Public art meets poetry in the month-long festival known as O, Miami. We sit down with visual artists Najja Moon and Michelle Lisa Polissaint and O, Miami’s managing director Melody Santiago Cummings to talk about their work and introduce site-specific projects that bring poetry to communities.
Meet the creative hive that’s transforming the cultural landscape of Tampa, Florida. While the coastal city may still be best known to for its cigar-making history and vulnerability to rising sea levels, we discover an animated art scene. This is where new and established studios, public art projects, dynamic DIY galleries, avante-garde festivals, and networked community hubs are inventing fresh opportunities for public engagement with contemporary art.
Globally engaged curators talk about themes we’ll explore during the 2019 IKT Congress in Miami. Ground zero for sea level rise, Miami is the ideal context for our conversation on how art and visual culture are changing public perception of today’s climate crisis.
This flashback to Norway 2017 features our sonic encounters and conversations with artists, curators and cultural producers in the capital city of Oslo and in Tromsø, a small town north of the Arctic Circle.