Samay Arcentales Cajas

Toronto · Ontario

Last updated: April 26, 2024

Samay Arcentales Cajas is a Toronto-based queer Kichwa digital media artist and video designer exploring human-land relations, the new media dimensions of indigenous cosmology, and immersive art as a site of liberation. Her works have been shown across “Canada” and internationally at ImagineNATIVE, Xpace Cultural Centre, Tarragon Theatre, TQFF, Prague Quadrennial 2023, Performance Space New York, among others. Samay has won awards in two consecutive landJAM+ (Eastside Games Choice Award in 2022 and Best Execution of interactive project in 2021). Samay also wears many tech hats working on projects across the country and supporting her family business, Pacha Indigenous Art Collection. 

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ThisGen Fellowship

In partnership with Why Not Theatre, the NAC is delighted to announce the 2024 cohort of ThisGen Fellowship. Meet the fellows and faculty.