Knack Art Magazine Issue 1 - Page 12

KNACK ZOË ETKIN MARCO PEREZ Marco Perez is 27 years old and was born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico. He studied in the Escuela Activa de Fotografia, for photography and then in Centro de Capacitacion Cinematografica in Cuernavaca for film. After these studies he began to work on different film projects ranging from jobs as regular staff to Steadicam assistant. He decided to study communications specializing in linguistics then finally switched to Graphic Design and Art. He now lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico where he studies Graphic Design at Santa Fe University of Art and Design. Zoë Etkin is a Los Angeles based poet, teacher and postpartum doula. She has an MFA in Writing from CalArts and a BA in Creative Writing from the College of Santa Fe. She is the founding editor of Red Sky: A Literary Journal. Her work has appeared in Burning Word, Poetry South, Deep South Magazine and [PANK]. Her poem “The West” was recently included in LA Exchange: a photography and poetry art show, and she has been a part of the Sumarr Reading Series in LA. Contact: zoe.etkin@gmail. com, redskyjournal@gmail.com, http://redskyjournal.wordpress.com/ CHRISTINA QUINTANA Christina Quintana (24) is a Brooklyn-based playwright and New Orleanian-transplant pursuing her MFA in Playwriting at Columbia University. Her plays have been developed, produced and/or workshopped in New York City, Santa Fe, New Orleans and beyond, by companies which include The Movement Theatre Company, Williamstown Theatre Festival and Southern Rep Theatre. She is currently developing a new musical, GUMBO, with composer Brett Macias. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the College of Santa Fe (Santa Fe University of Art and Design) Contact: www.unabridgedCQ.com; contact: clquinta@gmail.com 12 13