Juxtapoz Magazine - Sofia Enriquez "MUCHO" @ Subliminal Projects, Los Angeles + Obey Clothing Collection

Subliminal Assignments is happy to present MUCHO, by Mexican-American visible artist and fashion designer Sofia Enriquez. The exhibition showcases the breadth of Enriquez’s observe such as good artwork, sculpture, bespoke hand-manufactured installations, and apparel. In partnership with Obey Outfits and in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition, the artist will release a new confined T-shirt and a collection of find hand-painted merchandise from the Obey Clothes line, displayed in a pop-up MUCHO X OBEY shop within just the exhibition.

 

Enriquez’s function investigates her intercultural identification through the use of vivid distinct symbolism, making an auto- biographical legend that weaves themes of Mexican-catholic iconography, indigenous homage, Spanglish textual content, modern-day pop-lifestyle references, and female toughness. This exceptional model has garnered her collaborations with the Coachella and Phase Mentor songs festivals, a personalized confined Dickies selection, and a solo exhibition at the Hawaii Point out Artwork Museum, as effectively as several mural initiatives throughout Southern California.

Stemming from a passing comment by her mom, “Mija, porque haces mucho?” (translation: “Mija, why are you performing so considerably?”) the phrase “mucho” resonated and outlined Enriquez’s insatiable travel to produce. As a outcome, MUCHO grew to become a muse, a tag, and a moniker for her upcycled outfits line. The exhibition serves as a study of MUCHO as a model and visual expression of Enriquez’s personal working experience as a feminine artist coming from a doing work-course immigrant spouse and children, and what it indicates to realize achievement within the backdrop of discovering her personal cultural identification.

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