Nerisa del Carmen Guevara is an Associate Professor at the University of Santo Tomas’ Department of Literature. She has exhibited her installations and performance pieces at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, and other spaces.

She has received a Palanca Award for Poetry, a Silver Cup for Dance Solo in the April Spring Festival in Pyongyang, and a Catholic Mass Media Award. Guevara has an M.A. in English Studies from the University of the Philippines, Diliman. She is currently taking a PhD in Creative Writing at the same university.

A featured Southeast Asian performance artist, documentation of her “Elegies” and “Infinite Gestures” is currently in the archives of The Live Art Digital Agency (LADA), London. She has done performance art pieces during the Philippine International Performance Art Festival, Solidarity in Performance Art Festival, PERFORMATURA, and Grace Exhibition Space, New York.

Photo credit: Jay Javier.

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