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wavemaker-grants

WaveMaker 2021 Virtual Office Hours

WaveMaker 2021 Virtual Office Hours

With Locust Projects’ Monica Peña

Have questions about WaveMaker incubator grants? You can book an appointment to chat with us! Our next Office Hours are Thursday, Apr. 1 from 10am-2pm. 

Book your 15-minute call here. Please make sure to attend one of our WaveMaker Virtual Info Sessions and review all materials on our website before making your appointment.

legalartlink

LegalARTLink Virtual Office Hours

LegalARTLink Virtual Office Hours

With 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. 

Held on the first Thursday of every month, the next LegalARTLink office hours are Thursday, April 1, from 2-4pm. If you have questions about the program or need help with a new legal issue, schedule an appointment to chat with Allyn Ginns Ayers, LegalARTLink Director, practicing attorney, and dancer.

happenings

Jade Alley Films: Jennifer Levonian and Eva Wylie: Outage, 2019

Jade Alley Films: Jennifer Levonian and Eva Wylie: Outage, 2019

Part of the Miami Design District's collaborative year-long art video feature

Location:

Miami Design District's Garden Building Lobby in Jade Alley

From April 1 to June 30, the Miami Design District will feature Outage by Jennifer Levonian and Eva Wylie in its Jade Alley Films Series, a collaborative year-long art video feature of four artist video selections by the District's key institutions, including Locust Projects, de la Cruz Collection and ICA Miami.

Originally commissioned and premiered by Locust Projects in 2019, Outage is a video that utilizes Levonian's signature cut paper animation technique, which incorporates deftly rendered watercolors into short films that wryly depict prescient social narratives and Eva Wylie's unique printmaking techniques. The single-channel animation was made from over 3,000 frames and more than 275 screens were used to create pieces for the animation.

Viewable 24/7 at the Garden Building Lobby in Jade Alley.

 

talks

Rujeko Hockley

Rujeko Hockley

Location:

Via Facebook Live

Join Locust Projects and Oolite Arts virtually for a conversation with Rujeko Hockley, Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, streamed on Facebook Live.

Rujeko Hockley is an assistant curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art. She is the curator of the upcoming retrospective Julie Mehretu, opening in March 2021, and co-curated the 2019 Whitney Biennial. 

happenings

Video Premiere - GeoVanna Gonzalez: HOW TO, Oh look at me

Video Premiere - GeoVanna Gonzalez: HOW TO, Oh look at me

Presented in conjunction with GeoVanna Gonzalez's exhibition at Locust Projects

Location:

SoundScape Park

In conjunction with the exhibition, Locust Projects has commissioned a new video by GeoVanna Gonzalez that will premiere on Thursday, April 15 at SoundScape Park in conjunction with the City of Miami Beach's Third Thursdays Culture Crawl and Poetry Month. Additional support provided by Miami Light Project. 

HOW TO: Oh, look at me is a film that captures the multi-layered, interdisciplinary performance by GeoVanna Gonzalez, conceived as an activation of her sculptural installation of the same name. The performance features an original musical score by Batrypowr, involves two dancers, Cheina Ramos and Alondra Balbuena, and two poets, Zaina Alsous and Arsimmer McCoy, who interact with and exist within the structure. 

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