Leila Weefur (He/They/She), is an artist, writer, and independent curator based in Oakland, CA. Their interdisciplinary practice, centered around architectural video installation, examines the performative elements connected to systems of belonging, present in Black, queer, and gender-variant life. Their work brings together concepts of sensorial memory, Black eco-geographies, and the erotic. Weefur has worked with local and national institutions including The Kitchen NYC, Locust Projects Miami, The Wattis Institute, McEvoy Foundation, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Museum of the African Diaspora, and Smack Mellon. Weefur is an educator at Stanford University and a member of the curatorial film collective The Black Aesthetic.