melke were born and raised in the Cerrado of Brazil. They are engaged in movements to organize and create ways to counter colonization and the so-called development in Abya Yala. melke are co-curator at the Museu do Sexo das Putas (Whores’ Museum of Sex) in Belo Horizonte and part of the art workers’ collective and co-op TERRA.

As of May 2021