Emelia Martinez Brumbaugh

Social Practice Artist (they/them)

Emelia Martínez Brumbaugh honors and hones the unknown for choreography of a more just reality. They meld critical inquiry & strategic thinking with play & ritual in their creative practice as a coach/consultant and project manager. They have supported several liberatory projects and organizations throughout the San Francisco Bay Area including Physical Intelligence, Eye Zen Presents, Fierce Allies, and NAKA Dance Theatre. Their commitment to creating platforms where creative practice and social renewal meet extends to their work as an educator, currently being contracted through LEAP: Arts in Education; a performer, their ongoing solo work, The Mouth, has been shown at Pro Arts Gallery, Temescal Arts Center (TAC), and SAFEHouse Arts; and a creative collaborator, dancing with LXS DXS, a collective of 6 emerging artists from distinct diasporic heritages healing lineages in community, in movement, and in queer conspiracy.

City Voting District: Berkeley, D13

State Representative: State Assembly (District 15) Assembly Member Tony Thurmond-DEM State Senate (District 9) Senator Nancy Skinner-DEM

House of Representatives: 13th Congressional district of California, Congresswoman Barbara Lee