Sri Prabha: Outpost
Sept. 6 – Nov. 2, 2014
Artists’ Reception: Friday, Sept. 5,
7 – 10 pm
Artist Talk: Tuesday, Oct. 21, 6:30 pm
Sri Prabha is a mixed-media artist originally from Hyderabad, India. He was born into a family of doctors and engineers who taught him the basic underpinnings of the scientific process. His artistic training includes the Cornish College of the Arts. He also holds a Masters in Clinical Psychology.
Outpost is a site specific installation inspired by space, biology, and exploration. An otherworldly campsite is presented bathed in video and natural sounds. On view are basic shelters and a symbolic fireplace surrounded by mixed-media works inspired by images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, particle physics, microbiology, and an ongoing collaboration with the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum.
Artist Talk: Sri Prabha in Conversation with Margery Gordon and Dr. Jorge Perez-Gallego
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 6:30 pm
Sri Prabha will illuminate the multifaceted ideas and influences that inspired Outpost in a discussion with art critic Margery Gordon and Dr. Jorge Perez-Gallego, an astronomer and designer at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science. Their exchange will consider how artworks and exhibitions can use innovative design and technology to explore how humans relate to the natural world.
Sri Prabha lives in Hollywood and works at a studio in FAT Village, Fort Lauderdale. He was raised in India by a family of doctors and engineers who sparked an interest in science that deepened with the masters’ degree in psychology he pursued after studying at the Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle.
Margery Gordon is a freelance journalist, curator and educator who grew up amid Miami’s burgeoning art community. As founder and director of Arts Encounters, she organizes cultural tours throughout South Florida as well as public programs, exhibitions and group travel for arts organizations, institutions and businesses.
Jorge Perez-Gallego is an astronomer, designer and educator born in Spain. Now an exhibition developer at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, he holds a PhD in astronomy and an MFA in design from the University of Florida. Co-founder of the ODDS design studio in Asheville, N.C., Perez-Gallego has worked for NASA and led international research on the evolution of galaxies.
Reception begins at 6:30 pm, talk begins at 7 pm.
Images: Outpost (installation view), 2014, In-situ, mixed media and multiple projectors, Dimensions variable
Dual Frequency | South Florida Cultural Consortium
September 23, 2017 - October 22, 2017
The South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship Program offers the largest regional, government-sponsored artists’ grants in the United States, awarding fellowships to resident visual and media artists from the counties of Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Palm Beach. In addition to receiving the grant, the artists take part in an exhibition hosted and organized by a visual arts institution in one of the five counties. This year’s exhibition will be hosted at the Center.
Ages 8 – 14
Thursdays, 4:30 – 6:30pm
Session 1: September 21 – December 16, 2017 (No class on November 23)
Performance: Saturday, December 16, 2017, 7pm
Stage Kids puts students on center stage to perform musical selections ranging anywhere from the classics to today’s top hits! Students will be immersed in performance techniques such as voice, acting, and movement while gaining skills in character development, projection, articulation, creative thinking, and concentration. Each session will end in a show-stopping final performance for family and friends.
Sept. 23, 2017 - Jan. 7, 2017
How’s It Goin’ offers us a warm iridescent greeting when passing through the Center as a historic 1924, Spanish Mediterranean style site designed by Addison Mizner. Jen Clay’s shimmery chiffon utilizes light humor and encourages us as a culture to communicate in more casual and candid ways.
Sept. 23, 2017 - Jan. 7, 2018
Neon Library emits a warm glow and flanks the chandelier in the William and Norma Horvitz Art Reference Library with two neon brackets, quoting the history of the Center and demonstrating that artists can engage historic spaces. Amanda Keeley is an artist with an archivist and activist approach.
11th Annual The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale’s Men of Style
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, 6-9 pm
You are invited to attend The Galleria’s South Florida Ford Men of Style presented by Signature Grand and Orchard Supply Hardware. This special evening of food, fashion and fun recognizes 12 of Broward’s leading men as honorees, each representing a participating charity. The Art and Culture Center’s honoree for 2017 is Ben Wesley.
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