Carlos Salas has been engaged in a range of activities and initiatives in art-making and discoursing: painting, sculpting and writing to tackle head-on the sorry state of the human condition. His work is a site for exploration of the boundaries in which human subjectivity is located. For Salas, the canvas »
Marielle Plaisir’s work is structured around a keen sense of composition, the role of cultural hybridity, and the personality of the Caribbean. The work articulates a simplicity of forms that render her imagery alive, linking it to Caribbean aesthetics through several forms of plastic expression. View our Program Schedule!
Friday, Feb 26th, 8pm | Free Rain or Shine!!!! Singer-Songwriter Leesa Richards is a storyteller, a soulful voice offering a soundtrack to the narratives of life. Her sound taps into the deep roots of r&b, the poetry of jazz and folk and the energy of rock. Her debut solo »
Friday, Jan 29th, 8pm | Free Rain or Shine!!!! A vital force and emergent legend within both the hardcore straight ahead and Latin Jazz communities, Grammy© Award Winner Brian Lynch is as comfortable negotiating the complexities of clave with Afro-Caribbean pioneer Eddie Palmieri as he is swinging through advanced harmony with »
The Body Baartman to Beyonce: Appealing/Appalling Buttocks in Contemporary Popular Culture Instructor: Dr. Dionne Stephens, Professor of Psychology, FIU Dr. Stephens’ research examines socio-historical factors shaping minority populations sexual scripting and sexual health processes with an emphasis on gender and ethnic/ racial identity development. Her research is conducted through the Heath »
Instructor: Dr. Alessandra Rosa, Sociocultural Anthropology, Puerto Rican Studies, Social Movements, National Identity, and Media at FIU Alessandra Rosa is a practicing sociocultural anthropologist and activist researcher. She focuses on social movements, education, national identity(ies), discourses, and how these intersect and are manifested through the media. As a transnational feminist scholar, »
Artists that the lecture will cover and may be present for the lecture (including but not limited to): Instructor: David Rohn, Visual & Performance Artist David Rohn grew up in the NY suburbs, by turn New Jersey, Long Island and Connecticut, studied art and urbanism at Colgate and NYU, then »
Installation Photos Photograher: @she.smiles (Instagram) VIP Preview Photos Photographer: Daniel Bock Opening Reception Photos Photographer: Daniel Bock A Video from VIP Night Videographer: CreationsUnlimited