Amarise Carreras is a photo based performance artist from Queens, New York City. They received their BFA in Photography and Film from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2018. They examine their past and present history throughcowritting narratives that center their matriarchal lineage. They explore identity within their diasporic experience, through installation, performance and documentation. Amarise has shown in galleries such as Candela Gallery, Photocarrefour Gallery, and will be screening photographs internationally with Isla Collectivo throughout 2019-2020.