ALEXANDRA VELASCO
514 Casanova St. Los Angeles, CA 90012 · 818.640.2126
studio@dreamsincarnate.com  · dreamsincarnate.com · undrscore.studio 

b. 1989 Mexico DF, Mexico

Education

PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL FOR DESIGN, New York, NY 
May 2011 Bachelor in Fine Arts in Communication Design with a focus on video and performance art. 
AMERICAN SCHOOL FOUNDATION A.C., Mexico City, Mexico 
June 2007

Exhibitions

SOLO SHOWS

2014
DREAMS INCARNATE, El Tercer Lugar, Mexico City, MX
MORE HASTE, LESS SPEED, Dedicated Project Space, Miami, FL (commissioned by Laura Cartagena) 
DREAMS INCARNATE x CREATE COLLECT, Bardot, Miami, FL (as part of Creator’s Launch for Create Collect)
NATALIE WOOD, Casa Maauad, Mexico City, MX (as part of the gallery’s Project Room series)

2013
BLACK HOLES FOR EYES AND SKIN LIKE DIAMONDS for CARNAVAL DE LA LOCURA, CIUH, Mexico City, MX (organized by Isabel Hernandez)

2012
CORPO_REAL, AMO Studios, Brooklyn, NY

GROUP SHOWS

2018
RAIN or SHINE, Harvest Records, Asheville, NC (curated by SoTA)

2017
SEEDS OF VIRTUE, Shumei Center, Hollywod, CA (curated by Karl Leone)
ELEMENTAL EXIGENCY, Small Green Door, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Karl Leone)
ART BAESL, Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Jessica Marie)
BLOCKBUSTER VIDEO MICRO-CINEMA, The Shop, Pittsburgh, PA (curated by Joshua Rievel)
NEWFILMMAKERS LA Best Of Awards, South Park Center, Los Angeles, CA
BOILING PROCESS 5: MYTHOLOGIES, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA (curated by Ichiro Irie)
FASÉ LUNAR, Los Angeles, CA (organized by Moonfaze Feminist Film Festival)
SIMULACRA + DISONARE, Bandini Espacio Cultural, Mexico City, MX (as part of Material Art Fair )

2016
HER ROOM, Junior High Gallery, Hollywood, CA (curated by Alexandra Velasco and Tyler Hicks)
MILAN FASHION FILM FESTIVAL, screening of Twins, Milan, Italy
NEWFILMMAKERS LA, Latino and Hispanic Directors Showcase, The Academy Theater, Hollywood, CA
LE FEMME UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL, screening of The First of the Free Girls, Hollywood, CA
COMMITMENT, Casa Maauad Booth at NADA NYC, New York, NY
NOBE67, White Dot Gallery, Curated by Maggie Knox, Miami, FL
FEEL THE HEAT, Hall Barnett Gallery, Curated by Maggie Knox, New Orleans, LA
ME+YOU POP UP, Sunday Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2015
MOONFAZE FILM FESTIVAL, LA Mother, screening of La Primera de las Mujeres Libres (Winner Best Cinematography) Los Angeles, CA
ABSENT SHAPE, Curated by Adriana Pauly, The Chimney, Brooklyn, NY
WOMEN UNDERGROUND, Egyptian Theater, screening of Vessel, Hollywood, CA
BERLIN FASHION FILM FESTIVAL, screening of La Primera de las Mujeres Libres, Berlin, Germany
Journeys in deep-sense exploration #2: a screening of experimental film and new media curated by Taylor Mckenzie and Velvet Teenvelveteen
VIDEOBOMB, Dope Chapel, Norman, Oklahoma.(curated by Velvet Teenvelveteen)

2014
FESTINA LENTE, Dedicated Project Space, Miami, FL (curated by Create Collect)
ASVOFF Mexico, Premiere of La Primera de las Mujeres Libres, Museo Franz Mayer, Mexico City, MX
HORROR EN EL TROPICO, Museo Universitario del Chop (curated by Daniel Garza Usabiaga)
BURNING HOUSES, Mexico City, MX (in collaboration with Kris Berle. Invited by Evan LaMagna)
OPEN STUDIO SMCH, Studio SMCH, Mexico City, MX (curated by Sofia Ortiz & Alexandra Velasco)
TRANSITION, Nuit Blanche, Studio 303, 372 Ste-Catherine West, Montreal, QC, CA (curated by Dayna McLeod)

2013
ECDISIS, Zacatecas 194, Mexico City, MX (curated by Alexandra Velasco, organized by Alejandro Molinari)
SPEED OF DREAMS, Create/Collect Launch, 2305 N. Miami Ave. Miami, FL (curated by Laura Cartagena and Sarah Moody)
MOMENTUM FOR TORMENTUM, 168 Bowery, New York, NY (curated by Marina Silva, Jimena Montemayor and Sofia Garfias)
VIDEOBOMB SUMMER EDITION, Fitness Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Velvet Teenveleteen)
2013 BICYCLE FILM FESTIVAL, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
LOS CHICOS PERDIDOS: THE GARDEN OF ART AND SPACE TRAVEL, Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY. 
BLACK HOLES FOR EYES AND SKIN LIKE DIAMONDS for CARNAVAL DE LA LOCURA, CIUH, Mexico City, MX (organized by Isabel Hernandez)
VIDEOBOMB II, Signal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Velvet Teenvelveteen)
BODY MOVEMENT 1: ISIS COFFIN GARDEN, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2012
DISCIPLINE, The Acheron, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Mieke Van Helsema)
TRILOGY: Music & Art Experience, Fundicao de Oeiras, Lisboa, Portugal 
CONOSCO, Reverse Space, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Paula Rezende)
WHO’S ZOO? MICHAEL CLARK COMPANY, Whitney Biennial 2012, 
I’LL TELL YOU WHAT YOU TELL ME WHEN BLACK SHOW, MINY Studios. NY, NY (curated by Tyler Healy and Prince Homme)

2011
EMERGENCE, LA BOTA SUCIA COLLECTIVE GROUP SHOW, Espacio Transitorio, Mexico City, Mexico
CONOSCO group show, NY,NY (curated by Paula Rezende)
I’LL TELL YOU WHAT YOU TELL ME WHEN YELLOW SHOW, Lesley Heller Workspace. NY, NY (curated by Tyler Healy)
DESIGN THE FUTURE OF YOUR BRAND sponsored by YOUTUBE ITALY, Milan, Italy
TEENY-TINY SHOW for E.A.S.T 2011, Birdhouse Gallery. Austin, TX
I’LL TELL YOU WHAT YOU TELL ME WHEN GREEN SHOW, AMO Studios. Brooklyn, NY (curated by Tyler Healy)
YANS & RETO, Anthology Film Archives. New York, NY (curated by Jana Leo)
I’LL TELL YOU WHAT YOU TELL ME WHEN BLUE SHOW, Monster Island Basement. Brooklyn, NY (curated by Tyler Healy)
DOPLAR SENSEBOX, House of Yes. Brooklyn, NY (organized by Sindy Varela) 
PHOTOFEAST SLIDESHOW EXHIBITION, MILK Gallery. New York, NY (curated by Camilo Godoy, Tatiana Godoy, Spencer Ostrander and guest curator Devin Kenny)
FILM VIDEO PERFORMANCE SHOW, AMO Studios. Brooklyn, NY (curated by Laura Sofia Perez)
SENIOR PRINTMAKING SHOW, Parsons Festival, 90 Fifth Ave. New York, NY (curated by Martin Azorra)
BFA DESIGN+TECHNOLOGY DESIGN EXHIBITION, Parsons Festival, 6 East 16 st. New York, NY
COLLECTIVE SHORTS FILM SHOW, Finalist. New York, NY. (curated by Joseph Eulo)

2010
PHOTOFEAST SLIDESHOW EXHIBITION, The International Studio & Curatorial Program ISCP. (Curated by Bailey Roberts, Jarrod Turner, and David Wysocki)

2009
THE GHANA LITERACY PROJECT FUNDRAISER. New York, NY. (Curated by Alyssa and Hannah Davis)
BITE YOUR TONGUE Media and Art Showcase, Theresa Lang Center. New York, NY
Commissions

Mural for Beautycon Los Angeles, LA Convention Center, August 12-13 2017
Video collaboration with Jose Maria Rubio for his solo show JARDIN NUCLEAR, Museo Universitario del Chopo, June 2014
PIJAMA'S SONG, music video for Niña Dioz, February 2014 (in collaboration with Kris Berle)
DON’T, video for PURACREMA.TV for NWLA, February 2013
SOME RAIN, video for PURACREMA.TV for NWLA, September 2013
2013 BICYCLE FILM FESTIVAL, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
BLACK HOLES FOR EYES AND SKIN LIKE DIAMONDS for CARNAVAL DE LA LOCURA, CIUH, Mexico City, MX (organized by Isabel Hernandez)
I'LL TELL YOU WHAT YOU TELL ME WHEN GREEN SHOW. AMO Studios. Brooklyn, NY (curated by Tyler Healy)
DOPLAR SENSEBOX, House of Yes. Brooklyn, NY (organized by Sindy Varela)

Bibliography and Features

Disonare, March 2015
Purple Television, Purple.fr, June 2014
We Are Visual Animals, wava.org, June 2014
Love Letters, an original publication, March 2014
Purple Television, Purple.fr, September 2013
New Weird Latin American, NWLA.TV, August 2013
Making It!, issue #1, Aria McManus, March 2013
Beauty Today, Second Base, Clara Carter, Katrina Myers, Sydney Shen, March 2013
El Vestibulo, issue #4, December 2012
Purple Television, Purple.fr, August 2012
E.S.P TV Episode #20, July 2012 
Atelier Balbec, issue #8, Alejandro Ehrenberg and Andres Ordorica, August 2012
Purple Television, Puprle.fr, May 2012
BULLETT TV, May 2012
teenVAG, issue #2, Natasha Nunez and Allison Levy, December 2011
WET PAINT, Max Tolleson, December 2011
I'LL TELL YOU WHAT YOU TELL ME WHEN GREEN SHOW ZINE, Tyler Healy, October, 2011
I'LL TELL YOU WHAT YOU TELL ME WHEN BLUE SHOW ZINE, Tyler Healy, August, 2011
DOPLAR SENSEBOX 5.28.11, Sindy Varela, May, 2011
PHOTOFEAST SLIDESHOW EXHIBITION ZINE, May 20, 2011

Experience

2019
“MIMI TEMPESTT - DOUBLE FEATURE” music video, LA, CA. Co-Director, Editor, Producer

2019
UNDRSCORE STUDIO, creative agency, LA, CA. Co-Founder, Filmmaker, Designer, Producer

2018
“THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH,” feature film (in production), LA, CA. Research assistant to Production Designer Shepherd Frankel

2018
“LIGHTYEARS - Kimbra,” music video, LA, CA. Art Director

2018
“PERIOD PIECE” fashion film, LA, CA. Co-Director, Editor, Producer

2017-present
SCHOOL OF THE ALTERNATIVE, Black Mountain, NC. Teacher “The Plastics of Film”

2017
"NOEMI GOLD” feature film, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Second AD, Graphic Designer, Actor

2017
“TIFFANY & CO.”commercial, Los Angeles, CA. Prop-maker, Assistant to Prop-master Cynthia Aguirre

2017
“NEVER STOP LISTENING - Trapdoor Social” music video, Los Angeles, CA. Director, Camera, Editor

2016-present
SUNSTOCK SOLAR FESTIVAL, LA, CA. Creative Director, Designer, Filmmaker

2016
“SHURE”commercial, Los Angeles, CA. Prop-maker, Assistant to Art Director Gemma Fenol

2016
“REY MIO - Mercedes Nasta” music video, LA, CA. Director, Camera, Editor, Producer

2016
“OR DIE TRYING” web series, LA, CA. Art Director

2016
“DEADTECTIVES” feature film, Mexico City, MX. Assistant to Director

2015
“VITAMIN WATER” commercial, LA, CA. Prop-maker

2015-present
DISPLACED FILMS, LA, CA. Editor, Motion Graphics, Designer, Director’s Assistant

2015-present
ELIZABETH HUEY STUDIO, LA, CA. Graphic Designer, Studio Assistant

2015
“DAILY ORANGE JUICE” fashion film, LA, CA. Director, Writer, Editor, Producer

2015
“TAKE ME HOME - Silver Rose” music video, LA, CA. Co-Director, Editor, Producer

2015
“SIEMPRE VAGO - O Tortuga” music video, Mexico City, MX. Director, Camera, Editor, Producer

2014
WULF MEDIA, Mexico City, MX. Graphic Designer, Filmmaker

2013-2014
DARK FACTORY FILMS, Mexico City, MX. Production Assistant, Graphic Designer

2012
SUPERCHIEF.TV, Brooklyn, NY. Videographer, Video Editor, and Art Blogger 

2011
BRAD KAHLHAMER, NY, NY. Studio Assistant

2010
DANNY PEREZ, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Video Assistant
ABBEY DRUCKER STUDIO, NY, NY. Studio Assistant
CORRIDOR GALLERY, Brooklyn, NY. Curatorial Assistant

2009
NINA MENOCAL GALLERY, Mexico City, Mexico. Gallery Assistant, Graphic Designer

Skills

Proficient in the entire Adobe Creative Suite + other software
Squarespace website design and maintenance
Social Media Marketing
Executive Assistant - Good at organizing, scheduling, team-work, meeting deadlines
Great at projects that involve crafts and using my hands
Illustration, Animation, Digital and Print Design
Videography + editing
Quick and autodidactic learner