Art Basel Week at MOCA

December 2 - 6, 2014

Shifting the Paradigm VIP Opening Monday, December 1, 2014  |  7 – 10 PM  |  Presented by Grey Goose Vodka   Shifting the Paradigm Public Opening Tuesday, December 2, 2014 | 7 – 10 PM | Presented by Grey Goose Vodka   Multiculturalism and Identity in the 21st Century Wednesday, »

A Conversation with George Edozie

Saturday, December 6, 2014 / 10 AM - 12 PM

Both the artist and the curator of Shifting the Paradigm were born in Nigeria,  however they each work  internationally as cultural practitioners who question so-called “post-modern” theories about aesthetics .   This exhibition draws attention to the occurrence of a millennial shift that will open the world to a new way »

Capturing the Global Imagination

Thursday, December 4, 2014 / 10 AM - 12 PM

Featuring  the Presentation of the MOCA’s publication:  Re/Claiming Art, Power, Ideas and Vision in an Ethnically Plural Community The “process of projection” and the “process of appropriation” help understanding MOCA’s recent experiences. Projection attributed, desirable or institutionally-prescribed identities within which notions of social constraints, referents or cultural frameworks are embedded. »

MOCA Contemporary Dialogues: Navigating James Joyce’s Ulysses

Wednesday, October 15 at 7 PM

James Joyce’s Ulysses (1922) is generally considered the greatest novel of the twentieth century, yet its reputation for unreadability leads many readers away from it. Almost a century after its publication, however, critics, artists, and other elucidators have found myriad ways to assist readers in navigating Joyce’s odyssey to a »

MOCA Moving Images: Alternative Contemporaneity Cinema

Wednesday, October 1 at 7 PM

Ana Mendieta: Fuego de Tierra A film by Nereida Garcia-Ferraz and Kate Horsfield, 1987, 52minutes, Color/BW, DVD This beautiful video is a portrait of the life and work of Cuban-born American artist Ana Mendieta. Mendieta used her own body, the raw materials of nature, and Afro-Cuban religion to express her »

MOCA Contemporary Dialogues: Philosophy of Interpretation and Culture

Saturday, September 27 at 2 PM

The philosophical thinking about ‘aesthetics’, especially within mainstream philosophy, presents itself as an esoteric engagement with a very limited number of masterpieces in a very limited variety of genres/forms. Yet, aesthetics is of fundamental concern to all, shapes our understandings of self and others and deserves integration into our present-day »

Jazz at MOCA: Kiki Sanchez Latin Jazz Project

Friday, September 26 at 8 PM

The phenomenal sounds of the talented Peruvian pianist KIKI SANCHEZ have filled the air with a unique blend of soulful jazz and tropical fusion. He became a well-rounded musician by playing with La Peru Salsa All-Stars, Orquesta Majestic (led by his father, Maximo Sanchez) and Anibal Lopez’ La Unica. These »

Jazz at MOCA: Antonio Madruga

June 27, 2014

Jazz at MOCA: Antonio Madruga Friday, June 27, 8 pm Free Rain or Shine   Antonio “ Tony “ Madruga, was born in Pembroke Pines, Florida on July 2, 1994. He is presently attending New World School of the Arts in Miami. He is a member of the Monk Combo, »

Conversations & Cocktails – NIGHT TIDE

FRIDAY, JUNE 20 7PM

MOCA Shakers are invited to a private cocktail preview of NIGHT TIDE Part 2! NIGHT TIDE is a two part exhibition in which NYC writer and curator Jarrett Earnest enacts a pirate take over of Gallery Diet for the summer. The ten person group show features new work by exciting »