Jorge Díaz Ortiz

AgitArte Artistic Director | Editor

Jorge Díaz Ortiz is a cultural worker/popular educator, community organizer, puppeteer and DJ (Cano Cangrejo)  from Puerto Rico with over 20 years of praxis in the field. Jorge is deeply committed to working class struggles that challenge patriarchy, white supremacy, imperialism and capitalism in all of its forms. He is currently the artistic director of AgitArte.  He is actively engaged in struggles for liberation and a member of the Movimiento Socialista de Trabajadores. Jorge is also a founding member of Papel Machete, a collective of radical artists and street theater/puppetry workers dedicated to education, agitation and solidarity work in 21st century Puerto Rico and its Diaspora. He has been a political advisor, mentor and an editor of When We Fight, We Win! and gathering design.