Image: Mediamatic Biotoop Willem Velthoven
Rachel Rumai Diaz portrait
Photo by Willem Velthoven
Rachel Rumai Diaz is a writer, poet, performance artist, teacher and artivist.
Being fluent in English, Spanish, Dutch and Spanglish she intertwines languages to create poetry that triggers imagination, emotions and understanding.
Rachel is passionate about equality and sharing untold stories of the people around her. As a storyteller her goal is to build a dynamic bridge between Art and Activism to touch on subjects like intersectional feminism, colonialism, identity and intergenerational trauma. She is an ambassador of the Van Gogh Museum and an active member of the foundation Stem Op Een Vrouw.
Rachel is also co-founder of ‘La Raza’, a collective founded by Latinx female creatives in The Netherlands that attends to unite the Latinx community and create a platform for creatives to meet and represent the culture through art and unity.