Future resident--Marisa de la Peña

Marisa de la Peña (she/her) is a Xicanx/Indigenous artist and researcher of appropriation in occupied Tongva Territory (Los Angeles). She is currently working on a living body of work that discusses the appropriation of Latinx/Indigenous practices and identity in New Age, entitled Not Your Ancestors (NYA). This research and hours of labor also follow into her art practice where she discusses the affects of settler colonialism and also the struggles of being from multiple colonized and settled identities. She is the creator of the Circo Tarot (How to Deal, Harper Collins) and has been featured on Rise up Goodwitch the Podcast, where she discusses appropriation in contemporary divination.