Josefina Báez (Dominican Republic/USA) Storyteller, ArteSana, performer, writer, theatre director, educator, devotee. Founder and director of Latinarte/Ay Ombe Theatre (April 1986). Alchemist of artistic/creative life process,Performance Autology© (creative process based on the autobiography of the doer). Joy, is the vital element present in her narrative, practice and teachings.
Báez has published a number of works including, Dominicanish, Comrade, Bliss Ain’t Playing (Performance segment translated to Swedish, Hindi, Russian, Portuguese, Spanish and Italian), Como la una/Como Uma, Latin In (Autology’s anthology), As Is E’ (J.Báez anthology) and Why is my name Marysol?(a children’s book)
Image by Giovanni Savino