Dwora Fried’s mixed media boxes capture the memory of isolation and displacement

The Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) is a proud supporter of Los Angeles’ 2015 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Heritage Month (LGBT HM). This celebration promotes and encourages an awareness of the significant contributions made by our LGBT community in culture, education, civic engagement, technology, business, and the arts.

As part of this celebration, DCA is creating another comprehensive calendar and cultural guide showcasing LGBT artists from across Los Angeles and listing the numerous events, exhibitions, lectures, festivals, and cultural programs related to this annual celebration of LGBT culture.

Dwora Fried’s work Sonntag Morgen (2014) a Mixed Media Assemblage is being featured in the upcoming calender and guide.


Dwora Fried is an artist living and working in Los Angeles. Her work captures people, places and emotions asking unsetting questions about identity, beliefs and memory. Her mixed media art recreates imaginary scenes of displacement, isolation and entrapment.

Follow her story on her website.

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