Yarisa Colon

Yarisa Colón Torres is a poet and creator of handmade books. Sin Cabeza (2011 and 2010, with Atarraya Cartonera), Enredadera y colmillo (2010), ¿Entrelínea o secuestro? (2007) and Caja de voces, in collaboration with Waleska Rivera (2006) are among her handmade publications.  In 2012, Yarisa was selected to participate at the Global Voices Bloggers Summit, held in Kenya. She also received the Cropper Foundation Writer’s Fellowship (2010) based in Trinidad & Tobago and the BRIO Awards (Crafts, 2014) granted by the Bronx Council on the Arts. Her work has been exhibited in galleries and cultural spaces in the United States and Puerto Rico.

Basic Knowledge: Dignity, Justice, Peace