brontë velez is the Creative Director of Lead to Life design collective. They are a black-Latinx transdisciplinary artist, curator, trickster, educator, jibarx, and wakeworker. Brontë’s eco-social art praxis lives at the intersections of black feminist placemaking, abolitionist theologies, environmental regenerations, death doulaship, and the necessity of comedy. brontë partnered with For The Wild on a trip to Phonograph and Southeast Alaska with their partner Jiordi Rosales, a cellist, composer, and lutherie. To compliment the music and spoken word, Stephanie Hewett, a dancer from New York City, also joined them. For The Wild’s production team included Molly Leebove and Jade Begay. The team produced a film and outputs related to the Roadless Rule issue.