Now, more than ever, culture transcends geographic boundaries. In this episode, we explore the impact of that global phenomenon on the visibility of contemporary diaspora art with Miami-based curator and arts advocate Rosie Gordon-Wallace. In 1996, Gordon-Wallace launched a transformative enterprise, now known as Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator.
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.
Don and Mera Rubell have been collecting contemporary art since 1964. We recorded with the couple in December 2019, to celebrate the opening of their new museum in Miami. Since then, the coronavirus pandemic has shaken our planet. We recognize the very real sense of before and after as we share these conversations about creativity.
SPRING 2020University of Miami AMS350HISTORY AND CULTURE OF SOUTH FLORIDAMapping Miami’s Contemporary Culture WEDNESDAYS, 3:35pm-6:05pmMerrick 214FLecturer: Cathy ByrdEMAIL: email@example.comOffice hours by appointment Once Upon a…
Our experts guide to Miami Art Week 2019, prepares you for the intense burst of local and international art that will transfigure the cultural landscape.
Artist Trenton Doyle Hancock brings his mythological “Moundverse” to Miami in 2019. Locust Projects gives over the entire space to his site-specific installation—a world inspired by comic books, toys, horror films and animations.
Miami’s Commuter Biennial aspires to draw our gaze from the center to the fringe—suggesting that art belongs to everyone, everywhere, in this metropolis.
Jamaican-born artist Nadine Hall, introduces Diaspora Vibe: Art with Caribbean Roots, a personally significant episode from her Fresh Art playlist. First published on July 26, 2017, this segment reveals the complexity and diversity of contemporary art with roots in the Caribbean.
What does “creative resilience” mean for curators in the year 2019? One evening in April 2019, we decide to find out. Setting up a temporary recording studio in a poolside cabana, at a Miami Beach hotel, we sit down with a dozen curators and cultural producers to document their stories. In this marathon recording session, you’ll hear curatorial strategies for engaging new communities, increasing the visibility of underrepresented artists, and addressing some of today’s most pressing social, political and environmental challenges
For our Playlist series, Miami-based artist Eddie Arroyo introduces The Art of Capitalism episode from 2018. Listen to find out what art has to say about our careening global economy.