University of Miami Africana Studies Program Curator Ludlow Bailey and Indigo Design Group
WHAT: Third Annual Art Basel Panel Discussion on Contemporary African Diaspora Fine Art at the University of Miami
WHEN: 10:30am, Sunday, December 9, 2012
WHERE: College of Arts & Sciences Gallery, 1210 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables
WHY: Africana Studies Program in conjunction with the Department of Art and Art History, at the University of Miami, has made it a priority to create an active and global forum for the presentation and discussion of African Diaspora Fine Art. The Africana Studies Program at the University of Miami, under the leadership of Professor Edmund Abaka, has taken the lead initiative in the South Florida academic community in consistently exhibiting African Diaspora Art and over the last decade has organized several seminars and workshops on art of the African Diaspora.
Panelists include Dr. Tuliza Fleming, curator of the visual art galleries and collections at the National Museum of African American History and Culture at the Smithsonian; Julie Walker, journalist and cultural critic; Laurence Choko, Paris-based gallerist; Juanita Hardy, president of the Millenium Arts Salon; Frederick John Eversley, African-American sculptor; Ludlow Bailey (panel moderator), USVI-based curator and international art broker, and Dr. Edmund Abaka, director of the Africana Studies program at UM.
- African Diaspora Art representation at Art Basel Miami Beach
- Art Africa 2012
- African Diaspora Art Culture in the Caribbean, London, New York, Miami and Havana.
- The New Black Aesthetic.
- The National Museum of African American History and Culture
- Global Caribbean 1V
- “Now Dig this.”