Yara Travieso is a Latin-American Brooklyn based writer, director, filmmaker, and choreographer. Through films and performances, Travieso upends long-established modes of storytelling. Travieso is a 2019 United States Artist Arison Fellow, a Creative Capital recipient, and a winner of The National Association for Latino Arts and Cultures Grant via The Ford Foundation. Travieso was also a part of 2019 NALIP Media Summit Official Selection for her short, “Third Trinity”. Her previous works featured at Film Society of Lincoln Center, Miami Film Festival, SXSW, Museum of The Moving Image and commissioned by Hermes of Paris, GQ, Condé Nast among others.