MDC’s Museum of Art + Design (MOA+D) in collaboration with Word + Image Lab (WAIL) presents the new exhibition, Downtown Miami: The Ground Beneath Our Feet, showcasing a one-of-a-kind artists book created by 24 South Florida writers and artists. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
Collaborating together on 12 unique page spreads, each artist/writer team focused on an architectural site located in the downtown Miami vicinity. Writers participating in this book are Jaswinder Bolina, Adrian Castro, John Dufresne, Denise Duhamel, Luis Eligio D Omni, Andrea Gollin, Lori Colleen Kelly, Molly Mcgreevy, Nadege Green, Michael Hettich, Jessica Machado and Susan Weiner. Participating visual artists are Jenny Brillhart, Rosemarie Chiarlone, Felice Grodin, Gary Moore, Lea Nickless, Ernesto Oroza, Brian Reedy, Onajide Shabaka, Sara Stites, Carol Todaro, Tom Virgin and Michele Weinberg.
Sites referenced in the book are the Miami Circle Archaeological Site, Plantation Slave Quarters, City of Miami Cemetery, D. A. Dorsey House, First Federal Courthouse and Post Office, Scottish Rite Temple, Brickell Mausoleum, Huntington Building, Freedom Tower, Olympia Theatre, U.S. Post Office and Courthouse and the Alfred I DuPont Building.
Downtown Miami: The Ground Beneath our Feet
May 8 – Aug. 16, 2015
WAIL Lab, 2nd Floor
Wednesday – Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.; third Saturdays of the month, noon to 8 p.m.
600 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33132
MDC Museum of Art + Design