University fo Miami student podcaster Kris Kranz meets local writers behind the new book Making Good Time. Listen to hear true tales about how people get around in Miami and South Florida.
University of Miami students Diana Borras and Kurt Gessler discover sacred land hiding in plain sight at the heart of Miami’s business district. Carib tribal queen Catherine Hummingbird Ramirez has come to meet them at the Native American site known as the Miami Circle, and she’s ready to share her concerns about encroaching urban development.
University of Miami student Luz Estrella Cruz makes her way to the Third Horizon Film Festival at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex in Miami. She’s there to meet filmmakers Diana Peralta (De Lo Mio, 2019) and Michael Lees (Uncivilized, 2020), whose work she’s been researching. Interviewing them and watching their films, Cruz discovers the passion behind their stories and immerses herself in two diasporic experiences from the Caribbean.
University of Miami students Gretchell Cano and Luz Estrella Cruz explore the work of Haitian-born artist Edouard Duval-Carrié. They, along with the rest of the Miami Moves Me team, visit Duval-Carrié’s studio in the Little Haiti district. Listen to find out why the artist chose to call Miami home, and hear his views on how the Caribbean influences the city’s art and culture.
Maggie B. Maxwell plays the role of a domestic servant in the 2020 North Beach production of Miami Motel Stories. She introduces UM students Ben Vinarski and Reese McMichael to the realities of being Black in Miami, then and now.
In this prologue to our Fall 2020 Student Edition, University of Miami senior Melissa Huberman tells the story of Art in the Time of Corona—how the coronavirus pandemic has transformed our experience of art.
The book Curatorial Activism suggests a range of ways to amplify hidden voices. Curators that become familiar with the practices that author Maura Reilly explores will recognize the strengths in inclusion and the common pitfalls faced by those working to cultivate equity in the field of contemporary art.