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May 21, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Hosted online at sarsf.info/youtube

Livestream Artist Talk with Leah Mata Fragua

Leah Mata Fragua

Leah Mata Fragua. Photo by Garret P. Vreeland.

Thursday, May 21, 2020, 5:30–7:00 p.m. (MDT)

Watch live online at sarsf.info/youtube
No registration necessary.


Northern Chumash artist Leah Mata Fragua is a practitioner of place-based arts, and her work is often utilitarian. She also uses her art to spread awareness about the devastating effects of climate change. While in residence at SAR, Mata Fragua has drawn from a skillset that includes generations of traditional ecological knowledge, lapidary work, feather work, and fiber art techniques to create a Chumash dance dress. This dress will visually represent rising ocean levels and the increasing severity of wildfires. Join us to hear about her experience as the 2020 Eric and Barbara Dobkin Native artist fellow.
Watch live online at sarsf.info/youtube
Questions? Email iarc@sarsf.org
Media Sponsor: Southwest Contemporary
Due to the current public health emergency, this event will be broadcast on our YouTube channel rather than hosted in-person. Simply head to sarsf.info/youtube at the start of the event to see the talk and participate in the Q&A after the presentation.

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