Carisa dreams of a utopian queer community. They are interested in issues of sexuality, gender, race, childhood and the sea. Carisa holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Interarts Performance from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (U.S.A.), a Masters in Benesh Choreology from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, and is a certified Yoga and Mindfulness teacher. An activist for self love and compassion, they are one of two founders in the fanzine and movement platform, PORNOTATION, a project using movement notation systems in conversation with desire. Carisa met Gaëlle Bourges as part of “Camping” at the Centre National de la Danse Lyon, in 2019. Also in France, Carisa has danced at the “Paris L’Été” Festival, in the “Grand Bal” at the Grand Palais, as part of the “MOVE” festival at the Centre Pompidou, at the Confort Moderne in Poitiers, and at the Cité Internationale des Arts. They have a painting on permanent display at the Memphis Zoo in Memphis, Tennessee (U.S.A.) and erotic notation floating through the underground zine scene in São Paulo, Brazil.