activist cued up to recieve their doctorate degree in Gender and Social Science at Lille 3 University in 2019. Their Afro-diasporic and Indigenous ancestry has informed their many years of research, performances, and teachings. Sosa’s work focuses on developing pleasurable methodologies using vibrational and sonic therapy, movement practices that liberate the core, and transformational social justice-centered publications. Their performance work has been produced by Tate Modern, Matadero Madrid, and Wiener Festwochen. Sosa’s current artistic projects include Black Power Naps, Pleasure is Power, Consent Improvisation, and screen writing a new television series.

niv Acosta
is a multi-award-winning and internationally acclaimed multi-media artist and activist. His intersectional identities as non-binary, transgender, queer, and Afro-Latinx have continuously inspired his community-based work. His performance work has debuted in various institutions nationally and abroad, including Matadero Madrid, Tate Modern, Tanz im August, Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art, Wiener Festwochen, David Roberts Arts Foundation, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Human Resources, MoMA PS1, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New Museum, and McGill University, among others.