About Isabel Machado

Isabel Machado is Research Associate with the SARChI Chair in South African Art and Visual Culture hosted by the Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture at the University of Johannesburg. Her forthcoming monograph, "Now You Do Whatcha Wanna: Marked Bodies and Invented Traditions in Mobile’s Mardi Gras" (under contract with the University Press of Mississippi) investigates how historically marginalized groups of people used Mardi Gras to negotiate their space and place in that US Southern city. For her oral history project, “Divas, Regias, & Demoledorxs,” she interviews different generations of artists and performers who challenge gender normativity in Monterrey, Nuevo León, México. She serves as reviews editor for the Oral History Journal.
Isabel Machado is Research Associate with the SARChI Chair in South African Art and Visual Culture hosted by the Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture at the University of Johannesburg.
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