Itzel Alejandra Martinez utilizes mediums such as photography, GIFs, and video to re-contextualize established narratives.
Her work is a direct reflection of her upbringing on the border of
El Paso-Júarez and experiencing the constant ambivalence of living in the transnational metropolitan area. Itzel is actively experimenting on ways to document her observations on borders, technology, spirituality, pop culture, racism, andfeminism, through her visual work. For the past four years she has been working as a multimedia journalist focused on documenting the lives and stories of the latinx population in the united states. From artist to chefs, social movements to music festivals, Itzel’s work provokes dialogue and debunks preconceptions of the latinx community. Itzel Alejandra Martinez currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.