Devyn Lorelei Mañibo is a Brooklyn-based maker, feeder, and organizer. Through poems, art objects, and gesture, she thinks intimately about the language and texture of death & desire, fullness & loss.
Photo by Jesse Meredith, 2019
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, Split This Rock, 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, a 2018 [Multitude] Artist in Residence at The Overlook Place, and a participant in the Home School’s Summer 2019 workshop in Hudson, NY.
She received her BA in New Media and Queer Studies at Hampshire College, and an MFA in performance & performance studies at School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is the co-curator of Maracuyá Peach, an ongoing poetry salon featuring queer, trans, and gender nonconforming poets of color working across media, languages, and diasporas—embracing the bilingual, the fruity, and the sticky. She is also the Marketing Manager at the Center For Book Arts.