BY GIOVANI LOAYES-ROCCO.
Giovani Loayes-Rocco is a 22 year old Art and Psychology collage student based in Northern California. He lives with his partner, his jellyfish, and his small but thriving orchid collection. A first generation American born and raised in Los Angeles County by his mother and stepfather, his biological father is native Guatemalan, and he has recently begun exploring his biracial identity as a transgender man in his figurative artwork. His artwork at its core is about identity and pain as it manifests in transness and invisible illnesses.