Jennifer Frias | KCET
Jennifer Frias is the associate curator at the Sweeney Art Gallery at UC Riverside's ARTSblock. Her curatorial projects focus on contemporary art, video and photography with emphasis on identity, technology and pop culture. She has organized exhibitions such as "Jesper Just: Sirens of Chrome," "RENDER: New Construction in Video Art" with artist/curator, Jeff Cain, "Even Better Than the Real Thing: The Art of the Uncanny," "Metadataphile: The Collapse of Visual Information" with Lilia Lamas, "JEFF&GORDON: Play Against," and "Your Donations Do Our Work: Suzanne Lacy and Andrea Bowers," in which she was part of a curatorial team with Tyler Stallings and Shane Shukis. She is currently working on an exhibition "SECOND WAVE: Aesthetics of the 80s In Today's Contemporary Art" that focuses on the influence of artistic styles and movements of the 1980s and its resurgence in art today. She is co-founder of the artists/curators collaborative Sixpack Projects where she and her team organizes events and exhibitions at phantom gallery venues in Los Angeles, Orange County and the Inland Empire.