Deering Spring Contemporary
The Deering Spring Contemporary is a dynamic special event, symposium, and curated exhibit based on seasonal curatorial themes, with site-specific works within the historic homes and throughout our bay-side landscape.
“Platform 450,” a transdisciplinary initiative hosted on the 450 acres of the Deering Estate, will draw together varied practices that converge on the exploration of scientific data and new technologies as they relate to our natural and historic site.
Works on display demonstrate artistic practices that use virtual reality, microscopic imagery, sea level rise modeling, and social media with artists that include: Priscilla Aleman, Archival Feedback- Thom Wheeler Castillo & Emile Milgrim, Dan Alvarez, Willie Avendano, John William Bailly, Frida Baranek, O’Neal Bardin III, Xavier Cortada, Mark Diamond, Ediel Dominguez, Maxwell Hartley, Valerie LeBlanc & Daniele H. Dugas, Home Eleven -Nelly Bonilla & Oscar Luna, Ian Honore, Peter Hosfeld, Carol Jazzar, Charles Lindsay, Richard Medlock, Luciano Rabuske, Gretchen Scharnagl, Skip Snow, Kyle Trowbridge, Freda Tschumy, Keith Waddington.
“Platform 450” Deering Spring Contemporary
Exhibit and Event Schedule for Saturday, April 22, 2017:
Platform 450 Interactive Arts Dialogue “Creative Technologies and the Arts of Resilience in Miami”
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
An interactive arts discussion with moderator Danni Washington and panelists Obsolete Media Miami’s Barron Sherer and Kevin Arrow, and 01 founder Willie Avendano.
RSVP Eventbrite: Creative Technologies and the Arts of Resilience in Miami: An Interactive Dialogue.
Platform 450 Opening
3:30 pm -10:00 pm; Free & open to the public
The Deering Spring Contemporary exhibition Platform 450 showcases site-specific works produced through a range of multidisciplinary art practices in virtual reality, 3-D modeling, and new media. Through data collection and investigation, this year’s presenting artists responded to the 450 acres of the Deering Estate. Exhibit on display from April 9 – June 26, 2017. Daily, 10 am – 4 pm; Free with Estate Admission.
“Estate” site specific works by the MDC Playwright Development Program
4:30 pm & 8:00 pm
Plays collaboratively written by Stephanie Ansin, Hannah Benitez, Vanessa Garcia, and William Hector, under the guidance of Master Playwright Kenny Finkle.
RSVP at Eventbrite: [email protected] Site-Specific Plays.
Curator & Artist Tour
A walking tour of the indoor and outdoor exhibits with presenting artists and Curator Kim Yantis.
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Artful Scavenger Hunt
Follow an event map to find art works and installations. Participants have a chance to win a Foundation Family Membership.
An interactive acoustic map of Deering Estate’s ecosystems by Archival Feedback.
Food and beverage will be available in the Stone House Courtyard.
Cover photo: Carbon Series, Charles Lindsay