Gabriela is an activist, dance artist and producer who works across many mediums and in inclusive environments. As a daughter and granddaughter of a refugee family who fled a US backed Pinochet Dictatorship, her work responds to the ideas of cross-cultural identity and the transitional space of belonging to community and place. Most recently, Gabriela is interested in Dance as Activism and has been developing this practice as PACT’s 2021 solo resident artist, March Dance Ausdance Dance Artist in Residence 2022 and in performance opportunities such as Intimate Spectacle’s Out of ISO Again, Juxta and Nexus at Bankstown Arts Centre and as she mashes up her Latinx identity as a dancer with Emma Saunders’ We Are Here company – Performing in ENCOUNTER Sydney, Sydney Opera House and Radical Transparency with Form Dance Projects at Riverside Theatres. Gabriela is a part of the MindsEye collective with Holly Craig and Imogen Yang, dedicated to experimental, participatory and inclusive dance work. MindsEye collective presented a work in progress at the Live Dreams event as part of the Liveworks Festival with Performance Space in 2021.