Visiting resident Paula Urbano was raised within two cultures and speaking two languages simultaneously. This situation led her to feel that she didn’t belong to either culture. Thus, the artist turned this feeling of unbelonging into the orbit of her artistic investigation, examining the gap between her self-awarenesss and others’ point of veiw.
Ephemeral sculptures and installations inspired in the informal, self made architecture found in marginal zones and shantytowns, and more recently also with the nomad, informal carts of the street vendors. These works, elaborated with wood, cardboard, plastic and found materials often parody famous modern and mythological buildings and cities and high-tech robotics developed by NASA.
Residency Period: April – May 2012 Erik Smith (US) studied comparative literature and art in the US and Italy and has lived and worked in Berlin, Germany since 2003. Selected solo exhibitions include Test Dig No. 1, Skulpturenpark Berlin_Zentrum, Berlin (2011), The Ghost of James Lee Byars Calling, de …
Residency Period: April-May 2012 Amanda C. Sanfilippo is a curator and art administrator for contemporary art non-profit organizations with a focus in public realm and experimental programming. Recruited recently to Miami by Locust Projects, a renowned organization promoting experimental site-specific exhibitions a significant moment of …
Residency Period: February-March 2012 Mission statement: Southernmost Situations is a creative collective that hosts various workshops, events, and programming, in an effort to stimulate, enrich, and enhance creativity, organizing forums for meaningful interaction and dialogue. Founding members: Liz Ferrer: With a BFA in Theatre, Liz …