Contemporary Dialogues × Gregory Pierre-Louis

Saturday, February 24, 2018 | 5-6:30pm

Art Talk: Gregory Pierre-Louis Date: Saturday, February 24 ,2018 Time: 5-6:30pm This event would operate alongside the city of North Miami’s Black History Month Music in the Plaza program, which will take place from 6pm-11pm. Gregory Pierre-Louis, emerging mixed media artist and curator of MOCA’s Fresh Threads exhibition, will host »

MOCA Celebrates Black History Month

· · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · Creative Arts 4 Kids Mandalas inspired by artist Alma Thomas Date: Saturday, »

Contemporary Dialogues × Jacob Felländer

  Thursday, December 7, 2017 | 6:00 PM ———- Exhibition artist Jacob Felländer will lead a discussion/presentation of his work, art historical influences, and visionary evolution from analog photography through virtual reality. Through this multidisciplinary, multiplatform initiative, MOCA builds bridges between scholars, artists and the community to engage South Florida »

Edouard Duval-Carrié: Metamorphosis SYMPOSIUM

NOVEMBER 4, 2017 PROGRAM WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION TO THE EVENT 2 pm Natasha Colebrook-Williams, Interim Director   HISTORY AND MEMORY IN CARIBBEAN ART 2:15 pm – 3 pm Professor Erica James  Professor Jerry Philogene   AUDIENCE DISCUSSION 3 pm – 3:30 pm   THE CURATION OF METAMORPHOSIS AND THE CABINET »

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 »

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 »

Time: The Past is More Infinite Than the Future – Collapsing the linear

Mar. 12 | 2pm | Instructors: william cordova and Onajide Shabaka

  Instructor: william cordova, artist william cordova is an interdisciplinary cultural practitioner born in Lima, Peru and living in Miami/New York City. Cordova’s work addresses the metaphysics of space and time and how objects change and perception changes when we move around in space. Cordova received a BFA from the School of »

Identity Issues: Nationality and Ethnicity

Mar. 5 | 2pm | Instructor: Dr. Maya Boutaghou

  Instructor: Dr. Maya Boutaghou, Assistant Professor in Modern Languages & Women’s and Gender Studies Dr. Boutaghou is currently Assistant Professor in Modern Languages and Women’s and Gender Studies at Florida International University.  From 2008 to 2010 she was an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Los Angeles. »

Spirituality: A Discussion of the Sacred Arts of Afro-Cuban Lukumí Religion

Feb. 27 | 2pm | Instructor: Martin Tsang

  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 »