Patria y Vida

A commission by No Vacancy: Antonia Wright in collaboration with Ruben Millares, 2022, 25 steel barricades, LED lights, steel zip ties, 40 x 10 x 10 ft, Installation image from the Faena Hotel Miami Beach

Antonia Wright and Ruben Millares were the winners of the No Vacancy Juror’s Choice Award for their public artwork installed on the beach outside the Faena Hotel during Art Basel/Miami Art Week. Their work is a large-scale sculpture that celebrates people’s right to peacefully protest by using the barricade as a symbol of global resistance. […]

State of Labor

Antonia Wright, 2023, State of Labor, Abortion Laws Map

State of Labor is a generative sound art composition that uses data sonification to protest the changing laws around access to safe and legal abortions. With the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe V. Wade, abortions in 14 states are currently unavailable up to 26 states will implement partial bans or make abortion illegal. Low-income […]

I Came to See the Damage That Was Done and the Treasures That Prevail

Antonia Wright, Women in Labor (Graphic Score), 2022, Unique cyanotype photograms on watercolor paper 22 x 30 in. each, Installation Image from solo exhibition at Spinello Projects

I Came to See the Damage That Was Done and the Treasures That Prevail, a solo exhibition at Spinello Projects, presents a breath of work Wright created over the last several years as a fierce reaction to the women’s reproductive rights crisis embodied in resistance and beauty, vulnerability and power. As an artist, mother, and […]