Omri Zin & Rotem Tamir’ Larval Acceleration at Locust Projects

Sat 1 Apr, 2017

Larval Acceleration is the first collaboration between Israeli husband-and-wife duo Rotem Tamir and Omri Zin. Provoked by the repetitive choreography of motors and other kinds of autonomous systems, the artists will power two self-contained, modular factories with their own movements, transforming Locust Projects into a playground for production. This exhibition will be on view through April 15, 2017. Rotem Tamir (b. 1981, … +


Mauricio Gonzalez: On the Making at Locust Projects

Sat 1 Apr, 2017

On the Making is a room-scale sculptural installation by artist Mauricio Gonzalez. Combining found materials and the artist’s daily painting practice, the project considers reuse, recycling and the potentials of art as a functional tool within society. This exhibition will be on view through April 15, 2017. Mauricio Gonzalez (b. 1978, Havana, Cuba) is a painter and sculptor trained at the New … +


Dimension Variable exhibits If Defined, Then Undefine

Thu 25 May, 2017

If Defined, Then Undefine by artist Jamilah Sabur is an exhibition created specifically for Dimensions Variable. Sabur’s work goes across various disciplines including performance, video, and installation. This exhibition will be on view through August 5, 2017. Jamilah Sabur was born in Jamaica, lives and works in Miami. Sabur received her BFA in Interdisciplinary Sculpture from Maryland Institute College of Art in … +


Locust Projects: FAKE NEWS by artist Kelly Breez

Sat 25 Mar, 2017

FAKE NEWS is a new installation of resin-coated illustrations by Miami-based artist Kelly Breez. Using the aesthetics of serial publications like newspapers and tabloid magazines, Breez has produced a series of work responding to the influx of ‘fake news’ articles that were being circulated during the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. FAKE NEWS calls attention to the inaccuracies of news reporting in a … +


Sven Lütticken gives Public Lecture at ICA

Thu 30 Mar, 2017

Theorist and professor Sven Lütticken will deliver the public lecture, “Producing Facts: Notes on the Politics of Concrete Abstraction.” As fake news and “alternative facts” triumph, the complexity of facticity is denied. However, ritualistic “fact checking” is in itself not a solution as the performativity of social media goes into overdrive. What is the potential of aesthetic and artifactual practices in this … +


CIFO exhibits New World School of the Arts’ UNBOUND

Fri 24 Mar, 2017

UNBOUND, New World School of the Arts’ 2017 BFA final visual arts is a group exhibition highlighting a variety of works from 23 visual artists of divergent disciplines, professionally curated by NWSA dean of the visual arts program, Maggy Cuesta and gallerist Fredric Snitzer. It explores hybridity in various ways. Participating NWSA BFA college students include: Lady S. Abanto, Cindy Becerra, Thomas … +


ICA Ideas: Kirsty Bell on the work of artist Thomas Bayrle

Thu 2 Feb, 2017

Writer Kirsty Bell will present a new talk, “The massive scale of sameness makes everything completely different,” on the work of renowned German Pop artist Thomas Bayrle. This lecture will look at how Bayrle’s train of thought draws a line linking Gothic architecture, Fordian production lines, organized religion and the rise of the highway as the ultimate superstructure. Since his beginnings as … +


ICA Miami: Thomas Bayrle’ One Day on Success Street

Through Mar 26, 2017

Exhibition One Day on Success Street is a major survey and first American museum presentation dedicated to the renowned German artist Thomas Bayrle. The exhibition traces Bayrle’s exploration of the complex impact of technology on humans and their environments over the course of his nearly 50-year career and across a range of mediums including painting, sculpture, video, collage, and installation. A centerpiece … +


ICA: Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design’ President talks

Jan 19, 2017, 7 PM

Since 1906, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem has set the artistic scene in Israel whilst being the leading institution in the country. This talk, “From Carpet Weavers to Transparent Architecture: 111 years of art and design education in Jerusalem,” led by the institution’s current president, Prof. Adi Stern, will portray the story of Bezalel, its unique spirit and its … +


Locust Projects exhibits The Comet and the Glacier

Nov 19, 2016 - Jan 21, 2017

The Comet and the Glacier is a video opera and immersive installation by artist Alexis Gideon. Originally trained as a musician and composer, Gideon is best known for his animated live video operas and related multidisciplinary artworks. A multi-media work combining music, video, performance, animation, clay reliefs, and paintings on glass. The show is accompanied by a publication specially designed by the … +


Transitions # 3 by Naama Tsabar at Spinello Projects

Nov 23, 2016 - Jan 14, 2017

Naama Tsabar (b. Israel) creates installations, performances, and sculptures that examine the charged spaces and multi sensory zones of nightlife and their associations with notions such as freedom, excess, and escape. Her work treats the venues themselves as structures of power, enabling a display of fantasy, sexuality, and bravado, as well as providing a shelter from the realities of the outside world. … +


CIFO exhibits Toda percepción es una interpretación: YOU ARE PART OF IT

Nov 30, 2016 - Mar 12, 2017

Toda percepción. . . is a retrospective look from the viewpoint of contemporary issues of art, culture, politics and economics. Including 39 artists from Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection the show is curated by Eugenio Valdés Figueroa & Katrin Steffen. It seeks to reflect on the successive reconfigurations of the art map in the last few decades, from Paris to New York, from Venice … +


ICA exhibits One Day on Success Street by Thomas Bayrle

Nov 29, 2016 - Mar 26, 2017

One Day on Success Street is the first American museum presentation dedicated to the renowned German artist Thomas Bayrle. It traces Bayrle’s exploration of the complex impact of technology on humans and their environments over the course of his nearly 50-year career and across a range of mediums including painting, sculpture, video, collage, and installation. Featuring some 75 works from 1960s through … +


Flowerbox Projects: Brandon Opalka¹ On the Wrong Side of History

Through Dec 10, 2016

Brandon Opalka’ new solo exhibition is a series of contemporary landscape paintings inspired by the Northern California coast. This exhibition depicts a natural world facing dark days, in the year of our National Park System’s Centennial. Opalka moves from one medium to another with the same fervor, whether posed by a brush or a spray can, applied with an air compressor or … +


Ideobox Artspace exhibit Climas by artist Magdalena Fernández

Nov 17, 2016, 7 PM

The Exhibition Series Uprooting Architecture reaches its end after a three-year program, with the site-specific project by Venezuelan artist Magdalena Fernández. The artist will present her installation 1i011 along with a selection of her moving drawings and paintings, staging an environment that discusses the way thru which natural and artificial landscapes are perceived. Uprooting Architectures is the first on-going exhibition series shown … +


A+RC: Evan Calder Williams lecture at ICA Miami

Oct 6, 2016, 7 PM

As part of the Art + Research Center’s pilot semester, “New Social Abstractions,” arts theorist Evan Calder Williams will deliver a public lecture on analogy.This talk suggests a different history of analogy, seeing it not only as an abstraction used to think about historical breaks and continuities but also as a real structure materially constructed around us over recent centuries: that diffuse … +


ICA Miami: Screening of documentary Call Her Applebroog

Oct 29, 2016, 11 AM

ICA Miami and O Cinema present the South Florida premiere of Call Her Applebroog, a 2016 documentary film by Beth B about her mother, renowned painter, sculptor, and filmmaker Ida Applebroog. Through a series of intimate interviews and memories culled from journals, Applebroog reflects on her career defined by a fearless investigation of power, gender, politics, and mass media, as well as … +


Monolith: The Abasi Rosborough Collection at Bakehouse Art Complex

Through Oct 2, 2016

This exhibition showcases the Spring/Summer 2016 collection of Fashion designer duo Abdul Abasi and Greg Rosborough inspired by East-West/West-East, a public art installation of bronze monoliths by Richard Serra in the Qatari desert. As colors and textures in the garments communicate this unique life experience, their collection is a perfect embodiment of public art inspiring the creative economy. In a recent New … +


Antonia Wright and Katie Bell exhibit at Locust Projects

Sep 10 - Oct 8, 2016

Miami artist Antonia Wright’s immersive installation inverts day and night, surrounding the viewer with a maze of suspended Night Blooming Jasmine plants. During the day, the dark, jasmine-scented gallery will create a natural screening room for a video work featuring the artist falling through a frozen lake. As the day draws to an end, a timer will activate the lighting, deactivate the … +


SaludArte Foundation and NAEMI present VISIONARIES OF THE LIGHT

Oct 6th, 6:00pm

There are many collections of ‘outsider art’ but few are nonprofit institutional collections like NAEMI with a perspective of the various manifestations of contemporary art that holds the collection. Among its more than thousand pieces are a variety of techniques related to contemporary art, which now include photography. Art of individuals recovering from mental illnesses rarely appears in the news, even less … +


Locust Projects Talks hosts Mary Ceruti

Oct 13, 2016, 7 PM

Locust Projects is pleased to announce its fourth year of Locust Talks, a lecture series that hosts visiting directors and curators from innovative institutions across the country and internationally for public lectures at the gallery space followed by individual studio visits with local artists. In this occasion Mary Ceruti, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Sculpturecenter from New York is invited. She … +


CIFO Art Space: Liquid Sensibilities

Through Oct 30, 2016

The Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) presents its annual exhibit featuring the awarded artists of this year’s Grants & Commissions Program. Representing five different countries the artists included are: Elena Damiani (Peru), Óscar Farfán (Mexico), Fidel García (Cuba), Felipe Meres (Brazil), Sandra Nakamura (Peru) and Fabián Peña (Cuba). In this edition, Colombia is well represented through the Mid-Career awarded artists; Jorge Julian … +


ICA Miami: several events with Artist Susan Te Kahurangi King

Through Oct 30, 2016

Susan Te Kahurangi King (b. 1951, Te Aroha, New Zealand) is an artist living in Auckland, New Zealand, whose work has begun to receive worldwide attention for its innovative and expressive approach to drawing. At the age of four King stopped speaking and has since been diagnosed as severely autistic. She ceased speaking and began to draw prolifically. She continued to draw … +


7th year of Locust Arts Builders at Locust Projects

Through Jul 30, 2016

The 7th year of LAB (Locust Arts Builders) features 23 South Florida high school students selected to create at Locust Projects under the direction of Miami-based artists Monica Lopez de Victoria (TM Sisters) and Francesco Lo Castro. This initiative allows young artists to learn the practical aspects of creating a public exhibition. The LAB program extends Locust Projects’ commitment to innovate in … +