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.
Panel Discussion: Art and Community
Join for a conversation about the role art plays in shaping and supporting communities and vice versa. Speakers will talk about the many ways art can connect with a community by impacting the physical, economic, social and cultural elements of society.
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.
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.
Thursday Sep 20, 2018 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
101 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33130