Culture Hour

Friday, December 21, 2018, 6 - 7:30 pm

Admission $7 for adults | Free for Members

What is an archive generated by artists? How can we learn from individual works that artists have made and institutional programs that have shifted over the years?

Join us for cocktails and conversation in the ArtCenter/South Florida Archive curated by william cordova (lower case is intentional). Listen to cordova and NY-based artist Luis Gispert as the duo take a critical look at how arts centers shape artists’ careers in the Center to Center exhibition featuring alumni artists form ArtCenter/South Florida.

About william cordova

william cordova was born in Lima, Peru. He attended Miami Dade College North and received a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1996 and went on to earn an MFA from Yale University in 2004. He has been an artist in residence at The Studio Museum in Harlem, Artpace in TX, Museum of Fine Arts Houston/Core program, and American Academy in Berlin, among others. His work is included in collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Yale University, New Haven; Museo de Arte de Lima, Peru; Ellipse Foundation, Cascais, Portugal; Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami; and La Casa de las Americas, Havana, Cuba; among others. Cordova is represented by Sikkema Jenkins in New York, 80M2 Livia Benavides in Lima, Peru, and Arndt Fine Art, Berlin, Germany. He curates at Bridge Red and Under the Bridge in South Florida.

About Luis Gispert

Luis Gispert was born Jersey City, New Jersey. He is an American sculptor and photographer, living and working in Brooklyn, New York. Gispert earned an MFA at Yale University in 2001, a BFA in Film from Art Institute of Chicago in 1996, and attended Miami Dade College from 1990 to 1992. Gispert has exhibited internationally at galleries and museums such as the Brooklyn Museum of Art, and the Studio Museum in Harlem in New York, Art Pace in Texas, the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Palazzo Brocherasio in Turin, and the Royal Academy in London. Gispert has also participated in several exhibitions with high-profile commercial galleries including Gagosian Gallery, Andrea Rosen Gallery, and Deitch Projects in New York. He is represented by Rhona Hoffman Gallery in Chicago and Moran Bondaroff in Los Angeles.

Some archival material was borrowed from ACSF alumni Lazaro Amaral and Kevin Arrow (Obsolete Media Miami and Espanola Way Art Center alumni).