Xandra Ibarra

Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts: Visiting Artists Series
Wednesday, July 17, 6:00 p.m.

MacLean Center Ballroom - 112 S. Michigan Ave.

United States

Xandra Ibarra is an Oakland-based performance artist who works in performance, photography, video, and sculpture. Her work often addresses abjection and joy and the borders between proper and improper racial, gender and queer subject. She has been awarded The Queer|Art Award for Recent Work, the Art Matters Grant, NALAC Fund for the Arts, ReGen Artist Fund, and the Franklin Furnace Performance and Variable Media Award. Ibarra’s work has been featured at El Museo de Arte Contemporañeo (Colombia), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (SF), The Broad Museum (LA), CITRU-Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes (Mexico), and Joe’s Pub (NYC) to name a few. Currently, Ibarra is co-curator a year-long feminist performance art series entitled En Cuatro Patas with Nao Bustamante at The Broad Museum (LA). www.xandraibarra.com