Mixed media, archive digital print, magazine, latex, resin.
An expression of dispelling the noise from within.
Leenda Bonilla is an interdisciplinary artist integrating visual arts with photography, collage, graphic design, interactive installations, and creative placekeeping inspired by social movements, feminism, and ethnography. Born in NYC, raised in the Bronx and Puerto Rico, she works in multiple roles as a cultural producer, civic worker with communities to support (im)migrant neighborhoods, cultural workers, and artivists. Leenda incubates relationships and projects that promote resiliency in neighborhoods by combining civic engagement with creative placemaking. Her installation/performance work has shown at Art in Odd Places, (NYC), AS220 (RI), The Bronx Museum of the Arts, El Taller Boricua (NYC), NoMAA (NYC), MOLAA (LA), and more. She has a Masters in Arts/Cultural Management (distinction and merit) from the Pratt Institute, and is an alumni from the Coro Leadership NYC's 2014 Immigrant Civic Leadership Program, as well as of the NALAC Leadership Institute (2012) and Advocacy Institute (2013).
Artist's website: leendabonilla.com @leenda.art insta