Miami MoCAAD/Lowe Museum Art Week Basel Kickoff

Miami MoCAAD/Lowe Museum Art Week Basel Kickoff

Dec 1, 2019
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Free

The Miami Museum of Contemporary Art of the African Diaspora (Miami MoCAAD) and Lowe Museum will co-sponsor an Art Basel Week Kickoff reception with a conversation that features artist Juan Roberto Diago and Alejandro de la Fuente, curator and founding director, Harvard Afro-Latin American Research Institute. Erica Moiah James, University of Miami Caribbean Art History Professor will moderate the conversation.Diago: The Pasts of this Afro­ Cuban Present is the first retrospective of Juan Roberto Diago (b.1971). This exhibition, presented by University of Miami Lowe Art Museum and the Harvard University Hutchins Center for African & African American Research in collaboration with Miami MoCAAD, offers over two decades of uninterrupted work and traces Diago's singular efforts to construct new pasts--the pasts required to explain the racial tensions of contemporary Cuba.

When:   Sunday, December 1, 2019
Time:    5:00pm Pre-Ception and Exhibition Viewing
              5:45 Seating begins in Storer Auditorium
              6:00pm Program starts. Conversation with artist, Juan Roberto Diago,
              followed by festive reception.

Admission complimentary - RSVP Required.

Art of Black Miami 2019

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