Kiam Marcelo Junio is a multidisciplinary artist living in Chicago, IL. He works in various media including photography, video, printmaking, installation, burlesque, dance, and performance art. His research and art work centers around queer identities, racial and gender studies, the Filipino diaspora, post-colonialist Asian American tropes and stereotypes, international camp and drag culture, and military and civilian power dynamics.
Kiam served seven years in the US Navy. He was born in the Philippines and has lived in the US, Japan, and Spain. He is also known as Jerry Blossom, a performative alter-ego, and performs in various queer parties and art events around Chicago. He is also a yoga teacher.