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. »

In Our Own Words: Artists in Irreversible Magazine’s 2014 Winners Exhibition

Saturday, December 5 / 1 - 3 PM

In Our Own Words: Artists in Irreversible Magazine’s 2014 Winners Exhibition discuss their work with Noor Blazekovich and MOCA Director Babacar MBow. As part of its commitment to furthering community partnerships, MOCA has presented a “Pop Up” exhibition in our lobby gallery of works selected by the editors of a »

MOCA Contemporary Dialogues: Multiculturalism and Identity in the 21st Century

Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 10 AM - 12 PM

The four-decade long debate on multiculturalism has profoundly changed the way we perceive cultural diversity today. As a society, we have been taught to be more sensitive to the injustices done to national and cultural minorities in the spirit of democracy, freedom and equality. However, multiculturalism is far from being unanimously »

Exposed: A Two Exhibit Event by Artist Joshua Jenkins

December 1 - 7, 2014

Exposed: A Two Exhibit Event by Artist Joshua Jenkins December 1 – 7, 2014 Reception Friday, December 5, 4 – 8 PM 296 NE 67th Street, Miami, FL 3313 Open 11 AM – 6 PM (both locations) 885 NE 125th Street, Miami, FL 33161 296 NE 67th Street, Miami, FL »

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: Martin Bejerano

July 25, 2014

Jazz at MOCA: Martin Bejerano Friday, July 25, 8pm Free Rain or Shine Martin Bejerano is assistant professor of jazz piano at the University of Miami Frost School of Music. A native of Miami,  Bejerano is a graduate of the New World School of the Arts, Florida State University, and the »