Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
Federico Cuatlacuatl is a Mexican Indigenous artist born in Cholula, Puebla. He is currently an Assistant Professor of New Media at the University of Virginia. Federico’s work is invested in disseminating topics of Latinx immigration, social art practice, and cultural sustainability. Building from his own experience growing up as an undocumented immigrant and currently holding DACA, Federico’s research is primarily concerned with pressing realities in current social, political, and cultural issues that Latinx undocumented immigrants face in the U.S. As founder and director of the Rasquache Artist Residency in Puebla, Mexico, he actively stays involved in socially engaged works and binational endeavors.