Kichwa / Canada

Samay Arcentales Cajas

Curator, Spotlight

Samay Arcentales Cajas is a Toronto-based queer Kichwa Mindalae, programmer, and digital media artist exploring human-land relations, new media dimensions of indigenous cosmology, and immersive art as a site of liberation. She comes from a lineage of Mindalaes who’ve travelled across borders with their handmade items, proudly uplifting their community. Her works have been shown at ImagineNATIVE, Xpace Cultural Centre, Tarragon Theatre, Prague Quadrennial, among others.