Francesca Carella Arfinengo
Francesca Carella Arfinengo is an emerging artist who works in textiles, text, photography and socially engaged modalities. Her work is rooted in her lived experience as a first -generation immigrant. Themes in her work include late-capitalism discontent, grief, agency, interdependence of species and circular timeline. She is a member of the Mujer Artista group, and a resident artist at the Misericordia Health Centre. Francesca grew up in Arequipa, Peru and identifies as a settler of mixed ancestry. She is grateful to live and work in Treaty 1 territory.