Sundance Institute Feature Film Program via YouTube By Alexandra Codina Recently, the Sundance Institute brought its New Frontier Flash Lab to South Florida to explore ways to cultivate stories at the convergence of art and technology. I knew that Sundance coming to town would be good for Miami, but ultimately I didn’t know what to […]
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One of the main spaces in the large, two-story Zadok Gallery in Wynwood almost looks like a house of bee hives. Columns of black specs seem to buzz from ceiling to floor. It’s a magnificent sight. The installation is, in fact, made from charcoal pieces hung on almost invisible nylon strings that are attached from […]
By Fernando González, Miami-based arts & culture writer As much an idea as a city, Miami has long established itself as a place of opportunity and reinvention. Now the MIA Music Summit wants to expand on Miami’s growing reputation as a place for innovative startups. The weekend-long event, which concludes with a full day of […]
Carrie Sieh’s exhibition “Textiles for Men and Machine Breakers,” curated by Bernice Steinbaum, has been extended through March 30th at the Audrey Love Gallery at the Bakehouse Art Complex (a Knight Arts grantee). Sieh’s exhibition “is anchored in the idea that the history of crafts(person)ship is central to the formation of contemporary gender identities.” However, […]
By Brandon Harris Back for the 31st time, the Miami International Film Festival, presented by Miami Dade College’s MDCulture program, will unfurl 120 films over 10 days starting Friday, March 7, and running through March 16 at locations all over Greater Miami. It’s a rich smorgasbord of cinema from around the world. The festival opens […]
It’s rare that art in a main space gallery have any real relationship with works in a project room — often, in fact, they are meant to be examples of different disciplines and different styles. And although the works of Christy Gast and Felice Grodin may not seem on the surface to have a lot in […]
When I read the title, “Gerald Ford Superfreak,” I laughed uncontrollably. I felt guilty for three seconds and then I chilled out. You see, it’s a comedy, so I had responded appropriately for once. “Gerald Ford Superfreak,” the latest comedy from Mad Cat Theatre
By Jane Hart, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood was extremely pleased to present internationally acclaimed artist Andrea Zittel as the third speaker in its 2013/14 Hot Topics lecture series, which has been partially funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. On Saturday, February 8th, […]
Cities have always been associated with civilization. The creation of shared space necessitated laws, and moral codes, so that large groups of people could get along together, unlike the ancient world of their nomadic cousins. But starting in the late 19th century, the idea of the metropolis took on new meaning, as both a hyper-modern […]
Last Friday I commandeered the comfy offices of FUNDarte. Elizabeth Doud, FUNDarte’s Artistic & Development Consultant, escorted me to a cushioned rocking chair on the balcony. From my perch I could see the teeniest sliver of ocean in the distance, or maybe it was just the sky. Whatever it was, I also got a peek […]