A People’s History of South Florida at HistoryMiami

Thu Sep 20, 2018

This program series looks at Miami’s history, from early settlers to its current evolution into a global city. Discussion points will include immigration, civil rights, gentrification, and other topics that help tell the story of the Magic City. A conversation about the role art plays in shaping and supporting communities and vice versa.

Featured speakers include:

Daniel Fila, also known as Krave, is a multifaceted artist whose work ranges from mural installations to figurative and abstract paintings, as well as animations, and sculptural reliefs. Credited for being Miami’s premiere urban artist, Fila is best known for his signature character The Fresh Monkey found hidden in most of his work. He is based in Little Havana.

Mikhaile Solomon, founder and Director of Prizm Art Fair. Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Solomon is a member of Miami’s New Leaders Council, and a member of Connect Florida, a leadership program focusing on developing Florida’s existing and emerging leaders.

Moderated by Dr. Jacek J. Kolasinski, Director of Ratcliffe Art + Design Incubator, New-Media artist, and Associate Professor of Visual Arts at the Art + Art History Department at Florida International University.

Free Event / RSVP

101 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33130

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