AIM BIENNIAL 2023-24
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December 1, 2023 – January 14, 2024
“Knowledge emerges only through invention and re-invention, through the restless, impatient, continuing, hopeful inquiry human beings pursue in the world, with the world, and with each other.” ― Paulo Freire
The 2023 A.I.M. Biennial, returns during Miami Art Week 2023 and will feature 56 site-specific installations throughout South Florida, created by diverse group of visual artists, dancers, activists, and performers.
The A.I.M. Biennial is an alternative to more mainstream commercial ventures. The mission of A.I.M is to disrupt and realize different ways of perceiving how art can be realized and function in public places through independent channels of distribution.
The A.I.M. Biennial is a conceptual program promoting outdoor ephemeral, virtual, and physical art projects by cultural practitioners based and affiliated with the state of Florida.
The A.I.M. Biennial proposes a democratic platform and outlet for artists and public that mediates on current themes addressing, ecology, migration, economy, race, violence, survival, healing, closure, and transcendence.
Participants created temporary installations, performance, or documentation of existing three-dimensional work that relates to the A.I.M. Biennial concept. Physical address location and maps invite the public to seek and experience each piece through out South Florida and partnered cities, States and Countries.
The A.I.M. Biennial was founded by cultural practitioner, william cordova and initially developed with artists/curators, Gean Moreno, Marie Vickles and Amy Rosenblum-Martin.
The A.I.M. Biennial is sponsored by the organizers and generously supported by The MIA (Miami Individual Artists) Grants Program. Our goal is to creatively channel collective concerns and ideas utilizing practical and resourceful methods to realizing works that provide greater artistic agency between artists and community.
Organizers: william cordova (founder, cultural practitioner, NY/Miami); Marie Vickles (Senior Director of Education, Pérez Art Museum Miami / Curator-in-Residence, Little Haiti Cultural Center); Gean Moreno (Director, Knight Foundation Art + Research Center at Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami). Amy Rosenblum-Martin (Independent Curator and Guggenheim Museum Education Staff).
Locations: Homestead, Dade, Broward, Palm Beach Counties, Miccosukee, Seminole Indian Reservations, Gainesville, FL.
Satellite Locations: Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Cuba, France, Pensilvania. Ayti, China, Nigeria, San Diego, Mexico, Chicago, IL.
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