"Ingrid identifies primarily as a writer and Jeremiah as a visual artist; however, their connection and collaboration of more than a decade blurs boundaries between words and images."
by Jenny Salomon and Jen Stager
Open Space SFMOMA
"Romeo and Juliet, Orpheus and Eurydice, Marina and Ulay. None of these stories has a happy ending but I cannot help but think of these when I see the work of Ingrid Rojas Contreras and Jeremiah Barber."
by Thea Quiray Tagle
"Their endeavors memorably evoke worlds we cannot see and, in the process, make strong emotional connections with the viewer."
By Lea Feinstein
"Amid sculpture, video, collage, drawings, and photographs, Rojas and Barber place one foot in the past and one foot in the absolute present."
by Jonathan Curiel
"The video .... draws you in with it’s cinematic sound and detail shots. You are right there in the action and the emotion. If the performance was vapor, the video is water; vapor’s more substantial and less ephemeral sister."
by Miguel Arzabe
Carets and Sticks
"Highlight Gallery's temporary project is located at 3020 Laguna Street in San Francisco. The building's stripped-down facade offers an indication of the art and architectural hijinks inside."
by Jaime Gillin
100 DAYS ACTION
"Featuring 152 creative occurrences ... 100 Days Action brought together like-minded artists from diverse artistic backgrounds to implement a wide variety of socially engaged protests."
by Andrew Salomone
VICE Creators Project
"A few miles away, a No Ban Dance Party and poetry reading will take place. They are the initiatives of a group called 100 Days Action, which presents itself as a counter-narrative to the Trump administrations' 100 day plan."
by Shachar Peled
"As President Trump nears his seventh week in office and budget cuts to the National Endowment for the Arts loom, Forum checks in with Bay Area artists about their work during the Trump
Interview by Michael Krasny
“It occurred to us that he’s such a performative person, and that he was speaking our language in some way,” Contreras, a writer, said. “We wanted to see what it would be like if we were to do 100 days of artistic response.”
by Evan Karp
San Francisco Chronicle