Favianna Rodriguez

Favianna Rodriguez



ARtist Bio

Favianna Rodriguez is a transnational interdisciplinary artist and cultural organizer. Rodriguez lectures globally on the power of art, cultural organizing and technology to inspire social change, and leads art workshops at schools around the country. In 2009, she co-founded Presente.org, a national online organizing network dedicated to the political empowerment of Latino communities.
Favianna’s art and collaborative projects deal with migration, global politics, economic injustice, patriarchy, and interdependence. Favianna’s mission is to create profound and lasting social change in the world. Rodriguez partners with social movement groups around the world to create art that’s visionary, inspirational, radical and, most importantly, transformational.

"I believe that the arts are a human right and a necessity."

Click the video to hear Favianna's full keynote speech during Indie Grits 2017.