Sofia Cordova

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Echoes, 2014 Film and Video © Sofia Cordova
Echoes of A Tumbling Throne (Odas Al Fin De Los Tiempos), Livel 7: Las Satumales, 2015 Video Still
Echoes of a Tumbling Throne (Odas Al Fin De Los Tiempos) #8: COOERPOH A COOERPOH, 2017 Video, Original Sound Composition 22 Min
Quick Facts
Carolina, Puerto Rico
Birth year
Lives in
Oakland, CA
Works in
Oakland, CA
International Center of Photography, 2005, GA
St. John's University, 2006, BFA
California College of the Arts, 2010, MFA
mixed-media, pop, installation, video-art, performance, modern, photography, conceptual, exhibition/performance
Current Exhibitions and Events
Jan, 2017
Sooner or Later
Southern Exposure

Born in 1985 in Carolina, Puerto Rico, Sofía Córdova is an interdisciplinary artist working primarily with video, music, installation, photography, and performance. Her work looks at those things which plague othered bodies, particularly as they relate to late global-industrial capitalism, climate change and technology.

She received her BFA from St. John’s University in Queens, NY in 2006, and her MFA from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco in 2010. She also completed the one year certificate program at the International Center for Photography in New York in 2006. She has performed at SFMOMA, SOMArts and Galeria De La Raza among others. Her work has been exhibited at the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, AMOA/Art House, Royal NoneSuch Gallery, Southern Exposure, The International Center of Photography as well as other venues internationally. She was awarded the 2014-2015 Kala Fellowship and has recently participated as Artist-in-Residence at the Bay Area Video Coalition in San Francisco, California, Arteles in Haukijarvi, Finland and ACRE in Steuben, Wisconsin. This year she will be an artist in residence at Mills College Museum through their A+P+I residency. Her work is part of Pier 24’s permanent collection.