Photo by Walter Wlodarczyk

Christopher Unpezverde Núñez

b. Costa Rica, Garífuna descendant) Christopher “Unpezverde” Núñez is a Visually Impaired Choreographer and Accessibility Consultant based in NYC. His performances have been presented at The Brooklyn Museum, The Kitchen, Movement Research at The Judson Church, Danspace Project, The Joyce Theater, The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, Battery Dance Festival, Performance Mix Festival, and Dixon Place. He has held residencies at New Dance Alliance, Battery Dance Studios, The Kitchen, Center for Performance Research, Movement Research, Danspace Project, and Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). Núñez received the "Leslie-Lohman Museum Fellowship" in 2018, the "Sustainability of Practice Fund for BIPOC Artists" by Movement Research in 2021, a "City Artist Corps Grant” by the NYFA in 2021, two Emergency Grants by Foundation for Contemporary Arts (2019/2021) and was a Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship Finalist in 2021.

Núñez was invited by the NYC Mayor’s Office to share his story as an immigrant artist during Immigrant Heritage Week 2020. He continues to be a fierce advocate for the rights of undocumented, disabled, and queer immigrants. He holds a BFA in Science in Performing Arts from the National University of Costa Rica.

[Image Description: Christopher Unpezverde Núñez lying belly on the ground entangled in cassette tape and a radio cassette on their back they work attentively with wires on the floor Christopher Unpezverde Núñez lying belly on the ground entangled in cassette tape and a radio cassette on their back they work attentively with wires on the floor. Photo by Walter Wlodarczyk.]

Staff,

Accessibility Advisory Team (AAT),

AAT Coordinator & Founder,

2020 Artist-in-Residence,

2019 Fall Festival,

Fall 2021 [email protected] Artist,

Spring 2018 [email protected] Artist,

Studies Project Organizer

Past Classes & Events

Movement Research at the Judson Church

November 15, 2021
event

Fall Festival | Evening at Danspace

December 07, 2019
performance

Studies Project: Immigrants for immigrants: taste of home

October 15, 2018
event

Movement Research at the Judson Church

February 05, 2018
performance