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Preservation through the Arts

May 22, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 Play includes Cortada’s “Absence of Place” photos from PAMM Collection

Xavier Cortada, "Absence of Place," 180 digital photos on yellow card stock, clear plastic bags, graphite on wall (installation at the Miami Art Museum), 2006. Permanent collection of Perez Art Museum Miami  (PAMM).

Xavier Cortada, “Absence of Place,” 180 digital photos on yellow card stock, clear plastic bags, graphite on wall (installation at the Miami Art Museum), 2006. Permanent collection of Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)

What if Works focuses its gaze on the increasing number of historic structures falling victim to the bulldozer by performing Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard, an examination of the value of home, identity, history and memory, as the self-made Lopakhin returns to purchase the estate where he was once an indentured serf.
Nineteenth Century Russia and 21st Century Miami coalesce through the integration of images from Absence of Place,” a collection of photographic images recorded by environmental artist/activist Xavier Cortada and published through The Miami Heralddepicting spaces and places in Miami that are no more. They are used with permission and courtesy of Pérez Art Museum of Miami.

Tickets are $10-$15. Information at 305-271-1073.

Details

Date:
May 22, 2015
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Organizer

Phillip Church
Phone:
305-271-1073
Email:
churchp@fiu.edu
Website:
www.Whatifworks.com

Venue

FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios
420 Lincoln Road, Suite 430
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States
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