Get the inside line on local, community events during the 2016 Common Field Convening!
Wednesday, October 19 | National YoungArts Foundation: Artists as Citizens: in conversation with Teresita Fernandez, Mel Chin, and YoungArts Alumnus, Chat Travieso. Moderated by Carolina Garcia Jayaram. Admission is FREE for registered Common Field Convening attendees.
Friday, October 21 | Little Haiti Cultural Center: As a Free monthly cultural event, Sounds of Little Haiti, steams from the roots of Big Night in Little Haiti, where every Third Friday of the month a fun, family-geared cultural activity would be hosted at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex. With the birth of Sounds of Little Haiti, that tradition continues. Sounds of Little Haiti hosts Runway for Relief, a Haiti Relief Fundraiser brought to you by Haitian-American Hurricane Matthew Relief Effort. The night will feature performances by K-Zino, Rylax, and Kapi and surprise celebrity guests. All proceeds will go to Hurricane Matthew Haiti Relief efforts.
Friday, October 21 | Locust Projects: Each year, Common Field Convening local organizer Locust Projects' Smash & Grab event brings contemporary artists and collectors together to raise funds for exhibitions and programming. Common Field Convening attendees are welcome to attend the members-only preview event.
Friday, October 21 | O Cinema Wynwood: Don't miss this one-night screening of the Transversal Project. Free and open to the public.
Saturday, October 22 | Little Haiti Cultural Center: Join us for a talk and reception for the Open Source Art exhibition. This exhibit features the work of seven Miami artists as they introduce and share the unique methods employed within their personal practices. Open Source Art features real-time, hyper-current works that are in the process of being developed through a series of workshops and open sessions facilitated by featured artists. Featured artists Aurora Molina, Carolina Cueva, Hattie Mae Williams, Jahaira Ríos De Gálvez, Jean Chiang, Kira Tippenhauer and Loni Johnson will engage in a discussion about their current work, artistic practice and how art and art-making has the ability to facilitate connection/disconnection between the artist and viewer.
Saturday, October 22 | Michael Jon and Alan: Tomm El-Saieh: The head and the house Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tomm El-Saieh, currently considered the only contemporary abstract painter from his country, is constantly challenging the figurative ephemera that permeates in Haitian art. Devoid of motifs, the viewer is left with a widened vision of drone-like perspectives; akin to our modern time.
Saturday, October 22 | Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator: Help our local partner Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator celebrate #20YearsStrong at their Saturday Night Dance Party at Naomi’s Garden with special guests DJ Esther and DJ Moses, Steel Pan, Caribbean food and drinks. Tickets are just $25.00 and will help to support residencies for four artists in the 2016-2017 season.
Sunday, October 23 | Bas Fisher Invitational: As Common Field Convening comes to an end, join the opening of Virginie by Brace Brace is an emergency equipment brand, founded by Annika Kuhlmann and Christopher Kulendran Thomas to reimagine the aesthetics of safety. This exhibition has been developed in collaboration with Jan-Peter Gieseking.