Kick Off Party for partners, sponsors and ambassadors.
Guests Only. Location: Miami, FL
In partnership with AnnexB, the residency program was developed to provide free space where Brazilian artists can work in close proximity with other artists, sharing energies and ideas. Mateu Velasco is a Brazilian artist who was chosen to be part of the first residency this fall. He is an emerging artist who has recently exhibited at ArtRio and other renowned galleries throughout Brazil.
Art Talk takes place on November 29. Its three topics include Miami Art Week, New Trends in Contemporary Art, and Art and Activism. Curators and critics will provide art enthusiasts, professionals and collectors with the tools and knowledge they need in today’s dynamic art market. Location: The Lab Miami, Wynwood – Miami, FL
“Abrace o Brasil” is a campaign to make philanthropy go viral, to encourage a culture of giving among Brazilians, and to help civic organizations in Brazil continue to fulfill their missions of promoting social inclusion. People can contribute to the campaign with their talent as a photographer (professional or amateur sharing images that can inspire people to join the campaign. The best pictures will be displayed at Social Media and a Curator from The55project will select them for a special exhibition in Miami and NYC. 100% of proceeds will go towards the organization.
Location: Miami, FL. Descriptive: Cuba: Collective Perspectives. Produced by: Mariza Formagginni. Curated by: TBD
Tatiane Santa Rosa (NYC). a Brazilian-born independent curator, art historian and critic currently based between California and New York. She is a visiting faculty member at the San Francisco Art Institute and pursuing a Ph.D. in Visual Studies at the University of California Santa Cruz. She has a Master of Fine Arts in Art Writing from the School of Visual Arts (NY-2015), a Master of Arts in Art History, Contemporary Art (Sotheby’s Institute of Art-NY-2013).
Fernanda is a Brazilian sculptor who has been exhibiting her work throughout the US since she came to Miami in 1991. The artist will work with kids on a book installation at Doral Elementary School. Her focus is on bringing art to schools and encouraging children to participate in creating works of art within their learning environment.
Project manager: artist Grazi Gadia - April, 2018
Live Painting celebrating Earth Day! Artist Tiago Magro will create a live painting at the renowned W Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, commemorating the anniversary of the modern environmental movement “Earth Day”. Events are coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries. Partner: ArtSERVE. Location: W Hotel – Fort Laudardale. Artist: Tiago Magro.
Descriptive: Mural Painting at La Piazza Academy and Foster Care + Kids. In this project, the goal is bringing kids together with the artist, creating a mural inside their school as well as in a foster care home. Location: Miami, FL.
The55Project will host an Art Conference with several panels discussions during Focus Brazil and Award Week. Focus Brazil is an event dedicated to discussing various topics and aspects of Brazil’s international presence and the Brazilian community abroad. Partner: Focus Brazil. Location: Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Fort Lauderdale, FL
The55Project has partnered with the Miami City Ballet to present a project exhibition with selected visual artists. The event features an artwork exhibition, silent auction and reception celebration. The event will serve as a fundraiser for MCB’s Ballet Beyond Borders program, supporting scholarships for international students.
Speakers TBC - November, 2018
Broward Center for the Performing Arts - May, 2019