tamara suarez porras is an artist, writer, and educator from (south) Brooklyn, NY and based in the Bay Area. Her work examines experiences of knowing, remembering, and forgetting. From within vernacular archives, she considers how photographic imagery is used to know the unknowable. She has exhibited nationally, including at the Brooklyn Museum, School at the ICP, En Foco Touring Gallery, and Deitch Projects in New York City, as well as fusedspace, Root Division, The Growlery, and Embark Gallery in San Francisco. tamara teaches at the University of San Francisco and California College of the Arts. She is a graduate of NYU’s Photography+Imaging department and from California College of the Arts, in Fine Arts and Visual and Critical Studies.