From Miami Art Week:
Witness: Afro Perspectives from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection
Zimbabwean guest curator Tandazani Dhlakama of Zeitz MOCAA,in collaboration with Pérez Collection curators Patricia M. Hanna and Anelys Alvarez.
The show features over 100 works by African and African Diaspora artists. Addressing themes of systematic oppression, intergenerational trauma, syncretism, identity and territory, Witness: Afro Perspectives invites visitors to be present in the current moment and bear witness to challenges carried from one generation to another.
Masimba Hwati, New Work
The next resident artist created new works for the exhibit, including a Liberty City-inspired sculpture exploring black identity in 1960’s America.
Also the standing partnership with The Fountainhead Residency benefitted numerous artists in 2020, including South Florida local Kathia St. Hilaire; Puerto Rican artist Danielle de Jesus; Ambrose Murray from Western North Carolina and Brooklyn-based Haley Josephs.
El Espacio 23 is a contemporary art space founded by collector and philanthropist Jorge M. Pérez. Located within a repurposed 28,000 square foot warehouse in Miami’s Allapattah neighborhood, El Espacio 23 serves artists, curators, and the general public, with regular exhibitions, residencies and a variety of special projects drawn from the Pérez Collection.
El Espacio 232270 NW 23rd St.
Miami, Fl 33142
P: 305 460 9900