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Marissa Sean Cruz is a digital multimedia and video performance artist from Kjipuktuk (so-called Halifax). Cruz’s topics of interest are related to labour, power and surveillance as seen through digital platforms and pop culture. Their experimental videos comprise found footage, 3D modelling, sound design and costumed performances to look at value systems with critical sensibility. These satirical works aim to capture a fast-paced contemporary present and envision possible, liberatory futures.
Marissa Sean Cruz (b. 1996) has been exhibited in venues like InterAccess, Gallery 1C03, Video Pool Media Arts Centre and Struts Gallery and Faucet Media Centre. Cruz’s various projects have been displayed throughout the United States and distributed digitally through spaces like the Centre for Art and Thought, Canadian Art, The Art Gallery of Ontario, PLATFORM Projects and more.
Cruz is currently a board member of The Khyber Centre For The Arts and the Independent Media Arts Alliance. They have worked as the Media and Design Coordinator for EVERYSEEKER Experimental Sound Festival for the past three years, as well as Centre For Art Tapes Interim Executive Director.
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