Migueltzinta Solís is an interdisciplinary artist and writer. He works in performance, video, installation, new media and textile, and writes across all genres, including short and long fiction, essay, poetry and experimental academic writing. Migueltzinta is a MestizXXX homosexual and FTM transexual. He was raised between southern Mexico and northern California, in both urban and rural areas. He has worked in a range of fields including sustainable agriculture, childcare, theater technology and fine arts education. While interested in a range of areas, Migueltzinta’s interests include perversity as strategy for institutional intervention and critique, autotheoretical methodologies in queer and postcolonial studies, questions of (un)belonging to place and land, the potential for and limitations of hybrid Latinx Indigenous futurities, the pleasures and politics of amateur pornography production, intersections of transmasculinity Grindr, space and time, landscape/person relationship as S/M, frontierism, the wild west and other colonial imaginaries, and critical analysis of themed immersive environments such as theme parks and rides. Migueltzinta is currently working on a collection of personal/academic essays concerned with queer/gay/trans and MestizXXX embodiment, desire, power, violence, (un)mapping, affect, ritual and phenomenology. He is seeking representation for a novel, an institutional colonization drama which tracks the founding of a university on Mars. Publications include contributions to The Indiana Review, Catapult, Medium and Midnight Breakfast. He is also a contributing writer in a forthcoming volume from Athabasca Press, Race and The City. Migueltzinta holds an MFA in Art from the University of Lethbridge and a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from The Evergreen State College. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Cultural, Social and Political Thought at The University of Lethbridge in Treaty 7 Blackfoot territory. His dissertation project revolves around the building of a virtual “postcolonial” theme park.
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