Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Where the Oceans Meet Where the Oceans Meet

Where the Oceans Meet

Curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Asad Raza, Gabriela Rangel, and Rina Carvajal

Museum of Art and Design at MDC Miami, Florida, USA April 5, 2019 – September 29, 2019

  Museum of Art and Design (MOAD) at Miami Dade College (MDC) presents Where the Oceans Meet, an exhibition of modern and contemporary art that resonates with the pioneering thought of two Caribbean writers, Lydia Cabrera and Édouard Glissant. The international group of thirty-nine artists and collectives in the exhibition consider notions of shifting and

Lani Maestro, A Book Thick Of Ocean ( 1993). Photo by Lincoln Mulcahy. Courtesy of the artist. Ana Mendieta, Fundamento Palo Monte: Silueta Series (Gunpowder Works) (1980). Photo Credit: Vieri Tomaselli. © The Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC. Courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co. Courtesy of The Ella Fontanals Cisneros Collection, Miami Yto Barrada. Film

Playground

Playground

Curated by Verónica Flom and Camilo Godoy

Dot Fiftyone Gallery Miami, Florida, USA July 31, 2019 – September 14, 2019

The exhibition focuses on childhood as a site for the exploration of fragile, ludic, violent and poetic universes. Together, the artists in this exhibition work with ideas from their childhood as the material to address personal and political moments. From playing as a newscaster to documenting portraits of children who have been the target of

Playground (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of Dot Fiftyone Gallery Playground (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of Dot Fiftyone Gallery Playground (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of Dot Fiftyone Gallery The exhibition focuses on childhood as a site for the exploration of fragile, ludic, violent and poetic universes. Together, the artists in this exhibition work

Reconstrucción

Reconstrucción

Emilia Azcárate, Alessandro Balteo-Yazbeck and others

Miami Biennale Miami, Florida, USA 06/06/2019 – 09/04/2019

In times of intense political and social upheaval, such as that roiling Venezuela currently, symbols of national and cultural significance can be cast in a new light. Techniques of nationalistic propaganda tend to rely on historical images of past greatness to retain support, while oppositional movements challenge the status quo and question the narratives that

Reconstrucción (2019). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Miami Biennale Reconstrucción (2019). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Miami Biennale Reconstrucción (2019). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Miami Biennale En tiempos de agitación política y social intensa, como la que aflige a Venezuela en la actualidad, los símbolos de importancia nacional y cultural pueden

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Curated by GeoVanna Gonzalez and Naiomy Guerrero

Supplement Projects Miami, Florida, USA 06/15/2019 – 08/04/2019

  [Unsubscribe] is a group show comprised of artists who use visual language dominant in the digital realm to engage questions of e-identity formation, and social interactions that play out in our imaginations—despite the absence of a physical presence. The exhibition considers the internet as a place not void of strategic categorization and intervention.  In Will

Danny Agnew (Roots Collective), Black is an Algorithm (2019). Printed t-shirt. Image courtesy of Supplement Projects Pastiche Lumumba, #EndlessScrollingGeneration No.1,2,3,4, animated GIFs. Image courtesy of Supplement Projects [UNSUBSCRIBE], Installation view (2019). Image courtesy of Supplement Projects [Unsubscribe] is a group show comprised of artists who use visual language dominant in the digital realm to engage questions of e-identity

Hólǫ́—it xistz

Hólǫ́—it xistz

Eric-Paul Riege

ICA Miami Miami, Florida, USA 05/18/2019 – 11/03/2019

Eric Paul Riege: Hólǫ́—it xistz is the first institutional exhibition dedicated to the work of the emerging Navajo artist. Activating the long-held Navajo tradition of weaving and drawing from the mythical stories that are bound to this tradition, Riege generates stories through woven wearables, looms, thread, ephemeral architectures, and durational performances. Riege’s work also celebrates,

Eric-Paul Riege, study 2 for Hólǫ́—it xistz (2018). Digital collage. Courtesy the artist Eric-Paul Riege, Hólǫ́—it xistz (2019). Installation view. Photo: Fredrik Nilsen Studio Eric-Paul Riege, Hólǫ́—it xistz (2019). Installation view. Photo: Fredrik Nilsen Studio Eric Paul Riege: Hólǫ́—it xistz is the first institutional exhibition dedicated to the work of the emerging Navajo artist. Activating the

Campo abierto Campo abierto

Campo abierto

Sheila Hicks

The Bass Miami, Florida, USA 04/13/2019 – 09/29/2019

Grouping works of art from various periods, Campo abierto (Open Field) explores the formal, social and environmental aspects of landscape that have been present, yet rarely examined, throughout Sheila Hicks’ expansive career. Prompting contemplations on collaboration, dialogue and discussion, the exhibition is rooted in the reconfiguration of Escalade Beyond Chromatic Lands (2016-2017), the artist’s vast installation produced for the

Sheila Hicks, Campo Abierto (2019). Installation view . Image courtesy of The Bass. Sheila Hicks, Campo Abierto (2019).Installation view. Image courtesy of The Bass. Sheila Hicks, Campo Abierto (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of The Bass. Grouping works of art from various periods, Campo abierto (Open Field) explores the formal, social and environmental aspects of landscape that

Performing the self and other selves

Performing the self and other selves

Odalis Valdivieso

The Bass Miami, Florida, USA 12/01/2018 – 04/07/2019

Performing the self and other selves is a project by artist Odalis Valdivieso, featuring a new series of works on papers both new and recycled, highlighting the artist’s approach to storefront and public space. Valdivieso’s work is connected to the tradition of printmaking, which she uses in various ways as a trompe-l’œil surprising our understanding

Odalis Valdivieso, Performing the self and other selves (2018). Image courtesy of the artist Odalis Valdivieso, Performing the self and other selves (2018). Image courtesy of the artist Odalis Valdivieso, Performing the self and other selves (2018). Image courtesy of the artist Performing the self and other selves is a project by artist Odalis Valdivieso, featuring a new

I Don’t Wanna Wait For Our Lives To Be Over I Don’t Wanna Wait For Our Lives To Be Over

I Don’t Wanna Wait For Our Lives To Be Over

Manuel Solano

ICA Miami Miami, Florida, USA 11/01/2018 – 04/14/2019

I Don’t Wanna Wait for Our Lives to Be Over marks the first solo museum exhibition in the United States for Manuel Solano. Working across mediums, Solano explores issues of identity and its formation by drawing from their personal life, memories, and popular culture. That art and images are central to the construction of our

Manuel Solano, In the Metro or She’s Not Pretty (2018). Acrylic on canvas. Courtesy the artist and Efrain Lopez Gallery, Chicago Claudia Lozano, Chico (2018). Digital photograph. Courtesy the artist Manuel Solano, Claudia (2018). Acrylic on canvas. Courtesy the artist and Efrain Lopez Gallery, Chicago I Don’t Wanna Wait for Our Lives to Be Over marks

good evening beautiful blue good evening beautiful blue

good evening beautiful blue

Ugo Rondinone

The Bass Miami, Florida, USA 10/29/2017 – 03/25/2018

Spanning the entirety of the museum’s newly designed second floor, good evening beautiful blue by Ugo Rondinone was a part of a major multi-institution retrospective comprising works that span three decades of the artist’s practice, from the late 1990s to the present. From poetic installations in public spaces to life-size drawings, Rondinone’s work balances on the edge of

Installation view. Photography by Zachary Balber, courtesy of the artist and The Bass, Miami Beach. Installation view. Photography by Zachary Balber, courtesy of the artist and The Bass, Miami Beach. Installation view. Photography by Stefan Altenburger, courtesy of the artist and The Bass, Miami Beach. Spanning the entirety of the museum’s newly designed second floor,

p e r Sway

p e r Sway

Nancy Davidson

Locust Projects Miami, Florida, USA 11/18/2017 – 01/20/2018

Locust Projects presents p e r Sway, a multimedia installation by New York-based interdisciplinary artist Nancy Davidson from November 18, 2017, through January 20, 2018. Referencing symbols of power and control, theater and performance, history and biophysics, per Sway finds Davidson holding a distorted mirror to our bizarre and horrifying political climate, a world turned upside

Nancy Davidson. Installation view of p e r Sway, Locust Projects, Miami, 2017. © Studio LHOOQ, courtesy of Locust Projects Nancy Davidson. Installation view of p e r Sway, Locust Projects, Miami, 2017. © Studio LHOOQ, courtesy of Locust Projects Nancy Davidson. Installation view of p e r Sway, Locust Projects, Miami, 2017. © Studio