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collaborating artist


james-valentín (he/his) is a poet, teaching artist and community organizer from Lawrence, MA, and El Cibao. As a queer person of color, j-v has always found inspiration in voices from the margins. Although poetry is his main medium, j-v has also expressed himself through photography as well as dabbling in videography. j-v has 4 years of experience in creative workshop facilitation as well as 3+ years of experience with youth-led organizing, spending these last few years crafting space(s) for himself and his community to refashion our world.
  • spoken word / poetry
  • education
  • digital photography
  • film
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