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"Allen’s Cruz is an independent designer based in Tio’tia:ke/Mooniyang/Montréal. His design practice, with an emphasis on typography, includes works in print, publishing, and digital design within the arts and culture disciplines. Cruz’s work understands design as the connection point between cultural identities and gravitates towards typography as a tool for shared world-building. His hybrid Dominican-Canadian identity informs his constantly evolving approach to social and cultural realities. Cruz earned a BA in Fine Arts with a major in Design from Concordia University. Cruz is the co-founder of TheyType and also works as a lead designer at OTAMI-. Allen’s art practice focused on evolving visual languages within systems—encoded, fragmented, and paradoxical—utilizing iconography, experimental typography, sculpture, and printed arts."