Events Calendar

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Tejiendo tiempos (Weaving Times)

PIERO ATCHUGARRY GALLERY 5520 NE 4 Avenue, Miami, Florida

Saturday, October 22, 2022, 2 pm, Lecture (Spanish), Adriana Herrera, Ph.D., will speak about the influence of the pre-Hispanic textile legacy on modern and contemporary fiber art in Europe and the United States and its presence in local artists working with textiles. Her presentation will include examples of this legacy in the work of leading artists across America and mention local artists who continue the thread of that influence. Her

Threading the City’s Virtual Panel Discussion

Online

Aluna Art Foundation is hosting a virtual discussion to examine some of themes of the new exhibition "Subverting Materials: Textile and Fiber Art by Women Artists." The virtual panel discussion features art historian and Pre-Columbian Art experts Carol Damien, Ph.D., and Shelley Burian, Ph.D., moderated by Adriana Herrera, Ph.D. The discussion will explore the relationship between pre-Hispanic textiles and modern fiber art and examine the living presence of indigenous textile

Textile Art: Spinning the Political with Ancestral Practicies

The Hangar in Coconut Grove 3385 Pan American Drive, Miami, Florida

The Aluna Art Foundation is hosting a talk with fiber artists Pip Brant, Aurora Molina, and Evelyn Politzer, moderated by Adriana Herrera, cofounder of Aluna Art Foundation. They will discuss politically-charged fiber arts and ways of exploring the relationship between gender, history, and fiber ancestral traditions and their relationship with contemporary textile art. The talk has been organized in partnership with Threading the City, a fusion of the Fiber Artist

Unfolding Visions of Contemporary Mayan Art

Tanya Brillembourg Art 260 CRANDON BOULEVARD, Key Biscayne, Florida

The Aluna Art Foundation is hosting a lecture by Dr. Adriana Herrera explaining current contemporary art created by Mayan artists from Guatemala. The title of the exhibition, "Tiempo Circular" (Circular Time), pays homage to this ancient culture of astronomers and to its prodigious textiles that-unlike the great architectural monuments that ceased to be built-have continued to incessantly weave millenary traditions and knowledge. Neither wars nor the oppression of the conquest

Weaving the Tension Between Nature and Urban Sprawl

HARTVEST PROJECT at Pinecrest Gardens 11000 S Red Road, Pinecrest, Florida

Aluna Art Foundation is organizing an interpretative guided tour of the exhibition Life at Street Level, which is part of the part of the first city-wide event THREADING THE CITY, a concurrence of Fiber Artist Miami Association (FAMA), and World Textile Art (WTA). The exhibition features local and international artists: Alissa Alfonso, Sharon Berebichez, Nancy Billings, RemiJin Camping, Maritza Caneca, Mabelin Castellanos, Alex De Yavorsky, Jocelyn Flores, Amy Gelb, Isabel

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