Kiam Marcelo Junio is an interdisciplinary artist working across media between dance and performance to sculpture, installation, photography, and writing. Their research and art work center around queer identity, Philippine history and the Filipino diaspora, Western imperialism, and personal and collective healing through collaborative projects and individual self-work. Kiam served seven years in the U.S. Navy as a Hospital Corpsman. Their work has been exhibited, screened, and performed throughout Chicago at Boyfriends, Defibrillator, Links Hall, Museum of Contemporary Art, the Bijou Theater, and the Field Museum, as well as in New York City, Mexico City, Cadiz, and Montreal. They were born in the Philippines, and have lived in the U.S., Japan, and Spain.