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Susan Aparicio

Los Angeles, CA


My work takes on my lived experiences and family stories as a point of departure to play with my first gen Mexican Honduran upbringing, born and raised in southeast Los Angeles :)


I am a 90’s baby and 2000’s kid invested in ideas around capitalism, guilt, girlhood, and pop culture. My video and stained glass works play in storytelling - mixing in the mythos and aesthetics I grew up with around latinidad, sci-fi, spirituality, and superstition. Also, humor!


Sometimes I play characters. Sometimes I collaborate with my family - with an archive of home footage and photos in addition to working together in the present day. My work balances cute with dark and funny with sad :( My work and I exist in a world that is ending very soon. I hope u enjoy!

Susan Aparicio (b. 1996, Bell, CA / Pico Rivera, CA) is a visual artist based in Los Angeles working in video, stained glass, and installation. She received her BA in Studio Art and Cognitive Science from the University of Virginia, and received her MFA at the University of California, Los Angeles in Art - New Genres. 

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