Indira Allegra explores practices of documentation through poetics and text/ile performance. She is a recipient of Oakland Individual Artist (2015) and Queer Cultural Center grants (2014) and has been honored with the Jackson Literary Award (2014), Lambda Literary Fellowship (2012) and Windgate Craft Fellowship (2015). The Windgate is awarded to artists who represent the future of contemporary craft as determined by an international panel of curators working with the Center for Craft and Design. Allegra’s commissions include works for the de Young Museum, SFJAZZ Poetry Festival, the City of Oakland and the National Queer Arts Festival in the US. She has exhibited at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SOMArts and The Alice Gallery among others. Her time-based works have screened at festivals such as MIX NYC (2013), Perlen Hannover LGBT Festival (2010), Bologna Lesbian Film Festival (2010) and Outfest Fusion (2009).
Indira Allegra | Aufenthaltsgestattung | acrylic, handdyed cotton, handspun wool, paper, thread, memory