Conversations & Cocktails: Locust Projects
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
MOCA invites Shakers to visit Miami's Locust Projects, a non profit exhibition space located in the Wynwood Arts District. Miami-based artists, Christy Gast and Felice Grodin, will guide MOCA members through the space and introduce their work. Gast will lead members through her exhibition, Inholdings, which shifts the focus between natural, cultural and desired histories by appropriating craft traditions to document a place. After, Grodin, a trained architect, will talk about her installation, A Fabricated Field, which situates the artist's practice within the realm of geophilosophy—a field of thought that considers the formations between territories.
A cocktail reception will follow the tour.
Known as the museum “where new art is discovered,” MOCA is internationally recognized as a force in defining new trends and directions in contemporary art. The museum originates most of its own exhibitions, presenting an exciting mix of both emerging and legendary artists.
Visitors from around the world are drawn to its permanent collection reflecting the most important developments in contemporary art. MOCA presents a continuous calendar of lectures by renowned artists and critics, film screenings, concerts, and cutting edge performances. It has attracted nationwide attention for highly original education and outreach programs that make contemporary art accessible, understandable, and enjoyable to people of all ages.
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