Christina Patiño Houle is an award winning artist and performer. Her work has appeared at SOMA (D.F. Mexico), Movement Research at Judson Church (NY, NY), the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics (NY, NY) , 222Lodge Extern (Dordrecht, NL), The Jewish Museum (NY, NY) and Second City (Chicago, IL). Her work sits at the intersection of protest, futurism and community development processes. As an artist she works to determine how collaborative imagining processes can be used as a tool to advance equity in the social sphere. Houle is a 2012 recipient of the Andy Warhol Foundation Idea Fund Grant, holds an MFA from Columbia University in Visual Arts and an EdM from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. While at Harvard Houle co-founded the School of Education’s Anti-Racism Coalition and worked with students to gather data on how to decolonize and dismantle institutionally systemic racism on campus. She has worked as a producer, artist and educator at Creative Time, the Center for Urban Pedagogy, The College of New Jersey and most recently at buildingcommunityWORKSHOP.