Sara V. Suárez 
Los Angeles, CA – Email

grants, fellowships, residencies
2023 – Supercollider SciArt Ambassador Fellowship, Los Angeles, CA 
2023 – Materials & Applications, Los Angeles, CA
2021 – “Digital And/As Public Space” (with virtual care lab) The Bentway Conservancy, Toronto, Ontario (virtual)
2020 – NAVEL LA ASSEMBLIES Collective Research, Los Angeles, CA
2019 – CalArts Post-Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Valencia, CA
2018 – Student Fellow, The Flaherty Documentary Seminar, Hamilton, NY

exhibitions & screenings
2023 – Materials & Applications, Los Angeles, CA 
2023 – Oversight, Coaxial Arts, Los Angeles, CA 
2022 – I Been, Coaxial Arts, Los Angeles, CA 
2021 – nocturne, Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA   
    Watermarks, Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago, IL
    Watermarks, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
    Watermarks, Rockaway Film Festival, Rockaway, NY
    finer frequencies, Feeler Gauge Festival, online 
2020 violently, Film and Video Poetry Society, New York, NY  
2019 –  Watermarks, LA Filmforum, Los Angeles, CA
    Alchemy Film & Video Festival, Hawick, UK
    FRACTO Experimental Film Encounter, Berlin, DE
    ICDOCS (Iowa City International Documentary Festival), Iowa City, IA
    NOFLASH Video Show, Brunswick, NJ  
    Feminist Border Arts Film Festival, Las Cruces, NM
    Treefort Music Festival, Boise, ID
    Slamdance Film Festival, Park City, UT
    Southlandsound (group performance) Texas Tech University School of Architecture
    Los Angeles Is Endless (group performance), WUHO Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    body out of time, Pieter Performance Space (group performance), Los Angeles CA  
    finer frequencies, Spatial Awareness Network, Los Angeles CA

group performances & collaborations 
2021 – Collective Rest Portal, with virtual care lab at University of Toronto 4S Conference, Toronto, Ontario (virtual)
2019 – Los Angeles Is Endless, Roundhouse Platform at WUHO Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2019 – Southlandsound, sound composition, Roundhouse Platform at Texas Tech University School of Architecture, Lubbuck, TX
2019 – Study for Les Noces, group performance cho. Lucy Kerr, LA Dance Project, Los Angeles, CA   
2019 – Ritual for Mass Suicide, group performance cho. Maya Gurantz, Pieter Performance Space
2019 – body out of time, group show, Pieter Performance Space, Los Angeles, CA 

presentations & public workshops 
2023 – “Gathering Tides: A Dreaming Workshop (II-IV)” Materials & Applications, Los Angeles CA
2022 – “Gathering Tides: A Dreaming Workshop (I)” Materials & Applications, Los Angeles CA 
2022 – Media Economies Design Lab, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO (virtual) 
2022 – Panel, “Visualizing Care: Digital Feminisms Between Archives and Networks,” Duke University, Durham, NC
2022 – Interactive Architecture Lab, University College London, London, UK
2021 – “Collective Rest Portal,” 4S Conference, University of Toronto 
2021 – Emerson College Civic Media Lab, Boston, MA
2021 – Panel, “Public Programming: Simulation Symposium”, Texas Tech University College of Architecture
2021 – Panel, “Alternatives and Demands in Network Ruins,” Technoscience Research Unit, University of Toronto

Ceci Moss, “How virtual care lab Builds Community in Online Spaces," Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles, 11/29/21 (Feature)
Kelly Rappleye, “Virtual Care Lab Creates Remote Connection,” Artillery Magazine, 3/9/21 (Feature)

related experience
2020-22 – Co-creator and co-organizer, virtual care lab
2019-22 – Programming & Operations Manager, Zócalo Public Square, Los Angeles CA
2020 – Film Programmer, Experimental Shorts, Slamdance Film Festival
2020 “Exploring Sleep & Dreams as a Collective Resource” research facilitator, NAVEL, Los Angeles, CA
2019-20 – Adjunct Instructor/Teaching Fellow, CalArts School of Film/Video, Valencia CA 
2019 – Studio Intern, Pieter Performance Space, Los Angeles CA
2016-18 – Graduate Teaching Assistant, CalArts School of Film/Video, Valencia, CA