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

Coffee, Rhum, Sugar & Gold: A Postcolonial Paradox

Coffee, Rhum, Sugar & Gold: A Postcolonial Paradox

Curated by Dexter Wimberly and Larry Ossei-Mensah

Museum of the African Diaspora San Francisco, California, USA 05/08/2019 – 08/11/2019

“Those alive to ever-present signifiers of enslavement and colonialism have to look no further than the average bottle of rum. For the labels either contain supposedly comforting artistic renderings of benevolent plantation scenes, or these labels boldly and proudly declare that the product has a centuries-old manufacturing pedigree. We don’t have to do much speculating

Firelei Báez, How to slip out of your body quietly (2018). Acrylic and oil on paper. Collection of Alyssa and Gregory Shannon Angel Otero, Veranda (Sca02), (2013). Fired Steel and glazed porcelain. Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupi Firelei Báez, Love that does not choose you (Collapse the rooms and structures that depend on you to hold