Karla Claudio-Betancourt – Puerto Rico

Karla Claudio-Betancourt is a multidisciplinary artist from Borikén working mostly with illustration, natural pigments, text, and video. Her creative practice is guided by ethnobotany, oral history, and Caribbean indigenous mythology. She runs an ethnobotanical creative lab called la Recolecta, which documents and studies the potential of wild plants as a means of reclaiming food, medical, and creative sovereignty.