Maricruz Alarcón was born in 1983 in Santiago de Chile. Her practice combines interdisciplinary studio work with critical writing about filmmaking. She studied at Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago, Parsons The New School for Design and the Whitney Independent Study Program in New York. Her work has been shown in several exhibitions including at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo and Galería Die Ecke in Santiago; Museo de LaEne in Buenos Aires; and The Kitchen, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, and TEMP Space in New York. She currently lives in Rio de Janeiro, where she is a resident at Capacete.