Walls are moving at the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA)! As host of “Carlos Salas: Latin America and the Global Imagination,” one of Art Basel Miami Beach 2015’s official opening exhibitions, MOCA continues to serve as a leader in the local art scene.
The work of renowned Colombian artist Carlos Salas, “Carlos Salas: Latin America and the Global Imagination” features 60 monumental abstract paintings. Curated by MOCA Executive Director Babacar M’Bow in partnership with the Consulate of the Republic of Colombia in Miami, the exhibition will be on display at MOCA Dec. 2, 2015–Feb. 2, 2016.
- Dec. 2, 7–10 p.m.: “Carlos Salas: Latin America and the Global Imagination” Public Opening Reception.
- Dec. 3, 4–6 p.m.: MOCA Contemporary Dialogues: Thinking at the Limits: A Conversation with Carlos Salas. As part of the problematic of the “local-global” dialectic, the 2015 MOCA Contemporary Dialogues stress the relationship between art, otherness and the altermodern.
- Dec. 4, 6–9 p.m., MOCA Moving Images: “En El Taller” film premiere. The world premiere of a documentary about the life and work Carlos Salas by director Ana Maria Salas, daughter of the artist.
- Dec. 5, 6 p.m.: Annual International Lecture – “Latin America in the Twenty First Century: A Perspective.” Presented by Professor George Yudice, University of Miami.
Be sure to visit MOCA during the whimsical and fun Art Basel 2015 – it’s truly a place for exciting dialogue on the contemporary art scene! Featuring a permanent collection of approximately 600 works, MOCA makes contemporary art accessible to diverse audiences year-round.