Jazz at MOCA × Maria Rivas

Friday, April 29th, 8pm | Free! Rain or Shine!!

Friday, April 29th, 8pm  |  Free! Rain or Shine!! Known as one of the most versatile voices in Latin America and now North America, Maria Rivas skillfully combines American and Latin Jazz rhythms with lively yet sentimental music from around the world. She interprets her music in English, Spanish, Italian and »

MOCA Moving Images presents:
The F Word: a Robert Adanto film

April 23 | 6–9pm

  Film Screening on April 23 Reception: 6–7pm Screening: 7–9pm followed by Q+A with Director Robert Adanto This film contains adult content and may not be suitable for all ages or audiences. SYNOPSIS Robert Adanto’s The F Word explores radical “4th wave” feminist performance through interviews with a new generation of »

Place: Imagined Places and (De)Territorialized Identities in Postcolonial Black Arts

April 16| 2pm | Instructor: Samba Camara

Instructor: Samba Camara of FIU Samba Camara is Adjunct Professor of African Art and Literatures and Wolof Language at Florida International University. He is a PhD candidate at Ohio University’s School of Interdisciplinary Arts and is completing a doctoral dissertation on postcolonial nationhood focusing on Islamic poetry, popular music, and the negotiation of »

Contemporary Dialogues: Caribbean influences on Performance Art in Miami

Wednesday, April 13, 6:30 pm

  MOCA CONTEMPORARY DIALOGUES Wednesday, April 13, 6:30 pm   Caribbean influences on performance art in Miami – Miami as land/bodyscape. Interactive conversation with Miami’s leading curators and performance artists. Admission: $5; free for MOCA members & NoMi residents Moderator Jorge Luis Gutiérrez A dynamic visual arts institutions manager and curator, »

Street Artists

April 9 | 2pm | Instructor: Alessandro Abate

Instructor: Alessandro Abate, photographer Photography seems to be in Alessandro Abate’s blood. Sandro’s father had a photo studio in Venezuela when he was growing up and many of his earliest memories are of developing film in the darkroom and learning his way around a camera. Sandro has been in love with »

MOCA EMBODIED

Paper LACE+LIGHT Workshop | Saturday, 04.02.16 | 4–6pm

  MOCA EMBODIED Paper LACE+LIGHT installation workshop with Marielle Plaisir $10 materials fee. Admission: $5; free for MOCA members & NoMi residents   View event photos here!  View our Program Schedule!Lace+Light WorkshopMOCA Contemporary Dialogues Powered by Eventbrite

Handiwork, The Place of Craft in Art Today

April 2 | 2pm | Instructor: Martin Tsang & Alexander Fernández

Instructors: Martin Tsang PhD Martin Tsang is a cultural and historical anthropologist with a focus on Chinese people in Cuba and Afro-Caribbean religiosity. His doctoral research investigated Chinese influence in Afro-Cuban religion. Martin is also a Lukumí priest and creates Lukumí bead work. In 2012, Alexander Fernández and Martin curated an »

MOCA Contemporary Dialogues

Saturday, April 2, 6:30 pm

  MOCA CONTEMPORARY DIALOGUES Saturday, April 2, 6:30 pm The colonial body in performance: a Caribbean/Afro-French perspective. Stéphanie Melyon-Reinette, PhD Artist and performer, member of the Comité Nationale pour la Mémoire et l’Histoire de l’Esclavage, independent researcher, cultural activist. Jorge Luis Gutiérrez Museum and visual arts manager, doctoral candidate and »

Artist Reception

Thursday, March 31st | 7–9pm

    The exhibition by French-Guadeloupean artist Marielle Plaisir will include a carefully curated selection of drawings, portraits, paintings, tapestries and one video representative of the artist’s thematic narrative as well as an ethereal installation of Tyvek paper dresses suspended in mid air. “My work interrogates the concept of domination, which has »