studio: Austin, TX 78723 • 

instagram: @abinadi_meza

artworks available: 

Barbara Davis Gallery

4411 Montrose Boulevard Suite D

Houston, Texas 77006

films available: 

New American Cinema Group/Filmmakers' Cooperative, New York

VISIONS, Mexico City

books: Les presses du réel, Dijon

Abinadi Meza at Wave Farm, NY. ©Lucy Bohnsack, 2023


Abinadi Meza is a Latinx-Indigenous sound artist and experimental filmmaker based in Austin, Texas. He studied art, creative writing, and architecture; he primarily makes film/video, sound art, and live performances. Meza's work seeks to create "other spaces" for viewers or listeners to inhabit. 

Meza graduated from SCI-Arc, the Southern California Institute of Architecture in Los Angeles in 2009, and the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in 2004. He teaches in the Interdisciplinary Practices & Emerging Forms MFA program at the School of Art, Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts, University of Houston.

Meza's films, installations and performances have been presented at: Anthology Film Archives, New York; Antimatter, Victoria BC; Blaffer Art Museum, Houston; Bogotá Experimental Film Festival; Contemporary Arts Museum Houston; Crossroads Festival, San Francisco; Festival ECRÃ, Rio de Janeiro; Helicotrema Festival, Venice; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin; Istanbul International Experimental Film Festival; La Casa Encendida, Madrid; Lisbon Architecture Triennale; LTK4, Cologne; MAXXI, Rome; Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin; Museum of Arts & Design, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara; New Orleans Film Festival; Radio Amnion, London; Radiophrenia, Glasgow; Radius FM, Chicago; Sonorities Festival, Belfast; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Wave Farm, New York; and Wexner Center for the Arts, Cleveland among other places.


2023 Wave Farm, Artist in residence, New York

2017-20 French American Cultural Exchange Foundation, New York

2014-15 Rome Prize in Visual Art, American Academy in Rome

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

Selected Recent Press