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Elia Arce is international artist working in a wide variety of media, including installation, performance, experimental theater, writing, photo, video, sculptural performance and social sculpture. Winner of the J. Paul Getty Award, Rockefeller Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, National Performance Network National Endowment Fund Award, Durfee Individual Artist Award. She has taught at different universities in the United States and Costa Rica and has taught performance workshops in Mexico, Brazil, Mali, Spain, Cuba and Canada. Arce is the founder and artistic director of USEKRA: Center for Creative Investigation, which she is creating on the southern Caribbean coast of ​​Costa Rica, a gathering place for artists, academics, anthropologists, sociologists, biologists and other international thinkers.