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Artist in Residence: Edgar Fabián Frías

Saturday, July 9 at 6:00 PM

free entry
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Saturday, July 9 at 6PM

Artist in Residence: Edgar Fabián Frías

1815 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA

free entry
Online tickets not available
Intuitive Visions: Film Screening & Artist Lecture
Saturday, July 9th 
Curated Screening 6pm | Artists Talk 7 pm | Reception 8 pm 
Mask wearing is highly recommended indoors. N/95, KN/95, Surgical Masks preferred. 

Join us for night of short films organized by Coaxial July 4th - 13th artist in residence, Edgar Fabián Frías. Frías will share about their artistic practice and their work during their time at Coaxial and will invite the Los Angeles based artists Shireen Alihaji, Star Feliz & Hala Kaddoura to discuss their work and speak about trust, intuition, magic, and more!

Edgar Fabián Frías works in installation, photography, video art, sound, sculpture, printed textiles, GIFs, performance, social practice, and community organizing, among other forms. Frías is Wixárika and their family is from Mexico, though they have lived in the United States for most of their life. Their art addresses historical legacies and acts of resistance, resiliency, and radical imagination within the context of Indigenous Futurism, spirituality, play, pedagogy, animism, and queer aesthetics. Weaving together the traditional and ancestral with the contemporaneous and emergent.

Born in East Los Angeles in 1983, Frías received dual BA degrees in Psychology and Studio Art from the UC, Riverside. In 2013, they received an MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon, with an emphasis on Interpersonal Neurobiology and Somatic Psychotherapy. Frías received their MFA in Art Practice from UC Berkeley in 2022.
Their work has been exhibited internationally, including the Vincent Price Art Museum, Institute of Contemporary Art San Francisco, BAMPFA, Oregon Contemporary, MOCA Jacksonville, Performance is Alive, Project Space Festival Juárez, and ArtBo, among others.

Head shot. Photo by Thaddeus Pedisich.

Coaxial's Artist in Residency program is supported by The National Endowment for the Arts and the Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles.
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