Gabriela Fernandez was born in Havana, Cuba. Currently residing in Miami, Florida, an area that houses various cross-sections of culture through the Latinx and Caribbean diaspora. As a first-generation immigrant taking reference from this multicultural, temporal, and migratory space. Exploring the process of dis-identification, and the existence of manifested identifications in relation to time, ephemeral space, and the disorientated body.  Exploring the dis-identification of the existence of an identity with the intersection of both trauma and nostalgia in contemporary language Looking at how the environment and unconscious movements affect interaction between all. Done so through alter-based performative works that out-stretches their body and memory once no longer inhabiting the space. Exhibiting both locally and nationally notably in Franconia Sculpture Park where they resided as a 2021 Emerging artist resident. Was selected as part of Yale’s Norfolk Program in 2019. Fernandez is a New World School of the Arts 2020 graduate

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