Art+Culture Projects on Untitled Radio

Listen to Art+Culture Projects CEO, Chris Vroom, in conversation with Maria Elena Ortiz, Assistant Curator at the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) discussing the new PAMM and issues around identity and black culture in the context of diasporic experience as highlighted in Ortiz’s current exhibition of Firelei Báez’s work.
Wednesday, December 2
1 – 1:30pm

m-ortizMaría Elena Ortiz is Assistant Curator at the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), where she has curated At the Crossroads: Critical Film and Video from the Caribbean (2014), Firelei Báez: Bloodlines (2015), and Beatriz Santiago Muñoz: A Universe of Fragile Mirrors (upcoming). In 2015, she also curated Video Islands at the Anthology Film Archive, New York. From 2011 to 2013, Ortiz was the Curator of Contemporary Arts at the Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros in Mexico City, where she organized several projects including Carlos Motta, The Shape of Freedom and Rita Ponce de León: David. In 2012, she curated Wherever You Roam at the Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach. She has collaborated with international and national institutions such as New Langton Arts, San Francisco; Teorética, San Jose, Costa Rica; the Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco; and Tate Modern, London. Ortiz has contributed to writing platforms such as Fluent Collaborative, Curating Now, and Terremoto Magazine. In 2014, she was the recipient of the The Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) and Independent Curators International (ICI) Travel Award for Central America and the Caribbean.
Images from Firelei Báez: Bloodlines:
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Listen to Art+Culture Projects and Nora Burnett Abrams (Curator, MCA Denver) in conversation discussing the artists to watch at Untitled Miami Beach 2015.
Thursday, December 3
1 – 1:30pm

6712142Nora Burnett Abrams is Curator at Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver). Abrams has organized many exhibitions there, ranging from solo presentations of Paul Sietsema, Adrian Ghenie, Tatiana Blass, and Dario Robleto, to large-scale group exhibitions such as Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art and Another Victory Over the Sun. Prior to MCA Denver, she held positions at The Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Grey Art Gallery in New York City. She holds a PhD from the Institute of Fine Arts at NYU. She has taught art history at NYU and lectured widely on modern and contemporary art.
Artists discussed:
Tomory Dodge
Jose Dávila
Hope Gangloff
Zak Smith
Hayal Pozanti
Nina Chanel Abney
Lamar Peterson
Jack Wesley
Sigrid Sandström
See some of the works discussed:
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Nina Chanel Abney
John Wesley
John Wesley
Sigrid Sandström
Sigrid Sandström