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“Ancestral Journeys” at New Media Festival 2010 (5th edition)
September 11, 2010 @ 8:00 am - November 15, 2010 @ 5:00 pm
|9/11/2010 to 11/15/2010|
From 7 pm to 10 pm
|Where:||Hardcore Art Contemporary Space
3326 North Miami Avenue
Miami, Florida 33127
Xavier Cortada explores the complex relationship between human genetics, identity and human history, particularly human migration from its origins in East Africa.
This work is part of a multi-year project informed by the scientific research of population geneticist Dr. Spencer Wells and National Geographic’s Genographic Project. The evolving body of work has been shown at the Museo de las Americas in Denver and at the Miami Science Museum and Deering Estate, locally.
Ancestral Dinner Party: September 11, 2010
Hardcore Art Contemporary Space
Had dinner last night with food Mo (El Salvador), Mike (Puerto Rico), Patrick (Peru) and I “hunted and gathered” throughout the day. The last common ancestors (M89) the four of us share did the same thing in the Middle East 45,000 years ago…
October 9th reception:
September 11th opening: