© María José Retana Betancourt
María José Retana Betancourt (Pepe Retana)
is a Mexican visual artist who has lived in Milpa Alta, Mexico City, since 2016. Her work is focused on illustration and comics. She is a student of Escuela Nacional de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado “La Esmeralda”.
Recently she has been collaborating with Secretaría de Cultura de la Ciudad de México to develop audiovisual content about Milpa Alta’s oral tradition, customs and traditional knowledge.