The Fall Fine Art Exhibit reception for “Eleven Voices” will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Deering Estate. The event is free and open to the public and includes a Curator’s Conversation at 7:30 pm.
Referencing the eleven official languages of South Africa, “Eleven Voices” aims to incite a conversation about cultural struggle, memory and identity among contemporary artists. Curators Kim Yantis, of the Deering Estate, and Rosie Gordon-Wallace, founder and curator of Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator, have selected works from artists and collectors that reflect thematic inspirations from South African art and culture.
Eleven Voices features the works of emerging and renowned South African and international artists, many of which are on special loan from the collections of Diaspora Vibe (DVCAI), the Petra Mason Collection of South African Art, and Kathryn and Dan Mikesell of the Fountainhead Residency and are on view in Miami for the first time. Exhibited South African artists include: Nicolas Hlobo, Anton Kannemeyer, Anja Marais, Judith Mason, Claudette Schreuders, and Rowan Smith. Featured local and international artists include: Gerard Caliste, Rondell Crier, Deming King Harriman, Aaron Hill, Carol Jaime, Barry Ledoux, Groana Melendez, Rosa Naday Garmendia, Kurt Nahar, Jose Pacheco Silva, Rontherin Ratliff, Antonious Roberts, and Duhirwe Rushameza.
The exhibit will be on view daily from October 8 through November 26; free with Estate admission.
Exhibit Evenings at the Deering Estate
The Deering Estate offers complementary exhibit viewing nights, highlighting a variety of contemporary, historic, and visiting exhibitions inside the Historic homes. Exhibit Evenings are free of charge and offer the public a chance to interact with artists and curators and to experience a variety of exhibit tours and talks. Exhibit Evenings are held from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm on the third Wednesdays per annual schedule.
Cultural Arts Programming at the Deering Estate is made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, and the Deering Estate Foundation, Inc.