Archive for June 2010

Beatriz Monteavaro: Miami’s Wonder Woman

As a girl in Miami, Beatriz Monteavaro liked to make noise and watch women fight. She got her first drum set when she was 12. Countless drum rolls later, she has been keeping the beat with a Miami band called Beings. Around the age of 4–soon after her family settled in Miami after leaving Havana, […]

Posted June 30, 2010 by elisa.turner in ArtCentric Blog, Uncategorized

Immigrants in Miami: Saying Hello to New Home

Perhaps it takes an artist to convey the emotional complexity of immigration. Immigration is a rancorous topic in political debates all across the map, especially given recent legislation in Arizona and ethnic violence in Kyrgystan. Eduardo del Valle and Mirta Gomez, widely-exhibited photographers in Miami who work as a team, are authors of the exquisite […]

Posted June 28, 2010 by elisa.turner in ArtCentric Blog, Uncategorized

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