Christopher Unpezverde Núñez

Christopher Unpezverde Núñez, photo by Javier Gamboa

Christopher Unpezverde Núñez’s The sun set twice on the same day explores the complexities of human migration and its impact on cultural norms, identity, and the concept of self.

Christopher Unpezverde Núñez is a Brooklyn based interdisciplinary artist. He holds a BFA in Dance from The National University in Costa Rica. Núñez has performed in countries like Dominican Republic, Mexico, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Peru, Costa Rica and USA. He has worked for choreographers such as Christophe Haleb, Mark Sieczkarek and Darryl Thomas. His work explores elements of the Latin American diaspora, hyper masculinity and gender identity to develop pieces with a curious taste for irreverence. Núñez is a recipient of Battery Dance Space Grant 2018 (NYC), Moving Borders Scholarship 2014 (México), and was awarded Best Performer by the National Theater (Costa Rica) in 2012. Most recently, his works have been presented in venues such as Panoply Performance Laboratory, Hunter’s Point South Park (InSitu Dance Festival), LaGuardia Performing Arts Center (Emerging Choreographer Series), Jardín del Paraíso (DanceFest LES), and Movement Research at The Judson Church.