faculty profile

Miah Jeffra
Visiting Faculty
Interdisciplinary Studies

Jeffra is fascinated with the intersections of urban geography, entropy, and violence, especially related to the concept of micro-macrocosmic correlativity. He acts as Editor-in-Chief of literary journal Fourteen Hills, and is Artistic Director of ShadowLab, an arts collective for social justice. He is currently working on a book of shorts, entitled The First Church of What's Happening

Selected Exhibitions: 
  • Scaling the Wall, Cella Gallery, Los Angeles, 2011
  • Interstates,Tempo Royale Gallery, Los Angeles, 2010
  • The Philistines, Hangar 1018, Los Angeles, 2008
Selected Publications: 
  • "Jingle-Jingle-Pop," Educe: Journal of Queer Literature, 2012
  • "First Love: A," Fifth Wednesday, 2012
  • “Butoh, Japan, and the Aesthetics of Cataclysm,” Journal of the Japan Studies Association, 2011
Education: 
  • MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia
  • MA, San Francisco State University, San Francisco