danilo machado (he/they) is a poet and curator born in Medellín, Colombia currently living in Brooklyn, New York.
A current Emerge-Surface-Be Felow at the Poetry Project, their poetry and criticism has been featured in Hyperallergic, Brooklyn Rail, ArtCritical, Long River Review, TAYO Literary Magazine, among others. He is the author of the new Substack newsletter The Post Post Post, and his writing has appeared alongside exhibtions at CUE Art Foundation (even there, there are stars, forthcoming), No Longer Empty, and most recently Abrons Art Center/Boston Center for the Arts (A Language for Intimacy, virtual exhibition). danilo has performed his work at the Brooklyn Museum, Jenkins Johnson Projects, 61 Local, Starr Bar, Books are Magic, Mil Mundos, and other venues.
An honors graduate of the University of Connecticut and former Museum Education Fellow at the Brooklyn Museum, danilo is also the curator of the exhibition Otherwise Obscured: Erasure in Body and Text (Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT). danilo is the co-founder and co-curator of the reading series Maracuyá Peach and the chapbook/broadside fundraiser already felt: poems in revolt & bounty.