Archives for April 2015

Visiting Artist Talk: Julio Galeote

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Wednesday, May 13 | 7pm
ArtCenter/South Florida | 924 Lincoln Road #206, Miami Beach

Galeote has been in residence at ArtCenter/South Florida since mid-March as part of an international artist exchange program with Centro de Arte Alcobendas located in the northern part of the Community of Madrid in Spain. His photographic practice searches to explore possible realities from a constructed image, combining the idea of installation and representation, through compositions made in a studio. Galeote works with different found objects presented as sculpture, creating new planes in the perception of the everyday.

Julio Galeote | Madrid, 1977 | Lives and works in Madrid, Spain
A graduate of the Royal College of Art (London), Galeote has exhibited at institutions including the Photographer’s Gallery and Christie’s Gallery in London; and Círculo de Bellas Artes, Tabacalera, MACUF, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Madrid. He has particiapted in international group shows and art fairs such as ARCO, MadridPhoto, SWAB, the London Art Fair, and PHotoEspaña. Galeote has participated in residencies and fellowships at the Spanish Academy in Rome, la Filature in France, and the Young Artists in Residence Program in Málaga. He has received awards from the Circuitos de Artes Plásticas de la Comunidad de Madrid; INJUVE, the prestigious Purificación García Photography contest; FreshFaced+WildEyed; among others. His work is in public and private collections and he is represented by Sociedad Anónima Gallery in Madrid.

Matter: The Fundamental Particles


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Matter: The Fundamental Particles

Peter Çan Bellamy
Xavier Cortada/ Pete Markowitz
Paco Falco/ Pierluigi Paolucci
Alison Gill/ Ian Shipsey
Chris Henschke/ Wolfgang Adam
Michael Hoch
Lindsay Olson/ Don Lincoln
Paul Schuster/ Michael Hoch

ON VIEW  May 2 – 31, 2015
CONVERSATION  Wednesday, May 6 | 6pm
OPENING RECEPTION  Wednesday, May 6 | 7-10pm
ARTIST TALK  Wednesday, May 20 | 7pm

For this Art@CMS exhibition, works were selected from artist/scientist collaborations as well as video artists who were invited to create pieces inspired by the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment. The CMS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator, at CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics that sits astride the Franco-Swiss border near Geneva. CERN is one of the world’s largest and most respected centers for scientific research. It operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world where physicists and engineers are probing the fundamental structure of the universe. They use the most complex scientific instruments to study the basic constituents of matter—the fundamental particles—that provide insights into the fundamental laws of nature. CMS is designed to measure the properties of previously discovered particles with unprecedented precision, and be on the lookout for completely new, unpredicted phenomena.

ArtCenter’s Project 924 | 924 Lincoln Road, Second Floor, Miami Beach

Interstate

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Esther Mañas and Arash Moori
A project curated by Susan Caraballo

Presented in partnership with Acción Cultural Española

On view through May 10, 2015
Lincoln-Meridian Windows, Listening Gallery & Richard Shack Gallery
800-810 Lincoln Road | Miami Beach

Interstate is a project by Madrid-based artists Esther Mañas and Arash Moori. Mañas was a visiting artist at ArtCenter in April-May 2014 through the additional support of Acción Cultural Española. Mañas’ interest in urban space led her to explore Miami’s highways, their history and how they have and continue to transform neighborhoods by creating hierarchies—symbolically and structurally.

Their collaborative work can be placed within the field of experiential installation where they often use sound as a sculptural medium to transform and interact with the perceptions of the visual and architectural. Both artists were invited to present Interstate, a photographic dérive published in the form of a book documenting Mañas’ exploration. Moori, a multidisciplinary artist who works with sound, completed a residency at the Audiotheque operated by Subtropics.org. He developed the sound component to their site-specific installation at the Richard Shack Gallery, Listening Gallery and the Lincoln-Meridian windows of ArtCenter’s iconic 800-810 building.

 

THE LAST HURRAH!

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | 7pm
ArtCenter/South Florida
800-810 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach

Join us as we celebrate The Last Hurrah! of some ArtCenter resident artists. While some artists will move to the 924 building, others will be completing their residencies and relocating. This is a great opportunity to buy original works of art at great prices and to find out where your favorite artists will be moving to. We encourage you stay for KRELwear Takeover: Petals Collection by resident artist Karelle Levy, a merger of the visual arts and fashion design.

Note: ArtCenter has only sold the 800-810 building. ArtCenter will continue to operate at 924 Lincoln Road where there will be approximately 20-25 resident and visiting artists many who are currently in residence. 924 Lincoln also offers ARTstudies, the PRINTshop, the Audiotheque and Project 924.

 

LINCOLN ROAD SOCIAL CLUB

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Saturday, May 2, 2015 | 7-11pm
ArtCenter/South Florida
800-810 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach

Join us in celebrating ArtCenter’s history, its future and the closing of its iconic 800-810 building. Enjoy drinks and appetizers and dance the night away with DJ Jody McDonald!

Lincoln Road Social Club will take you back to the 80s & 90s on Lincoln Road for one night only! We invite you to an underground closing party to discover a piece of Lincoln Road in every ArtCenter studio.The studios will feature resident artists’ site-specific installations, performances by Adora, Bistoury Dance Theatre, alumnus David Rohn and much more!

This event is FREE, but you need to RSVP to receive the code word for the event, click HERE.

Host Committee
Merle Weiss | Reagan Pace | Octavio Campos | Susan Caraballo |
Maria del Valle | Jenni Person |

Sponsors
Art2O | Mahou | Societe Perrier | Titos’ Handmade Vodka | Zignum Mezcal

KRELwear TAKEOVER: PETALS COLLECTION

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KRELwear TAKEOVER: PETALS COLLECTION
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | 8pm
ArtCenter/South Florida | 800-810 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach

Resident artist Karelle Levy and participating resident artists will take over the ArtCenter with art installations inspired by KRELwear’s latest Spring Petals Collection 2015. Starting at 8pm, KREL models will be discovered in vignettes in various themed-inspired studios throughout the 800-810 building.

KRELwear, designed by Karelle Levy was launched in 2002 at the GenArt Fresh Faces of Fashion Show.  She continues to blur the lines of fashion and art through her signature knit dresses, hotshorts and rompers. Best known for her unique fabrics, Levy continues to draw inspiration from her community using cottons, lightweight materials and bright colors. All hand loomed one-of-a-kind knitwear made just for Miami’s hot and sultry climate, she combines colors of floral petals to create a pastel mood with pops of brightness and shades. Her hand made fabrics are a work of art, using the body as the canvas, accentuating the female curves.

Come to KRELwear Takeover: Petals Collections and enjoy the work of Levy as well as other resident artists as they continue to offer special prices in their studios as part of the ongoing moving sale through the end of this month.

Gender & Patterns: An Unanswered Question

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Gender and Patterns: an unanswered question | Veronica Fazzio

ON VIEW through April 30, 2015
OPENING & PERFORMANCE April 4, 2015 | 7-10pm

ArtCenter/South Florida | 810 Lincoln Road #203, Miami Beach

In this installation work, Fazzio explores the traditional role of the female set by societal norms dictated by religious attitudes. She uses icons from the faith she is most familiar with as representative of all religions. Fazzio presents popular religious images of female saints and virgins juxtaposed with images of war as a metaphor for the different behavioral patterns set by cultural mandates unconsciously followed by each gender. During the April Studio Crawl, Fazzio’s performance will incorporate movement inspired by Japanese butoh reflecting this lack of consciousness.

Veronica Fazzio | 1972, Buenos Aires | Lives and works in Miami Beach
Veronica Fazzio is a mixed media installation artist whose works in sculpture, textiles, photography & video. Her work focuses on gender, sociology and psychology intertwined with autobiographical experiences. Fazzio’s work has been exhibited throughout Argentina, Italy, Norway and the United States. She studied at Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes in Buenos Aires and received her MFA from AI Miami International University of Art and Design.

 

 

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