- Siri Gurudev (D.C. Hernandez) is a Colombian Ph.D. candidate in the Performance as Public Practice program at UT Austin who develops as a writer, performer, activist and researcher. Theirs research focuses on performance art and gender systems specially non-binary and trans identities. Siri received a B.A. in Philosophy as well as a B.A. in Literary Studies, which they finished in São Paulo. Then, they completed an M.A.F. in Creative Writing which resulted in the publishing of theirs first novel, The Future of Ismael (Ediciones B, 2017), an experimental sci-fi love story with transgender characters.