Martha Gonzalez, Musician, Scholar, and Artist/Activist | 2022 MacArthur Fellow

Musician, Scholar, and Artist/Activist Martha Gonzalez strengthens cross-border ties and advances participatory art for social justice. #MacFellow

She’s a 2022 MacArthur Fellow, our award that celebrates and inspires the creative potential of individuals through a no-strings-attached fellowship. Learn more about her work and all the 2022 MacArthur Fellows on our website, and tell us who inspires you!

In this video, she plays music with collaborators, dances and sings with her community and audiences, and teaches students in classrooms and outdoor spaces. She sits in an auditorium dressed in green to discuss what it is to be an artivista.