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The Newsstand Project’s North Hill Residency supports emerging artists across all disciplines as they explore, develop, and scale their practices through the provision of studio spaces, living quarters, production materials, and logistical support. The North Hill Residency is located in Pasadena, California.

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Elizabeth Ibarra
Perfect Timing
November 16 - December 13, 2019

The Newsstand Project
is proud to partner with the
Tel Aviv Museum of Art
American Friends in presenting
this exhibiti



Elizabeth Ibarra (b. 1986, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico) currently works and resides in Los Angeles, CA. Recent exhibitions include an online show at Cirrus Gallery and a 2017 exhibition at Gallery Azul in San Pedro, CA.  



A true artist is fearless—in reality truthfulness is the greatest rebellion.

For me, discipline is like gravity. It is the only thing that keeps me from floating away.

The problem is, I rarely feel like a woman. I mostly feel like other things, like characters—other characters.

I didn’t plan any of this (while looking at my art all around my apartment). I wouldn’t survive without this. People aren’t enough, nature isn’t enough—magic is.

The works depict Ibarra being alive. Of course, in a human form. Being not dead yet inspires me. What excites me—truth, silence, the Moon, and fear, irrational fear for all to see. And the perfect timing of time.

Don’t you twitch sometimes, like a star?

The bottom line is, I would rather create something truthful than something beautiful.