Events

Alternative Facts by Paul Ramirez Jonas at MDC Museum of Art + Design

Friday, October 18, 2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

An interactive public performance exploring the concept of truth as a social contract. Over the course of two days in two different parts of the city, Paul Ramirez Jonas will engage the public in a series of actions that call into question commonly understood ideas about facts, authority, exchange, value, and trust. Paul Ramírez Jonas is a contemporary artist and arts educator whose … +

Music

IlluminArts presents Uprising: A performance inspired by the work of artist Paulo Nazareth

October 4, 2019

IlluminArts presents Uprising, a musical exploration inspired by Paulo Nazareth’s first solo US museum exhibition, “Melee,” at ICA Miami. Featuring music of Brazilian composers Hector Villa-Lobos, Francisco Mignone and Chico Buarque, along with music by Native American composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate and others, this non-traditional performance experience will by one you don’t want to miss. IlluminArts welcomes back pianist and arranger Mary Adelyn Kauffman, baritone Jorell Williams (previously seen … +

Performing Arts

“Mágico” Concerto with Nicholas Bardonnay at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Tue Jan 22, 2019

Big Screen Images through ground-breaking performance art, features symphonic photochoreography to familiar classics by noted photographer & multi-media artist, NicholasBardonnay, who has premiered works with over 180 orchestras worldwide – paired with a new work of Mexican Grammy Award-winning composer, Eduardo Magallanes. Nicholas Bardonnay is a photographer, multimedia artist, and the Creative Director & CEO of Westwater Arts. The London Photographic Association … +

Museums

Performance: Yelkaanenh T’eede Gaay at PAMM

Thu Aug 23, 2018

Yełkaanenh T’eede Gaay (Dawn Twilight Girl-Child) was conceived in a college dance composition class at New World School of the Arts by dancer-choreographer Enrique Villacreses as a solo performance for Kashia Kancey. The title translates to Dawn Twilight Girl-Child, and references the 2010 archaeological discovery of two Alaskan infants whose presence, more than 11,500 years ago, points to issues of migration and a shared … +

Visual Arts

MDC Museum of Art + Design: María José Arjona’s performance All the Others in Me

Sat 14 Apr, 2018

Taking the form of an unconsummated striptease with a multicultural pop soundtrack, Colombian artist María José Arjona’s performance All the Others in Me functions as a bridge between “miss-understandings.” It refuses to point at anything specific or resolve these misunderstandings, but instead offers a panoramic vista on our perception of each other across distances. Arjona’s work highlights the continuous transitioning of thoughts that encourage … +

Events

As Far As My Fingertips Take Me by Tania El Khoury

Wed 6 Dec, 2017 - Sat 9 Dec, 2017

As Far As My Fingertips Take Me, is a conversation through a gallery wall between an audience member and a refugee. Through touch and sound, stories of border discrimination are shared. The piece is co-created by and based on the story of Basel Zaraa, a Palestinian refugee who made the journey from Syria to the UK and now works as a graffiti … +

Events

MDC Live Arts Brings Haunting and Immersive Projects by Tania El Khoury

Wed 6 Dec, 2017 - Sat 9 Dec, 2017

MDC Live Arts continues its groundbreaking season with two interactive installations by artist Tania El Khoury. Many gardens across Syria conceal the dead bodies of activists and protesters who walked the streets during the early uprising. Lebanese-British artist El Khoury exhumes their stories in Gardens Speak—a stunning, immersive experience that sold out at The Public Theater’s Under The Radar Festival. Ten audience … +

Cinema

Living Together’ Performances/Film Series at MDC Museum of Art + Design

Through Mon 15 Oct, 2018

Miami Dade College Museum of Art and Design launches Living Together, a six-month-long, cross-disciplinary series of performance art, film and video screenings, talks, and workshops held in venues across the greater Miami area and reflecting the cultural, social, and political realities of how we live now. Living Together  Performance Series will include performances and talks by some of the most acclaimed artists … +

News

MOCA: Performance Sacred Fire/ Closing Black Gold exhibition

Nov 13, 2016, 2 PM

MOCA North Miami holds the events An Evening with Rolando Peña: Creativity, Resistance and the Latin American Vanguard and Performance of “Fuego Sagrado/Sacred Fire” (Rolando Peña; Press Cartoonist Rayma Suprani; Emmy Award winner Jorge Heilpern) These will be host by Curator Jorge Luis Gutiérrez. This will be the closing day for Black Gold exhibition by Peña, considered an homage to the citizens … +

News

Fringe Projects 2016: One-night-only Performance by artist Alan Gutierrez

Sep 9, 2016, 7 PM

Untitled (rain scene) is a one-night outdoor performance. The artist will situate himself within a non-narrative and non-linear vignette, open to both a public and pedestrian audience. Gutierrez will create an open “set,” resembling similarly to a movie set, employing downtown Miami as the backdrop. Alan Gutierrez, b. 1986 lives and works in Miami, FL. His artistic practice is object, language, and … +

News

Locust Projects exhibits PORE

Through Jan 9, 2016

Locust Projects is pleased to exhibit new work by Brooklyn-based artist Martha Friedman. For her first major show in Miami, Friedman has created four vividly colored sheets of rubber, made by pouring around 1000lbs of the material onto Locust Projects’ floor. Each site-specific sculpture has a costume attached and is colored to reference one of the four humors, the theory of which … +

Events

ICA Miami: Alex Bag Opening Night/Shamir & POORGRRRL Live Music

Dec 1, 2015

Opening of solo exhibition dedicated to video and performance artist Alex Bag, on view in ICA Miami’s Atrium Gallery, The Van (Redux) through Jan 31, 2016, features a seminal but rarely-seen video by the artist: “The Van” from 2001. After the opening ICA Miami presents a special performance by XL Recordings artist Shamir. Las Vegas’ Shamir evokes ’90s house, pop, and R&B … +