Frida Robles Ponce is an independent artist and curator. She has been an artist in residence at Q21 (Austria), transeuropa festival (Germany), Botkyrka Residency (Sweden), Residency 108 (USA), Raw Academy (Senegal) and Clark House Initiative (India). She is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. Her thesis focuses on contemporary performance artists from Southern Africa who deal with traditional healing methods to recount or embody social, collective and personal pasts.