Press, Videos, Podcasts

Exhibit showcases Puerto Rican artists’ reaction to Hurricane Maria and its aftermath, PBS News Hour, January 26, 2023

Guest on Climate One Podcast (@ 34:00m), January 20, 2023

Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico. But colonialism got there first, Philip Kennicot, Washington Post, January 13, 2023

When people are less important than beaches: Puerto Rican artists at the Whitney, NPR (All Things Considered), Jennifer Vanasco, January 7, 2023

The Top 50 Exhibitions of 2022, Hyperallergic, December 29, 2022

The Definining Exhibitions of 2022, ArtNews, December 21, 2022

Best Art of 2022, New York Times, December 20, 2022

The Best New York Art Shows of 2022, Jerry Saltz, Vulture, December 8, 2022

No Calm After This Storm, Review of no existe... (Critic's Pick), Holland Cotter, New York Times (print), November 25, 2022


Sofía Córdova Eyes the Other Side of Apocalypse, Review of Backed Up Into Dawn, Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe (print), September 29, 2022

Aperture Conversations, The Narrative Arc of Latinx Photography, February 24, 2022 (Video)

The Revolution Will Be . . , Eva Diaz, Aperture Magazine Issue 245 (Latinx), guest edited by Pilar Tomkins-Rivas, Winter 2021

Oakland Filmmaker’s Chinatown Installation Resists Easy Immigration Narrative, Christina Campodonico, SF Standard, January 1, 2022

Refugee Women Tell Their Stories of Pain and Beauty in Sofía Córdova’s New Film, Review of dawn_chorusiii, Nastia Voynovskaya, KQED Arts, December 16, 2021

Multimedia artist Sofia Cordova presents voices of refugee women in Bay Area, Review of dawn_chorusiii,Anita Katz, San Francisco Examiner, December 14, 2021

Sofía Córdova on the Puerto Rican Parrot, Artists Looking at Animals Podcast, July 30, 2021

Guest on Chatter Marks Podcast (Glacial Erratics), Anchorage Museum, May 13, 2021

Guest on Critical Bounds Podcast, Recorded 2020, Aired April 21, 2021

Review of Chancletas D'Oro, Ryan Masteller, Tiny Mix Tapes, November 12, 2019

Review of Chancletas D'Oro, Diego Aguilar-Canabal, Underscore Music Magazine, October 2019

Merce Cunningham Artist Residency Celebrates, Challenges Dance Luminary, Sam Lefebvre, KQED Arts, August 26, 2019

Conceptual Dance Duo XUXA SANTAMARIA are Imagining Revolution, Ruth Gebreyesus, The Fader, August 9, 2019


VIdeo interview, Living and Working Series, Art Practical, March 20, 2019

"Meltwater Pulse" and Other Possible Futures: The Extinction Art of Sofía Córdova, Katie Payton, Best American Poetry, February 02, 2019

Sofía Córdova vs. The Machine, Kelly Kirkland, Art Practical, January 22, 2019

The Bay Area's Best Visual Art of 2018, Sarah Hotchkiss, KQED Arts, December 13, 2018

Through Subversion and Joyful Skewering, Artists ‘Reorient’ Stereotypes, Roula Seikaly, KQED Arts, December 12, 2018

Sofia Córdova’s Muni Bus Shelter Series Stands Up for Sanctuary Cities, Jonathan Curiel, SFWeekly, December 12, 2018

Bay Area Now Triennial: Considering the Complex Origins of Both Artists and Artworks, Review of Bay Area Now 8, Brandon Brown, Frieze, September 27, 2018

Expansive, Exciting 'Bay Area Now 8' Lives Up to Its Name at YBCA, Sarah Hotchkiss, KQED Arts, September 7, 2018

Interview with Journal.fyi re: Bay Area Now 8, September 2018

Genre Wormhole #3: Realism at the End of Time, Lauren Levine, for SFMOMA's OpenSpace, June 20, 2018

At City Limits, Sofía Córdova Imagines Life After Humanity, Review of The Gentle Voice That Talks To You Won't Talk Forever, Matthew Harrison Tedford, KQED, September 20, 2017

Sofía Córdova, First Look, Brandon Brown, Art in America, February Issue, 2017 (pdf)

Review of Sonic Futures at the San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, Tanya Gayer, Daily Serving, May 3, 2017

Artslant Wednesday Web Artist of the Week Interview, Christian Petersen, March 8, 2017

Interview and video premiere, Hanna Hurr, Mask Magazine, February 10, 2017

After Pop Life Feature, DJ Pangburn, VICE's The Creator's Project, October 3, 2016

XUXA SANTAMARIA interview, KALX Radio, March, 18, 2016

Odes to the end of time: imagining a radical new future, Amelia Rina, Blunderbuss Magazine, February 23, 2016


Review of Bilongo Esmeralda (Let The Devil Take Style), Genevieve Quick, Art Practical, September 24, 2015

Sofía Córdova Lives In The Future, Interview with Will Bundy, Wine and Bowties, September 22, 2015

Review of Bilongo Esmeralda (Let The Devil Take Style), Stacy Nguyen, The Daily Californian, September 20, 2015

Review of Bilongo Esmeralda (Let The Devil Take Style), Aaron Harbour, Curiously Direct, September 9, 2015

Critic's Pick, Bilongo Esmeralda (Let The Devil Take Style), Sarah Burke, East Bay Express, September, 2015

Muse in The Machine?, Sam Lefebvre, East Bay Express, July 8, 2015

Review of Every Night I Tell Myself I Am The Cosmos, Brandon Brown, Art Practical, November 4, 2014

Review of Every Night I Tell Myself I Am The Cosmos, Aaron Harbour, Curiously Direct,October 23, 2014

Tides of Time, A.J. Kiyoizumi, East Bay Express, October 15, 2014

English Spanish Bilingualism in Indie Music: This Is El Futuro, Karla Hernandez, Redefine Magazine, February 24, 2014

Beyond What the Eye Can See: Sofia Cordova's Sound and Vision, Rachel Walther, CCA Alum Magazine/CCA.edu, February 10, 2014

ChuCha at the Ship's Helm, Whitney Phaneuf, East Bay Express, April 24, 2013

ChuCha Santamaria y Usted Review, Club Fonograma, Carlos Reyes, 2012

Hello, all but forgotten piece of 1970s feminist Earth Art, have you ever seen a transsexual before?, Jackie Clay, Daily Serving, February 14, 2012

ChuCha Santamaria Fever, Ellen Cushing, East Bay Express, February 29, 2012

ChuCha Santamaria y Usted Review, PopMatters, Josh Langhoff, July 25, 2011


Review, On the Ground, Nirmala Nataraj, San Francisco Chronicle, March 17, 2011