Rojo Robles is a Puerto Rican writer, playwright, and filmmaker located in Brooklyn. As an interdisciplinary artist, he strives to explore the porous relationships between fictional worlds, dreamscapes, cinematic imagination, political action, and daily life. Since 2004 he directs El kibutz del deseo, an independent project dedicated to producing plays, films, and publishing fiction.
Robles graduated from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras with a B.A. in Theater and an M.A. in Comparative Literature. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Latin American, Iberian and Latino Cultures Department at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Robles teaches Puerto Rican and Latinx Studies at Brooklyn College and a Writing Through Literature course at LaGuardia Community College, CUNY.
Photo by Jorge Luna