Bocafloja (née Aldo Villegas) is an interdisciplinary artist based in the Bronx, NY. Bocafloja’s mediums of creation include filmmaking, music, literature, and photography. His body of work addresses topics such as the Global South, decoloniality, and the African Diaspora in Latin America. Bocafloja has directed two critically acclaimed documentaries (Nana Dijo, 2016, and Bravado Magenta, 2019) gaining international notoriety in the independent film circuit. Bocafloja’s approach to filmmaking engages in a practice of self-cartography through non-linear narratives, aesthetic juxtaposition, and intimacy. Bocafloja has performed extensively for over 20 years in more than 35 countries, positioning him as a leading voice within artistic communities in the Spanish speaking diaspora. Bocafloja is recognized as one of the first artists in Latin America who utilized Rap and poetry as an effective model of critical pedagogy amongst impoverished communities. Bocafloja has been featured in BBC, NPR, Afropunk, and Okayplayer, amongst other media outlets.