July 16, 2024

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Juxtapoz Magazine – Sofia Enriquez “MUCHO” @ Subliminal Projects, Los Angeles + Obey Clothing Collection

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Juxtapoz Magazine – Sofia Enriquez “MUCHO” @ Subliminal Projects, Los Angeles + Obey Clothing Collection

Subliminal Jobs is pleased to existing MUCHO, by Mexican-American visible artist and style designer Sofia Enriquez. The exhibition showcases the breadth of Enriquez’s follow which include good art, sculpture, bespoke hand-built installations, and garments. In partnership with Obey Clothes and in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition, the artist will release a new limited T-shirt and a collection of decide on hand-painted products from the Obey Clothes line, exhibited in a pop-up MUCHO X OBEY store inside of the exhibition.

 

Enriquez’s perform investigates her intercultural identity by means of the use of lively distinctive symbolism, developing an car- biographical legend that weaves themes of Mexican-catholic iconography, indigenous homage, Spanglish textual content, modern-day pop-lifestyle references, and female power. This unique fashion has garnered her collaborations with the Coachella and Phase Coach audio festivals, a custom constrained Dickies selection, and a solo exhibition at the Hawaii Point out Artwork Museum, as properly as numerous mural projects during Southern California.

Stemming from a passing comment by her mom, “Mija, porque haces mucho?” (translation: “Mija, why are you doing so considerably?”) the term “mucho” resonated and defined Enriquez’s insatiable generate to make. As a outcome, MUCHO turned a muse, a tag, and a moniker for her upcycled clothes line. The exhibition serves as a survey of MUCHO as a brand name and visual expression of Enriquez’s personalized knowledge as a woman artist coming from a performing-class immigrant family, and what it means to attain success within the backdrop of discovering her possess cultural id.

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