Born in 1985 in Carolina, Puerto Rico and currently based in Oakland, California, Sofía Córdova's work considers sci-fi and futurity, dance and music culture(s), the internet, mystical things, extinction and mutation, migration, and climate change under the conditions of late capitalism and its technologies.
She first moved to the US to begin undergraduate studies at Bard College at Simon’s Rock. She completed her BFA at St. John’s University in conjunction with the International Center for Photography in NYC in 2006. In 2010 She received her MFA from the California College of the Arts. She has exhibited and performed at SFMOMA, the ASU Museum, the Vincent Price Museum and international venues such as Art Hub in Shanghai and MEWO Kunsthalle in Germany. She has participated in residencies at Mills College Museum, the ASU Museum in Phoenix, and the Headlands Center for the Arts. Her work is currently featured in the latest edition of Bay Area Now at San Francisco’s YBCA, is part of Pier 24’s and The Whitney Museum’s permanent collections, and has been the subject of a First Look feature in Art in America.
She is one half of the music duo, XUXA SANTAMARIA. In addition to discrete projects, performances, and albums the duo collectively scores all of her video and performance work.