alejandro t. acierto

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alejandro t. acierto is an artist, musician, and curator whose work is largely informed by legacies of colonialism found within human relationships to technology and material cultures. He has presented projects and screenings for the Havana Biennial in Matanzas, Cuba, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco), MCA Chicago, Echo Park Film Center (LA), Eastside Projects (Birmingham, UK), and performance works for the Rapid Pulse Performance Art Festival (Chicago) and the KANEKO (Omaha). acierto has held residencies at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Banff Centre. A 3Arts Awardee, he holds degrees from DePaul University, Manhattan School of Music (MM), University Illinois at Chicago (MFA), and was Artist in Residence for Critical Race Studies at Michigan State University. He is a faculty fellow for the MA program in Critical Craft Studies at Warren Wilson College and is currently Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts and Performance at Arizona State University, New College.

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