Sara V. Suárez 
Los Angeles, CA – Email

grants / fellowships
2021 – “Digital And/As Public Space” Residency (with virtual care lab), The Bentway Conservancy, Toronto, ON
2020 – “Exploring Dreams As A Collective Resource”, ASSEMBLIES Collective Research Project, NAVEL, Los Angeles, CA
2019 – CalArts Postgraduate Teaching Fellowship, Valencia, CA
2018 – Student Fellow, The Flaherty Documentary Seminar, Hamilton, NY

exhibitions & screenings
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

presentations & public workshops 
2022 – “Gathering Tides: A Dreaming Workshop,” Materials & Applications, Los Angeles CA 
2022 – Panel, “Visualizing Care: Digital Feminisms Between Archives and Networks,” Duke University, Durham, NC
2022 – Guest lecture, Interactive Architecture Lab, University College London, London, UK
2022 – “Collective Dreaming Workshop,” Arcosanti, AZ 
2021 – “Collective Rest Portal,” 4S Conference, University of Toronto 
2021 – Guest lecture for “Digital Presence and Network Cultures” at 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
2020 – “Exploring Dreams as a Collective Resource,” NAVEL, Los Angeles CA

press
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)

teaching 
2019-20 – Adjunct Instructor, CalArts School of Film/Video (2 courses in experimental sound design)
2016-18 – Graduate Teaching Assistant (6 courses in film sound design), CalArts School of Film/Video

related experience
2020-22 – Co-creator and co-organizer, virtual care lab
2019-22 – Programming & Operations Manager, Zócalo Public Square, Los Angeles CA
2020-21 – Film Programmer, Narrative & Experimental Shorts, Slamdance Film Festival
2019 – Studio Intern, Pieter Performance Space, Los Angeles CA
2017 – Director’s Assistant to Lee Anne Schmitt, Altadena CA