photo by Tony Favarula, 2017
Devyn Lorelei Mañibo is a Brooklyn-based maker, feeder, organizer, and educator. Through poems, art objects, and gesture, she thinks intimately about the language and texture of death & desire, fullness & loss.
Mañibo has had video, performance, installation, and academic work shown, published, and presented internationally in festivals, museums, and conferences including the MIX NYC Queer Experimental Film Festival, the National Queer Arts Festival, the Berlin Porn Film Festival, the Queens Museum, and the Allied Media Conference. Mañibo is a 2013 Princess Grace Foundation Undergraduate Film Award Recipient, an alum of Cycle III of the Innovative Cultural Advocacy Fellowship with the Caribbean Cultural Center in Harlem, and a 2018 [Multitude] Artist in Residence at The Overlook Place. She received her BA in New Media and Queer Studies at Hampshire College, and an MFA in performance & permance studies at School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She serves on the publishing review committee at Candor Arts and works at a big pink book store in Cobble Hill.
Her first full-length collection of poetry, F(E)AST is due in 2020.