About

Leila Weefur (She/They/He) is an artist, writer, and curator who lives and works in Oakland, CA. Through video installation, writing, and lecture-performances Weefur examines the performativity intrinsic to systems of belonging present in the lived experiences of Black bodies.

Weefur is a recipient of the Hung Liu award, the Murphy & Cadogan award, and the Walter & Elise Haas Creative Work Fund. Weefur has worked with local and national institutions including SFMOMA, The Wattis Institute, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, and Smack Mellon in Brooklyn, New York.

Weefur is the Audio/Video, Editor In Chief at Art Practical and a member of The Black Aesthetic.