“I’ve been lucky enough to have lots of opportunities to work with amazing people and express my own creativity in myriad ways, in a city that nurtures and inspires so many artistic endeavors.”
Luisa’s two murals are on display at 3 World Trade Center (above).
As an actress, Luisa appeared as the lead character (known only as “She”) in the 2006 award-winning feature film Day Night Day Night (Official selection: Telluride Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival, among others; Winner Prix Regards Jeune, Cannes Film Festival; Best Feature Narrative, Woodstock Film Festival; nominated for Gotham Independent Film Award nominee, Breakthrough Actor and EDA Female Focus Award nominee, Best Newcomer). She also starred as Anna in Alejandro González Iñárritu’s 2007 short film Anna (part of Chacun son Cinéma, a collection of 33 shorts by various directors created to celebrate the anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival).
Luisa’s first novel, WAKING UP IN GRAVESEND, is represented by the Laura Gross Literary Agency (more information here).
Read an excerpt from WAKING UP IN GRAVESEND, featured by Joyland in Sept. 2019.