A 21st Century Perspective


Artist-to-Artist: Conversations at MOCA A 21st Century Perspective Featuring: Enoc Perez, Matthew Ritchie, Shinique Smith The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) North Miami brings viewers Artist-to-Artist, an exciting new television series featuring some of the world’s most intriguing contemporary artists. Over the course of four, half-hour episodes premiering on Sundays »

Total Disappearance / Onajide Shabaka

The video narrative describes two people, one of which is my grandfather’s sister, Ms. Minnie Daniels. She and Joe Booth claim in the narrative that they witnessed a naked woman disappear in the muddy, murky water of the mangroves. However, since many honestly believed spirit beings lived in the isolated »

Trading Places 2 /
Magnus Sigurdarson

MAGNUS SIGURDARSON Magnus Sigurdarson was born in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1966.  He will further explore the concept of identity and his search for “Miami Melancholy,” which has been ongoing since his move to Miami in 2004.  “As a true blood Northerner with deep roots in Melancholy and the poetic enclose or »

Trading Places 2 /
Antonia Wright

ANTONIA WRIGHT Antonia Wright’s project will reflect her background in performance art within the mediums of video, photography and installation to explore the environment of MOCA.  A poet and photographer, Wright introduces social critique into a broad conceptual framework with imagination and conviction. She received an M.F.A. in poetry from the New School »

Trading Places 2 /
Onajide Shabaka

ONAJIDE SHABAKA Onajide Shabaka’s work makes references to the anthropological, geological and biological through a visual aesthetic that is challenging and visceral, with a grounding in African Atlantic culture.  Since 1997, his work has largely moved into the Florida wetlands, upper Minnesota and Oregon woodlands. He will use Trading Places 2 to bring »

Trading Places 2 /
Dona Altemus

DONA ALTEMUS Dona Altemus, the youngest artist in Trading Places 2, is a 2012 graduate of New World School of the Arts, where she earned her BFA with a concentration in painting.  For Trading Places 2, Altemus will investigate installation as a tool and explore spatial relationships that are activated when separate »

Trading Places 2 /
Rick Ulysse

RICK ULYSSE Rick Ulysse, was born in Port Au Prince, Haiti in 1983 and grew up in Philadelphia where he attended Tyler School of Art.  Newly relocated to Miami, he is especially interested in continuing his research for his latest series of drawings based on Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution.  Imagination, »

MOCA is Ours! / Luis

Peanut Butter Jelly Time

Creative Arts Summer Program

Students in the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami’s Creative Arts Summer Program created their first music video! Originally by Buckwheat Boyz, Peanut Butter Jelly Time got our students pumped for PBJ! Video created by Crystal Pearl Molinary and MOCA Creative Arts Summer Program Students