Amelia Bande is a writer, performer, music maker, and language teacher originally from Chile. She uses text and visuals to create live capsules of intimacy and low-fi musicals. Her solo and collaborative work has been shown at Artists Space, The Poetry Project, Storm King Arts Center, Participant Inc., BOFFO Performance Festival, and EFA Project Space. She has been an artist in residence at WORM Filmwerkplaats, The Shandaken Project, Yaddo, FIAR, Tinkledy Springs, and Human Resources. She was co-editor of Critical Correspondence, an online publication of Movement Research. She runs her own Spanish and writing school @meliosuniversity.
Photo credit: Amelia Bande in New Mexico, 2020 by Rachel Higgins
Image description: Amelia stands on a blue and purple tie-dye shirt, a strange smile on her face, brown eyes, short black hair under a leather baseball cap. Her hands touch and hold an oxygen cannula. Cholla cacti in bloom, pink desert flowers, and mountains in the background.