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Miami Beach Urban Studios Gonzalo Nuñez Galetto and Carlos Spartacus – Lexicons and Signifiers: A Thesis Exhibition by Meg Kaplan-Noach

Lexicons and signifiers

Gonzalo Nuñez Galetto and Carlos Spartacus – Lexicons and Signifiers: A Thesis Exhibition by Meg Kaplan-Noach

Lexicons and Signifiers: A Thesis Exhibition by Meg Kaplan-Noach

 

Artist: Gonzalo Nuñez Galetto  and Carlos Spartacus

Opening Reception: Thursday, Jan. 12th, 2017

Reception: Friday, Mar. 10th, 2017

“Gonzalo Nuñez Galetto and Carlos Spartacus – Lexicons and Signifiers: A Thesis Exhibition by Meg Kaplan-Noach”  highlights drawing as a specific practice– from the varied perspectives of the two artists, the exhibition’s viewers, and the Curator. Individually Nuñez’s and Spartacus’ drawings portray intricate relationships and conditions, but they also are recordings of wide-ranging environments and emotions. Gonzalo’s are minimal and precise, and Carlos’ are loaded and expressive. This exhibition enthusiastically pairs their individual aesthetics by focusing on connections and tensions. In addition Nuñez and Spartacus collaborate on a series of site-specific Chance drawings installed within the attached Project Space. This exhibition includes an onging component that prompts a viewer-drawingcomponent inviting visitors to make their own mini-responsive drawings which, are then also exhibited simultaneously on a dedicated gallery wall.

For more information on Carlos Sparticus click, here.

For more information on Gonzalo Nuñez Galetto, click here.  

For more information on the curator Meg Kaplan-Noach click, here.

Miami Beach Urban Studios Lincoln Gallery Exhibition: “There & Then” German Ruiz & Jose Luis Garcia

Then and There Exhibtion 2017

There & Then

January 12- April 26, 2017

Opening Reception

January 12, 2016 at 7pm

Artist: Jose Luis Garcia and German Ruiz

Description:

There & Then showcases the dual photographic perspectives of Jose L. Garcia and German Ruiz. This exhibit analyzes the connection between place and memory – from portraits and nocturnal landscapes to painted residential structures, Garcia and Ruiz re-examine their environments and their past.

German Ruiz’ Artist Statement:

My work presents a conversation between presence and absence. The portraits of my family document both ritual and habit. Like memories they reveal some lingering essence of being. The nocturnal landscapes provide setting; often isolated, informing us of where they live. Night itself carrying implications of isolation places us in a dreamlike state we seem to have stumbled upon. Taken from two separate approaches they share tensions stemming from our unease and what we hold most dear.

German Ruiz Bio:

Born in Matagalpa, Nicaragua German Ruiz is a South Florida photographer. His work ranges from nocturnal landscapes, to portraits, and documentary projects. Ruiz is currently a Florida International University MFA candidate and has exhibited both locally and internationally.

Jose Luis Garcia’s Artist Statement:

“Every time I go through something scary, traumatic, I survive by taking pictures.” – Nan Goldin

This statement from Nan Goldin about the cathartic aspect of making photographs has influenced my artistic practice. I, too, create photographs that reflect on the passage of time. My work also deals with my identity and personal narratives; however, I have re-contextualized images as poetic investigations of memory and loss.

Jose Luis Garcia Bio:

Jose Luis Garcia is a Photo-Based Artist, who lives and works in Miami, FL. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Art from New World School of the Arts / University of Florida. He is currently a 2nd-year candidate for the Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art from Florida International University.

Opening Reception: Disillusionment – the land of the shadows by Alex Trimino

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Opening Reception: Disillusionment – the land of the shadows

Exhibition – November 22, 2017 – March 10, 2017

Artist – Alex Trimino MFA ’12

Curated by – Colette Alhabahbeh-Mello

Opening Reception– Thursday, December 1, 2016

Time: 7PM

Alex Trimino graduated with her MFA in visual arts from FIU in 2012, she works in textile and electronics activate space with totems of fluorescent light, color and crochet.  Her work challenges notions on gender roles, craft and art. This exhibition is perfect for the Washington Gallery because of its public arts component; it allows the pedestrians on the street to interact with the artwork without.

Artist statement:

Old ways and new technologies commingle together; exploring social views on civilization and gender. Neon and fluorescent lights coexist with crocheting and fibers historically associated with gender division and traditional societies, re-contextualizing the traditional use of colloquial crafts.

Illuminated totem poles, covered in crocheting and found objects reveal similarities between contemporary materials used (Plexiglas, neon and fluorescent lights) and the colloquial crafts used (crocheting, knitting and weaving); while silhouette cutouts transform and duplicate the shadows the totems cast, emphasizing that reality is a shared hallucination.

About Disillusionment – the land of shadows

Disillusionment – the land of shadows explores how we connect to reality today. This election sought to normalize and perpetuate racism and a culture of misogyny, consequently fragmenting what we thought was reality into surrogate illusions and shadows, leaving us with disillusionment in awakening from a dream in the land of shadows.

Represented in Miami by Diana Lowenstein

To learn more about Alex Trimino click, here.

Miami Beach Urban Studios Washington Gallery Exhibition: Alex Trimino: Disillusionment – the land of the shadows

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Exhibition: Disillusionment – the land of the shadows

Exhibition – November 22, 2017 – February 14, 2017

Artist – Alex Trimino MFA ’12

Curated by – Colette Alhabahbeh-Mello

Opening Reception– Thursday, December 1, 2016

Time: 7PM

Lecture: Friday, February 3 at 6pm

Alex Trimino graduated with her MFA in visual arts from FIU in 2012, she works in textile and electronics activate space with totems of fluorescent light, color and crochet.  Her work challenges notions on gender roles, craft and art. This exhibition is perfect for the Washington Gallery because of its public arts component; it allows the pedestrians on the street to interact with the artwork without entering the gallery.

Artist statement:

Old ways and new technologies commingle together; exploring social views on civilization and gender. Neon and fluorescent lights coexist with crocheting and fibers historically associated with gender division and traditional societies, re-contextualizing the traditional use of colloquial crafts.

Illuminated totem poles, covered in crocheting and found objects reveal similarities between contemporary materials used (Plexiglas, neon and fluorescent lights) and the colloquial crafts used (crocheting, knitting and weaving); while silhouette cutouts transform and duplicate the shadows the totems cast, emphasizing that reality is a shared hallucination.

About Disillusionment – the land of shadows

Disillusionment – the land of shadows explores how we connect to reality today. This election sought to normalize and perpetuate racism and a culture of misogyny, consequently fragmenting what we thought was reality into surrogate illusions and shadows, leaving us with disillusionment in awakening from a dream in the land of shadows.

 

Represented in Miami by Diana Lowenstein

To learn more about Alex Trimino click, here.

Miami Beach Urban Studios Design Gallery Exhibition: MONAD Studio “Sound LAB Series”

MONAD Studio Spring 2017

Design Gallery Exhibition: MONAD Studio “Sound LAB Series”

Exhibition: November 8- January 27, 2017

9am-5pm

Opening Reception: Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Time- 6:30pm

The MONAD Studio “Sound LAB Series” is a multi-events and exhibitions developed by Associated Professor Eric Goldemberg and fellow MONAD Studio co-Founder Veronica Zalcberg (www.monadstudio.com). This series will bring to MBUS a group of the most advanced architects, fashion designers, artists, and musicians doing cutting-edge work that questions the limits of the know-how involved in the creation of trans-disciplinar projects. Key to Professor Goldemberg is the notion of ‘FEEDBACK’ which is the title of his upcoming book and referee simultaneously to sonic techniques and to the cultural frictions and dialogues motivated by the production and reception processes of the work of art.

MONAD will create installations for performances at the Design gallery and the Washington gallery, and some of the guest-performers include:
Anouk Wipprecht, Viktoria Modesta, Jeffrey Kipnis, Perry Hall, Ed Keller, Orlando Garcia, Jacob Sudol, Jason Calloway, Michael Klotz and Seth Parker Woods + the MONAD Studio house band – Scott F. Hall, Pablo Faraco and the duo LAVOLA.

To learn more about MONAD Studios click, here.

Discussion: Tuesdays with Julian “A Series of Musically-Illustrated Conversations”

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Discussion: Tuesdays with Julian “A Series of Musically-Illustrated Conversations”

To learn more about Julian Kreeger’s involvment with FIU, please visit here.

To visit the Friends of Chamber Music of Miami, please visit their website here.

Luciano Rabuske Digital Art Exhibition

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Luciano Rabuske Digital Art

Exhibition: October 13-Decemeber 16, 2016

Opening Reception October 14, 2016

FIU CARTA alumnus (BFA 2013), Luciano Rabuske’s latest digitally based art illustrates on our memories of science fiction metaphors — otherworldly environments, futuristic cities, and wildly-complex alien technology — to create works that evoke the spiritual experience — dreamy atmospheric scenes that mix subconscious and conscious. 

To learn more about Luciano Rabuske click, here.

A New Form of Creating Art – Luciano Rabuske by Fabio Palumbo

Performance: Open Mic #18

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Performance: Open Mic #18

The Open Mic series is intended to provide a forum for self-expression to members of our community, to foster and nurture empowerment and self-esteem.

Occurring monthly in the Main Gallery, this is a safe zone for expression and sharing. You can pre-register to perform – any thing you’d like at the mic, be it Spoke Word/Poetry, Rap, Prose, Narrative, Monolog, Comedy, Song, Dance or other, all are welcome, encouraged, accepted and safe here. Please email Liane Sippin, Lsippin@fiu.edu.

Please come, join and support. Your presence is appreciated and honored, and genuinely lifts the spirit of our community