Lulu Matute

Lulu Matute

Lulu Matute is a multidisciplinary artist and activist-scholar grounded in Liberation Theology, Ancestral Curanderismo (healing w[e]rk), and the making of social memory. She designs collaborative spaces, experiences, and multimedia art projects that deal with Central American diaspora, memory and migration, environmentalism, and freedom from incarceration.

 Projects include: Teatro Arcade, a nomadic participatory art project crossing borders throughout the Americas; Resistencia Relativa, an autonomous and international support network working in solidarity with refugee, migrant, and displaced Central Americans at the US-Mexico border; Sister Somos, a series of 2D, augmented-reality, and virtual-reality videos from rural Honduras to urban Califonia.

She was a Ronald E. McNair (2018) and Robert and Colleen Haas (2018-2019) Research Scholar at the University of California Berkeley where she completed an undergraduate degree in American Studies with a concentration in law, media, and social memory.


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