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New York, NY

Photo by Walter Wlodarczyk

Christopher “Unpezverde” Núñez is a Visually Impaired choreographer based in NYC. Núñez is a Princeton University Arts Fellow 22’, a Jerome Hill Fellow 22’, a Dance/USA Fellow 22’, and a Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art Fellow 18’. His performances have been presented by The Joyce Theater, The Brooklyn Museum, The Kitchen, Danspace Project, Movement Research at The Judson Church, and the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, among others. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Art In America, The Brooklyn Rail, and The Dance Enthusiast. He’s been an Artist In Residence at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), The Kitchen, Danspace Project, Abrons Arts Center, Movement Research, and Center for Performance Research. In 2023, Unpezverde was selected by the magazine Art In America as one of the New Talent artists and was nominated for a Bessie, The New York Dance and Performance Awards. In 2020, Núñez was invited by the NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs to share his story as disabled and formally undocumented during Immigrant Heritage Week. He received his American Citizenship in 2023 but continues to be an advocate for the rights of undocumented disabled immigrants.

Ideas in Motion: 21st Century Dance Practices (2024)

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