FABIOLA CARRANZA is an Art Practice PhD student at the University of California San Diego where she's pursuing a specialization in Critical Gender Studies. Carranza examines visual, cultural, and personal phenomena through her art and writing. She holds an MFA from the University of British Columbia and a BFA from Emily Carr University. She's participated in exhibitions at Blinkers, Plug In Institute for Contemporary Art (Winnipeg), the National Gallery of Costa Rica (San José) and the Contemporary Art Gallery, 221A, Artspeak, and Access Gallery (Vancouver). Her first public art commission, Seven Signs, was on view at Waterfront Park in Seattle in 2016, and her play The Mexican Husband was published by Blank Cheque Press in 2019. Her writing has appeared in Canadian Art, Public Parking, c magazine, The Capilano Review, and Charcuterie.