Sara V. Suárez 

Los Angeles, CA – Email

Exhibitions & screenings
2023     Atmospheric Optics, Wedge Gallery, Burbank, CA 
2023     No Song Unsung, Brea Gallery, Brea, CA 
2023     Day/Dream, Materials & Applications, Los Angeles, CA 
2023     Coaxial Arts, Los Angeles, CA 
2022     Coaxial Arts, Los Angeles, CA 
2021     Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA   
2021     Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago, IL
2021     Oxford University, Oxford, UK
2021     Rockaway Film Festival, Rockaway, NY
2021     Feeler Gauge Festival, online 
2020     Film and Video Poetry Society, New York, NY  
2019     LA Filmforum, Los Angeles, CA
2019     Alchemy Film & Video Festival, Hawick, UK
2019     FRACTO Experimental Film Encounter, Berlin, DE
2019     ICDOCS (Iowa City International Documentary Festival), Iowa City, IA
2019     NOFLASH Video Show, Brunswick, NJ  
2019     Los Angeles Is Endless Like A Scroll, Roundhouse Platform at WUHO Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2019     body out of time, Pieter Performance Space, Los Angeles, CA
2019     Feminist Border Arts Film Festival, Las Cruces, NM
2019     Treefort Music Festival, Boise, ID
2019     Spatial Awareness Network, Los Angeles CA 
2019     Slamdance Film Festival, Park City, UT

Grants & residencies
2023    Supercollider SciArt Ambassador Fellowship, Los Angeles, CA
2023    Artist in Residence, Iowa Lakeside Laboratory, Milford, IA
2023    Artist in Residence, Materials & Applications, Los Angeles, CA
2021    “Digital And/As Public Space” Residency, The Bentway Conservancy, Toronto, Ontario (virtual)
2020    NAVEL ASSEMBLIES Collective Research Grant, Los Angeles, CA
2019    CalArts Postgraduate Teaching Fellowship, Valencia, CA
2018    Student Fellow, The Flaherty Documentary Seminar, Hamilton, NY

Presentations & public workshops 
2023    place settings, Los Angeles, CA
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 (virtual) 
2022    Interactive Architecture Lab, University College London, London, UK (virtual) 
2021    “Collective Rest Portal,” 4S Conference, University of Toronto (virtual) 
2021    Emerson College Civic Media Lab, Boston, MA (virtual)
2021    Panel, “Alternatives and Demands in Network Ruins,” Technoscience Research Unit, University of Toronto (virtual)
2020    Panel, “Public Programming: Simulation Symposium”, Texas Tech University College of Architecture (virtual) 
2020    “Exploring Sleep and Dreams as a Collective Resource,” NAVEL, Los Angeles, CA

Nathaniel Bahadursingh, “Materials & Applications hosts multi-sensory Day/Dream spatial project”, Archinect, 6/14/23
Ceci Moss, “How virtual care lab Builds Community in Online Spaces," Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles, 11/29/21 
Kelly Rappleye, “Virtual Care Lab Creates Remote Connection,” Artillery Magazine, 3/9/21 

Related Experience
2019-        Senior Manager of Programs & Operations, Zócalo Public Square, Los Angeles CA
2023         Film Programmer, Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ Film Festival
2020-22    Co-Founder and Co-Organizer, virtual care lab
2020         Film Programmer, Slamdance Film Festival
2020         Research Facilitator, “Exploring Sleep & Dreams as a Collective Resource,” NAVEL, Los Angeles, CA
2018-19    Adjunct Instructor/Postgraduate Teaching Fellow, CalArts School of Film/Video, Valencia CA 

2018    MFA, California Institute of the Arts
2015    BA, College of William & Mary