Krysada Binly Phounsiri

Krysada Binly Phounsiri is a professional dancer, an award winning poet, and an avid photographer. He immigrated to the U.S. at the age of two from the country of Laos. Krysada is a San Diego based artist who began writing poetry at age 11, but fell in love with poetry when he attended UC Berkeley. He is a Physics / Astrophysics double major. He debuted his first book of poetry in April 2015, titled "Dance Among Elephants". The book is a poetic journey of identity, family, homeland, love, and dance.