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LegalARTLink Virtual Office Hours

LegalARTLink Virtual Office Hours

With Locust Projects’ LegalARTLink Director Allyn Ginns Ayers

Locust Projects supports the business of being an artist through LegalARTLink, a program offering pro bono legal services, referrals, and professional development workshops for artists based in Miami. 

If you have questions about the program or need help with a new legal issue, book an appointment to chat with Allyn Ginns Ayers, LegalARTLink Director, practicing attorney, and dancer. Office Hours will be held on the first Thursday of every month, starting Thursday, Mar. 4, from 2pm-4pm. Book your 30-minute appointment here

Exhibition Openings

Members Only Preview, GeoVanna Gonzalez

Members Only Preview, GeoVanna Gonzalez

Location:

3852 N Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33127

Members are invited to be the first to see Geovanna Gonzalez's new exhibition, HOW TO: Oh Look at Me.

Members can enjoy an initmate moment with the artist and take in a special performance that activates the uniquely architectural space. 

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Exhibition Openings

HOW TO: Oh, Look at Me

GeoVanna Gonzalez: HOW TO: Oh, Look at Me

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HOW TO: Oh, look at me deepens Gonzalez’s commitment to creating provocative, participatory social spaces within institutional settings. As acts of queer infiltration, class—aware interventionism, her work wants us to see and explore, to dance and read—outloud the potential of our embodied cognition. We are only when we interact, when we commune. 

Exhibition Openings

Disembodied

Lorna Simpson, Nicole Salcedo, Alexa Lim Haas, Siena Stubbs, Julie Fliegenspan, Cara Despain, Jillian Mayer: Disembodied

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Locust Projects presents Disembodied, the third in a series of guest curated video exhibitions in Locust Projects’ Screening Room that launched in fall 2019. Guest curated by Dennis Scholl, founding board chair of Locust Projects from 2001-2006, the exhibition features works by emerging and established artists including: Cara Despain, Julie Fliegenspan, Alexa Lim Haas, Jillian Mayer, Nicole Salcedo, and Siena Stubbs. The exhibition opens to the public by appointment and walk-ins (capacity permitting) on Saturday, March 6 from 11am to 5pm and is free and open to the public. 

CURATOR’S STATEMENT:

The works in Disembodied all center around a sense of absence of the body in various ways. In the case of Jillian Meyer, we see a literal disembodiment as she places her body in the interstitial space between the physical and digital realms in a video where she is shown detaching her limbs, in pursuit of the “ideal,” seeking to become the Venus di Milo. Julie Fliegenspan’s claymation gives physical form to a disembodied and at times menacing voice on the other end of the phone. In the award-winning video by 18-year old Siena Stubbs, the voice over gives a sense of removal against a moving landscape belying the pain of loss and the comfort found in human touch.

In Cara Despain’s work, Monument, the heroic figure of Hollywood’s classic Western genre loses his power and physicality, reduced to a hat, boots and spurs—nothing more than an apparition. Alexa Lim Haas’ animation, Glove, based on a true story of a glove that has been floating in space since 1965, mediates on the traces of physicality and grand ambitions humanity leaves behind. Nicole Salcedo’s Eukaryotic, captures the biorhythms of plants through sound and places them in the voice of the subject, the artist herself.

I’m honored to have the opportunity to gather these works together by artists that have had a profound impact on me not only as a collector, but as someone developing their own artistic practice, making documentary films. As one who is behind the scenes interviewing subjects, I have deep reverence for artists who powerfully convey meaning through absence and claim space for their voice and vision. It is an honor to bring these women artists across generations together at Locust Projects as part of a yearlong focus on women, and I thank each and every one of them for participating and inspiring me through their work.

- Dennis Scholl, guest curator, Disembodied

talks

Julie Rodrigues Widholm

Julie Rodrigues Widholm

Location:

Via Facebook Live
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Join Locust Projects and Oolite Arts virtually for a conversation with director of UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA), Julie Rodrigues Widholm, streamed on Facebook Live.

Julie Rodrigues Widholm is director of UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) where she leads the strategic and artistic vision to promote new scholarship, equity and interdisciplinary teaching and learning in exhibitions, collections and programs. 

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