Kiam Marcelo Junio is a holistic healer and interdisciplinary artist creating work across media through dance and performance, sculpture, installation, photography, and writing. Their research and art work center around queering identities, Philippine history and the Filipino diaspora, creation myths and herstories, and personal and collective healing through collaborative practices and individual self-work. Kiam served seven years in the US Navy as a Hospital Corpsman. Their work has been exhibited, screened, and performed in New York City, Mexico City, Cadiz, and Montreal, and throughout Chicago at Boyfriends, Roots & Culture, Defibrillator, Links Hall, Museum of Contemporary Art, Hyde Park Art Center, the Bijou Theater, and the Field Museum. They were born in the Philippines, and have lived in the US, Japan, and Spain.