Devyn Mañibo

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Devyn Mañibo (she/her) is a maker, feeder, and arts worker. Through poems, objects, and gesture, she thinks intimately about the language and texture of death & desire, fullness & loss. Mañibo has had poetry, book art, and multimedia installation work presented and published internationally in festivals, museums, and journals including the MIX NYC Queer Experimental Film Festival, Split This Rock, the National Queer Arts Festival, the Berlin Porn Film Festival, the Queens Museum, Sixty Inches from Center, TAYO Literary Magazine, and Ginger Zine.

She was a 2018 [Multitude] Artist-in-Residence at The Overlook Place, where she created a collaborative artist book, handbound, embroidered, and wrapped in silk in an edition of 50. She was a participant in the Home School’s Summer 2019 workshop in Hudson, NY, and a 2020 Tin House Summer Workshop Scholar working with Aimee Nezhukumatathil. She received her BA in New Media and Queer Studies from Hampshire College, and an MFA in performance & performance studies from School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is the co-curator of Maracuyá Peach with danilo machado, the co-editor of Already Felt: Poems in Revolt & Bounty, and the Marketing Manager* at Center For Book Arts. She splits her time between Brooklyn and Chicago.

*Center for Book Arts Marketing Manager position is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts under Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Council Initiative.

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