SOPHIA LE FRAGA

b. 1990


EDUCATION

2019 (Projected)
Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard MFA

2011
New York University, BA: Linguistics, Poetry


PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS
Other Titles by Sophia Le Fraga (If a Leaf Falls, 2016)
literallydead (Spork Press, 2015)
I RL, YOU RL (minutesBOOKS, 2013; Troll Thread, 2014)
I DON'T WANT ANYTHING TO DO WITH THE INTERNET (Keep This Bag Away From Children Press 2012, 2014)

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2017
Text Means Tissue (ed. Francesca Capone)

2016
Crude Love (Ugly Duckling Presse, eds. Kim Rosenfield and Steven Zultanski)
Words with Love (Small Editions, eds. Cara Benedetto and Sonel Breslav)

2015
Best American Experimental Writing 2015 (Wesleyan University Press, eds. Abramson, Damiani, Kearney)
Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory (New York University, Vol. 25 Issue 2, ed. Kimberly Lamm)
After Babel - Poetry Will Be Made by All! (Moderna Museet, Exhibition Catalogue)
Writing-in-Threads (Printed Matter, ed. Francesca Capone) 
Poetry and Practice (Co-Presented by Rhizome and The New Museum)

2014
SKYLINE IS THE BY-LINEZZ (by Karl Holmqvist, Motto Books)


EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015
Sophia Le Fraga: Other Titles, Büro Broken Dimanche, Berlin, Germany

2011
Two Works by Sophia Le Fraga, Büro Broken Dimanche, Berlin, Germany

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
THIS KNOWN WORLD: Spontaneous Particulars of the Poetic Research Bureau, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

2016
Cold Open VerseKnockdown Center, Queens, NY
Works Off Paper, SALTS Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
Shifters, Art in General, Brooklyn, NY
Disembodied States, SFMoMA Open Space, Digital Exhibition

2015
Enzo: VIP (Vacant Intellectual Property), Inert, New York, NY
Public Poem Pattern, for Fia Backström: Part III, The Artist's Institute, New York, NY
Belated Soul, Pretty Days, Brooklyn, NY
I'M Ten, IMT Gallery, London, UK
Eugen Gomringer &, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld, Germany
E L A S T I C P R A C T I C EClifford Chance Annual Global Pride Exhibition, New York, NY
First Look: Poetry as Practice, New Museum, Online-Only Exhibition
Maximum Sideline: Postscript, Proxy, Providence, RI
SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY

2014
Miami ProjectJenkins-Johnson Gallery, Miami, FL
Paris Photo, Jenkins-Johnson Gallery, Paris, France
Self-Published, Cohn Drennan Contemporary, Dallas, TX
Itself Not So, Lisa Cooley Gallery, New York, NY
The Printed Room, SALTS Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
The Last Brucennial, Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY
Poetry Will Be Made By All!, LUMA/Westbau, Zürich, Switzerland
Online/Offline: Encoding Everyday Life, Vorspiel Transmediale, Berlin, Germany


SOME PERFORMANCES & TALKS

2016
of poetry, (curatorial) Participant Inc., New York, NY
What is it that comes crawling in the morning?, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
Walt Whitman: The Legacy Continues in the Book Arts, Central Library, Brooklyn, NY
Deferred Consumption, Triple Canopy, Brooklyn, NY
Again! Again! Again!, La MaMa Galleria, New York, NY

2015
Performa Poetry Series, PERFORMA15, New York, NY
Greater NY, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
Rapport de Face à Face, Hester, New York, NY
Artists Space Reading Series, Artists Space Books & Talks, New York, NY

2014
Can I Read You a Poem?, NADA; Bas Fisher Invitational; UNTITLED.; Miami Beach, FL
Hans Ulrich Obrist — Ways of Curating — Book Launch, Swiss Institute, New York, NY
not_I on Eurotour, Rijeka - Zadar - Liznjan - Bratislava - Berlin
Contemporary Poetry, NADA New York, New York, NY
Poetry & Poetics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Digital and Multimedia Poetics, New York University, New York, NY
Woodberry Poetry Room, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Queer Poetics, Naropa University, Boulder, CO
Ambients, Peninsula Art Space, Brooklyn, NY
Poetry Will Be Made By All!, LUMA/Westbau, Zürich, Switzerland
Single Malt Scotch Slam, Bowery Poetry Club, New York, NY
The Poetry Project, St. Mark's Church, New York, NY


RESIDENCIES

2015
Ace Hotel: ACE AIR, New York, New York
Interrupt III: Brown University; Providence, Rhode Island

2014
89plus: Poetry Will Be Made by All!, LUMA/Westbau, Zürich, Switzerland


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016
Imperial Matters, Founder and Senior Editor (2013-Present)

2015
Segue Reading Series, Curator (Winter '15)
MoMA, Live Translation - Diamela Eltit: CADA and the Lasting Chilean Relationship between Art and Literature
BHQFU, Poetry Faculty (Fall '15): Liquid Poetry
BHQFU, Poetry Faculty (Spring '15): The Poetic Act

2014
BHQFU, Poetry Faculty (Fall '14):  The Only War that Matters Is the War Against the Imagination
Gallatin School, New York University: Digital and Multimedia Poetics, lecture
Poetry & Poetics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Harvard University: Re-Inventing the Workshop, performance and lecture
 

COLLECTIONS

Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives
Soho House