Silvia Juliana Mantilla Ortiz
Interim Program Director
Silvia Juliana Mantilla Ortiz, Program Director, Urban Voices, is a transdisciplinary artist, educator, and organizer whose work is located at the intersection of oral histories, migration, queerness, and feminism. As an individual artist and through the collectives she is a part of, Silvia has exhibited at Interference Archive (Brooklyn, NY), The Banff Centre (Banff, Canada), Side Street Projects (Pasadena, LA), For Your Art Gallery (LA), and Jamaica Center for the Arts (Queens, NY). As a member of the collective Talk Is Cheap, she has participated in the production of two short videos: Talks Is Cheap: Unincorporated Language Laboratories (2013), and Sí Se Ha Vivido Bien/ Yes We Have Lived Well (2017). Silvia holds an MFA in Public Practice from Otis College of Art and Design and a BA in Art Studio with a concentration in Latin Studies from Williams College.
You can reach her at Silvia@Global-Action.org