Studio: meza.work2@gmail.com

Instagram: @abinadi_meza

Gallery: Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston

Books: Les presses du réel, Dijon


Bio

Abinadi Meza is a Latinx-Indigenous (Wixárika) artist and filmmaker based in Austin, Texas. Meza studied art, creative writing, and architecture; he makes experimental films, sound art, pirate radio, paintings/drawings, and installations. He graduated from SCI-Arc (Los Angeles) in 2009.

Meza's work has been presented at Anthology Film Archives, New York; Athens International Film & Video Festival; Atlanta Film Festival; Aurora Picture Show, Houston; Blaffer Art Museum, Houston; Blue Star Contemporary, San Antonio; Bogotá Experimental Film Festival; Contemporary Arts Museum Houston; Cosmic Rays Film Festival, Chapel Hill; Crossroads Festival, San Francisco; Deep Wireless Festival of Radio & Transmission Art, Toronto; Festival ECRÃ, Rio de Janeiro; Ende Tymes Festival of Noise & Experimental Liberation, New York; Helicotrema Festival, Venice; Houston Cinema Arts Festival; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin; La Casa Encendida, Madrid; Lisbon Architecture Triennale; Matadero, Madrid; Loisaida Cortos Film Festival, New York; MAXXI, Rome; Mexic-arte Museum, Austin; Mientras Tanto Cine, Montevideo; Millennium Film Workshop, Brooklyn; Minneapolis Institute of Art; Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara; Museum of Arts & Design, New York; non-syntax Experimental Image Festival, Taipei; Radio Kinesonus, Tokyo; Radiophrenia, Glasgow; Radius FM, Chicago; Sonorities Festival, Belfast; Taos Center for the Arts; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Wave Farm, New York; and Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, among other places.

Awards/Residencies

2017-20 French-American Cultural Exchange Foundation, New York

2014-15 Rome Prize in Visual Art, American Academy in Rome, Rome/New York

2013 ACRE, Artist in residence, Chicago

2013 Signal Fire, Artist in residence, Portland

2010 MACBA, Researcher in residence, Barcelona

2009 National Association of Latinx Arts & Culture, San Antonio

2008 Jerome Foundation, New York/St. Paul

2007 Tanne Foundation, Boston

2007 National Association of Latinx Arts & Culture, San Antonio

2006 Jerome Foundation, New York/St. Paul

2005 Irish Museum of Modern Art, Artist in residence, Dublin

2004 Jerome Foundation, New York/St. Paul